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Call out for

Chair of Board

Posted: 18 April 2023

Updated: 05 June 2023

Eliot Smith Dance (ESD) has recently recruited four Directors on its Board and we are now seeking to appoint a Chair to work alongside Directors and our Founder and Creative Director, Eliot Smith, to help lead ESD through the next stages of ESD’s ambitious and exciting development.

How to apply:
Please download the Chair Recruitment Pack. If you’d like an informal chat about the Chair role, please contact us to arrange a time via:


Application Process:

To start the conversation, we are asking you to send us an expression of interest. You can send us a letter of no more than two pages with a CV; you are also welcome to send a video or audio of no more than 5 minutes (preferred format MP4).

Please make sure you tell us:

- Why you would like to be the Chair.

- What you think you would bring to the Company and how your skills could support the Board and Creative Director in achieving its vision.

- A bit about yourself; the work you do and your previous experience.

You need to send your expression of interest to by Midday on 31 July 2023 and complete the online Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Please mark your email as confidential and include ‘Chair Application’ in the subject line.

We are planning to interview from August 2023 onwards, when you contact us, please let us know dates you are not available.

We want everyone who believes they can contribute to the ESD Board to feel welcome to apply. It is our responsibility to make the application process accessible, and to give you the information you need to decide whether you might be suitable. If you require the pack or any further information in a different format, or have questions before you apply, please get in touch with

Please contact us if you require alternative formats at

Fill in the online Equality Opportunities Form

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