Emergency Exit ArtsArea: London
Deadline: 12pm, Friday 27 October 2017

The Board of Trustees of the charity Emergency Exit Arts (EEA) is seeking a Chair to support the leadership and governance of the organisation as it enters an exciting new phase of development.

It is looking for an individual who is passionate about the contemporary arts and their place in society, who supports the ambitious artistic vision of EEA, and who has strong leadership qualities to help take the Board forward into the future.

Role Summary:

The role of the Chair is to ensure that the organisation complies with its financial and budgetary obligations, ensuring that good practice is followed at all times in relation to charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations and to make sure that the organisation pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document.

Time Consideration:

4x Quarterly Board Meetings per annum.
4x Quarterly Supervision meetings with Executive & Artistic Directors (which can coincide with Board meetings)
1x AGM (Annual General Meeting), which is usually scheduled after a Board meeting
6-10 x Regular telephone or face to face supervision/support meetings.
Plus any additional meetings or Chair duties that may arise from time to time.

Terms: This is a voluntary position.
Location: Rothbury Hall, Azof Street, London SE10 0EF
Interviews: early November at EEA’s base at Rothbury Hall, Azof Street, Greenwich London SE10 0EF.
EEA will aim to contact all applicants regarding interviews by 1 November 2017.

To apply for this opportunity, please write a one page letter expressing your interest and email this along with a CV to info@eea.org.uk with 'CHAIR 2017' in the subject line of the email. Applicants are also asked to complete the equal opportunities form available on the EEA website and return this to support its diversity reporting.