Friends of Strode Theatre in Somerset seeks new Trustee
Friends of Strode Theatre are looking for enthusiastic and skilled new Trustees with a keen interest in the development and success of the charity in supporting Strode Theatre.
Our small Board of Trustees oversees the strategic direction and the financial management of the Friends of Strode donations.
Trustees report to the Chair and other Trustees, who normally meet quarterly, but meet more frequently in times of development and change, as at this time.
ENERAL ROLE OF A TRUSTEE:
• To ensure that the charity and its representatives function within the legal and regulatory framework of the sector and in line with the organisations’ governing document, continually striving for best practice in governance
• To determine the overall direction and development of the charity through clear strategic planning
• To volunteer for assignments and complete them thoroughly and on time
• Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports
• Participates in fundraising and networking on behalf of the organisation
DESIRABLE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
• A strong commitment and passion for Strode Theatre and arts, culture and community in Somerset • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Positive and creative approach to problem-solving
• An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship • Willingness and ability to devote the necessary time and effort to their duties as a trustee
• Strategic vision and good, independent judgment
We will consider applications from all applicants. However, at this time, we are especially interested in applications from younger people and those with experience and knowledge in fundraising, marketing; Charity and Governance legislation; and show &/or film production.
Friends of Strode Theatre is actively seeking participation from suitable candidates who come from under-represented communities, including BAME, people with disabilities, people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and people from the LGBTQ+ communities.
Please click here for further information and application details.