The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for a new Chair to lead the Board of Trustees

18 December 2020

An unparalleled celebration of the performing arts, Edinburgh International Festival is an annual meeting point for people of all nations and the world’s leading festival of its kind, presenting a programme of the finest performers and ensembles from dance, opera, music and theatre. 

The festival is seeking a new Chair to lead the Board of Trustees, and they are inviting applications from individuals with the commitment, experience and attributes to lead their organisation. They are actively encouraging and welcoming applications from people of all backgrounds and experiences with a proven and impressive track record of strategic leadership in the creative industries, business or a major charitable institution. This is a voluntary, unremunerated role.

 Edinburgh International Festival has a committed Board with membership drawn from across many industries and public life, an excellent and hardworking Executive Team, a strong financial position and a Festival committed to its city and with a global reputation.

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The closing date for applications is 11 January 2021.