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Are you looking for a way to give something back?

Do you want to use your time and skills to make a real difference?

Maternity Action is seeking an exceptional person to become our new Chair.

We are looking for someone who will build on the reputation and success of Maternity Action and has the energy and capacity to help shape our future, identify opportunities and tackle challenges.

You will be an experienced leader who is committed to Maternity Action’s values and mission as the UK’s leading charity committed to ending inequality and improving the well-being of pregnant women, new parents and their families.

Description of Maternity Action

Maternity Action has just celebrated its Fifth Birthday campaigning for the rights of pregnant women from conception to the child’s early years. Maternity Action has developed a well-respected and widely used information and advice service on maternity rights at work, maternity benefits and breastfeeding rights. It has also taken an active role in policy analysis, advocacy and campaigning. Maternity Action has had a significant impact in championing maternity rights at work, challenging maternity discrimination, improving breastfeeding rights, and improving support for vulnerable migrant, refugee and asylum seeking women.

Maternity Action has a Board of eight trustees from varied backgrounds who represent different areas of experience relevant to Maternity Action’s programme.  They work together closely as a team.

Maternity Action has a small, committed and experienced staff.

For a full application pack, please click here.

The Board invite expressions of interest for the role.

How to apply

Please either e-mail a CV and one-page covering letter to or send to:

Ros Bragg
Maternity Action
52-54 Featherstone Street
T: 020 7253 2288