Stellar Quines are recruiting for new Board Members

NEW 12 month fixed period board pioneer position
Deadline: 4th August 2017 at 17:00

Stellar Quines is seeking a pioneer to join their board of directors for a fixed 12 month term starting in September 2017. This position provides an opportunity to volunteer for a charity in a unique way, whilst gaining an insight into how theatre companies are governed! We are committed to representing a diversity of voices on our board. For this new role the company is welcoming applications from 18–30 year olds, who have little or no experience of sitting on a Board.

Interested? Download the YOUNG PIONEER DESCRIPTION then get in touch! e-mail with the title: “Board Pioneer – Expression of Interest” on or before 4th August 2017 with the following details:
• Full Name, Address, Phone Number and Occupation.
• A brief note on why you’re interested and what relevant skills you could bring
(500 words max).

No qualifications are needed, other than a commitment to the aims of the company.
If you would like to have an informal chat with us please contact Lisa Sangster (Vice
Chair) at

Deadline: 4th August 2017 at 17:00

Stellar Quines are looking for enthusiastic and committed Trustees to help shape our strategic direction and oversee the delivery of our business plan priorities.

We are seeking Board Members with:

  • An understanding of and interest in the aims and objectives of Stellar Quines
  • Understanding of and/or passion for theatre and the wider artistic and cultural landscape.
  • Calm and confident with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Interest in gender and gender inequality
  • Ability to make rational, realistic and sound decisions based on consideration of all the facts and information available
  • Willingness to contribute relevant professional experience to the work of the Board

We are particularly keen to recruit people who could bring knowledge and expertise to the Board in the following areas:

  • HR and/or Solicitor dealing in employment law
  • Fundraising and development
  • Education, Creative Learning and Arts Participation
  • Experience as Company Secretary


APPLICATION PROCESS To apply please send the following documents to by 4th August 2017 at 17:00.

  • A current CV (max 2 pages)
  • Accompanying statement describing why you are interested in the role and how you meet the criteria provided above. (max 750 words)

Alternatively these documents can be posted to Lisa Sangster, Vice Chair of the Board, Stellar Quines Theatre Co, 30b Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AX.

If you would like to have an informal chat about joining Stellar Quines Board please contact Lisa Sangster (Vice Chair) via email at

Timeline for appointments:
Deadline for applications – 4th August
Panel Sift – week commencing 14th
August Informal meetings with shortlisted candidates – week commencing 28th August
Announcement – September 2017