Bristol Festivals – a membership and network organisation supporting sustainable and strategic development of the cultural Festivals and Events sector – is seeking exceptional individuals to join its board of trustees
Bristol Festivals vision is to drive public engagement with culture and promote Bristol as a leading destination for festivals and events, where everyone visiting, living and working in the city has the opportunity to connect – as audience, volunteers, partners or workforce. To do this, they provide advocacy, information and resources for festivals, and develop bespoke sector-led projects to nurture collective participation, develop audiences of culture, and build a skilled and resilient workforce.
Bristol Festivals is at a crucial phase of organisational development, responding to the sector needs to recover from the pandemic. Trustees will have the opportunity contribute to shaping the next three years of development for the organisation and forging positive change within the sector.
About the Role
Bristol Festivals is looking for trustees and would particularly welcome expressions of interest from individuals working in the following areas:
- Property development
- Commercial leasing
- Property legal services
- Finance and accountancy for charities
Bristol Festivals actively encourages applications from people with protected characteristics who are currently underrepresented in the festivals and live-events sector. If you are interested in this opportunity but are unsure if your skills fit please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Trustees should be committed to Bristol Festivals’ vision and mission, and should be able to contribute to and guide strategy and activities designed to achieve the organisation’s aims and objectives. They will excel in their field of experience and be willing to share their knowledge and skills to develop and achieve Bristol Festivals ambitions. They will have a passion for the city’s diverse festival sector and an understanding of the role festivals and events play within a wider view of social and economic impact.
How to Apply
Get in touch at email@example.com with:
- A comprehensive CV and the details of two referees (referees will not be contacted without your prior knowledge and consent)
- A short supporting statement (no more than one side of A4) explaining how you believe your skills and experiences match the requirements of the role, directly addressing the person specification
Closing Date: 31st August