An example role description.
Remember! Contents should always be tailored to suit the particular requirements of your organisation.
An example role description for a company secretary. Role descriptions should always be tailored to the needs of your organisation.
All management committee members should receive copy of a written role description providing clear information about the roles and responsibilities and expected commitment of management committee members.
If your organisation is a limited company, your Management Committee members are usually the Company Directors. More about the responsibilities of Company Directors.
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Below are some of the qualities, skills and knowledge which should be demonstrated by those carrying out this role.
Quality, skills & knowledge
A good Management Committee Secretary will:
This is an important and useful starting point for practical information such as:
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What you need to know...
1. Know your boundaries
What does your governing document say about who should be on your Management Committee?
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Management Committees operate most effectively when their members come with different skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. This variety helps the Committee meet its many responsibilities and contributes to the dynamics and creative energy within the group.