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**For information only: Applications closed**. 


Two vacancies

Following a recent retirement, an exciting opportunity exists for Guernsey applicants with relevant experience to join the Guernsey Post board as Chair. Candidates should have board-level experience, a strong track record of leadership and strategic thinking, ideally gained in a complex business environment.

The board is also recruiting a Non-Executive Director in anticipation of future retirements. As part of the Audit and Risk Committee, candidates should have an accounting qualification or finance director experience and/or director-level experience in a commercial trading company.

Time commitment

NOT GIVEN. [But previous ads have mentioned a time commitment of approximately 13 days a year (excluding the induction phase) to attend board meetings and carry out associated work].


NOT GIVEN. [But previous ads have mentioned remuneration of £11,709 per year for NEDs].


Send a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position to:  Advocate Mark Dunster, Nominations Committee Chairman, Guernsey Post, Envoy House, La Vrangue, St Peter Port GY1 1AA.

Closed: 7 April 2023




Guernsey’s iconic women of the future?

Thank you for nominating a young woman or girl for our future iconic Guernsey women campaign to celebrate International Women’s Day!

Nominations close on Sunday 6 March at 17.00.

Please fill in the details below.


Miriam Makeba - South Africa

Nominated by: Christine James

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (1932 to 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil rights activist. Associated with musical genres including Afropop, jazz, and world music, she was an advocate against apartheid and white-minority government in South Africa. In 2020 she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 women of the century. 

South Africa is ranked 12th in the world for percentage of women in national parliament: 45.8% (source: 

Are you from South Africa? Please email if there is a social or cultural group for people from South Africa in Guernsey.

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The original image “The Hague Jazz 2008 – Miriam Makeba” by Haags Uitburo is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. 


Jacinda Ardern - New Zealand

Nominated by: Martin Lock

Jacinda Ardern (born 1980) has served as prime minister of New Zealand and leader of the Labour Party since 2017. In 2019, she led the country through the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings, rapidly introducing strict gun laws in response, and throughout 2020 she directed the country’s widely praised response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ardern was the world’s second elected head of government to give birth in office when her daughter was born in 2018. ‘An inspiring Prime Minister who brought a nation together with true leadership, empathy and compassion.’

New Zealand is ranked 4th in the world for percentage of women in national parliament: 48.3% (source: 

Other iconic women: Dame Whina Cooper, nominated by Claire Fisher, and Kate Sheppard, nominated by Anna Cooper.

Are you from New Zealand? You may be interested in joining the ANZACs in Guernsey Facebook group

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