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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. We are 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 our 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 objects 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.

This is a VOLUNTARY position.
Location: Rothbury Hall, Azof Street, London SE10 0EF

How to apply:
To apply for this opportunity, please write a one page letter expressing your interest and email this along with a CV to [email protected] with CHAIR 2017 in the subject line of the email. Please can you also completed the equal opportunities form at the end of this pack and return this to support our diversity reporting.

The deadline for applications is Friday 27 October 2017, 12noon by email. The Board will review the expressions of interest, and then invite prospective individuals to meet with a sub-committee of the Board in early November. We will aim to contact all applicants regarding interviews by 1 November 2017. Interviews will
be held at EEA’s base at Rothbury Hall, Azof Street, Greenwich London SE10 0EF.

More details

Final date for applications:
Friday 27 October 2017, 12noon

Application Pack

EEA – A Way Out of the Ordinary into the Extraordinary