Bluecoat, Board Member with a Background in Participatory Arts Practice

Board Member with a Background in Participatory Arts Practice, Bluecoat

Closes 22nd May 2018
Type Part time (trustee)
Salary Unpaid
Contact Mary Cloake

Bluecoat is seeking a new board member with a background in participatory arts practice

Bluecoat is Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, offering a year-round programme of exhibitions and a range of music, dance, literature, live art and heritage events. As conservators of a rich history and ornate building, which marked its 300 year anniversary in 2017, we are also home to around thirty artists, collectives, small arts organisations and craftspeople.

We are seeking a new Board Member with a background in participatory arts practice to:

Contribute expertise, knowledge and strategic thinking to support us in planning the growth and expansion of our participation programme.
Directly advocate for, and support the staff team to raise the profile of, Bluecoat within the realms of socially engaged and participatory arts practice, nationally and internationally.
Contribute to the ongoing development of outcomes-based monitoring and evaluation practice at Bluecoat, in participation and other programme areas.
Extend our networks for fundraising and partnership-building for participatory arts projects and programmes.
Ensure the charity understands and fulfils its safeguarding responsibilities and has adequate processes and procedures to plan and manage this work area in the context of programme growth.
Contribute knowledgeably to strategy development and fulfil the other functions of board membership.


If you are interested in becoming a member of Bluecoat’s board, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please send a CV or summary of your experience and a statement setting out what you would bring to Bluecoat to:

Closing date: Tuesday 22 May at 5pm

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview.

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