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We are Looking for a Co-Chair

Our current Co-Chair, John Mowbray OBE, will be standing down in spring 2020 after successfully leading the North East Culture Partnership since its inception in 2013, and we are now seeking to appoint a new Co-Chair who will work alongside Councillor Simon Henig to guide the North East Culture Partnership through its next phase of development. 

We are looking for a Co-Chair who can bring exceptional skills, expertise and networks to the work of NECP. We are especially keen to

  • Appoint a person who has a clear vision for how the North East Culture Partnership can develop its profile both regionally and nationally
  • Encourage regional partners to engage with our Case for Culture
  • Achieve a greater balance and cultural diversity on the Board, especially in terms of gender, ethnicity, disability and age
  • Connect with the region at a strategic level and to promote the North East on the national / international stage.
  • Contribute their leadership experience to guide the work of the NECP Board

Applicants should provide:

  • A letter of no more than 2 pages setting out their interest in the role and how they meet the person specification
  • A current CV of no more than 3 pages
  • A completed equality monitoring form (NB: this will not be used to assess applications.)

These should be sent by email to by 5th January 2020.

Download Co-Chair Recruitment Pack – please read before applying

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