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Who are we?                                                 

International Cat Care is an international animal welfare charity, passionate about improving the lives of cats, both owned and unowned. We understand that people are at the centre of making change, and a cat friendly approach in all aspects of our relationship with cats, from veterinary care, population management, to the way we live with and care for cats, or produce them, is vital.

As a nexus organisation iCatCare works with many other organisations in all these different areas of cat care and has a long history of providing education, information and thought leadership on both cat health and wellbeing. The charity’s veterinary division, the International Society of Feline Medicine, has been very successful in driving better feline veterinary care as well as introducing innovations such as Cat Friendly Clinic accreditation and the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.

The Role:

The role of a trustee is to ensure that as a charity we comply with our governing document (in its Articles of Association), charity law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.  We want someone to join our Board of Trustees and actively contribute by proving firm strategic direction, and to help ensure the financial stability of iCatCare.

We are keen to balance our composition and skills across the Board.  We are seeking applications from candidates to become a trustee and to sit on our Finance Sub Committee. The applicant should demonstrate a proven track record and relevant qualifications and experience in finance or business at a senior level. Experience in investment and charities with a trading subsidiary would also be beneficial.

As a Trustee, you will actively contribute to giving firm strategic direction to iCatCare, and therefore, experience of developing and implementing strategy is essential.  You will support the development of overall policy, define goals, set targets and evaluate performance against agreed targets. Working in partnership with our Executive Team you will work help our employees achieve the aims of the charity.

The successful applicant will be committed to our vision and mission at iCatCare.  It is essential that our trustees demonstrate honesty and integrity and are willing to challenge the status quo.

As a trustee you accept the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of trusteeship.  In addition to finance, experience or understanding of digital strategy, marketing, funding, and collaborative partnerships would be advantageous.

Further information about the role can be found in the attached role description.

Job Description:

Trustee Finance – Job Description (pdf)

How to Apply:

If you possess the experience, passion, and attitude to make this role a success then we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected] by Midday 25th May 2023.