About the Role
We're searching for a Board Member Creative.
The creative executive board member advices, directs and conceptualises activities that enables DiF on it's mission to discover and demonstrate the value and impact of CID in business and society with the focus of the C, Creative, around the production of Multimedia on our galleries & channels (area 1) and experience portals (area 2).
As well as on the mission to deliver impact and value to cid professionals, through the members area (area 3),
the training & mentoring portal (area 4), the networks & communities section (area 5) and lastly on events (area 6).
They can also advise on new or alternative topics and activities that will further develop the value of said activities for stakeholders.
It's important that they have knowledge and skills in business as it will ensure that all efforts and activities are feasible and can be realised, and that the foundation can ensure its continuation.
In this role you will be the voice for Creatives, and champion for the creative industry and professionals. So really anything around that. It will be important to also therefore be a representative and face or voice for the objectives of DiF and its stakeholders.
It's not necessary and you can stay behind the scenes, but having a publically active voice as Executive Board Member like doing talks or presentations helps grow the organisation and tends to draw in more sponsors, which means of course getting financially rewarded for your efforts.
Starting the role is entirely volunteer based, but once there are financial gains, they will receive remuneration.
This link has a good overview of what is required from a Board member.
This is a good link with more detailed information about what you should know before becoming a board member.
Read about our foundation and motivation.
On our Roles Portal you may gain familiarity with the 10 existing roles stakeholders can play,
If you are experienced and possess the skillset to direct and manage our people, please reach out to us.
*Volunteering looks good on your resume.
*Sense of purpose
*We offer to develop you in your desired role.
We have some tasks and assignments for those who would like to help on a small scale like editing one video or designing one element, but we also take bigger steps with those who wish to do more. If you are seeking to upskill and gain experience for a specific role, we can create a trajectory with a time frame and key deliverables.
Here are some excellent reasons listed by Fast Company.
You could work with many new people locally and globally. Not only can you build great relationships, but you can meet the right people at the right time.
All volunteers who choose to be public get to have their own Experience page on which they can tell their story behind their work, demonstrate their skills and talents or what every they would like to have published on it.