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Impact School: Empowering the Future of Tech Education!
Are you passionate about making a positive impact on education and empowering individuals through technology? Impact School, a tech institution headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with its main activities in Maseru, Lesotho, is on a mission to revolutionise technology education in Lesotho and beyond. We are searching for dynamic and experienced individuals to join our esteemed voluntary Advisory Board. Together, we will shape the future of tech education, offering world-class programs.
Chairperson: Lead the Charge Towards Excellence
As the Chairperson of the Advisory Board, you will be at the forefront of driving our mission to become a world-class tech institution. Your exceptional leadership skills and strategic vision will guide the board’s discussions and decisions, ensuring Impact School fulfils its commitment to delivering high-quality education programs. Your passion for education and technology will inspire the board and the entire Impact School community.
- Provide strategic leadership to the Advisory Board and guide discussions on the school’s vision, mission, and long-term goals.
- Preside over board meetings, ensuring productive and constructive engagement among members.
- Representing the organisation at events, conferences, and meetings with stakeholders.
- Advocate for Impact School’s mission to become a world-class tech institution, driving social and economic growth in Lesotho.
- Foster a positive and inclusive board culture, encouraging collaboration and unity among members.
Fundraising and Corporate Sponsorship: Build Partnerships for Growth
Are you skilled in securing funding and forming partnerships with corporate entities? We need your expertise to help us secure the resources necessary to advance our mission. As a member of the Advisory Board responsible for Fundraising and Corporate Sponsorship, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial sustainability and expansion of Impact School. Your efforts will directly impact our ability to provide cutting-edge facilities, curricula, and tech skills that are relevant and in demand globally.
- Develop and execute comprehensive fundraising strategies to secure financial support from various sources, including grants, donations, and corporate sponsorships.
- Identify and engage potential corporate partners aligned with Impact School’s mission, cultivating strong relationships for ongoing support and collaboration.
- Oversee donor relations, acknowledging contributions, and maintaining effective communication to keep supporters informed about the school’s progress and impact.
- Collaborate with the board to develop and manage the school’s budget, ensuring financial resources are allocated appropriately to achieve strategic objectives.
Communications/PR Skills: Amplify Our Impactful Mission
Great ideas deserve to be heard! As a member of the Advisory Board with Communications/PR skills, you will be the driving force behind our public image and communication efforts. Your experience in strategic communication, branding, and media relations will help amplify our mission and reach a wider audience. Join us in building a strong brand for Impact School and increasing awareness about the transformative power of our world-class education programs.
- Develop and maintain a strong brand identity for Impact School, ensuring consistency across all communication channels.
- Cultivate relationships with media outlets to secure coverage and press opportunities that highlight the school’s achievements and impact.
- Oversee digital marketing efforts, including social media, website content, and email campaigns, to effectively engage with current and potential students, partners, and stakeholders.
- Manage crisis communications and respond to inquiries from the media and the public in a timely and professional manner.
- Amplify Impact School’s mission and reach a wider audience through strategic communication, branding, and media relations.
Governance and Compliance: Ensure Ethical Growth and Development
Maintaining a strong ethical foundation is paramount to our success. If you possess expertise in governance, compliance, and legal matters, we invite you to become a member of the Advisory Board to ensure Impact School adheres to the highest standards. Your insights and attention to detail will play a vital role in safeguarding our commitment to social impact and excellence in tech education.
- Provide guidance and support to the board on governance matters, ensuring adherence to best practices and ethical principles.
- Collaborate with the board to establish and update policies and procedures that promote transparency, accountability, and responsible decision-making.
- Ensure that Impact School complies with all relevant laws, regulations, and reporting requirements.
- Identify potential risks and implement measures to mitigate them, safeguarding the school’s reputation and resources.
- Uphold a strong ethical foundation in all decision-making processes, fostering a culture of integrity and ethical conduct.
Board Secretary: Facilitating Efficient Governance and Communication
As the Board Secretary of the Advisory Board, you will be responsible for ensuring efficient governance and communication among board members and stakeholders. Your role is essential in maintaining accurate records of board meetings and decisions, as well as facilitating effective communication within the board and with external parties.
- Meeting Coordination: Schedule and coordinate board meetings, ensuring all members are informed of meeting dates, times, and locations.
- Meeting Documentation: Prepare meeting agendas, minutes, and other relevant documents, recording accurate and comprehensive records of discussions, decisions, and action items.
- Board Communication: Facilitate communication between board members, ensuring timely distribution of information, updates, and relevant materials.
- Board Member Support: Provide administrative support to board members, assisting with any logistical or informational needs they may have.
- Compliance and Reporting: Assist with compliance matters, ensuring that the board adheres to relevant legal and regulatory requirements. Prepare and file necessary reports and documentation as needed.
- Board Orientation and Onboarding: Coordinate orientation sessions for new board members, providing them with essential information about Impact School, its mission, and their roles and responsibilities.
- Confidentiality and Data Security: Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive board discussions and documents, ensuring the security of all board-related information.
As the Board Secretary, your attention to detail, organisational skills, and commitment to effective governance will contribute to the overall success and efficiency of the Advisory Board and Impact School’s mission. Your role will support the board in making well-informed decisions and maintaining transparent communication, helping Impact School fulfils its vision of becoming a world-class tech institution that drives social and economic growth in Lesotho and beyond.
Why Join the Impact School Advisory Board?
- Empowering Education: Be a driving force in shaping the future of tech education in Lesotho and making a positive impact on individuals’ lives.
- Global Reach: Contribute to an institution with a mission to create tech skills that are relevant and sought after locally and worldwide.
- Innovation: Participate in the development of cutting-edge curricula and programs that address the ever-evolving demands of the tech industry.
- Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded professionals and industry leaders, fostering valuable partnerships and collaborations.
If you are ready to be part of a transformative journey, we invite you to apply for a position on the Advisory Board of Impact School. Together, let’s empower the next generation of tech leaders and make a lasting impact on Ed-Tech in Lesotho and beyond.
A feature by Silicon Republic: https://www.siliconrepublic.com/people/tech-education-lesotho-tech-school
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