The Base Greenham

Job Title: Trustees
Location: The Base Greenham, Berkshire
Time Commitment: 4 meetings per year
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The Base, Greenham, Newbury is seeking new Trustees to join its Board of Trustees. The Base is a purpose-built visual arts and craft building. The venue comprises of an 110sqm gallery, artist studios and a workshop space for participatory classes.

Our Charitable Objective:

For the public benefit, to promote and advance the arts, in particular the art of visual arts and craft, by engaging people in a meaningful way that will enhance their lives through exhibitions and creative workshops, working with communities primarily based in West Berkshire and North Hampshire.

The Base is a dedicated team of 7. It is managed by the Corn Exchange (Newbury) Trust and is supported with further expertise in curation, finance, HR, marketing and other fundamental activity to enable the organisation to operate more efficiently. Together they provide a holistic and rounded arts and cultural offer for West Berkshire.

The trustee role

To support the wonderful work the team here do, we are looking to recruit some new trustees to our Board and broaden the range of knowledge and perspectives as we look forwards and ambitiously plan for growth and sustainability into the next 5 years.

The current Board is made up of 4 Trustee Directors, including Chair of Trustees Alan Stark, and 1 Board observer from Greenham Trust, with whom The Base enjoys a strong relationship with as owners and landlords of the building and core funder of The Base activities.

We are seeking a diverse range of applications with a variety of experiences: previous experience as a Trustee is not necessary.

We welcome interest from people with particular expertise in the areas of: Arts, Programming or Community Engagement; Education; and Fundraising. We encourage applications from anyone who identifies with and is excited by the role description.

Additional information

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: 4 meetings per annum (2024 dates scheduled: 9/5/24, 9/7/24 and 7/11/24 – all 9.30am to approx. 11am)

Daytime or evening meetings: Daytime

Closing date for applications: Open ended

Contact details or web link for applicants to find out more:     Vacancies at The Base Greenham

Organisation website: The Base, Greenham (