Saxmundham Art Station seeks new Trustee – legal expertise sought
Proactive, energetic trustee for a dynamic and ambitious arts organisation and charity located in the rural market town Saxmundham in East Suffolk. Be part of a fun and friendly busy team who are delivering an exciting programme. Time commitment – 12 days per year.
The Art Station is an arts charity supporting the development of contemporary creative practice in Saxmundham, a rural market town in coastal Suffolk. Having completed a major refurbishment of the first floor of a former 1950’s telephone exchange and post office in 2020, The Art Station’s unique venue has now become a base for a dynamic and engaging arts and learning programme for the community and creative practitioners. See https://theartstation.uk/ We support creatives to develop their careers through providing a network, affordable space and volunteering, work placements, work experience and employment; all offering access to the creative industries.
We’re especially looking for trustees from any of the minority communities who are under represented within trustee boards including: people under 40 and women, and preferably with expertise in the following – legal, financial, fundraising and communications.
Time commitment – meetings every 2/3 months plus offering 1 day a month minimum between meetings. Currently four trustees on the board.
We can pay reasonable travel expenses for anyone on a low income.
As a trustee you will be supporting the management roles, the development of the organisation and the other trustees. You don’t need to have been a previous trustee, just have a commitment to the organisation.
Meetings are face to face when possible. We would prefer trustees to be local or Suffolk based or to have a strong connection with Suffolk.
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