Trustees - Vacancy

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​Are you interested in using your skills and passion to help one of the UK’s leading outdoor arts companies continue its creative journey?​

In 2020 Emergency Exit Arts (EEA) celebrates 40 years of creating unforgettable events and participatory experiences that have been thrilling audiences, bringing life to public spaces and inspiring and enabling people’s creativity. Although this year has turned out to be quite different to what we expected, we are firmly focused on the future and how we can support communities through these difficult times.

We are seeking additional board members with commitment, passion and expertise to help us deliver our ambitious plans for the future.

Read the full Trustee Recruitment Information (PDF)

Ideally you will be:

  • Involved in the arts, culture and heritage sector: as an artist, creative or worker
  • Passionate about charities and the difference they make to society

We love working with people who are:

  • Passionate about arts, creativity and the power they have to transform lives
  • Fun loving, with a sense of adventure to help us on the next, exciting phase of our journey

All candidates who feel able to offer their time & energy and are confident supporting the company at a strategic level are welcome to apply - but we’re particularly keen to hear from people with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Artistic direction and strategy
  • Accountancy and charity finance
  • Legal
  • Education and participation

If you don’t have expertise in any of these particular areas but feel that you have something exciting to offer to EEA please don’t hesitate to apply, we’d love to hear from you.

Come and try us out!

We’ll be holding an open evening via Zoom on Tuesday 4 August 2020, 5.00pm where you will have an opportunity to meet the other Trustees, the Management Team. You can find out a bit more about us and tell us a bit more about yourself. If you would like to join this session, please RSVP to [email protected].

Deadline for applications: 10am, 17 August 2020

How to apply:

Send us a two-minute video introducing yourself, highlighting your skills and why you want to become a Trustee. If a video isn’t quite your style, no problem, we’re happy to accept your CV and a one-page cover letter. All applicants must download and return the equal opportunities monitoring form.

Application pack

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