TYPE: Voluntary
TIME COMMITMENT: 3-year term, eligible for re-appointment. Must attend 4 board meetings per year. Time commitment excludes informal meetings between members and the Executive Director
REMUNERATION: Currently not accompanied by financial remuneration
DEADLINE: Open - to start immediately


As part of the Board, Non-Executive Directors are responsible for ensuring that Grassroot Diplomat fulfils its mission by planning for the future, monitoring current operations, and evaluating the organisation. Board members must fulfil the fiduciary responsibilities of the board of directors, making corporate decisions that protect the company’s reputation and interest. Each member of the Board has ultimate legal responsibility for the conduct of the affairs of the organisation. 

The Board is expected to work closely with the Chairperson in ensuring that the Board functions as a unit and works closely with the Executive Director to achieve agreed objectives. Non-Executive Directors are also expected to act as ambassadors and develop good working relationship with the public and private sector to bring in funds and publicity.


We are currently looking for 3 new Non-Executive Directors who will ideally bring experience of working across one of the following:

  • MARKETING PROFESSIONAL - over 5 years experience working with start-ups and/or nonprofit organisations in bringing awareness to products and services

  • MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS - over 5 years experience working with US media agencies, TV networks and other outlets, and generate news story for a brand

  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - over 10 years experience with robust track record of attracting and securing corporate sponsorship for an organisation


If interested, please email for a Board application pack before submitting your letter of interest. 

The Nomination Committee will review all applications and shortlist candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis. The successful candidate will take up their positions once appointment has been confirmed by the Board and will be provided with an induction prior to the next Board meeting.

We look forward to hearing from you.