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NRTF seeks New Chair

The National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) is a unique charity committed to driving new initiatives and widening audience access and engagement in the rural touring arts sector nationally.

Following nine years of outstanding stewardship the current Chair is stepping down and we are now seeking a new Chair to complement and strengthen our existing board and offer exceptional leadership, acting as a spokesperson and board chair, jointly steering the organisation through an exciting time of new projects and continued growth.

We are seeking an experienced outward facing professional with excellent communication skills and a passion for the arts in a rural and community context to lead this wide ranging membership organisation, harnessing the collective skills of our dynamic board.

As an equal opportunities and equal access organisation we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, race, religion, sexual orientation, pregnancy or marital status.

The National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) is a registered charity, a limited company and receives funding as an Arts Council England national portfolio organisation. Governed by its members through a voluntary board of management, the NRTF works strategically with a range of partners to develop a national programme that delivers high quality artistic work and cultural experiences.

To apply please download this full role pack and apply using the application form. Available here.

 Introduction, Job Description and Person Specification  Context Document  Application Form

For more information on the company as well as current and past projects, please see and

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact: David Porter, Company Secretary by email

Deadline for applications: Monday 6th March 2017 at noon.

All applications will receive an acknowledgment by email. If you don’t receive one, please check your SPAM folder and / or contact us.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by the end of March.

Interviews: date to be arranged

Please apply using the application form provided and send to using the subject NRTF board chair application “Your Name”.