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Trustee with PR experience (Media, PR, Spokesperson)

The Organisation:
Dignity4Patients is a patient support and advocacy organisation. We work with people who have suffered sexual abuse or inappropriate sexual behaviour whilst a patient in a medical or therapeutic setting.

The Role:
Dignity4Patients are seeking an enthusiastic trustee for their board with Media or Public Relations experience and comfortable in liaising with media outlets including, print, radio and television. If you want to play a key role in promoting and highlighting the services of Dignity4Patients for the benefit of victim-survivors, we are keen to hear from you.

Responsibilities will include the following:
*Providing input to the strategic direction of Dignity4Patients services and contributing with media and public relations expertise to assist our CEO and the Board of Management.

*Assist with our media strategy and implementation of our media messaging.

*Provide advice and direction on best practise in the area of Public Relations for the best interests of both the organisation and our clients.

Essential Skills/Qualities required for these roles:

  • A deep appreciation of the Not-For-Profit sector and its workings
  • At least 3 years’ experience operating at a senior level
  • An understanding of and commitment to our mission and values
  • Commitment to highest levels of charity governance 
  • Previous Board of Management desirable but not essential

Commitments:
There will be approx. 8 board meetings a year held at our offices in Drogheda, Co. Louth or via Zoom. Board members are expected to commit 4 hours each month to board work for research, development, correspondence and  meeting attendance etc.

Candidates Location:
To facilitate occasional face to face board, committee and funder meetings candidates should ideally be located in Dublin, Meath, Louth areas or be willing to travel to Drogheda.

Trustee with PR experience (Media, PR, Spokesperson)

Published on 05.07.2022

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