DanceEast seeks Chair of the Board

Closing Date: 8 March 2021


Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

Remuneration: Voluntary


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After ten years serving on the Board of DanceEast and six years as Chair, Anthony Hilton has decided that the time is right for him to step down. DanceEast is therefore seeking a skilled leader with experience of operating at a senior strategic leadership level within an organisation, company or public body.

You will provide strategic leadership to DanceEast and hold the Board and Executive Team to account for the DanceEast’s vision and mission; and ensure that the organisation operates within its charitable objectives.

Further information can be found in the Recruitment Pack.

DanceEast recognise the value of having a diverse workforce and is actively seeking to broaden the range of people represented in our workforce. We therefore welcome applications from candidates from a wide range of ages, backgrounds and lifestyles.

To apply please send a letter outlining your interest in joining the DanceEast Board and the specific skills and experience you have that are relevant to the role of Chair, along with your current CV. Ideally these should be submitted by email to or sent by post to Bill Armitage, Head of Operations & Resources, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich IP4 1DW, marked “Private and Confidential”.

The deadline for applications is Monday 8 March 2021.