Charity Trustees

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Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art wants to strengthen and diversify its board-level governance with the appointment of a number of new charity trustees with a wide range of skills and experience.

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art is a major international centre for contemporary art located on the South bank of the River Tyne at the foot of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, in Gateshead in the North East of England. It presents a constantly changing, distinctive and ambitious programme of exhibitions and events, and is a world leader in the presentation, commissioning and communication of contemporary visual art and education.

This role will offer you the opportunity to:
– Make a positive difference.
– Get involved in the local community.
– Use your skills and experience.
– Improve personal networks and contacts.
– Develop new skills and knowledge.

The Trust is looking for individuals who have the skills and interests to help us identify and exploit new opportunities, as well as the ability to support the Director and senior management team to take Baltic to the next stage of its development.

If you would relish such a challenge and share our commitment to building Baltic’s contribution as a sustainable artistic, economic and social force for good on a local, national and international stage, particularly in challenging economic times, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are particularly looking for expertise in: Community & Youth Work, Environmental and Social Justice, Corporate Affairs, Regional Development, Event Management, Digital and New Technologies, Property & Building Management (HSE), Marketing & Communications however, we are open to a wide and varied skill set.

We would like to achieve greater diversity within our boards and committees, and welcome applications from all members of the community.

If you are interested in fulfilling a voluntary role and becoming involved with the governance of Baltic but cannot commit to the term of office or the frequency of attending board meetings, we also have roles for Independents who sit on our Finance & Audit Committee and Baltic Trading Board. When emailing your covering letter and CV, please indicate if you are applying for a Trustee position or an Independent position.

Please see the briefing pack below for further details about the roles of Trustees.

Budget Voluntary

Deadline Ongoing opportunity

South Shore Road Gateshead NE8 3BA

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The roles are unpaid, although reasonable travel expenses are reimbursed.

Apply by emailing a covering letter and CV to Director Sarah Munro at and Governance & Ethics Manager Nancy Ogunbiyi at

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