Role to be filled

Governance | MetaLead

Year round and on site


This role is responsible for overseeing the Governance department and associated projects, teams, and initiatives. The role will provide guidance and support to leads in their department and ensure there are clear and manageable processes and procedures for information governance including GDPR compliance as well as governance of MetaLeads and strategic committees. The role will oversee the production of an annual report. 

Tasks and Time Commitment

Here’s an example of some of the tasks you’ll be helping with throughout the year:

Pre Event

  • Facilitate MetaLeads committee meetings ensuring they run effectively, minutes are taken, and actions/decisions are recorded and followed through.
  • Disseminate any relevant information or issues from MetaLeads Committee and Project Manager to leads in your department. 
  • Provide monthly status quo reports to MetaLeads Committee including: update on all your teams, causes of delay – if any, possible problems and request for help, recruitment needs and any vacancies, newly created roles, and priority areas for recruitment
  • Act as the Data Officer for the organization and ensure GDPR compliance 
  • Support the committees in a governance capacity
  • Recruit and manage leads for your sub departments 
  • Chair regular meetings for your department and escalate issues to MetaLeads Committee when necessary.
  • Ensure the leads in your department receive update and information relevant to them carrying out their role including anything that may require them to make changes to their work or timelines
  • Support leads in your department to ensure they are able to carry out their roles, resolve any issues that might arise (including covering vacancies as needed), and provide any guidance and support as and when needed
  • Participate in any other planning meetings relevant to your role
  • Provide support and guidance for MetaLeads and leads in the recruitment, planning, communication and organization of their teams
  • Ensure the leads in your department adhere to crucial budget and purchasing deadlines

On Site

  • Provide support to teams in your department (including covering vacancies as needed)
  • Assist with volunteer registration and coordination as and when needed
  • Regularly check in with other MetaLeads and act as the point of contact for your department as and when needed
  • Participate in any on site meetings relevant to your role
  • Carry out any site management shift as agreed 

Post Event

  • Provide feedback and highlight any areas that may need review or improvement
  • Participate in any all lead meetings for debriefing as required
  • Create project plan for following Nowhere

Which department does this role belong to:


Required Skills

  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Problem solver
  • Strong organization and easy use of basic admin formats 
  • Very good communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills 
  • Fluent in English
  • At least one years’ experience in a lead role at Nowhere (or proven experience of similar role in other event and at least one year in a lead position at Nowhere) 
  • Experience of managing a team of volunteers
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Good attitude and resilience to stress
  • Able to commit to a year round role

Bonus skills

  • Willingness to help out wherever you can
  • Experience of recruiting volunteers
  • Experience of working collaboratively


  • Support and guidance from NOrg and Team members
  • The warm glow of being part of the Governance team and the wider NOrg family
  • The opportunity to buy your ticket before the general sale next year
  • Swag (team patches and other exciting things) (details TBA…)