Mission Gallery logo 18Mission Gallery is recruiting a new Chair of their Board of Directors.

They seek an individual with experience of leadership and the development of successful Boards/teams in partnership with a Director/other, and someone who shares their commitment to the value of arts and culture and to the role cultural institutions can play in catalysing social change, as well as experience of change management, advocacy and articulation of vision for a major arts/other organisation.

The role is unpaid, and has an initial term of office three years. The time commitment is variable, but is expected to be equivalent to half a day per week/two days per month at most.

Mission Gallery has developed a reputation for dynamic and distinctive programming, to present excellence across the visual arts, applied arts and craft, from across Wales and beyond. It is an exciting time in their development: investigating new income streams and ways of working whilst seeking to build on their recent successes. they need a new Chair to bring experience, skill and enthusiasm to assist in achieving their aims.

They’re looking for a Chair who can lead and support the organisation as it seeks to become more sustainable, and to bring a fresh perspective and challenge where appropriate. This year they have been actively working to add the following knowledge and skills to their Board:

  • Finance and/or legal skills and experience
  • Knowledge & connections with the local/regional business community
  • Community and/or local government experience
  • Marketing and communications skills
  • Fundraising and sponsorship experience
  • Strategic planning and development
  • Knowledge and experience of the arts and cultural industries in Wales

To apply, please send some information about yourself via a cv/bio and how your skills and experience would benefit to their organisation via email to [email protected]. You can also request further information via email.

Mission Gallery is an equal opportunity employer and all expressions of interest they receive to join their Board will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. They encourage applications from groups currently under represented on their Board​.​ 

Visit: www.missiongallery.co.uk for more information about their work.