Opportunity: Eco Drama Board of Trustee

15th February 2017

Eco Drama is seeking two passionate Trustees to join its Board of Directors.

This opportunity comes from Eco Drama , who work to engage, entertain and inspire people of all ages to value and care for our natural world.

The current Board of Directors comprises individuals with experience in Arts & Events Management, Education, Project Management, Fundraising, Technical Operations and Health and Safety.

We are particularly looking for individuals with skills in Fundraising, Marketing, Strategic Development, Business Management and Finance; ideally who are, or have been, involved in the arts, environment, education or social enterprise sectors.

We are looking for Board members that have a successful record of achievement in their field and ideally a genuine interest in children’s theatre, the arts, education and conservation of the environment.

Board members must be advocates for Eco Drama and its aims and objectives as a social enterprise, be eager to maximise their professional and personal connections to help promote and/or raise funds for the company, and be able to support Eco Drama to develop and present ambitious projects both locally and nationally.

Trustees would be required to attend 4 Board Meetings per year, lasting 2 hours each, usually on week day evenings 6-8pm at Eco Drama’s Glasgow city centre office. Trustees would also be required for a reasonable amount of contact on email/telephone when advice or skills may be sought. Eco Drama will actively seek out opportunities for training and professional development that will nurture the role of a Trustee.

Trustees are voluntary and unpaid roles, however reasonable travel expenses to and from meetings will be paid.

Becoming a Trustee with Eco Drama is a unique opportunity to make a real difference in the community and to be a hands-on part of a developing organisation, as well as adding value to your CV.

Eco Drama is an award winning touring children’s theatre company delivering theatre productions, workshops and creative learning projects to schools, festivals, theatres and community venues across Scotland. Uniquely touring in an electric car and eco van run on recycled cooking oil, our work is celebrated for engaging and inspiring young people in the value of caring for our natural world. The company also creates educational resources, deliver continued professional development sessions for teachers and host community events.

The Trustee Job Description & Application Form are available on our website: http://www.ecodrama.co.uk/2017/02/eco-drama-seek-trustees/

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