Executive Teams Manager (Voluntary Position)

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: International Assocation for Democracy (IAD)

Job Type: Voluntary, unpaid

Location: Remote (UK or EU based)

Job Details

The International Association for Democracy (IAD) is an NGO that works to defend and advance democracy around the globe. We link people with their governments and lobby governments to promote, strengthen and safeguard democratic institutions, processes, norms and values at home and abroad. We also work towards raising public awareness about the current state of democracy around the world and what should be done to better defend and promote democracy. For further information, visit www.iad.ngo.

IAD is currently looking for an experienced Executive Teams Manager to join our vibrant Board of Trustees and help us ensure that IAD’s Executive Teams are performing smoothly. The candidate must be able to commit 5-7 hours per week to this role.

Objectives of this Role

  • Be part of IAD’s Board of Trustees
  • To provide leadership to IAD’s Executive Teams (Fundraising, Human Resources, Legal, and Partnerships and Engagement)
  • To ensure that the Executive Teams perform smoothly and are well-aligned with the overall organisational goals of IAD


  • Communicating goals and deadlines to team members
  • Planning workloads and delegating tasks
  • Creating a productive work environment for the team using gamification, trust and other appropriate strategies
  • Assessing team performance and providing feedback to volunteers
  • Assisting with the daily operation of the organisation
  • Providing teams with information about recent developments, programmes and policy changes in management
  • Be part of the Board of Trustees of IAD and contribute to managing the charity

Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and previous experience in a charity or volunteering role
  • Project management and leadership skills
  • Ability to deliver at pace
  • Ability to prioritise and lead multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-starter mentality
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience in using Google Suite
  • Passion for democracy, rule of law and human rights
  • The candidate is requested to volunteer for 5-7 hours per week to this role.

What We Can Offer YOU

  • Experience in an international NGO and an excellent reference to help you in your career
  • You will join a welcoming international network of students and professionals, who have a passion for promoting and defending democracy, the rule of law and human rights
  • The inclusion of your name, photo and role at IAD on our website

Website: https://www.iad.ngo/join

Data Processing Statement

The International Association for Democracy (IAD) is committed to keeping the data you provide us with secure.

The personal data you provide in your application, and as part of the recruitment process, will only be held and processed for the purpose of the selection process of IAD and in connection with any subsequent voluntary placement, unless otherwise indicated. Your data will be retained only for as long as is permitted by UK legislation and then destroyed.

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Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


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Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


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