Same Sky is an artist-led community and celebratory arts charity. The work engages directly with the community to produce a wide range of projects and events combining the visual & performing arts.
What does the opportunity involve doing?
We are seeking new trustees to join our charity board with expertise in the areas of Communications PR and Media and Education and Working with Schools.
As a trustee you will bring a passion for community, art, culture and technology, as well as a range of skills and experience. You will work alongside individuals in a supportive and creative environment. You will have plenty of opportunities to experience Same Sky’s work and support fundraising activities. Our Trustees support the Artistic and Executive Director in the strategic positioning of the organisation, and help the company achieve structured growth and build new partnerships locally and regionally.
The specialist trustee for communications and PR will act as a spokesperson for Same Sky occasionally as required at key events, such as Burning the Clocks. They will also be invited to provide leadership, guidance and support for communication, PR and media campaigns at key times of the year (focusing on one or two flagship events in the year).
The specialist trustee for education and working with schools, will support Same Sky’s work with local schools, helping us network, develop relationships and opportunities for teacher training, and school project participation.
You will attend five Board meetings and up to two strategy meetings each year, either online or at our Annex in Brighton. Please email us your CV & a cover letter highlighting your skills and experiences, and reasons for wanting to become a Trustee,
What induction, training and support is offered?
Same Sky provides all trustees with an induction to role and responsibilities, and additional training when required for the role.
What skills or qualities are needed?
Previous experience working in either Communications PR and Media (ideally in Arts and Cultural Sectors) or
experience working in Education sectors, and Working with Schools.
15th August 2023
Can be done at home
Deadline for applications
29 Sep 2023
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