PDC Trustee Recruitment

Pagrav Dance Company is seeking several new Trustees to join our board to lead and support our ambitious dance company – now a new Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation – working with the executive team to consolidate its structure and widen our impact.

We are seeking candidates with skills in one or more of the following areas to join the Board of Pagrav Dance Company from Autumn 2023:

  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Artistic creative processes
  • National Portfolio Organisation experience / leadership
  • Education / educational settings

The role of the Board of Trustees is to support the strategic vision and leadership of the charity, with ultimate responsibility for the financially sustainability of the organisation. Trustees will ensure that PDC remains true to its values and mission, and that the organisation and its resources are well managed.

PDC has a committed board of Company Directors, who are also the Company’s Members.

The Board is in the process of applying for Charitable status with a trading subsidiary for non-charitable activities.

Led by our Chair, Eva Martinez, former Artistic Programmer at Sadler’s Wells, the Directors have clear terms of reference and 3 sub-groups: Artistic & Engagement, Finance & Fundraising, Governance.

Our trustees are currently:

  • Eva Martinez, Chair of the Board
  • Anthony Spira, Director of MK Gallery
  • Sanjay Shetty, Accountant and finance controller
  • Zena Kukreja, lawyer at an international law firm in London

The Board meets four times a year, usually online, with one meeting per year in person as a minimum. Meetings are late afternoon on weekdays. Additional meetings are sometimes held, including away days, to allow time for discussion on direction and vision, and exceptional meetings are also held to support to the team on specific issues.

If you are interested in being considered for the role, please download and review the full Trustee Recruitment Pack. If you need to receive this pack in an alternative format, please contact us.

To apply, please email a copy of your most recent CV, along with a covering letter outlining your reasons for applying, and the skills and expertise that you feel you may be able to bring to the Board and to the organisation, to louise@pagravdance.com.

To discuss your application in advance of submission and please feel free to contact us at info@pagravdance.com and we will put you in touch with our chair or a PDC Trustee.

For shortlisted candidates, an interview with PDC’s leadership team and selected Trustees will also take place.

Deadline for the receipt of applications is 29th September 2023

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