As a Chair of Trustees, the successful applicant will share the responsibility for the overall governance and strategic direction of Hackney Shed. Providing knowledge and guidance to help direct the group strategy. The role will require an active involvement in the group and offer a fun and interesting opportunity to use your skills and build upon our 17 years of continued success.
You will have a commitment and passion for the arts and inclusivity in our society. Coupled with a strong desire to use your skills and experience to support local people achieve great things and develop their skills for life.
By 2020 we aim to:
- Reach an increasing membership and audience base by:
- Continuing to deliver and develop our high-quality programme of workshops and theatre making
- Achieve a diversified funding model to achieve medium to long-term stability and sustainability
- Develop a sustainable model for expanding workshop delivery
- Increased and diversified board of trustees
Remuneration: The role of Chair is voluntary and is not a paid position. Expenses for travel may be claimed
Time commitment: 4 x Board meetings per year. The Chair is also expected to have regular meetings with the Artistic Director, and also represent the Charity at various events and meetings
Purpose of the role
The Chair will hold the Board and the Artistic Director to account for the Charity’s mission and vision, providing inclusive leadership to the Board of Trustees, ensuring that each trustee fulfils their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of the charity. The Chair will also support, and, where appropriate, challenge the Artistic Director and ensure that the Board functions as a unit and works closely with all paid staff to achieve agreed objectives. He or she will act as an ambassador and the public face of the charity in partnership with the Artistic Director.
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To apply please write to us the Hackney Shed Trustees. Let us have a copy of your current CV and a cover letter sharing your experience relevant to the role and your interest in our work. Please send all applications to Sarah@hackneyshed.org.uk
Deadline for applications 20 April 2018