The Grierson Trust

Various (UK)

Salary: Unpaid

The Grierson Trust seeks two new Trustees to join their board.

For the first time The Grierson Trust is opening up its Trustee recruitment process by seeking applications from all sectors of the factual TV and documentary filmmaking industries. In order to be more representative and inclusive, we are particularly interested in applicants from under-represented groups; those based outside of London; as well as those that have a financial background and can join the board’s finance committee.

The Grierson Trust commemorates the pioneering Scottish documentary filmmaker, JohnGrierson and celebrates the best in factual TV and  documentaries from the UK and around the world with the British Documentary Awards – more fondly known as the Griersons – as well as encouraging new talent through its Grierson DocLab and Grierson DocLab In Focus: Editing and Production Management training and mentoring schemes.

The Grierson Trust is a registered charity operated as a company limited by guarantee and the board of directors of the company are also trustees of the charity.

Trustees serve for a maximum of six years (two three-year terms). Six board meetings are held per year which Trustees are expected to attend. The board is responsible for setting the strategy and policies of The Grierson Trust and guides and supports the Managing Director and her staff.

Trustees are also expected to help with the interviewing of candidates for the Grierson DocLab training schemes and the judging of the annual Grierson Awards.

To apply

If you would like to be considered, please send your CV and a covering email explaining what you would bring to the board by 5.00 pm on Friday, 4 June to; or contact her for further information.

The closing date for this position is 04/06/2021 at 17:00

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