Our innovative plaform

Delivering spectacular results for charities

1. Wide reach

You can move beyond the constraints of an existing network to a talent pool of tens of thousands of individuals, covering all the skills you need; fundraising, finance, marketing, legal, HR, real estate.

2. Exceptional talent

Our candidates are all hand-picked to ensure the highest calibre of talent. Candidates are invited by top specialist not-for-profit headhunters or recommended by other members.

3. Passion unearthed

Our unique, candidate-led platform allows brilliant people to propose themselves or others. They know they fit the capability you need, but also self-select for their own passion and commitment to your cause.

1 x 2 x 3 = Exponentially effective search

Scale, quality and commitment multiply to deliver exceptional shortlists, raising the bar for what is possible for non-profit organisations. Charities are delighted by our accessible fees and by the amazing outcomes.

In good company

Stories from extraordinary non-profit organisations

Chair & Trustees
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Wildscreen needed a new Chair and Trustees with backgrounds in fundraising and/or technology and a passion for wildlife conservation.

In six days, Nurole identified Peter Phippen (Director, BBC Worldwide) as chair and in three weeks, Nurole identified Sean Cornwell (CDO of Travelex) and Andrew Doe (founder of leading online wedding site confetti.co.uk) as Trustees.

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"Through Nurole I was appointed Chair of Wildscreen and we have since used them again to hire our new Trustees. I think they’re one of the most impressive organisations in their field and my experience of them, both as a candidate and from the client side, has been wholly positive."

Peter Phippen, Chair, Wildscreen

Working Chance
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Working Chance was looking to appoint new Trustees to help realise their ambitions for the future.

Through Nurole they identified Susan Round (Head of Talent & Learning at BP), Simon Marshall (former Managing Director at Serco) and Nick Tesseyman (Managing Director, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development).

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"What I love about Nurole is that it only matches me with roles that interest me – one does not have to wade through hundreds of irrelevant opportunities."

Susan Round, Head of Talent and Learning, BP

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"Nurole was the catalyst to a trustee appointment that has been an outstandingly good experience. The suitability of the role, referred to me via Nurole, was remarkably good."

Simon Marshall, Former Managing Director, Serco

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"After being recommended to join Nurole’s platform I am delighted to confirm it works fantastically well from an individual’s perspective. I was thrilled to be given the opportunity to join the board of Working Chance and it has proven a hugely rewarding experience."

Nick Tesseyman, Managing Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

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"As a charity Nurole provided amazing value – to be able to attract such a strong group of applicants resulting in three appointments to our trustee board was nothing short of miraculous."

Jocelyn Hillman OBE, Founder and Chief Executive, Working Chance

Build It International
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Build It International were looking for new trustees, including a treasurer. Trustees had to be enthusiastic advocates of the role of NGOs in international development and comfortable working on strategic and policy matters.

Through Nurole they identified Lauren Miller (former CFO of Paramount Pictures) and Abigail Gammie (Managing Director, Berkely Research Group).

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"Nurole is a remarkably easy way to find new positions. The site has a variety of high-calibre roles spanning executive and non-executive positions. I am so grateful for the opportunity to put myself forward for this role at Build It and I’m excited to be joining a charity that is making a real difference to people’s lives in Zambia"

Abigail Gammie, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group

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"We were extremely pleased with the whole Nurole process. It is so efficient and simple, and we are thrilled to announce the appointment of our new trustees."

Alison McKittrick, Directorate Support, Build It International

Academies Enterprise Trust
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The Academies Enterprise Trust, the largest multi-academy trust in the UK, required a new Chair to drive delivery of its mission to ‘inspire young people to make their best better’.

Through Nurole they identified Jack Boyer OBE, a Non-Executive Director of Mitie Plc and TT Electronics Plc, where he also chairs the Remuneration Committees and is a member of the Audit and the Nominations Committees.

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"Nurole has been an outstanding contributor to the success of Academy Ambassadors. When we look for the highest calibre people to lead the most challenging roles we look to Nurole and they deliver. The impact business leaders can have in raising standards for young people is not to be underestimated – Nurole candidates have been at the front of key changes at some of the largest and most successful multi-academy trusts in England."

