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Company Secretary

Seal Rescue Ireland is seeking a Company Secretary. The company secretary provides comprehensive legal and administrative support and guidance to the board of trustees. If you have experience in this area and want to play a role with Seal Rescue Ireland we’re keen to hear from you.

General Trustee duties of a Charity Trustee:

  • Comply with the Charity’s governing document
  • Ensuring charity is complying with its charitable purpose for the public benefit 
  •  Acting in the best interest of the charity
  • Act with Reasonable Care and Skill
  • Manage the assets of your charity

Responsibilities will include the following:

  •  Inputting to the strategic direction, contributing with insight, oversight and experience of strategy formulation in other sectors.
  • Responsibility to ensure that the company complies with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Oversee administrative duties, such as taking agenda items and preparing and circulating the agenda and any other papers
  • Follow up on decisions taken at meetings in consultation with the chairperson
  • Ensure the taking of Minutes at Board meetings and make sure these are kept in a Minutes Book and circulated to other members of the Board as soon as possible after the meeting 
  • Ensure membership records are up to date.