1. Rosetta Arts

Board of Trustees (various roles)


In many ways trustees are the beating heart of Rosetta Arts and occupy the space where strategy becomes operations; where mission and purpose are translated into action.

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Who we are

Rosetta Arts is a CIO and a registered charity, currently operating with a small core team of seven staff, supported by freelance staff and volunteers. Rosetta Arts is proud to be a dynamic and diverse organisation, delivering exciting, innovative, and creative courses, workshops, and experiences for people in east London. Our work is mainly in the visual arts but also includes creative projects around greening, gardening, and cooking, as well as recycling and upcycling.

The role

​Rosetta Arts’ board is composed of individuals, who are legally and ethically responsible for the charity. They are appointed for 3-year terms, which are renewable for up to 3 terms.

We are looking for:

• Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead

• Treasurer/Finance Lead

• Fundraising• Social Media

• Artistic Lead / Education / Community Outreach

• Capital Project and Chair of Capital Sub Committee

• Legal

The role of the Board of Trustees is to support the strategic vision and leadership of the charity and to ensure that Rosetta Arts remains true to its values, relevant to our artistic and local communities, well-managed and financially-sustainable. Trustees are responsible for ensuring that the organisation’s values and standards are applied and respected at all levels of operation.

Ultimately, the Board of Trustees has and must accept responsibility for directing Rosetta Arts’ affairs, ensuring it is solvent, well run and delivering the outcomes for which it has been established.Trustees should focus on Rosetta Arts’ strategic direction and avoid becoming involved in day-to-day operational decisions and matters. Where trustees do need to become involved in operational matters, they should separate their strategic and operational roles.

Trustees should be ready to serve two terms, and, in exceptional circumstances, a third term.

To apply:

Please contact Jan De Schynkel, CEO – for an informal conversation or any questions: jan@rosettaarts.org

• Download our application pack below, and send us your CV and a cover letter – on no more than 2 sides of A4 – outlining your interest in Rosetta Arts, which specific role (or roles) you would like to be considered for, why you would like to take on a charitable trustee leadership role at this time, and how you meet the person specification.

• Download, complete and send the confidential equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Please note the equal opportunities form will be separated before your application is reviewed by the board recruitment team.

Send your application and equal opportunities form to info@rosettaarts.org stating ‘TRUSTEE APPLICATION’ as your email subject, along with the specific role(s) you are applying for e.g. ‘ROLE/S: FUNDRAISING / SOCIAL MEDIA’ by 5pm on 3rd May 2024​

Supporting document(s)

  • trustee-recruitment-pack_compressed.pdf - Download
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