1. The Lichfield Garrick Theatre

Chair and Trustee Opportunities

Lichfield, Staffordshire

Chair and Trustee Opportunities

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Who we are

Lichfield Garrick is a purpose-built theatre in Lichfield, Staffordshire. The theatre presents its own productions as well as touring shows. It forms a part of the local theatre community and is used by amateur dramatic companies for musicals and plays. It has been open since 2003 and has two creative spaces: the Main Auditorium which seats 562 people and the Studio which seats 157 people.


The role

Ensure that Lichfield Garrick Theatre complies with its governing document, charity law,company law and any other relevant legislation, and pursues its stated objects.

Ensure the effective and efficient administration of the charity, including maintaining proper financial control and using its resources in pursuance of its objects.Appoint the Chief Executive & Artistic Director and monitor their performance.

Together with the Chief Executive & Artistic Director, create a firm strategic direction for the organisation, jointly setting overall vision, mission and values, defining strategicobjectives and agreeing targets, and evaluating performance against agreed targets.Maintain and ensure effective Board performance.

Safeguard the reputation of Lichfield Garrick Theatre.Protect, manage and adequately insure the property and funds of the charity.Approve and monitor the implementation of policies (including Governance, Health & Safety, Safeguarding, Equality & Diversity, and Grievance & Disciplinary procedures) andensure that risk assessments for all aspects of the business are undertaken/updatedeffectively.

As well as these formal responsibilities, you’ll get actively involved in charting the futuredirection of the Garrick, using your specific skills, knowledge or experience to help the Executive reach sound decisions. This may involve scrutinising Board papers or documentsprepared by advisers; leading discussions; focusing on key issues; and providing advice orguidance on new initiatives where you have particular expertise or knowledge.

We expect Trustees to contribute the work of one of our sub-committees, particularly where there is a direct link to their area of specialist skills and experience.We expect all Trustees to adhere to Nolan’s Principles of Public Life – namely Selflessness,Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty & Leadership.

Please either complete and return the simple application form on our website, together with acurrent CV, or email us your answers to the questions on that form in a format that suits youraccess needs – for example, we’re happy to receive links to audio/video files.

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