Seeking Chair of Board

16 April 2020

Deptford X is recruiting a new Chair of the board of trustees

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Deptford X is looking for a new Chair to work with the board of trustees and the executive team to ensure good governance and help steer and develop it’s vision as a leading community arts organisation. 

This exciting opportunity is ideally suited to someone passionate about the visual arts, coupled with knowledge and engagement with Deptford, an area long associated with a vibrant arts community. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and knowledgeable about community and contemporary arts and keen to work with a talented team to produce an ambitious annual art festival and commission new artistic projects across the borough. 

Deptford X is London’s longest running contemporary visual arts festival, launched in 1998 as a free, annual, artist-led festival based in and around Deptford, South East London.

Now in its third decade, the festival has reinforced its aim to nurture the creativity on its doorstep through increasing opportunities to take part and presenting challenging and exciting art alongside some of the most creative talent living and working in the area.

The role does not require previous experience as a Chair or a Charity Trustee. You will need to be able to demonstrate appropriate skills and experience to benefit the organisation.


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How to Apply


Please send a CV and expression of interest letter to with the heading ‘Chair of Trustees’


The deadline for expressions of interest is 10am on Wednesday 8 July 2020


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