Become a Trustee

Movema are currently looking to appoint passionate and dynamic trustees to help our diverse charity navigate an exciting new chapter.

About the role

Movema’s Board of Trustees (the Board) is legally responsible for ensuring that the organisation achieves its mission. The role of trustees on the Board is to ensure the organisation has a clear vision, values, and strategic direction, and is focused on achieving these. 

We are seeking interest from candidates with a commitment to and interest in our core purpose and we welcome approaches from those considering their first trustee/ director role as well as experienced non-executives. 

We welcome applications from individuals with skills in all areas of the arts and business sectors. Experience of the areas outlined below would be particularly welcome to add to our collective skillset;

  • Finance
  • The Arts and Creative Industries 
  • Community Dance 
  • Bristol and South West area
Time Commitment 

Trustees are expected to attend the quarterly Board Meetings and one full away-day per year. In addition, you may be invited to serve on one of our task-specific sub-groups as required. Attendance at the company’s events and launches is also required. 

This is a three-year appointment which is unremunerated but with reasonable travel expenses covered. 

About us

Movema are an award-winning community dance company, established in 2008 and awarded Charitable status in December 2021. We create inclusive artistic and participatory world dance work to celebrate diversity, tackle inequalities, support healing & unite communities. 

We work in partnership across the North West and South West to strengthen the dance ecology, especially in the area of cultural diversity and representation.

The next period will be focused on rejuvenating our artistic community work post COVID, investing in our workforce, reconnecting with communities & collaborating with them on ambitious artistic work including national touring.

To find out more 

Join us on Zoom on Thursday 17th February 5:30– 7pm to meet members of the team and trustees to learn more about our work and the role of a trustee.
Please email for the Zoom link. 

Or please contact to discuss the role informally.

How to Apply 

Please send the following to

  • CV
  • Covering letter (2 pages max.) saying why you’re interested in the position 
  • Please completed the online Equal Opportunities Monitoring form: Google Form

For further information view /download our Trustee Recruitment Pack:

Closing Date

Midnight, Sunday 27th February 2022.