Mothers’ Union Enterprises LTD (MUe), Volunteer, co-opted Board member

3 Board meetings a year

18-24 months

Mothers’ Union Enterprises LTD (MUe), a wholly owned trading subsidiary of Mothers’ Union is seeking to co-opt a volunteer as a Board member, with particular expertise in digital retail.

You will have the opportunity to play a critical guiding and advising role as the company develops a strategy for the development of its digital retail business.This is a really exciting opportunity to help a Charity to make a step-change in its approach. You would be taking a leading role in working with management and Board colleagues to develop and subsequently implement a credible digital retail strategy. In particular:

  • Rationale for a revised approach, including product offering and customer segments
  • Links (or otherwise) with use of representatives
  • Investment and skills requirements
  • Financial case


To be successful you will need:

  • Retail expertise, with a particular focus on digital retail
  • Empathy with the work of Mothers’ Union
  • Ability to connect with a member-volunteer led Board, with limited digital literacy
  •  Ability to identify creative solutions with limited resource availability



  • Connections to access for advice, partnering or specialist skills
  • Practising Christian
  • Prior experience as a Charity Trustee


Time requirement

The Board meets for 4 hours, 3 times a year during working hours in London. In addition, the role holder would be asked to be available to participate in a small number of strategy development sessions, and to be available as a sounding board for management as more detailed work is undertaken.

Duration of the role

18-24 months, to cover development and the start of implementation of the strategy

For full information , please download the information pack on this page.

Information Pack MUe Digital Retail role


Deadline for applications: Friday 2nd February 2018.

To express an interest and apply, please email your CV with a supporting statement describing how your skills and experience match our requirements and what you would bring to the role to: