Having recently received an Arts Council England Project Grant and Culture Recovery Funding for upcoming activity and development, it’s a very exciting time to join our Board of Trustees. We are looking for a variety of individuals from different backgrounds, with different experiences, skills and interests to bring to the company and help shape and inform our work. Specific skills needed for this recruitment period in particular are:

•Finance: qualified accountant or equivalent level of knowledge with charity finance experience

•Learning and Participation: strategic knowledge of formal and/or informal arts learning and arts participation

•Producing: Arts Council England and sector knowledge, international touring

•Marketing: ideally with experience in campaigning, PR, digital marketing and engaging audiences with live performance

•Fundraising: preferably within the arts sector and / or well networked to help support the specific development activity of the company



How To Apply

Expressions of interest should be made by email to [email protected], highlighting (in 500 words maximum, or a 5 minute maximum-length video or audio file) what skills and attributes you can bring to the role of Trustee and your reasons for wishing to join our board. If you have experience of a similar position previously, please demonstrate this in your application. If you haven’t, that is also fine. We offer training to all Trustees.

Deadline: Please submit expressions of interest by Friday 2nd July, 12pm.

This pack (CLICK HERE) contains further information about Told by an Idiot, what we do and what being a Trustee for Told by an Idiot involves. It also contains more detailed information about the application process.

For any more information and / or an informal conversation, please contact Executive Director Jenni Grainger: [email protected] / 02074074123


We value the positive impact that difference has on our company and are particularly interested in hearing from people who identify as D/deaf and/or disabled, those from low socio-economic backgrounds, people of African or Caribbean heritage, South Asian heritage, East Asian heritage, West Asian heritage, Central Asian heritage, South East Asian heritage, East Asian and South East Asian heritage and people of Middle East and North African heritage* and those who have experienced racism. By the term ‘those who have experience racism’, we are referring to individuals who have experienced discrimination based on the colour of their skin, race and / or their culture.

*#BAMEOver – A Statement for the UK, Sept 2020