Arts by the Sea aims to improve the lives of local people by providing access to creative and cultural activity. Within the team and in the work it presents, Arts by the Sea promotes an inclusive and diverse environment where people from different perspectives and backgrounds are encouraged and valued. In your role as an Arts by the Sea Board Member, you will have a direct impact on the work the festival delivers and, on the lives, and opportunities available to local people.

As Chair or as a Board Member you will provide strategic governance and oversight for the festival, supporting and challenging the Executive team. This is a chance for you to shape the future direction of the festival and have a tangible influence over the cultural offer of the region. You will be involved in visioning and forward planning, monitoring the festival’s progress, contributing to new partnerships and projects, and advocating for the festival at local and regional levels.

How to apply

If you are interested in becoming a Board Member or Chair of the Board, please send an email to Leigh Hayler ([email protected]) by Friday 24th March 2023 enclosing:

A completed Chair and Board Member Application Skills/ Experience Review form.

A covering letter of no more than 2 pages with your CV, or a 3-minute video detailing what interests you most about this role and what you could bring to it.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Andrea Francis, Festival Director at [email protected]