Co-Chair, Board of Trustees

Job Title: Co-Chair, Board of Trustees
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: 0 - 0
Reference: Chair MH
Contact Name: Gabriela Cala-Lesina
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 18, 2021 14:52

Job Description

Each Trustee will support the Director setting the strategic direction of the organisation, to help ensure the organisation is run effectively, to act as an ambassador for the organisation, its programme and its artists and to help make a difference within the community.

We welcome applicants with specific experience within the business sector, law, human resources, digital transformation and fundraising. 



The role & person specification

We are seeking a candidate that will bring all or most of the following:

● Significant senior level experience within a high-profile organisation in the arts, charity, voluntary, commercial, private or public sectors;

● Specific experience in business development and financial management;

● Strong interest in the cultural and creative sector, and a commitment to supporting women and queer artists;

● Knowledge of the role, responsibility, characteristics and skills that contribute to establishing a Board of Trustees, internal governance procedures and to being an effective Chair and managing board meetings; knowledge and experience of working with Directors, staff, trustees and stakeholders and how to get maximum results from board meetings;

● A collaborative, empathetic coaching style, ability to build consensus, interaction and dialogue;

● Experience of implementing and managing organisational change and building capacity as and when required;

● Entrepreneurial approach, experience of establishing and diversifying public and private income streams, new partnerships, membership schemes, and commercial opportunities;

● An ability to act as an advocate and an ambassador for Mimosa House across a diverse range of stakeholders including local authorities, funding bodies, patrons, national and regional bodies, donors, sponsors, supporters, media, and visitors;

● A demonstrable commitment to diversity. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the Visual Arts sector