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Current Vacancies

Trustees with legal and fundraising expertise, Yorkshire Dance

Yorkshire Dance, based in Leeds, has vacancies for 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 one Trustee with legal expertise and one Trustee with fundraising/development expertise.

This non-executive voluntary role offers a brilliant and rewarding opportunity to share your expertise and experience in a flourishing and developing high profile dance organisation, to help shape our future and make a real difference to the arts in our local community and wider region.

We will need you to attend five board meetings and two half-day Board retreats a year, attend performances and external events and have regular contact with the CEO and management team. There are also opportunities to engage with the work of various supporting Committees. The appointment assumes a commitment to a minimum of one three-year term with the opportunity to extend by a second term.

This is voluntary role, although reasonable travel will be reimbursed.

If you can provide the expertise we are looking for and really want an opportunity to make a difference and shape the future of the arts in Yorkshire and the North, then we want to hear from you!

Application is by CV and covering letter. Please download the recruitment pack available here.

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

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 20 September 2019


Project Assistant

We have a current opportunity for a highly organised person to join our Participation Team and provide project and administration support to assist the successful delivery of our Dance On programme. Dance On works to engage inactive older people from disadvantaged communities in fun, social and accessible dance.

Location: Leeds

Salary: £17,570 per year, pro rata (£9.01 per hour)

Hours:  15 – 20 hours per week; negotiable; flexible working

You will need to demonstrate an aptitude for working with a wide range of people and a highly motivated and organised approach. The role will include occasional evening and weekend work.

To apply, please download an information pack and complete this application form. You can request a pack by email from admin@yorkshiredance.com.  Sorry, we can’t accept CVs.

Closing date:             10am Wednesday 2 October 2019

Interviews:                 Thursday 10 October 2019 (at our site in Leeds)

Contract: Temporary, fixed term to 30 September 2020; to start as soon as possible

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 is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and Leeds City Council.

Registered Charity: 701624

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