Do you want to play a part in leading one of the North’s favourite outdoor events?
Leeds West Indian Carnival is a charity responsible for delivering Europe’s oldest authentic Caribbean carnival. Established in 1967, the charity is seeking to recruit three new Board members.
Held annually on the last Monday in August every year, Leeds West Indian Carnival presents and showcases the best of Caribbean carnival culture. The Carnival is governed by a Board of Trustees which oversees every aspect of its operations and strategy. Delivery of the annual carnival and other activities is supported by volunteers and freelance specialists.
The Carnival is currently recipient of an annual grant from Leeds City Council and over the past several years has fundraised significant investment from Arts Council England, Leeds BID and Heritage Lottery Fund as well as attracting commercial sponsorship for its annual activities.
We are seeking talented and committed individuals who share our passion for Caribbean Carnival arts and heritage. Specifically, we are interested in recruiting people with one or more of the following skills:
- health and safety and risk assessment
- marketing and communication
If you’d like to join us, please follow this link to a very short Expression of Interest form and one of our trustees will get back to you for an informal chat about how to apply: https://form.jotformeu.com/82904307414352
Closing date for completed applications is Friday 16 November at 1700.
Please note that the recruitment process is managed and administered by Armstrong Cameron on behalf of the Board of Trustees of Leeds West Indian Carnival. Selection decisions will be made by the Board of Trustees.