Connecting linkedin

Banner Default Image



Trustee of Jubilee Hall Trust

The duties of a trustee are as follows.

  • Ensuring that the organisation pursues its stated objects (purposes), as defined in its governing document, by developing and agreeing a long-term strategy

  • Ensuring that the organisation complies with its governing document (ie its trust deed, constitution or memorandum and articles of association), charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations

  • Ensuring that the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its charitable objects (ie the charity must not spend money on activities that are not included in its own objects, however worthwhile or charitable those activities are) for the benefit of the public

  • Ensuring that the organisation defines its goals and evaluates performance against agreed targets

  • Safeguarding the good name and values of the organisation

  • Ensuring the effective and efficient administration of the organisation, including having appropriate policies and procedures in place

  • Ensuring the financial stability of the organisation

  • Protecting and managing the property of the charity and ensuring the proper investment of the charity's funds

  • Following proper and formal arrangements for the appointment, supervision, support, appraisal and remuneration of the chief executive (if the charity employs staff)

In addition to the above statutory duties, each trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This may involve scrutinising board papers, leading discussions, focusing on key issues, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives, or other issues in which the trustee has special expertise.

Person specification

  • A commitment to the organisation

  • A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort

  • Strategic vision

  • Good, independent judgement

  • An ability to think creatively

  • A willingness to speak their mind

  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship

  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team

  • A commitment to Nolan's seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

How to Apply

To apply for a role of Trustee, please provide the following:

  • A short introductory statement (no more than one side of A4), demonstrating your motivation for the role and explaining how you believe your skills and experience match the requirements of the person specification;

  • A copy of your CV including details of two referees (who will not of course be contacted without your prior knowledge or consent).

  • Your CV and introductory statement should be emailed to:

If you would like an informal discussion about these opportunities, please contact:

Jon Giles, Interim Chief Executive, Jubilee Hall Trust on 020 7395 4094 or email

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds. All applicants who apply for opportunities with us will receive fair treatment and will be considered solely on their ability, competence and suitability for the role. If you have a disability, please indicate in your application whether you need any specific assistance or adjustments to enable you to be interviewed.