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Ballet Cymru
Location: Newport, Wales (we can accept applications from across the UK if prepared to travel at least 4 x times a year to Newport)
Deadline: 04 December 2023
Interview Date: TBC - January 2024
Ballet Cymru is a company with a dynamic vision and a reputation for artistic excellence and innovation. We are looking for new trustees to help us reach an increasingly diverse audience and to reflect the wide spectrum of communities in Wales.
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The Trustee will work in partnership with the Chair, Artistic Directors and Board to support the vision of the Company, to enhance its reputation for artistic excellence and innovation, to reach an increasingly diverse audience and to ensure its financial resilience.

As Trustee you will be a vital part of a dynamic and growing company that aspires to be a national company for Wales. You will see and influence decisions behind the scenes and witness the training and rehearsal of top international dancers.

The role of the Trustee is voluntary has many benefits, including excellent opportunities for developing your business and leadership skills, as well as supporting a growing charity and contributing to the creative arts sector in Wales.

Previous board experience is not necessary.

Knowledge of the Welsh language is desirable, but not essential for this role.

Responsibilities of a Trustee are to work with the Chair, Artistic Directors and Board to help:

• Develop and deliver the artistic vision for the Company.

• Develop and deliver a programme of engagement and participation that is integral to the artistic vision and programming.

• Oversee the long-term financial planning for realising the vision of the Company.

• Nurture and support the growth, wellbeing, and development of the Company

• Act as an ambassador, advocate and spokesperson for the Company in Wales, the UK and internationally.

• Help to grow the support of individual donors, corporate sponsors, trusts and foundations.

• Ensure that equality, diversity, and inclusion are at the heart of how the Company operates, builds its programmes and partnerships, and connects with its audiences.

Trustees are expected to attend at least 4 board meetings pa (either in person or online), the Annual General Meeting, as well as fundraising events and other activities, usually held after office hours at the charity’s premises near Newport, South Wales.

For more information please follow the link below to find the Application Pack.

How to Apply

Please complete the application form found in the Trustee Application Pack and submit, along with your CV and the online Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form either via:

Email to: Ballet Cymru Administrator Jenny Carter

Post to: Trustee Recruitment, Ballet Cymru, 1 Wern Trading Estate, Rogerstone, Newport NP10 9FQ

You are welcome to apply in Welsh, English or BSL. A 2-minute video is also welcome, if preferred. Any application submitted will be treated equally.

Please follow the link below to find the Trustee Application Pack.