EBP South is a charity whose mission is to inspire and prepare young people for the world of work. We do this by connecting young people directly with businesses and their employees through a range of exciting and interactive programmes and events such as work experience, career inspiration events, employability workshops and mentoring. We work across Hampshire and adjoining counties, and have a main office based in Portsmouth and a second one in Basingstoke. This is an exciting time for our charity as we evolve our offer to meet the needs of young people in education and of employers in our region and ensure a sustainable future for our organisation.

We are looking for up to three new Trustees to join our Board, who can represent the needs of business and education across our region. Therefore, we are seeking candidates as follows.

  1. Education sector, Hampshire-wide (particularly Basingstoke and Southampton)
  2. Business sector, Hampshire-wide

As a trustee you will

  • Work collectively with other Board Trustees and the CEO to set the strategic direction of EBP South/Basingstoke Consortium.
  • Represent and be an ambassador for EBP South/Basingstoke Consortium throughout your own networks.
  • Support the organisation to achieve its income targets and to prepare and meet budgets.
  • Ensure good governance.
  • Carry out all fiduciary duties.
  • Bring your own time, energy, and networks to the table to support EBP South objectives.

We are particularly looking for Trustees with skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Legal (particularly around contract and commercial law)
  • Finance
  • Business Development
  • Communications
  • HR/Recruitment (to ensure we recruit the best possible staff to join our team)

To arrange an informal discussion about the role please contact:

Richard Kennett, CEO

023 9228 3400

[email protected]


Sarah Kavanagh, Board Chair

Mobile: 07730 321850

[email protected] 

We look forward to hearing from you.