OPPORTUNITY: Arts Catalyst seeks new members of the Board of Trustees

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 17:00

Arts Catalyst is recruiting new trustees at an exciting time as we relocate from London to Sheffield in South Yorkshire.

Recognised as one of the UK’s leading art and research organisations, we regularly work in collaboration with artists, scientists, communities and organisations around the world to activate new ideas, conversations and transformative experiences across science and culture.
Arts Catalyst is recognised internationally as pioneering arts and science practice. Since 1994, we’ve commissioned more than 170 artists’ projects, including major new works by the Otolith Group, Tomás Saraceno, Aleksandra Mir, Larry Achiampong & David Blandy and Critical Art Ensemble, and produced numerous exhibitions, events, residencies, performances and publications, collaborating with major arts, science and academic organisations around the world.
We are relocating our main base of operations to Sheffield in 2020. At this pivotal moment in our journey, we are looking for new trustees based in the north of England to help shape the organisation’s future. 

Join the board

Our Board is dynamic and diverse, passionate about the arts and active within the creative industries, including academia, music and the commercial sector. With Arts Catalyst’s full relocation to Sheffield we are now seeking new charity trustees who are based in the north of England to join the Board in 2020. 
Trustees are responsible for steering the strategic direction and governance of the charity (see Application Pack for more details). We are seeking people who are enthusiastic about contemporary arts and the role cultural organisations play in creating societal change. We are interested in hearing from people with skills, knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following areas:
  • Third sector – particularly in health and wellbeing
  • Business leadership including commercial orientated income strategies, HR and financial management
  • Strategic development, city planning and capital development
  • Local governance and politics
  • New media and technology and creative media
  • Environmental sustainability 
  • Television, broadcasting and press


Email your CV and covering letter to Laura Clarke, Artistic Director via laura.clarke@artscatalyst.org by 1 July 2020.
Arts Catalyst operates an Equalities Policy and actively encourages diversity and inclusivity across all areas of the organisation. We ask all applicants to complete an Equal Opportunities form to help us monitor the reach of our job adverts. Download it here.