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Volunteer Trustee for Trajectory Theatre - immersive digital arts charity

Trajectory Theatre


Posted over 30 days ago...

Trajectory Theatre is looking to recruit new trustees to support the work of our exciting digital arts charity in meeting our objectives to create, share and champion immersive digital art.


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Lower Clapton, E5 9QR

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Being a Trustee of Trajectory Theatre is a serious responsibility. Trustees take an active role in the governance of the organisation and have a variety of duties and legal responsibilities.  The role requires you to:

Take significant decisions about the future of Trajectory Theatre.  Ensure everything is legal and safe.  To act in the best interests of the charity at all times.  Support the Artistic Director.  Ensure the work of the charity is carried out.  Ensure the Trustee board is skilled and kept up-to-date.  Act in the best interests of the charity's beneficiaries.  Act together as a group rather than as individuals.  Set aside your personal interests.  Take legal responsibility for the organisation.  Exercise the duty of care that a prudent person of business would in looking after the affairs of someone for whom they had responsibility. Receive assets from donors.  Safeguard these assets.  Apply assets for a charitable purpose according to the wishes of the donor. Not to benefit from the office as a Trustee – other than to the extent permitted by the constitution.  Not to put yourself in a position where your interests conflict with those of the charity.

Full details of the trustees' responsibilities will be discussed through the application process.

What are we looking for?

Trajectory Theatre is currently looking to recruit new Trustees to join our Board. We would particularly like to recruit Trustees who have specialisms in one of the following areas:

Financial management: As a charity we need someone to oversee the financial matters of the charity in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements, reporting to the Board at meetings and ensuring effective financial measures, controls and procedures are in place. Accountancy: Practical experience in at least one of the following: budget management, risk management, financial accounting Governance: Experience of charity governance and working with or as part of a Board of Trustees Generating commercial income: Experience of developing a strategy for income growth to lead to greater financial stability Legal: A trustee with experience in law would be able to provide knowledge and advice on legal issues  

However, we would also love to hear from candidates with experience in Arts Council contract, who work within fundraising day to day and will have up to date knowledge of opportunities.  The expected time commitment for Trustees is six hours per month for: quarterly Board Meetings, sub-committee meetings, meeting preparation, events, showings, video calls and email correspondence.   Equality, diversity and inclusion Trajectory Theatre is committed to championing equality, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to recruiting a diverse Trustee Board and are therefore keen to hear from applicants from a variety of backgrounds and with different life experiences. In addition, we are fully committed to eliminating discrimination and promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of our work. We therefore expect all our trustees and volunteers to be willing and able to make a positive contribution to the promotion and implementation of our forthcoming Equality and Diversity policy.

What difference will you make?

We are looking for new trustees to help as we enter a new phase in our journey. We are currently reviewing our goals and impact and want to find people who will take an active role in this. Our activities so far show the real potential of the organisation to help in the creation of digital work whilst also fostering a tightly knit community of makers and technologists. We need your skills and support to be able to reach our full potential.


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