Committee Vacancies

Would you like to get more involved with STEP? We would love to have you! There are lots of opportunities, from serving on your local branch committee to getting involved in our central Board Committees. You can see the latest vacancies below.

If you can’t see anything local to you, it is still worth getting in touch with your branch and letting them know you would be interested in getting involved. You can search for your branch here.

Current branch committee vacancies

STEP Thames Valley

To apply for one of the below roles, please email [email protected]. Please include in your email; your membership status/type, your current role and the company you work for, and a summary of any prior committee experience or similar experience that can be transferred to the committee role you are applying for.

Communications officer

The Communications officer is responsible for the branded branch communications, including running the branch LinkedIn profile and newsletters and overseeing the branch e-mail account. This is a new position for the Committee and would suit an enthusiastic communicator who is keen to expand the Branch's digital offering and connect with our members to generate greater member engagement.

Events Committee officers

The Events Committee is responsible for planning our events, held approximately every two months which includes our Annual Conference. The Events committee is seeking to build and maintain regular contact with potential speakers and hosting venues. The Events committee will focus on building industry connections and hosting events that are attractive to our members and provide technical updates and networking opportunities.

Other committee roles

The Committee is always keen to welcome Full, Associate, Affiliate and Student Branch members to join the Committee in a non-exec role and to contribute to the successful operation of the Branch and so please also get in touch if you are interested in getting involved in this way.

Board committee and other vacancies

EDI Committee

We are looking for TEPs from the Asia, Europe and Australasia jurisdictions to join the STEP EDI Committee.

The Committee is responsible for sponsoring a culture among volunteers and other members that actively values difference, recognises that people from different backgrounds and experiences can bring valuable insights and enhance the way we work. The Committee will also ensure that there is an integrated, proactive approach to EDI that meets the needs of STEP, is informed by sector best practice and supports the achievement of STEP’s aims and objectives.

The objectives of the Committee are to:

  • communicate STEP’s commitment to EDI to all stakeholders; link to guiding principles on EDI webpage
  • plan, monitor and review annually specific EDI objectives;
  • recommend to the worldwide Board positive action that can be taken to build a culture that champions EDI;
  • identify external trends and recognise best practice in the profession and similar organisations to improve EDI for members, students, volunteers, and staff; and
  • champion diverse representation on the Board, Council and all committees, working parties and steering groups.

We are seeking applications from TEPs with a keen interest in EDI who are able to contribute to effective decision making and act in the best interests of the profession as a whole. We welcome applications from members of all dimensions of difference to add to the Committee diversity. No previous committee experience is necessary. Please see the full profile here.

If you would like to be involved, please submit your CV to Assad Abdullatiff, EDI Committee Chair, (via [email protected]) by no later than along Wednesday 18 October with a statement of suitability that sets out how you meet the requirements of the Role Profile/Person Specification and outlining what you would personally and professionally bring to the Committee.

Branch Development Committee, Committee Members

We are looking for TEPs from the Crown Dependencies, Africa, Arabia, and Asia jurisdictions to join the STEP Branch Development Committee from January 2024. The Committee is responsible for providing support to and monitoring the development and performance of STEP Branches and Chapters, while seeking to maintain the unity of STEP Worldwide. The committee meets up to 6 times a year, working closely with the Markets Directorate and the Branch Support team at STEP. No prior committee experience is needed. Further details for the committee can be viewed here. If you are interested, please email [email protected] with your CV by 31 October.

Global SIG Steering Committees vacancies

Apply for Global SIG Steering Committees vacancies by 30 September 2023.The steering committees of our various SIGs are now accepting applications to fill a number of vacancies on each of the steering committees. Global applications are welcomed. To find out more, view the schedule and apply here.

If you have any questions, please contact the SIGs Team

Accreditation Panel vacancies

Vacancies are available on STEP’s Accreditation Panel, which assesses accreditation applications and makes recommendations to the Professional Development Committee on courses that would benefit from recognition as an accredited programme. STEP are looking for TEPs who understand STEP’s educational criteria and are sufficiently experienced in their field to be able to suggest subjects that may complement STEP’s current offering. Those interested can email [email protected] with a copy of their CV.

Subject Matter Expert vacancies

STEP and CLTI are recruiting subject matter experts (tutors, markers and examiners) for the following courses: International Trust Management, Tax and Wills and Execs (Scotland), Administration of Estates. Vacancies also exist for External Examiners for courses offered in Scotland as well as Will Preparation and UK Tax. For further information please contact Clare Moss at CLTI by email at [email protected]

Professional Development Committee, Committee Members

We are looking for TEPs from the African and LATAM jurisdictions to join the STEP Professional Development Committee from January 2024. The Committee is responsible for overseeing STEP’s professional development programmes on behalf of the Board. The Committee’s role is to promote high-quality professional development for existing and potential members in line with STEP’s strategy. The Committee meets five times a year, working closely with the Professions Directorate and collaborating with other STEP committees to ensure that the STEP Professional Development Strategy is consistent with and delivers objectives as set by the Board. If you are interested, please email [email protected] with your CV.

Wanted: Essay Route Panel members

We are looking for additional members to join the STEP Essay Route Panel. The Essay Route Panel is responsible for overseeing processes around the annual setting of topics, essay assessment and maintaining the standards of the STEP Essay Route. The Panel meets four times a year and works closely with the Membership Team to ensure that members joining STEP through the Essay Route meet the ‘gold standard’ expected of a TEP. We are looking for new panel members from a range of jurisdictions. Experience in setting and assessing exams or essays would also be desirable. If you are interested, please email [email protected] for more information.

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