• tillyhumphreys

Chair - Outside Edge Theatre Company

We are currently recruiting a new Chair of the Board of Trustees to work with OETC’s Artistic Director and CEO to help shape and lead the company through our exciting next stage of development and growth. Outside Edge Theatre Company is a small, fast-paced charity offering Trustees the opportunity to directly affect the organisation’s outcomes and see first-hand the impact of their efforts.

The Role

  • Provides leadership and direction to the Board of Trustees and enable the Board to fulfil their responsibilities for the overall governance and long-term strategic direction of the organisation.

  • Ensures that OETC pursues its objects as defined in its governing document, charity law, company law and other relevant legislation/regulations.

  • Works in partnership with the AD / CEO to support the employees, helping them achieve the aims of the organisation; and to optimise the relationship between the Board of Trustees and the staff.

  • Maintains and manages relationships with key stake holders, such as Patrons and funding partners, and in partnership with the AD / CEO acts as an ambassador for the charity.

  • Provides oversight to ensure the effective management and efficient operations of the company.

  • Facilitates the Board of Trustees in stimulating excellent, well-rounded and carefully considered strategic decision- making to help the charity achieve its short-term, medium-term and long-term goals.

Person Specification


Location: London

Hours: 12-15 days per year spread flexibly

Salary: Expenses

How to Apply

Outside Edge Theatre Company values a diversity of perspective and lived experience and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of substance misuse history, age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

A job description and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form can be found here: http://www.edgetc.org/about-us/work-with-us/

We are accepting expressions of interest until 5pm on 22 March 2021, with interviews the week commencing 5 April.

For more information, please see Outside Edge Theatre Company’s webpage www.edgetc.org or contact Artistic Director / CEO Matt Steinberg, to discuss any questions you might have about the information listed above.