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Trustee with Experience in Marketing

Responsibilities of a Charity Trustee:

  • Comply with the Charity’s governing document
  • Ensure the Charity is complying with its charitable purpose for the public benefit
  • Act in the best interest of the Charity
  • Act with reasonable care and skill
  • Manage the assets of the Charity

Additional Responsibilities of a NiteLine Trustee:

  • Provide mentorship support to the NiteLine student committee
  • Provide input to the strategic direction of NiteLine and contribute with insight, oversight, and experience of strategy formulation
  • Maintain the ethos of NiteLine 
  • Drive to provide a high-quality service

Responsibilities Specific to this Role:

  • Support the committee in developing a clear market position and brand that speaks to its multiple target audiences to enable it to fulfil its mission and aims
  • Oversee the development and implementation of an integrated strategic marketing plan with a clear social media plan to support
  • Provide guidance on the development of the rebrand plan and also the restructure of the function on the ground to deliver the plan
  • Mentor and develop the relevant committee members to execute the marketing objectives on the ground and effectively run the function
  • Assist in budgetary planning and monitoring marketing expenditure against budget, in collaboration with the Director of Finance


  • The candidate must be a qualified Marketer with minimum of 5 years post qualification experience
  • Demonstrable management experience in developing and implementing strategic marketing/ communications plans at management level
  • Experience in the preparation and review of marketing budgets and teams
  • Good knowledge of building brands but also working with digital marketing to build awareness and brand penetration
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to communicate and interact effectively with the committee and other stakeholders
  • Alignment with the ethos of NiteLine. An interest and passion for supporting the mental health of students across Ireland and a drive to provide high-quality services

Board Meetings:

  • Meetings will take place on a monthly basis. 


This is a voluntary position. In certain circumstances, travel expenses can be paid in line with NiteLine’s policy.

The Application Process:

To apply, please send a CV (max 2 pages) and cover letter (max 1 page) to with the subject line “Trustee: Marketing” no later than midnight on September 30th. Your cover letter should include: 

1. Your motivation for applying 

2. An outline of how your skills/experience meet those required for the role

3. Any relevant additional skills/experience that you could bring to the board (e.g. strategic planning, project management, IT, administrative, leadership, etc.). 

Interviews will take place remotely in October, with successful candidates appointed in November.


Trustee with Experience in Marketing

Published on 25.09.2020