Trustees -Sunderland Empire Theatre Trust Limited

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Closed for applications on 31/10/2018 23:59
Voluntary Position
Job Category:
Arts / Tourism
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Sunderland Empire Theatre
Closing date:
31 Oct
Further Information

Could you be a Trustee?

Sunderland Empire Theatre Trust is looking for three new Trustees who are passionate about Sunderland Empire Theatre and performing arts in general to join its board.

New Trustees will champion opportunities for the Theatre to benefit the people of Sunderland and the wider North East region by ensuring it makes a key contribution to our cultural life and our economy.

In particular, the new Trustees will seek to maximise opportunities for the community to engage with performing arts through creative learning and community outreach projects, as well as opportunities to protect and improve the historic fabric of the Theatre building itself.

We are particularly interested in recruiting new Trustees with experience in any of the following:
• Fundraising and securing
• Heritage, tourism or the arts
• Hospitality, particularly in the hotel and restaurant sectors
• Learning, curatorial, or volunteering
• Marketing, communications and public relations
• Events management
• Commercial or legal skills

Successful candidates must have an interest in, and commitment to, the work of the Trust and a willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to the Trust, including attending board meetings and occasional daytime and evening events; be able to think creatively and strategically, demonstrate good judgement and analytical ability; be a good communicator and be fair, impartial and open to new ideas.

If you are interested in becoming a Trustee of the Sunderland Empire Theatre Trust, please submit a C.V. and covering letter explaining why you are interested and how you meet the attached Person Specification. Please email your C.V and covering letter to

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31st October 2018.

If you wish to discuss this opportunity in more detail you are welcome to contact Tom Capeling, Chair of Empire Theatre Trust on mobile 07773363605

For further information and details on how to apply please visit and then click on the Arts/Tourism option’

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This job is closed for applications.