Volunteer BABS Director of Finance Are you a Finance professional, loving your barbershop journey, keen to give something back? BABS is seeking a new board member to manage the Finance brief.After several successful years of innovation and modernisation, in which much has been achieved, Pippa Goodall is stepping down as FD. She leaves with our thanks.We now wish to appoint a suitably qualified person to take on the role for the future, commencing at the AGM in March 2022, understudying Pippa in the interim period.The person appointed will be a key member of the BABS board, attending all board meetings, and contributing to all strategic discussions. The successful candidate will be the principal custodian of BABS finances, supported by a Finance Assistant. The role includes advising the board on the implications of policy decisions, and reporting to BABS Council members at AGMs and Autumn Members' Meetings.As well as the above, responsibilities include: Bank account management Financial record keeping Preparation of management figures Preparation of annual budget Organisation of independently examined annual accounts Providing accounting and cash management support to major events. Assisting clubs with financial queries We offer the opportunity of joining a high performing team in this very active charity, (registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation with the Charity Commission) and playing a leading role in influencing the future direction of British Barbershop.The person appointed will be a qualified accountant, demonstrating an ability to manage the finances of an organisation with up to £500k turnover, as well as playing a full part in the management team.The role is unsalaried, but expenses are paid.To apply, please write as soon as possible and before 31st July 2021, explaining how you meet these requirements, enclosing a business CV, also telling us something about your barbershop experience, to Pat Perridge, [email protected]. Applicants are also welcome to contact Pippa at [email protected] for a prior informal discussion. Membership Roles National TTS Coordinator The National TTS Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of Time to Sing courses across the association. TTS is an effective, tried-and-tested format for recruitment drives, and remains one of the most rewarding ways for clubs to gain new members. An effective TTS Coordinator will: Have experience running effective TTS courses in their own club Have a good understanding of effective branding and marketing strategies Be data-driven, responding to feedback from clubs and participants Be available to assist and support clubs in delivering their courses Work well as part of a team Responsibilities: Work with the BABS Director of Marketing and Communication to manage the TTS Brand Report regularly to the BABS Director of Membership Support clubs with marketing and delivery Work with the BABS Director of Music & Education to manage the curriculum Encourage clubs to participate Collect feedback from club and participants Coordinate the awarding of grants To apply, please send a short paragraph giving an overview of who you are and why you’re right for the role to Peter at [email protected] by 31st January 2021. Regional Club Liaisons Regional Club Liaisons act as liaisons between BABS and BABS clubs in their region. Reporting to the Director of Membership, they are the first point of contact for clubs requiring information or assistance. An effective RCL will: Have experience in their own club's leadership Be engaged in the national BABS community and wider barbershop world Be a great communicator Be proactive Work well as part of a team Responsibilities: Provide reactive and proactive support to clubs and keep them engaged with the BABS community Schedule regular check-ins with clubs in your region Schedule regular meet-ups for club leadership in your region Report to the Membership Director regularly Attend BABS Council meetings as a non-voting observer, and stay up-to-date with developments within BABS and the barbershop community Escalate issues to the BABS Board/Membership Director as appropriate To apply, please send a short paragraph giving an overview of who you are and why you’re right for the role to Peter at [email protected] by 31st January 2021. Marketing and Communication Team Roles Web Manager We are looking for someone who can help manage our brand new website! Keeping the website updated with all our news and events information is an important job as it is BABS’ window to the world, and it is continuously updating and improving. The right person will be organised and self-sufficient, and able to update the website with minimum 24h notice. Our ideal Web Manager will have experience with Wordpress or another CRM package, but on-the-job training is available as required. The Web Manager will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications. Digital Campaign Manager Our Digital Campaign Manager will be in charge of communicating to BABS’ membership and those who sign up for our mailing lists. They will manage the schedule of communications and design mailings to send out on a regular basis, as well as dealing with urgent ad-hoc mailings if necessary. This position would suit a methodical and detail-orientated person. Experience with Mailchimp is desirable, but on-the-job training is available as required. The Digital Campaign Manager may be given other specific tasks and they will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications. App Manager BABS are searching for an App Manager to help keep our app up to date. Along with the website, the app helps BABS communicate with the outside world, and it needs someone to look after it. The App Manager will make sure that all relevant information on the website is reflected in the app, and make sure that the information on the app is the most recent version. On-the-job training is available as required. The App Manager may be given other specific tasks and they will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications. Social Media Team (Events) Do you attend all of BABS’ events? Do you consider yourself a social media connoisseur? Then this might be the position for you! Help the BABS social media team keep our channels up to date at our events. Pass on important event updates and capture special moments, all whilst enjoying your favourite BABS events. The right person would work alongside the BABS social media team and coordinate with posts and updates during BABS events. To apply, please send an email and a paragraph giving an overview of who you are and why you’re right for the role to Shanna at [email protected]. Please note these are unpaid positions but all expenses are reimbursed.