CHAIR POSITION

granton:hub are looking for a new Chair to lead our Board of Trustees

granton:hub is a friendly arts and community hub in North Edinburgh where people can meet, participate, learn, create and enjoy a range of great activities. granton:hub is a registered Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SC046708) with a base in the beautiful and historic Madelvic House, a space that’s closely linked with Granton’s rich industrial heritage.  We have rooms and exhibition space available to hire where we offer a range of workshops and host a community pantry, have a growing archive of materials and objects connected to the history of the local area, and have a community garden that’s open for all to visit and enjoy.

For the purpose of our ongoing re-structure, we are now seeking to fulfil the role of a new Chair for our Charity.  The Chair will provide leadership to the charity and its Board, ensuring that the Charity has maximum impact for its beneficiaries and operates within its charitable objectives and provides a clear strategic direction for the Charity. 

Skills/Interests

We welcome applicants with experience of Business Management/ Development and/or Voluntary Sector. Interest in the areas of our subgroups, History, Gardening, Art, Green/Eco would be a definite bonus. However, we will consider candidates from a different background if we feel it could be a good “fit” for the Charity.

How​ ​to​ ​Apply: 

If you feel you have the skills, experience and time to commit to this important role, please send a cover letter outlining why you are suitable and your CV to secretary@grantonhub.org.

At granton:hub we value inclusion and diversity. If you like to apply anonymously to remove bias from the recruitment process then you can do so though our advert on Charity Jobs here.

If you have any questions about the role please feel free to get in touch by emailing Simona at secretary@grantonhub.org.

View the role advert on Reach Volunteering and Volunteer Edinburgh.

Application deadline: 5pm 30th June 2021 (newly extended).

Location: We are based in Edinburgh but we will discuss the potential of remote working with the suitable candidate.


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Don’t see an opportunity advertised but feel you have useful skills and a complimentary ethos for granton:hub? Don’t hesitate to get in touch and discuss with us what you can bring. Email us at secretary@grantonhub.org.

Updated June 8th 2021.