Without Walls Chair

  • UK-wide
  • £10k-£15k GBP / Year
  • July 26, 2024

Website Without Walls

Job Summary

Without Walls is now recruiting for a Chair of the Board. The role is a paid position and exists to ensure the Board of Directors is effective in upholding the vision and values of Without Walls.

Job Description

The core purpose of the Chair role is to ensure the Board of Directors is effective in upholding the vision and values of Without Walls and in delivering its mission, aims, and objectives. The Chair leads the Board in driving strategy and overseeing delivery including delivery outlined in the Arts Council NPO Agreement.

The Chair will act as an ambassador for Without Walls working with the Chief Executive to raise the profile of the organisation and its work with key stakeholders, as well as playing a key role as an advocate for outdoor arts across the cultural sector. You will also play a key role in supporting the delivery of Without Wall’s strategy for increased fundraising in the coming years particularly as the organisation prepares to navigate the complexities of the next NPO funding round.

Please see the job pack for details on job description, role and specification.

Job Requirements

We are looking for someone with a dynamic, hands-on, and strategic approach to leadership and governance who would enjoy the opportunity to contribute to the outdoor arts sector by leading Without Walls into its next phase. You will be someone who cares passionately about the power of outdoor arts and who understands the scale and complexity of the sector.

Your experience and knowledge will include leading teams and projects within the creative sector, raising funds and generating income for arts organisations and an understanding of the importance of excellent partnership management. You will have clear budget management experience and a track record within the sector.

You do not need to have held an equivalent Chair role already – your understanding of the work of Without Walls and the context within which we operate, your capacity for the duties of the role and your commitment to bringing together and advocating for the outdoor arts sector are key.

Job Responsibilities

The core purpose of the Chair role is to ensure the Board of Directors is effective in upholding the vision and values of Without Walls and in delivering its mission, aims, and objectives. The Chair leads the Board in driving strategy and overseeing delivery including delivery outlined in the Arts Council NPO Agreement.

The Chair will act as an ambassador for Without Walls working with the Chief Executive to raise the profile of the organisation and its work with key stakeholders, as well as playing a key role as an advocate for outdoor arts across the cultural sector. You will also play a key role in supporting the delivery of Without Wall’s strategy for increased fundraising in the coming years particularly as the organisation prepares to navigate the complexities of the next NPO funding round.

The main duties of the role, which cover Governance, Fundraising, Evaluation and Reporting, and Advocacy can be found in the job pack below.

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To apply for this job please visit withoutwalls.uk.com.