Creative Torbay

Creative Torbay / Opportunities / Wed 23 Nov 2016

Trustee, Puppet Place

Trustee, Puppet Place

Puppet Place is a hub for all things animated on stage and film in the UK. We are dedicated to sharing our passion for puppetry and animation with the wider public and supporting artists and professionals working with these artforms. We’re looking for new people to help us shape the future of Puppet Place. We would like to appoint four new Trustees to our Board.

Person specification

We are looking for people who can help Puppet Place Board, staff and community build their knowledge and skills in any of the following areas:

• Social investment
• Charity law
• Business management expertise
• Building management, particularly co-working spaces
• Charity giving and sponsorship
• Financial expertise
• HR expertise
• Being a freelance creative practitioner
• Marketing and branding
• Education & public engagement
• Leadership experience

We are eager to increase and enhance the skills and diversity of our Trustee Board and would welcome applications from people across our communities.

How much time will it take?

Attendance at six meetings a year (generally last maximum of 2 hours, with 1 hour of flexible time preparing and actions following the meeting). Right now meetings take place in the evenings.
Attendance at a board development day
Emails and phone calls in your own time. The CEO and Chair will call on you for occasional advice, and the board currently keeps in touch by email.
I’m interested. How can I find out more or put myself forward?
If you are interested, please contact our Administrator, Hannah Jarman on for more information.

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