Board Opportunity: Treasurer

Parents and Carers in Performing Arts is looking for a new Treasurer 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 an individual who shares our passion for performing arts; our ambition for PIPA to take a leading role in creating change in employment across the industry; and who is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are continually 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.

Candidates are required to have a recognised financial qualification and relevant financial experience, ideally within a charity or not-for-profit organisation. Ideal candidates will have a commitment to and understanding of the challenges facing parents and carers working in Music, Theatre, Dance and/or Opera. This may equally be demonstrated via your professional track record or your personal enthusiasm as an audience member, activist or non-professional participant.

The role of Treasurer is to support trustees carry out their financial responsibilities. At PiPA this may include but is not limited to:

  • presenting financial reports to the board in a format that helps the board understand the charity’s financial position
  • advising the board on how to carry out its financial responsibilities
  • liaising with accountants
  • overseeing the preparation and scrutiny of annual accounts
  • attending the monthly finance meeting (virtually/ on skype) to oversee delivery and sound financial management of the organisations.

We are actively building a diverse team and welcome applications from all sectors of the community, including those new to non-executive board work. PiPA has a strong commitment to progressing towards achieving gender parity and greater diversity on its Board and encourages applications from all groups currently underrepresented in the Arts.

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 admin@pipacampaign.com. The closing date for applications is 11:59pm (GMT) on Wednesday 26th February 2020.

Please email admin@pipacampaign.com if you have any questions or to arrange a chat.



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