We are looking for a dynamic leader with the vision and skills to develop Shubbak as a responsible, innovative and progressive business to support and enhance our position as a leading champion of contemporary Arab art and culture.

The chair, along with the board, strengthens and creates the context for the executive team to achieve our goals. The chair will offer Shubbak leadership, ensure good governance and the highest standards of organisational, legal and financial management and compliance. The chair will also lead the board and the executive team to ensure that Shubbak has a dynamic fundraising strategy that delivers our objectives.

This is an exciting time to lead Shubbak: 2021 is our 10th anniversary, we will deliver a festival this summer and embark on a new planning cycle in the autumn.

Please download the Recruitment Pack which you can find at the bottom of this page. Interested candidates are invited to contact Eckhard Thiemann, Artistic Director and CEO to discuss the role prior to applying. The deadline for applications is 1st March 2021.

Please apply by submitting your CV and a short covering letter of no more than two pages outlining your suitability for the position and how you align with Shubbak's vision, mission and values.

Download the Recruitment Pack