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Trustee with Business experience

Fighting Blindness are seeking a trustee with a business background to join the Board. We are interested in those who have commercial experience, Business Development and Governance knowledge. The Board of Fighting Blindness will develop a new strategic plan so this is an opportunity for someone to be in the organisation at a pivotal time.

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:

  • Collaborating on, and inputting to, our strategic direction and formulation
  • With experience and insight, assist with stress-testing and challenging us to think creatively about scaling our model for maximum impact

Board Meetings:

There will be approximately six board meetings per year. Meetings are held from 4pm – 6pm on Tuesday evenings. There will be an alternate approach going forward (every other meeting in person).

In person meetings taking place at the premises of Fighting Blindness, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2. The incoming Trustee will also be expected to join a subcommittee, subcommittees meetings are scheduled two weeks prior to board meetings. 



Trustee with Business experience

Published on 13.10.2021

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