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We are looking for a dynamic Chair with previous board or committee experience, to help steer us towards our 5-year goals. They will work alongside the Board to support Hearts & Minds key-staff to continue to raise the profile of the organisation whilst ensuring that an effective fundraising strategy and correct financial safeguards are on place to support the charity’s work. Aside from the ability to effectively chair the Board meetings, we are looking for someone to be a real Ambassador for the company with a proven interest in the sector we work in: an effective networker, strategic thinker and clear communicator.

In addition to providing your skills, all members of the board must be highly committed to the cause of the organisation and share the same vision in order to take the organisation forward.

If you are interested, please send a letter (outlining your skills and interest in our work) and your CV to:

Michelle Armstrong, CEO, Lower Ground,

4 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2DP

Tel 0131 229 4037

Email michelle@heartsminds.org.uk

Read the Outline of the Role

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 15th February 2019

We are not currently recruiting new Hearts & Minds practitioners.

Hearts & Minds look for clown artists who ideally have:

A minimum 1 year of experience and training in theatrical clown

Worked in an interdisciplinary setting before

Minimum 2 years professional training in performance (ie theatre, dance, circus, improvisation, movement, vocal, music).

Experience performing 'in nose' in the public (at festivals, busking, in circus, in cabarets or theatrical clown shows).

A passion for and understanding of clowning as an artform.

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