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Nottingham Playhouse Trust Ltd

With our current Chair, Caroline Shutter, stepping down at the AGM in November 2021. Nottingham Playhouse Trust Ltd is seeking an exceptional individual to join the Company as Chair of the Board of Trustees.

The new Chair will join the Company at a time of exciting growth and development. Nottingham Playhouse has been successful throughout the current Covid-19 crisis in delivering world-class theatre both on line and in person alongside a rich programme of participatory activity. It is a long term member of the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio and the recipient of both Emergency funding and Cultural Recovery Funding. This means, despite the many challenges the pandemic has shown the theatre industry in particular, it is solvent, has financial reserves and has a robust business plan taking into it into 2022-23.

The next three years, will be a time of growth, consolidation and new partnerships in both the creative and business communities. As we implement the Arts Council’s transformative Let’s Create strategy we commit to the principles of ambition, quality, relevance, dynamism, environmental responsibility and inclusivity.

Nottingham Playhouse is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and creating a workforce representative of the diverse communities we work with. We actively encourage applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Disabled people. Nottingham Playhouse is part of the Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA) campaign and welcomes applications from people who have caring responsibilities and anyone looking for a positive work/life balance.

For more information and the application pack please see nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/job/chair-of-the-board-of-trustees/

If you would like an informal chat about the position, please contact Stephanie Sirr, Chief Executive, at stephanies@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Monday 16 August 2021 at 12 noon with interviews scheduled for mid-September.