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Current Vacancies

Please see below for our current vacancies and our Recruitment Statement:

  • Board Trustees
  • Artist Advisory Group Members


We are seeking two Trustees to join our highly engaged Board of Trustees and to continue to drive the charity forward as we play our part in developing Leeds as an international centre of excellence for dance.

We are currently looking for people with a range of skills including (but not limited to) PR and communications, the climate crisis and sustainability and capital projects.

Application is by CV and covering letter addressed to Shirley Parks (Chair). Please download the recruitment pack for more information, including how to apply. To download the pack click this link: Trustee Recruitment Pack December 2020

If you would like to have an informal discussion before submitting your application please contact Wieke Eringa, CEO by email: wiekeeringa@yorkshiredance.com

Closing date: 9am Friday 12th February 2021
Interviews: by arrangement in Leeds or online.



We are seeking four independent artists to join our Artist Advisory Group to inform and influence the planning and evaluation of Yorkshire Dance artistic events and programming.

Please download the Terms & Conditions by clicking on this link:
Terms & Conditions of Artist Advisory Group (2021)

To find out more and to apply, please click here.

Closing date: Monday 1st March 2021 at 5.00pm

Selection Process: A shortlist of applications will be invited to an online workshop (this will be paid in line with industry rates) with the Yorkshire Dance team.  The final selection will be made by members of the Yorkshire Dance team and at least two independent artist of diverse backgrounds.

Yorkshire Dance has a long-standing commitment to diversity in its programming, staffing and community engagement. We actively seek applications from the widest range of applicants.

Yorkshire Dance has a long-standing commitment to diversity in its programming, staffing and community engagement. We actively seek applications from the widest range of applicants.



Recruitment Statement


Our jobs are open to all.

We recognise the positive values of diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Our jobs are open to all and we particularly welcome applications from people with a disability, people of African or Caribbean heritage and people of South, East and South East Asian heritage and people who experience racism, as they are currently under-represented at Yorkshire Dance.

We will commit to interviewing people who are ethnically diverse or have a disability who can demonstrate an acceptable level of evidence against the essential criteria of this role.

We operate a transparent scoring system, applying a score against each response the candidate gives to the essential skills and experience required by this role. If you would like more information about the scoring system please contact us on:admin@yorkshiredance.com.

There is a tick box on the application form which asks: Do you wish to be considered for this role under our commitment of interviewing people who experience racism or have a disability? [  ]

Please tick this box if relevant to you. We will never ask for clarifying or supporting information at application stage. Information collected within the equal opportunities form is kept separately and anonymously and does not form part of the selection process.

If you require support in completing your application, or would like to receive or submit the application in an alternative format, please contact our Administrator Lizz on: admin@yorkshiredance.com

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