Lichfield Arts Trustee Recruitment

Are you passionate about the arts and ready to make a meaningful impact in your community? Lichfield Arts is on the lookout for dynamic individuals to join our board of trustees and play a crucial voluntary role in shaping the future of our vibrant cultural organisation!

Lichfield Arts is a hub of creativity, dedicated to promoting and supporting the arts in our local community. From electrifying live performances to engaging community events, we’ve been the beating heart of cultural expression in Lichfield for 50 years.

As a trustee, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute your skills, ideas, and passion to drive Lichfield Arts to new heights. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a rising star, we welcome diversity of thought and experience.

Join us in unleashing the power of the arts! Together, let’s create unforgettable moments, build connections, and inspire our community. Lichfield Arts – where passion meets purpose!

Human Resources Trustee

Are you a seasoned Human Resources professional with a passion for the arts? Lichfield Arts invites qualified and dedicated individuals to apply for the voluntary position of Human Resources Trustee on our esteemed Board. This is a unique opportunity to lend your HR expertise to a dynamic organisation committed to fostering cultural enrichment in Lichfield.

As our Human Resources Trustee, you will play a crucial role in guiding and overseeing our HR strategies. We are seeking an individual with a wealth of HR experience, a strategic mindset, and a commitment to fostering an inclusive, supportive and vibrant organisational culture.

Key Responsibilities:

Shape and guide HR strategies aligned with organisational goals.

Contribute to the development and enhancement of HR policies.

Oversee talent management, recruitment, and employee development.

Ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations.

Collaborate with fellow trustees to advance organisational objectives.

Qualifications and Skills:

Proven experience in Human Resources leadership roles.

In-depth knowledge of HR practices, employment law, and organisational development.

Strategic thinker with the ability to align HR initiatives with broader organisational goals.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Outreach Trustee

Are you passionate about community engagement and bringing the arts to diverse audiences? Lichfield Arts is actively seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our Board of Trustees in the voluntary role of Outreach Trustee. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact by championing inclusivity and expanding the reach of the arts in Lichfield.

As our Outreach Trustee, you will be instrumental in developing and implementing strategies to engage diverse communities. We seek an individual with a passion for inclusivity, a creative mindset, and the ability to build meaningful partnerships within and beyond our community.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and lead outreach programmes to connect with diverse audiences.

Collaborate with community organisations to expand our reach.

Advocate for inclusivity and diversity within the organisation.

Support the development of initiatives that make the arts accessible to all.

Work closely with fellow trustees to align outreach efforts with organisational goals.

Qualifications and Skills:

Demonstrated commitment to community engagement and outreach.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Creative thinker with the ability to develop innovative outreach programmes.

Collaborative mindset and the ability to build effective partnerships.

Relationship Management Trustee

Are you a seasoned professional with skills in building and nurturing meaningful connections? Lichfield Arts is actively searching for a dedicated individual to join our Board of Trustees in the pivotal voluntary role of Relationship Management Trustee. This unique opportunity allows you to leverage your expertise in cultivating partnerships and strengthening relationships within the arts community.

As our Relationship Management Trustee, you will be instrumental in fostering connections with stakeholders, sponsors, and artistic collaborators. We seek an individual with a proven track record in relationship building, a strategic mindset, and a passion for cultivating partnerships that drive organisational success.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and implement strategies for stakeholder engagement.

Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential partners.

Collaborate with fellow trustees to align relationship management efforts with organisational goals.

Identify and pursue opportunities for collaboration within the arts community.

Act as a liaison between Lichfield Arts and external partners, ensuring mutual benefit.

Qualifications and Skills:

Proven experience in relationship management, business development, or related fields.

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

Strategic thinker with the ability to align relationship initiatives with broader organisational needs.

Collaborative mindset and the ability to build effective partnerships.

Experience in identifying and cultivating business opportunitites, and understanding and mitigating risk.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Trustee

Are you passionate about ensuring that the arts are accessible to all? Lichfield Arts is actively seeking a committed individual to join our Board of Trustees in the voluntary role of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Trustee. This is a unique opportunity to champion diversity and foster an environment where everyone can experience the transformative power of the arts.

As our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Trustee, you will play a crucial role in shaping strategies that make the arts accessible to diverse audiences. We seek an individual with a passion for inclusivity, a keen understanding of accessibility challenges, and the ability to advocate for significant change.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and implement initiatives that enhance accessibility to arts programmes.

Advocate for and contribute to policies that promote inclusivity, and identify and address accessibility challenges.

Work closely with fellow trustees to align equality, diversity and inclusion efforts with organisational goals.

Promote and support inclusive leadership.

Ensure all information being provided to the board regarding equality, diversity and inclusion is adequate, appropriate and easily understood by all trustees. 

Ensure events and programmes are designed with diverse audiences in mind.

Support the wider trustee team in developing their collective understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion, and that it is regularly considered throughout all relevant debates. 

Qualifications and Skills:

Demonstrated commitment and experience of promoting access and inclusion in the cultural sector.

Strong understanding of accessibility challenges and solutions.

Effective advocacy and communication skills.

Collaborative mindset and the ability to drive meaningful change.

Fundraising Trustee

Are you a seasoned fundraising professional with a passion for supporting the arts? Lichfield Arts is actively seeking a dedicated individual to join our Board of Trustees in the pivotal voluntary role of Fundraising Trustee. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact by driving strategic fundraising initiatives that will sustain and elevate our cultural endeavours.

As our Fundraising Trustee, you will be instrumental in developing and implementing comprehensive fundraising strategies. We seek an individual with a proven track record in fundraising, a strategic mindset, and a passion for ensuring the financial health and growth of our organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and lead fundraising campaigns, events, and initiatives.

Cultivate relationships with donors, sponsors, and partners.

Identify and pursue commercial sponsorship and grant opportunities to secure additional funding.

Collaborate with fellow trustees to align fundraising efforts with organisational goals.

Ensure compliance with fundraising regulations and ethical standards.

Qualifications and Skills:

Proven experience in fundraising, donor relations, or related fields.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Strategic thinker with the ability to align fundraising initiatives with broader organisational goals.

Creative mindset for developing innovative fundraising campaigns.

How to apply for a Lichfield Arts Trustee role

If you are interested in becoming a voluntary trustee for Lichfield Arts, please submit the following:

  • A resume or curriculum vitae.
  • A cover letter expressing your interest and outlining how your skills and experience align with the trustee role, including your commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Two professional references.
  • A completed personal details form (optional)


Please submit your application to: Mark Jones, Administration Manager, Lichfield Arts:

[email protected]

Closing date for applications is Friday 23rd February 2024.