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SPNL is recruiting! Express your interest today!

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We are looking for hard-working and committed new board members for the ‘Events Associate’, ‘Members Associate’ and ‘Treasurer‘ roles.

This role is for an ambitious maritime professional who may have or is willing to gain board experience with the Shipping Professional Network in London, a not-for-profit successful shipping venture.

The Events Associate will be primarily assisting with the SPNL events with the responsibilities including organising venues and catering, liaising with speakers and sponsors of the events, preparing name badges, welcoming delegates and guests and closing the events.

The Membership Associate will be responsible for any membership enquiries that may arise throughout the year, working closely with our IT support team as well as assisting at the SPNL Events. The successful candidate will also be in charge of increasing membership levels across the whole spectrum of the London shipping industry.

The Treasurer is in charge of ensuring that proper accounting records are kept which show and explain the company’s transactions, while preparing Management Accounts (Balance Sheet and Income Statement) on a quarterly basis following the quarters of the calendar year.

SPNL Board Members will receive many benefits for his/her hard work, such as:

  • Gaining board experience and making a visible impact on the London shipping industry
  • Endless networking opportunities
  • Professional exposure through our website, maritime press and other media
  • Opportunity to meet key industry leaders
  • The chance to work in a team of exceptional individuals

SPNL Board is diverse and composed of Maritime Professionals of all sectors and backgrounds. SPNL is run by a team of shipping professionals in their “spare time” (in parallel to our professional careers). Serving on the board will require your attendance at meetings and events (mostly outside working hours).

To express your interest in joining our board, please send an email to: election@shippingnetwork.co.uk (entitled ‘SPNL 2018 BOARD APPLICATION FOR’ ) by 12th August 2018. Please briefly explain your previous volunteering experience if you have any and which role you are applying for.

You will then receive an application form to be completed and submitted/returned with job descriptions.

Each application will be reviewed by the SPNL election committee which will then contact you in due course.

*Please note;
Members wishing to apply for the positions must ensure their membership is ‘current’ – if in doubt, please check by logging into your account via the SPNL website.

For any questions you may have on the role, feel free to contact us on the above e-mail.

The SPNL looks forward to receiving your application.

Thank you.
Election Committee (EC)