Board Opportunity


Parents and Carers in Performing Arts is looking for new Directors to join our Board. Our Directors play a pivotal role in setting the strategic direction of our organisation, as well as holding management to account to ensure we are delivering our best to increase access to work and opportunities for parents and carers in the performing arts.

We are looking for individuals who share our passion for performing arts; our ambition for PIPA to take a leading role in creating change in employment across the industry; and who are committed to diversity and inclusion. We are seeking to strengthen the board by better reflecting the diversity of our sector: we are looking for people who bring different backgrounds, perspectives and lived experience as well as a range of skills, knowledge and experience that will complement that of existing Board members. 

Following a skills audit of Directors carried out in the summer, we are actively seeking additional  Directors with experience in some or all of the following areas: 

  • Legal expertise around maternity/ paternity issues and the freelance workforce
  • Fundraising
  • Campaigning and lobbying
  • PR and Social Media
  • Monitoring and quality assurance
  • Socially disadvantaged or other under-represented communities in the performing arts workforce

For further information please download the full job description here.

Candidates should submit a CV (including details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a covering letter which addresses the competencies outlined in the role description and person specification.

Applications should be submitted via email to The closing date for applications is 11:59pm (GMT) on Monday 6th January 2020.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 10th January 2020 and invited for an interview on 31st January 2020. Please email if you have any questions or to arrange a chat.

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