Kirsty Watt, Head, Academy Ambassadors

Big Issue Invest
Retail and Institutional Fund Role
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Big Issue Invest is the social investment arm of The Big Issue and currently manages or advises on over £170m of social funds. Big Issue Invest needed a leader to work with the Chair to take on and help grow its specialised retail fund division.

Within one week, the Nurole platform identified Paul Hanratty, former Group Operating Officer and PLC Executive Director of Old Mutual PLC.

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"The appointment process provided by www.nurole.com for Big Issue Invest was great and we had a really impressive group of people to choose from coming through their tech platform. It’s all about the people of course but we are extremely appreciative of Nurole just charging a nominal fee and waiving any success fees for charities and non-profits."

Nigel Kershaw, Chair, The Big Issue Group

Extraordinary organisations

Find extraordinary people


Joining Nurole was quick and easy and once I had signed up I only received emails about roles that matched my interests.

Sally Cairns, Chief People Officer, Paddy Power Betfair & Trustee, Anna Freud Centre

I'm a big fan of the service. It's simple and easy to use and I now recommend it to lots of people!

Sean Cornwell, Chief Digital Officer Travelex & Trustee Wildscreen

Nurole gives access to really interesting board roles that interest me rather than just those roles for which someone else thinks I would be right.

Dame Liz Forgan DBE, Former Chair, Arts Council & Trustee Landmark Trust

Transform your organisation

Find exceptional people with a passion for your cause

Thousands of the world's highest quality business leaders are members of Nurole.

Leverage the power of our platform

Giving back

Many senior top performers want to give back and adding a trustee role enables them to do so whilst still in an executive role. They will choose a cause they care about and the platform enables them to see many potential roles of interest.

Board experience

Many of our candidates are building their portfolio careers by including not-for profit boards because larger charity roles create the experience desired by PLCs. And charities get committed, focused, well-connected and impressive talent.


Sometimes dumb luck creates magical outcomes. A candidate looking for their next executive role just happens to spot the most perfect trustee role for them or someone they know. Because of our scale, this happens more than you’d ever imagine.

Reassuringly straightforward

How it works

1Preparing your role

1Preparing your role

With an extensive track record in the not-for-profit sector, we understand the qualities of outstanding trustees. We also work with you to understand the culture and values of your organization and the capabilities you are looking for this particular trustee or chair.

2Sourcing candidates

2Sourcing candidates

We cast the net wider, way further than most charities' existing networks. We notify all members who want to hear about roles like yours. Our high-calibre candidates then put themselves forward or recommend others who have the combination of skill required and passion for your cause.

3Creating your shortlist

3Creating your shortlist

Candidates fill out a succinct application of substance that evidences how their experience dovetails with your requirements. You can see all candidates or only review those absolutely appropriate for your role. We can evaluate the application, handle feedback and rejections, leaving you to interview the strongest candidates.

4Charity Pricing Model

4Charity Pricing Model

At Nurole, we are passionate about elevating the quality of boardrooms. To further our cause, we decided to offer charities an accessible pricing model, starting at only £500 to post a role. To find out more, you can download our pricing guide below. Charities have been surprised and delighted by our fees as well as the quality and range of the shortlists they get by using us.

Non-profit organisations on Nurole

Finding exceptional leaders passionate about your cause

Accessible fees

Download our pricing guide

Nurole takes great pride in the social impact it is having helping non-profits connect with amazing people. We waive our success fees for unpaid roles, only charge a de minimis posting fee.

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No in-house HR?

Create a bespoke service

We can connect you with our approved industry specialists in the not-for-profit sector who can deliver:

  • Mapping to ensure you have systematically considered every possible candidate in a defined sector.
  • Referencing to get a 360-degree understanding of how candidates are perceived by their peers, seniors, juniors and other stakeholders, past and present.
  • Interviewing by an independent expert interviewer to get an impartial perspective.
  • Process management if you don’t have the resources yourself.
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We have a track record of finding talent in huge variety of roles in multiple sectors worldwide. If the challenge of experience, sector and location seems almost insurmountable, tell us about it and we will help if we possibly can.

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