Redeye seeks new board Chair

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 09:30
Photo of Redeye meeting in Sheffield

Redeye is seeking to recruit a new Chair for its board of directors when our current Chair Howard Hopwood steps down in spring 2021. 

For over two decades, Redeye has delivered an innovative and highly-respected programme of support, research, knowledge sharing and professional development in photography. As a sector support organisation with revenue funding from Arts Council England, Redeye is well-placed to rise to the opportunities of the new cultural agenda of creativity, care and wellbeing, while making changes to address the long-term challenges of climate change and inequality.

We are seeking a Chair who can support us and our executive director to increase our capacity to respond to these multiple challenges and opportunities; further build our reputation and reach both within and outside the sector; while retaining our flexible, responsive and friendly approach.

The ideal candidate would be an experienced and well-connected senior leader in the private, public or third sector, with chairing experience, and a clear understanding of capacity, strategy and governance in not-for-profit organisations. You will have a desire to contribute to public life and an appreciation of photography.

This is a voluntary post, expected to take up to 1-2 days per month.You will attend appox 8-12 meetings per year, online or in Manchester, UK.

At Redeye we celebrate diversity and are dedicated to making all our activities accessible and inclusive, and free from discrimination. We welcome applications by people from any and all backgrounds.

The deadline to apply is 9am on 18 Jan 2021. Please download the application pack below.

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