Non Executive Chair


Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds are looking for a skilled and dynamic Chair to lead our team of trustees through this exciting period in our history. After 9 years in the role, Roger Quince, will be stepping down in Autumn 2024. Under Roger’s guidance Theatre Royal has thrived, culminating in being awarded Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation status in 2023. We are now looking for someone with a passion for the role of the arts in delivering social change, who is committed to our region, to support our skilled executive and staff team to deliver our ambitious plans for the future.

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  • Leadership and teamworking skills
  • A strategic thinker
  • Experience of non-executive governance
  • Passion for the performing arts



  • Experience of Charity governance
  • Understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing the Arts sector
  • Line-management skills to support our Artistic Director & Chief Executive
  • Strong financial and business acumen
  • Knowledge and understanding of our region
  • Strong networks within our region


Theatre Royal

Location Type

Specific location

Salary Type

Voluntary / Unpaid

Closing Date


Contract Type

Fixed Term

Job Type

Administrative (Venue Management, HR, Finance, Legal, IT, etc.)

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