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BBC Appeals Advisory Committee Member - Medical charities; International Sector; or Generalist (3 Voluntary roles)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are recruiting three new members to the BBC’s Charity Appeals Advisory Committee which is made up of independent experts from outside the Corporation who advise and support the BBC’s Executive Board. 

Role Responsibility

We are looking for voluntary members of the AAC with broad knowledge of the charitable sector.  We are also seeking to attract somebody with specialist knowledge in medical charities and a member with international sector expertise.  Three year term of office.

You will advise on policy, scrutiny, the allocation of broadcasting time and the strategic development of the BBC’s relationship to appeals which include BBC Children in Need, Comic Relief/Sport Relief, the Radio 4 Appeal including the Christmas appeal for St. Martin-in-the-Fields, BBC One Lifeline, appeals in the Nations and English Regions, appeals on behalf of the Disasters Emergency Committee and other projects where funds are raised for charities. 

Are you the right candidate?

In order to ensure a mix of expertise on the AAC, we currently require one member with specialist knowledge of the international sector and one member with medical charity expertise and one with general expertise. Candidates will also need to demonstrate experience in at least two of the following areas: social policy, fundraising, finance, grant making, legal issues, monitoring and evaluation. They should also be, or have been, a CEO or senior executive of a charity. Your contract will be for three years, renewable for a further three years by agreement. The position is unpaid but reasonable expenses will be met.

Applications to be received by 17 October 2020.


Package Description

Annual Salary: Voluntary.

Allowances: expenses are paid.

Special conditions: term of office is 3 years (plus 3 year extension by mutual agreement).


A list of current AAC members can be found at 


Interviews - zoom interviews anticipated to be held towards the end of October

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