Board Recruitment


a n The Artists Information Company

a-n The Artists Information Company is recruiting 4 new Board members

Closing date for applications

Who we are

a-n The Artists Information Company is the largest artists’ membership organisation in the UK. In the last three years, it has achieved its highest ever membership and income, reaching over 25,000 members and a £1m+ turnover.In 2020 a-n will celebrate 40 years. Growing from a grass roots 500-copy-a-month newsletter, to a magazine, online platform, and now a full professional membership offer focusing on members’ needs. New Board members will participate in a-n’s 40th Anniversary programme during 2020/21 and support the development of a new business plan for 2022-2026.a-n is in excellent financial health with funding from Arts Council England in place 2018-22

Jayne Knight, Chair of a-n and Julie Lomax, CEO are leading the search for 4 new Board members to support the governance of a-n The Artists Information Company.


Our Board determines policy and sets the strategic direction of the organisation. Board members play an active role representing a-n externally as well as monitoring the organisation against its agreed objectives and targets.This is a pivotal time for the organisation with ambitious ideas, programmes and a critical role to play championing, campaigning for and supporting visual artists.a-n is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are seeking applications from people from a range of backgrounds and strongly encourage artists to apply. As a UK-wide organisation we encourage applications from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. All successful applicants will be given a full induction and training.We are looking to recruit 3 new Board members with the following specific skills and experience:

  • Artist
  • Legal
  • Finance, accounting

We are also looking to recruit 1 Associate Board member (trainee position):

  • Artist

For further information, please contact [email protected] (David Farrow), or visit our website

The deadline is Thursday 09 April 2020 at 12:00.

Closing date for applications

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