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South East Area Council members, Arts Council England

  • 14th September 2018
  • South East
  • Part time (voluntary worker)
  • Unpaid
  • Other, any other fields relevant to the creative industries, including education, regeneration, broadcasting, tourism, local or national government
  • Rebecca Lyle rebecca.lyle@artscouncil.org.uk

Description

Arts Council England has vacancies on the South East Area Council, including one new member and two elected members from a Local Authority in the area.

 

We want our Area Council to represent the widest possible range of relevant skills, experience and background, and we are looking for individuals who:

  • have a strong knowledge of arts, creativity and culture, and commitment to promote the value of arts, creativity and culture in society

  • have a commitment to Arts Council’s mission – Great art and culture for everyone

  • have a strong knowledge and understanding of the Creative case for diversity

  • are able to act as advocates for arts, creativity and culture on a local and national level

  • are practising artists or have a specialist knowledge of;

    • a one or more art forms (for example theatre, music, libraries, museums, literature, dance)

    • other fields relevant to the creative industries, including education, regeneration, broadcasting, tourism, local or national government

  • have a knowledge and understanding of the South East[1] area

  • live or have work interests in the South East area. Local Authority applicants must be an elected member within the South East area

Arts Council England interprets arts and culture broadly and welcomes applicants from across the Creative Industries, including candidates with enterprise and commercial experience.

As part of our ongoing commitment to equal opportunities and diversity, it is important that the Arts Council properly reflects the communities we serve. We welcome applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds.

This is a voluntary role, with expenses reimbursed in accordance with the Council Members’ expenses policy.

Please contact rebecca.lyle@artscouncil.org.uk for an information pack before making an application.

Applicants should submit a covering letter, CV and completed equal opportunities form to rebecca.lyle@artscouncil.org.uk no later than 10.00 on Friday 14 September 2018. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Wednesday 17 October 2018 in central London.

[1] The South East Area covers Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Surrey and West Sussex