1. Outside Edge Theatre Company

Trustees (Various)

Hybird/London

Outside Edge Theatre Company, the UK’s only theatre and participatory arts charity focused on fighting addiction, are seeking new Trustees who share our passion about changing lives through the power of theatre.

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We are looking to broaden our Board’s diversity of thought with creative and strategic thinkers, including the appointment of two new roles: Treasurer and Deputy Chair of the Board.

We’re particularly interested in the following experience: Fundraising, Charity Finance, Drug & Alcohol services, Participatory arts, Theatre making, EDI and CSR. The most important factor, however, is that you bring energy and commitment to the role and a willingness to devote the necessary time and effort.

Requirements

We’re keen to meet people with great communication skills, alongside the ability to exercise objective and independent judgement. The most important factor, however, is that candidates bring energy, enthusiasm and commitment to the role and a willingness to devote the necessary time and effort.

We welcome applications from anyone who believes they could add value to the Outside Edge Board of Trustees. We are particularly interested, however, in hearing from candidates with professional experience in the following areas:

  • Fundraising for health & wellbeing charities and/or arts organisations
  • Participatory arts, including Safeguarding
  • Theatre-making and performance
  • Finance, particularly Charity Finance
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Drug and alcohol recovery services, particularly fee-paying services
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) management

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that Outside Edge pursues its objects as defined in its governing document, charity law, company law and other relevant legislation/regulations
  • Contribute actively to discussions at Board meetings to ensure our decision making is carefully considered, well-rounded and robust
  • Contribute individual skills and knowledge in support of our vision and strategic delivery
  • Uphold the values of Outside Edge
  • Advocate for the work and vision of Outside Edge and act as ambassador locally and nationally
  • Participate actively in fundraising activities, including attendance at events and meetings and by stewarding relationships
  • Identify and suggest avenues for future investment and growth
  • Ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the charity and advise on the best use of its resources
  • Assist with the evaluation and review of the policies, goals and targets of the charity
  • Provide oversight to ensure the effective management and efficient operations of the charity to help it achieve it’s short and long term goals

Supporting document(s)

  • outside-edge-theatre-company---trustee-recruitment-pack-april-2024.pdf - Download
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