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Chair of Trustees

Closing date: Friday 21 July 

Arvon’s current Chair, Alistair Burtenshaw, will step down later this year. The Board of Trustees would like to appoint his successor and is looking for someone who will take the charity forward in its growth and development. This is an exciting time to be leading the Board at Arvon. We have recently opened a successful new offer, the Clockhouse Writers Retreat in Shropshire, and we are in the throes of planning for Arvon’s 50th anniversary next year.

We are looking for someone who will bring leadership, vision and strategic thinking together with a passionate commitment to the charity’s mission, an inclusive style of chairing and the ability to act as an ambassador and advocate for Arvon. You will have good business and financial experience, an understanding of and enthusiasm for the arts and/or education worlds and an appreciation of the importance of fundraising to the charity.

This is a great opportunity for you to put your considerable skills to use and play an important role in the future of Arvon. The position is voluntary and the time commitment is in the region of three days a month. To find out more about the role, please download the Information Pack via the links below or call Jocelyn Ridley of JMR Consultants on 07976 395688. To learn more about Arvon, go to

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter of no more than 400 words to Closing date: Friday 21 July 2017

Chair Information Pack June 2017 Word

Chair Information Pack June 2017 PDF


Temporary Development Administrator

We are looking for a Temporary Development Administrator to contribute to the development of Arvon’s income streams from individual giving, and to offer general administrative support to the Development Officer.

SALARY: £15,750 p.a. (pro rata equivalent to £26,250 p.a. FTE)
HOURS: Three days per week, based on 22.5 hours each week
DURATION: Two months (August-September) with possibility of an extension

Temporary Development Administrator job pack



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