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People Dancing Trustees
Location: Need to be able attend meetings in UK
Deadline: 06 July 2018
Interview Date: Late July 2018
We are looking to appoint up to four new Trustees through open recruitment. The newly appointed Trustees will support the Chair and offer their guidance to staff to lead the organisation into the future.
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The Board is responsible for guarding the ethos, values, style and purpose of the organisation and together with and informed by the organisation’s employees, develops long-term strategies and plans.

You will need to share a passion for our work, and be committed to People Dancing being an equal, diverse and inclusive organisation.

We are looking for Trustees who:

  • Are strategic and creative thinkers
  • Bring sound judgement
  • Can offer specific expertise and knowledge in relevant fields
  • Are not afraid to speak their mind
  • Have the ability to advocate for the organisation
  • Can commit to the time required
  • Understand and accept the legal duties and responsibilities of the role.

New Trustees will enable the Board to meet its commitment to:

  • Ensuring the activities of the Board will be able to stand the test of scrutiny by the public, members, stakeholders, funders and the Charity Commission
  • Integrity and honesty being the hallmarks of all conduct when dealing with colleagues within the organisation and when dealing with individuals and institutions outside it
  • Striving for an atmosphere of openness throughout the organisation to promote confidence of the public, members, stakeholders, funders and the Charity Commission.

To complement current Board skills, and in the light of the forthcoming retirement of some existing Board members, we are interested to appoint Trustees with strengths in any of the following areas:

  • Financial planning and management
  • Fundraising and development
  • Communications and advocacy
  • Education, training and skills development
  • Digital knowledge and innovation
  • Diversity and inclusion within dance and the cultural industries
  • Participatory dance and arts practices.
How to Apply

To submit an Expression of Interest, please submit a CV and separate covering letter (of no more than two pages) outlining the skills, knowledge and experience you could bring to the Board in relation to the role profile, described above, and why you would like to serve as a Trustee.

You should also complete the equal opportunities monitoring form as a separate document.

Contact Details
Contact Name: Dr Sara Houston
Postal Address:
People Dancing, LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE