Salary/rate of pay:

Unremunerated but reasonable expenses paid


South Downs Centre, Midhurst


Up to 8 days a year

Closing date:

31 January 2017,


From rolling hills to bustling market towns to the world-famous white cliffs at Seven Sisters, the South Downs National Park’s landscapes cover1,600km2 of breath-taking views, hidden gems and quintessentially English scenery.

We are seeking exceptional, pioneering people to form the first trustee board for a new charity, the South Downs National Park Trust. The charity will look to generate substantial income to protect and conserve the UK’s newest National Park.  This is a special opportunity to be instrumental in shaping the future for our National Parks and driving forward a new culture of philanthropy, supporting one of the country’s best loved assets.

The board of trustees will be responsible for driving forward our philanthropy programme by helping to secure significant support for projects that seek to conserve and enhance the South Downs National Park. It will have a strong relationship with the South Downs National Park Authority; carrying out its work in line with the Partnership Management Plan, which seeks to protect and enhance the park for future generations to enjoy.

Applicants would ideally live within commuting distance of our offices in Midhurst and will be able to commit up to 8 days a year.

A job description and draft case for support is available to download. The position is unremunerated but reasonable expenses are paid. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send a CV and covering letter to James Winkworth ( by the 31st of January 2017.



Closing date:

31 January 2017,