Cumbernauld Theatre Trust Seeks New Board Members

Cumbernauld Theatre Trust is seeking multiple Trustees including a new Chair of the Board. This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of one of Scotland’s leading producing theatres with a vibrant portfolio of professional in-house and visiting theatre, music, dance, comedy, cinema and community engagement. We are a performing arts charity with an appetite for change and growth and are looking for Trustees who are passionate about theatre and believe in its transformative and empowering potential.

You will bring new ideas and fresh perspectives, adding value to our strands of work. Your contributions will positively impact the communities we serve in Cumbernauld and the breadth of North Lanarkshire. You will have the desire to make a difference to these communities, joining us in our onward journey of development in the delivery of an innovative, engaging, relevant arts programme for a new purpose-built venue.

We encourage applications from those typically under represented on boards and from those who feel that they can bring additional and alternative experiences and perspectives. We are looking for good communicators with sound knowledge of business planning and the arts industry in Scotland. Skills and experience in any of the following areas would be beneficial in helping us to develop our programme:

  • Funding policy and fundraising in the arts
  • Legal work
  • Policy development
  • Education
  • Equalities
  • IT
  • Theatre and arts performance

If you share our passion and values and think you can help lead us through the next phase of our journey, we look forward to hearing from you.

How to apply

To find out more about Cumbernauld Theatre and the role of a Board Member or Chair please read our Trustee Information Pack below.

Interested applicants should send a CV and Statement of Interest, summarising what skills and experience you would bring to the role and how you think you could help the development of the Theatre.

Should you have any questions or would like to have an informal discussion, the current Chair, Karen Moore, would be happy to respond.

Closing Date for Notes of Interest: Tuesday 14 February 2023

Meetings with the Chair, Board Member and CEO will take place: Friday 24 February 2023 at Lanternhouse, South Kildrum Ring Road, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, G67 2UF


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