Chair of the Board of Trustees

We are looking to appoint an experienced, dynamic, inclusive and visionary Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Spitalfields Music is well-positioned to implement Arts Council England’s Let’s Create strategy over the next decade, with a strong commitment to diversity evident not only in its artistic endeavours but also in the diverse expertise and backgrounds of its trustees, leadership and staff. The organisation prides itself on drawing talent from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

The incoming Chair of Spitalfields Music will be a values driven individual who is excited to hit the ground running. Playing a crucial role in upholding the organisation’s mission, vision and values, they will hold the Board and Senior Leadership Team accountable for achieving objectives, providing inclusive leadership and ensuring effective governance. Collaborating closely with the Chief Executive, the Chair will foster unity within the Board, working alongside the management team to accomplish our ambitious goals.

Please see the Recruitment Pack for more details.

We are accepting applications until Thursday 20th June at 5pm . If you have any questions, or would like an informal chat about the role before applying, please contact our CEO, Sarah Gee

Equal Opportunities form available here


Fundraising Manager

Spitalfields Music seeks an experienced Fundraising Manager to work closely with the Chief Executive and Board of Trustees to implement a newly-developed fundraising strategy for the charity. The postholder will play a key role in raising c.£300K per year, primarily from charitable trusts & foundations by writing applications from ranging from £1K-£15K to support the delivery of our work in and around East London. You will also be responsible for the delivery of fundraising campaigns, such as The Big Give, which we aim to run a couple of times each year.

You will liaise with the Chief Operating Officer to agree fundraising targets and monitor income throughout the year; actively research and identify new fundraising prospects; and seek opportunities for income generation and growth to help sustain the organisation’s long-term future. Spitalfields Music has a long history relationships with a number of charitable trusts and individuals, as well as being an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.

Please see the Recruitment Pack for more details.
Applications should be submitted by 12 noon on Monday 17th June 2024 to ku.gro.cisumsdleiflatips@tnemtiurcer alongside a completed Equal Opportunities form which can be found here. This form will be separated from your application and used only for monitoring purposes.