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International Association Secretary



The International Council is seeking to appoint a secretary to the International Association and the International Council. This is a voluntary, part-time position that requires the incumbent not to be a member of the International Council and, hence, has the status of ‘company secretary.’

Key Responsibilities

The Secretary provides key support to the International Council (IC) and the International Association by:

  • Keeping the membership register up-to-date and advising on governance matters.
  • Formal correspondence to members and with constitutional process/procedures.
  • Overseeing the calendar of annual meetings and coordinating participation.
  • Working closely with the President to prepare agendas, keep a record of IC decisions, and prepare minutes.
  • Gathering annual reports, dues, and data of members to support the work of the IC.
  • Participating in the planning of the Global Assembly; attending meetings, taking notes, and preparing the minutes.
  • Monitoring specific IC initiatives to ensure deadlines are met, decisions are taken, put into practice on time, and properly reported on.
  • Helping in the drafting of special announcements and statements.

Key Qualifications

  • Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate their:
  • Commitment: to the advancement of the mission, vision, and principles of IofC International.
  • Understanding: of the complex and diverse needs of the IofC global movement.
  • Professionalism: in handling sensitive topics and acting with discretion.
  • Flexibility: in working with a remote-based, international, and intergenerational team
  • Skill: in communicating, verbally and in writing, with diverse groups

Terms and Conditions

This is a voluntary position. Time commitment is approximately 2 days per week.

The successful candidate will work from their home/ office. The length of engagement will initially be for one year with possible renewal.

Applications are due by 16 May. Send a letter of motivation and CV to our Jobs Email Inbox.

Start Date: July 2022