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Lambeth Baylis Trustee

Date Added
03 August 2022
Organisation
The Old Vic
Location
London
Salary
This role is unpaid and voluntary, only expenses are paid.
Job Specification
An exciting new one-year attachment to The Old Vic Board exclusively offered to one Lambeth resident aged 18–30. 
 
The Lambeth Baylis Trustee provides a unique opportunity for a young person to discover how a Board of Trustees in an arts organisation works. The role will provide a specific youth viewpoint in relation to The Old Vic’s activities and strategy. Alongside attending Board meetings, the Lambeth Baylis Trustee will be mentored by a Board member, have opportunities to attend Old Vic events, shadow members of The Old Vic Management team and undergo any relevant training. 
 
WHAT DOES THIS ROLE INVOLVE? 
 
What is a Board of Trustees? A Board of Trustees offers guidance and expertise to senior management. At The Old Vic, this means the Artistic Director, Executive Director and the Management team. 
 
What is the time commitment? Board meetings, of which you would be expected to attend at least three during your year, are normally held four times a year. In addition, you would be invited to attend theatre performances and fundraising events and have informal meetings with relevant members of the Management team. Attendance at these events is a key part of the role, particularly if you are to get the most out of the experience. Board memberships are voluntary, unpaid positions, however for the Lambeth Baylis Trustee expenses will be covered. 
 
What kind of person are you looking for? The Old Vic is looking for people who want to try something new, who are keen to make an impact on The Old Vic’s activities and have any of the following attributes: 
 
- commitment and enthusiasm 
- devotion of time and effort 
- strategic vision 
- good, independent judgement 
- creative thinking 
- willingness to speak their mind 
- effectively working as a member of a team 
- demonstrating selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership 
- a commitment to equal opportunities and diversity
Application Details
We are particularly keen to hear from people who have had limited or no access to arts opportunities in the past and are committed to identifying and resolving barriers which may ordinarily exclude young people from accessing theatre. No experience is necessary. 
 
Are there any specific criteria? The candidate must be a Lambeth resident aged between 18–30. 
 
Link to apply: https://jobs.oldvictheatre.com/jobs/1948007-lambeth-baylis-trustee 
 
Closing date: Monday 29 August 2022, 11:59pm. 
 
We understand that everyone is different and we want you to apply in whichever way you feel best shows your skills and experience. There are a range of ways that you can apply with us: 
 
1. Sending a short video file of yourself (no longer than two minutes in length), detailing your experience, why you are applying for the role and what about working at The Old Vic interests you. 
2. Sending a short audio file of yourself (no longer than two minutes in length), detailing your experience, why you are applying for the role and what about working at The Old Vic interests you. 
3. Completing our application form. 
4. Uploading your CV and covering letter, explaining why you are interested in the role and working at the Old Vic. 
The Old Vic has made a commitment that all applicants with disabilities who meet the essential criteria for this job will be invited to interview. 
 
All appointments are made subject to satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK. 
 
The Process: 
 
The recruitment process for this role will be one stages: 
 
- 1st stage in person conversation 
 
The closing date for this role is Monday 29 August 2022, 11.59pm. Conversations are likely to take place Thursday 8 September 2022. 
 
Equal Opportunities 
 
We actively support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of the global majority, LGBTQ+, neurodiverse and disabled candidates. 
 
We may take positive action, in cases where candidates are equally qualified, to increase the employment of under-represented groups at The Old Vic. 
 
In the event that we ask you to attend the theatre for a conversation and you are struggling financially, we may be able to reimburse you for any reasonable travel costs. 
 
We partner with a range of inclusive organisations, to find out more please read our FAQs.
Closing Date
29 August 2022
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