WiT Board Vacancies

Women in Technology (WiT)
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Women in Technology (WiT) is one of Australia’s biggest communities that support women in across all fields of science and technology. As a not-for-profit organisation, we exist solely to create opportunities for our members and provide a dynamic platform to empower women from all disciplines to unlock their career potential in STEM.

For more than two decades, we have helped women find the inspiration and support they need to achieve their aspirations and, in doing so, we are helping our community take full advantage of the outstanding talent, energy and capacity they bring to our emerging digital economy.

To further our mission, WiT is inviting expressions of interest from passionate volunteers who champion our values and purpose to fill two volunteer Board vacancies.

Non-Executive Director (one appointment)

The Board has identified the following skill/experience areas that would be valued additions to the Board skill profile at this time.

  • Knowledge and experience in sales and marketing, external communications, establishing KPIs for marketing assets and increasing brand profiles
  • Experience in driving membership or association growth campaigns and engagement
  • Experience working with not-for-profit entities and as a non-executive director.

Company Secretary (one appointment)

The Board have identified the following skill/experience areas required for the Company Secretary.

  • Knowledge and experience in coordinating administrative and compliance functions of the Board
  • Familiarity with, and experience in providing guidance on corporate governance and compliance obligations including under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)
  • Experience in maintaining corporate records and statutory registers.

Time commitment

Directors are expected to participate in Board meetings and Committee meetings which are a mix of virtual and face to face meetings. The commitment is estimated at approximately 10 hours per month and includes meetings (of either Board and/or Committees), meeting preparation, and participation in other organisational activities as required.

Interested in volunteering?

Send your expression of interest to [email protected] by 24 May 2024.

Your expression of interest should identify the vacancy which you’re seeking to fill, and include a short biography (CV can be annexed) as well as detail your motivation and interest in being on the WiT Board.