BAC are looking for new trustees

The Business Archives Council (BAC) is looking for trustees to join its board.  This is an opportunity to be part of a small charity focused on promoting the preservation and research of business history and archives.

We are looking for people to join our friendly network of trustees and members by September 2022. We’re seeking enthusiastic new trustees with a mix of skills and perspectives, who are interested in helping to further the aims of BAC.

We’re especially looking for trustees who want to get involved in:

  • conference organising
  • marketing / communication
  • student engagement
  • charity governance
  • business development

Previous trustee experience isn’t needed as we will mentor and/or offer shadowing for new trustees. 

About BAC

BAC is a charity dedicated to promoting preservation, supplying advice, and encouraging an interest in the history of business. We manage and fund a programme of activities and events designed to make business archives better understood and better used. From conference and workshops to cataloguing grants, and vital campaigning to save the memory of firms going into liquidation, we provide a wide range of support to business archivists and business archive collections.

What you’ll gain from the role

  • Build your own personal network and experience
  • Contribute to the development of the business archives sector
  • Develop new skills and competencies

Where: Remote working; opportunity to attend in-person meeting in London once per year.

Expenses: Reasonable and pre-agreed expenses will be paid

Time: As a guide, trustees should expect to spend on average ½ day per month, to include a 1-hour meeting. These monthly meetings (usually Thursdays 4-5pm) can be attended remotely, with the opportunity to attend at least one in-person meeting per year in London.

How to apply: Please contact arrange an informal chat or to let us know you’re interested, and we’ll send on a few questions for you to answer.

Closing date: 1 July 2022.