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Role Managed by:

Harriet Howlett

Associate Consultant

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6274


Primary Practice Group: Board

Salary & Benefits: Unremunerated, basic expenses will be reimbursed.

Closing Date: 17/05/2021

Formal Interview Date: 28/05/2021

HOME is a multi-art form venue for Manchester operated by Greater Manchester Arts Centre (GMAC). We first opened our doors in May 2015 and since opening, we’ve achieved a lot. In the first three years, we welcomed over 2.3m visits to an international programme of over 20,000 events in our cinemas, theatres and galleries. We became one of the few UK organisations to produce new work across theatre, visual art and cinema. Our engagement team worked with over 55,000 participants, and we set up a dedicated Talent Development team to support and build the creative potential of artists in the region.

HOME is an open and social space for the curious from all our communities, future artists and producers of work that is provocative, playful and contemporary, of Manchester and the world. HOME curates engaging, international, high-quality work, and serves to develop art and artists at all stages in their careers. HOME is central to making Greater Manchester a major city celebrated for its’ distinctive art, art that enriches the lives and life chances of its’ people, a magnet for artists and creatives with the highest engagement in the arts in the UK.

HOME is now looking to recruit a Chair of the Board of Trustees. The new Chair will help HOME navigate the opportunities and challenges of a post-Covid world and have the chance to build upon it’s fantastic reputation and development so far. The ideal candidate will bring a significant level of leadership experience and strategic vision as well as experience of chairing board level meetings. Candidates will also need to evidence acting as an advocate and ambassador for an organisation and the ability to successfully work with external stakeholders supporting in fundraising activities. We are also looking for an inclusive and thoughtful leader who is committed to the values and mission of HOME with an appreciation for visual arts, film, theatre, digital media and education. It will be crucial that the next Chair is deeply committed and can demonstrate their understanding of diversity, equality and inclusion.

Completed applications should be uploaded at quoting reference 5103. All telephone enquiries, in the first instance, should be directed to Harriet Howlett on +44 (0) 20 7340 6274 or

HOME is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all individuals regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from any of the following: women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, disabled people, people between the ages of 18 and 30, and Artists and Arts Professionals who meet the skills profile in the Person Specification.

The closing date for applications Is 9am on Monday 17th May.

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