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Your Society is looking for new Directors to join the board

Your Society is looking for new Directors to join the board

22 February 2022

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited is welcoming applications to join its board of Directors. This is a fantastic opportunity for Members of the Society to join the Board and help shape the future of the Islands local retailer. 

As a community retailer, the Society has always been proud of its local roots and its Co-operative values. It places its great importance in reflecting the views and values of its Members, which are represented by its Board of Directors. The application process launched mid-February and completed applications must be submitted no later than 25th March 2022.  

The Co-op is seeking applicants with senior leadership experience in the following areas: IT, digital and marketing to come forward and have the opportunity to join the board.  

Current President of the Society’s Board, Michael McNally, said: “It is an exciting time to join our Society, we are always moving forward and embracing change. We are looking for eligible Members who can bring a new perspective, as well as knowledge and expertise, as a Director for our Society. It is a chance for Members to really help shape our future and make a real difference in our community.’ 

Co-op member elected directors must demonstrate: 

  • A deep commitment to the International Co-operative Alliances Values & Principles  
  • Proven strategic, financial, and commercial skills  
  • The insight and experience to provide independent oversight to the Society’s governance 
  • Senior leadership experience preferably at Board level or equivalent in commercial enterprises, the public or third sector 

If you are interested in becoming a director for the Society, please download an application form and pack here