The Space is an agency supporting arts organisations and artists to develop work and reach audiences online. They are seeking a new Chair to guide the organisation through the next exciting stage in its growth and development.
Following the appointment of a new CEO/Creative Director in 2016, and the development of an ambitious strategic plan, The Space is now seeking a board leader with a passion for the arts and cultural sector. Someone who has a strong interest in the creative uses of digital technology and relevant experience in not-for-profit governance. The Chair will provide strategic and inclusive leadership to the Board and act as an advocate and ambassador for the company. They will have a passion for arts and culture and be constantly curious to push boundaries of what art would look like in a digitally first world.
The next Chair will:
- Have the ability to advocate, promote, lead and challenge;
- Have a passion for the arts and culture, and a constant curiosity for how the boundaries of art are being pushed in a digital world;
- Be familiar with digital content production and an advocate for the benefits of using digital technology to engage new audiences with cultural content;
- Be a creative entrepreneur, excited by The Space’s plans and committed to supporting its ambitions;
- Act as a champion for diversity and inclusion across The Space’s programmes;
- Be able to act as an ambassador for the organisation and a vocal advocate of its aims and vision;
- Have the ability to challenge both the Board and the Executive and be committed to developing the Board;
- Be collaborative in approach and clear in communication;
- Be able to interact at the most senior level with external bodies, and be comfortable in a public role;
- Provide support to the Executive and senior management.
Please send your CV and cover letter to Ros Hollinghurst:
- 07568 137 714
Deadline is 28th March 2019, 23:59 and interviews will take place on 12th April in London.
Please download the candidate pack below for more information.
- External File The-Space-Recruitment-Pack.pdf