ROTA Trustee (Director) vacancies

Do you want to be at the forefront ending racism in Britain?

Join ROTA as a Trustee and help steer us as we hold decision-makers to account and demand the systemic changes that our communities need.

Race on the Agenda (ROTA) is one of Britain’s leading anti-racist change-drivers. Originally set up in 1984, ROTA strengthens the voices of racially minoritized communities by growing the capacity of the organisations which support them.

Job Purpose

To ensure, in common with fellow Board members, that Race on the Agenda operates in a manner which enables it to fulfill its aims and objects as effectively as possible.

We hope to recruit four trustees and are particularly interested in hearing from women and younger people, to balance the gender representation on ROTA's board

We are keen to speak to applicants with any of the following skills experience:

  1. Finance - We are looking for a new Trustee who will take on the role of Treasurer.
    It is not necessary to be a qualified accountant to fulfil this role and we would welcome someone with the equivalent professional experience.
  2. Campaigning - ROTA aims to make change. We would welcome someone with experience of transformative campaigning and grass roots activism.
  3. Human Resources - We would like to speak to someone with knowledge HR structures and procedures to ensure we are getting the very best from our staff and that our team is working effectively.

Closing date for applications and how to apply

Closing date for an application is 21 June 4pm (by post or email).  Successful candidates will be notified on 29 June 2022 and will be expected to attend ROTA's Annual General Meeting due to take place on 5 July 2022 where they will be presented to members for election.  Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Maurice Mcleod, Chief Executive on 07904474493 or email

CVs will not be accepted. Applications can be made only through the ROTA application form which should be returned along with the equal opportunities monitoring form and Charity Commission Declaration Form by: 

  • email to:
  • post to Saifur Valli, Race On The Agenda, c/o Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA

Application pack


If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact the ROTA Chief Executive, Maurice Mcleod.