Call for Trustees
Engage (The National Association for Gallery Education)
Engage is the lead advocacy and training network for gallery education.
We support arts educators, organisations and artists to work together with communities in dynamic, open exchanges that give everyone the opportunity to learn and benefit from the arts.
Engage is a membership organisation representing gallery, art and education professionals in the UK and in 15 countries worldwide. engage is currently seeking a Treasurer with financial, governance and fundraising experience and expertise who would value the opportunity to gain experience of contributing significantly to the development of a leading arts education organisation.
Engage promotes access to, enjoyment and understanding of the visual arts through gallery education. The Engage Board meets four times per year and there are occasional sub-committee and working group meetings. Most board meetings are held in London during the day.
Engage is committed to the principles of equality and diversity within its governance and practice.
The role of the Treasurer is to maintain an overview of the organisation's affairs and ensure its financial viability in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements. The Treasurer will ensure that proper financial records and procedures are maintained and report regularly to the board on the above. We seek a CCAB qualified accountant (or equivalent) with enthusiasm for and commitment to visual arts education.
Experience in the charity/not for profit sector is essential.
The role is unremunerated, but expenses will be reimbursed. Assistance will be provided to enable suitable candidates to serve.
More detailed job descriptions and further information about engage are available on request. Please e-mail: Vicky Scott, email@example.com.
How to apply
Please email CV, and Equality Monitoring form, with covering letter stating why you are interested in the role and what you can offer to the charity to Jane Sillis, Director at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Download our Equality Monitoring Form here.
Closing date: 9 May 2017