Now in its sixth year, Jazz North is a vibrant, creative and professional organisation which has already made a significant impact on the jazz sector in the North of England. As it enters the next stage of its development, the company is seeking creative and dynamic individuals who can contribute their knowledge and expertise and join our Board of Trustees. The new trustees will join the organisation at an exciting albeit challenging time. Jazz North is well placed to deliver its ambitious Business Plan, with Arts Council England funding confirmed until 2022, a strong and highly motivated Senior Management and core team, a dedicated and highly skilled board, an extensive list of supportive partners, a reputation for high quality music initiatives and a growing roster of talented associate and ambassador artists. Nevertheless, there are challenges ahead which call for imaginative and strategic leadership to support continued growth at a time of increasing pressure on infrastructure and funding in the arts and public sector.
Our Board is made up of people who are passionate about supporting Jazz North to achieve its potential. We are now looking to further strengthen our excellent board of trustees by appointing a small number of new Trustees who share our passion for jazz and who have the skills, knowledge and experience to support our senior management team. We aim to maintain a balanced set of experience and expertise on the Board of Trustees in order to deliver strong and effective governance, strategic development and decision making and we are particularly keen to appoint individuals who have professional experience in the following areas:
- Finance and accounting
- Marketing and Communications
We value diversity of perspective and lived experience and we would particularly welcome applications from women and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
The board meets five times per year in locations across the north of England.
If you’re eager to be part of this innovative and ambitious company I encourage you to read the enclosed information and contact us at the email address below with any questions you may have.
To apply please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
These roles are voluntary and unpaid, although appropriate expenses will be offered.
Download Trustee Information Pack.
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