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Secretary

Secretary
Knaresborough Civic Society
Description of the role:

Secretary’s Duties

Regular Duties
• Taking minutes of committee and AGM meetings, writing these up and circulating them.
• Adding publicity information to our website and Facebook page and sharing publicity with other Facebook sites (e.g. ‘You know you’re a Knaresborian’) and the ‘Visit Harrogate’ website.
• Receiving and responding to e mails sent to the ‘info@’ address, post (hardly any).
• Arranging and hosting Zoom committee and speakers meetings. Zoom speakers meetings create more work for the secretary.
Other Duties
• Jobs allocated at committee meetings.
• Claiming Gift Aid refunds – though this is with me because of my history and should, logically, rest with the Treasurer.
• Maintaining an archive of old photos and other ‘stuff’.
• Being a point of contact for the Civic Society, including by telephone (pretty rare to get phone calls).

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Computer literate and good communication skills. An interest in Knaresborough and it’s heritage.
Please see Knaresborough Civic Society website to find out more about us.

Practical information:

Mainly working from home. Approx 4-6 hours in total per month. Also attending committee & speakers meetings in Knaresborough, approx one every 6 weeks, 7:30 - 9pm approx.
Handover & training given.


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Address
Knaresborough
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0HW
Last updated: 28.07.2021
Organisation Information

To preserve the town's history. To work with other organisations to enhance building and preservation in a conservation area.