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The Emergency Planning Society is recruiting for Directors to join the current team. This is an exciting time to join us, the future is bright, and we have several key posts that form part of our wider plan as the #voiceofresilience. Interested? Read On? #buildbackbetter 

Do you have what it takes to be a Director of the Emergency Planning Society? Do you have skills, knowledge and experience in the following areas? 

  • Communications and Marketing 
  • • Finance 
  • • Business Development 
  • • Member Services 
  • • Professional Working Groups • Professional Standards & Learning 
  • • Collaboration 
  • • Events 
  • • Communications & Digital Enhancement 
  • • Business Administration and Financial Management. 
  • • Business Development 
  • • Recruitment & retention 
  • • Student engagement. 

Vital to our development within the profession is the recruitment to take forward the portfolios for finance, professional working groups, member services (branches, regions and networking) communication and marketing and business development. (Our current Directors of Finance and for Professional Working Groups have completed two terms in office and as per our rules this is the maximum in any one role and therefore will be stepping down at the AGM) 

We continue to transform and change to meet the demands of the profession and the ever-changing complexities of our world. We need enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic individuals to be part of our existing team. We have several work streams and opportunities in development and these key posts are required to implement the themes within our business plan and to continue the excellent work that has been undertaken to date. 

Our Key themes are: 

We would love to have you come to join us, so have a look at the general person specification, and the director’s responsibilities. 

If you would like to have an informal discussion, we are happy to talk. Drop us an email at info@the-eps.org 

If you wish to submit a nomination for the one of the posts, and are a full member of the Emergency Planning Society, please complete the nomination form and provide a supporting statement of no more that 500 words of your suitability, competence, skills and attributes for the role you are interested in, to be submitted no later than Friday 23 July to info@the-eps.org 

All nominations will be assessed and where applicants meet the required criteria and specification, will be invited to interview. Interviews will be held via zoom with a panel, chaired by the Chair of EPS, 2 other directors, and one representative from the National Operations Committee. Interviews will be held in August and ratified at the Annual General Meeting in September. 

Thanks for your interest; we look forward to receiving your application. 

Jacqui Semple 

Chair, Emergency Planning Society 

To find out more and apply please download these documents


EPS Director Nomination Form Updated July 2021

Person Specification Director July 20211

Director Roles Responsibilities July 20212