The Institute of Directors (IoD) is to strengthen its West Midlands team, led by regional chair Inez Brown, by appointing a new vice-chair.
The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting Inez, who was appointed regional chair in July 2021. She is partner and head of clinical negligence at the Medical Accident Group, part of Harrison Clark Rickerbys, and the first black president of the Birmingham Law Society.
The IoD provides connections, professional development and an influential lobbying voice that presses for change where it is needed most.
The successful candidate will deputise for the regional chair, play a key role in implementing the regional strategy and uphold and communicate national IoD policies, activities and standards. They will act as a regional spokesperson on IoD matters, whilst identifying and introducing new members.
Inez Brown, IoD West Midlands regional chair, said: “Applicants for this voluntary role should be IoD members who live or work in the West Midlands. The successful candidate will be at the forefront of our efforts to support and inspire directors to rebuild and prosper.
“In return for your time and expertise, we offer opportunities to grow your network and influence the operation of the IoD in the region.”
IoD West Midlands has four branches: Greater Birmingham; Worcester and the Marches; Black Country and Staffordshire; and Coventry and Warwickshire.
The IoD supports individuals to become better directors and lobbied to secure vital support during the Covid-19 pandemic, including financial assistance for wage bills and changes to insolvency rules.
Interested candidates should send their CV and covering letter to email@example.com by 20 September 2021.