Voluntary Board Members wanted….

Quotidian- Word on the Street Limited, is a not for profit company, limited by

guarantee. It is an innovative creative arts production company that aims to enhance civic space, civic experience and public discourse with literature, to benefit individuals and communities. For the purposes of peace, reconciliation, and equality. Our work is life-affirming and life-enhancing and celebrates literature as our richest shared cultural heritage.

The motivation for developing the project is to change the message. All our ideas will be developed so as to be sharable and replicable in other urban contexts.   Continue reading

Board Member wanted at Ulster Orchestra

Ulster Orchestra is looking for a Board Member with HR Experience

What we do: We bring the world’s greatest music to the people – all the people – of Northern Ireland.

Who we are: 63 internationally-respected musicians led by conductor Rafael Payare, acknowledged to be among classical music’s most outstanding young stars. Together with our admin team we are one of Northern Ireland’s most cherished and valuable cultural assets.

At the heart of our communities: Our musicians routinely devote time every week to work on community projects. You will also find us in care homes, hospitals and hospices, spreading solace and joy to patients and residents and our musicians provide vital high-level instrumental teaching for talented youngsters.

 

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Want to play a starring role at The Playhouse Derry?

Board Members wanted at the North West Play Resource Centre (The Playhouse)

The Playhouse is one of Ireland’s most creative and dynamic arts centres in Ireland.

From ground-breaking theatre production to engaging and innovative community arts, the Playhouse’s iconic red doors are open to all.

Located by Derry’s historic Walls, the Playhouse, comprises a 175-seat theatre, an extensive education and outreach department, a dance studio, a galley and is home to many cultural or arts based groups.  Continue reading

Chair and Board Members wanted at Thrive

Thrive, Making Culture Count are looking for a new Chair and Trustees for our board. You’ll be involved in shaping the growth and direction of thrive and joining a dynamic and well-supported board team.

What We Do:
We help cultural organisations unlock their potential through better understanding their audiences. We do this by producing research on NI cultural audiences, and by providing practical support to help organisations to increase or diversify their audiences. We work with around 200 arts, culture and heritage organisations right across NI, and sometimes beyond that, who vary in size, location, remit and ambition. We are a charity but we also have an increasing focus on increasing our sustainability through income generation and business development.   Continue reading

Board Members wanted by NI Screen

The Department for the Economy is seeking to appoint nine new members to the board of NI Screen.

You will need to demonstrate one specialist skill from this list of eight:

  • high-end television and film production
  • television, independent film and animation production
  • game development
  • Irish language, culture and heritage
  • Ulster-Scots language, culture and heritage
  • digital transformation of education
  • financial management
  • film or screen culture

If shortlisted for interview, you will be asked questions on your chosen skill plus two other general skills.   Continue reading

Voluntary Board Members wanted at Arts & Business NI

Arts & Business Northern Ireland sparks new partnerships between commerce and culture. We connect companies and individuals to cultural organisations and provide the expertise and insight for them to prosper together.

We are seeking to recruit new Directors to our Board as a number of current Directors are coming to the end of their term. Suitable candidates will have experience and skills in one or more of the following areas: cultural leadership, finance and legal. We would also be interested in experienced individuals with a wide private sector business network and individuals with experience in impact measurement.    Continue reading

Chair wanted by Creative Scotland

The Scottish Government is seeking to appoint a new Chair to lead Creative Scotland in the delivery of the ambitions set out in its 10 Year Plan, Unlocking Potential, Embracing Ambition, to the benefit of the arts and culture and to the people of Scotland as a whole.

They are seeking to appoint a dynamic and adaptive leader with proven experience at senior level, who will lead the Board and work effectively with the Chief Executive, Janet Archer, her leadership team and her team of dedicated, committed and experienced staff.     Continue reading

Chairperson sought by Craft NI

Craft NI is seeking to appoint a new Chairperson to its Board. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the arts, understands the benefits they bring for the individual and the wider community, who is willing to undertake the responsibilities of a Chairperson and wants to help shape the future of contemporary craft in Northern Ireland.

The Chairperson will be instrumental in helping Craft NI in its mission “To build an integrated, entrepreneurial and vibrant contemporary crafts industry in Northern Ireland, actively supported by regional and local stakeholders, that contributes increasingly to the creative, cultural and economic life of Northern Ireland.

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Independent Representatives sought by Northern Ireland Screen

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking to appoint up to three independent representatives for USBF Investment Committee. Any interested applicants must be able to demonstrate an interest in and links to Ulster-Scots language, heritage and/or culture; clearly articulate how they would support the USBF to achieve its objectives and promote the work of the USBF; and demonstrate their ability to make decisions and solve problems in a team and organisational environment.

Northern Ireland Screen

Northern Ireland Screen oversees the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund. The USBF provides finance for the production of film, television or other moving image projects relating to the Ulster-Scot heritage, culture and language in Northern Ireland.

  • Remuneration: Non- remunerated. A travel and subsistence allowance will be payable.
  • Period of appointment and commencement date:  3 year term from 1 January 2017
  • Time commitment: It is anticipated that the Committee will have a minimum of 3 meetings per annum. A one day training session forms part of the Committee induction process for new members.
  • Regulated by CPA NI: No
  • Closing date: the closing date for applications is 12 noon on 28 November 2016

You can find out more information including how to apply at the link below:

Board Members wanted at Creative Exchange

Creative Exchange is an artists’ studios in East Belfast that delivers noteworthy projects on a national and international scale. We are currently looking for volunteers to join the Board.

About Creative Exchange

Creative Exchange will celebrate its 20th birthday this year. We are an artists’ studio, based in East Belfast, core funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI). We work on individual and collective projects, most notably Art In The East Side, Ireland’s largest outdoor exhibition. In line with our next AGM in September, we are now looking for volunteers to join the Board.   Continue reading