Independent Arts Projects (IAP) are now seeking the following role(s):

  • Trustees (approx. 5 days per year, 3 year term)
    Deadline for applications: 12pm, Thursday 1st February 2024

Job packs are available below in PDF format, audio format and as videos . If you would like to access this information in another format, please email us. We’ve included a large print version already. We’re more than happy to add further versions upon request.

You can book a 15-minute 1-to-1 Zoom session for a pre-application conversation with the Executive Producer about the role. Let us know what times work for you between 12-5pm on Monday 15th & Tuesday 16th January.

Alternatively, you can send your questions by email to and someone will get back to you within a day or two. 

Trustees – up to 3 positions available
Deadline: 12pm, Thursday 1st February 2024
Interviews: Friday 9th February (Zoom/Edinburgh)
To apply: Please read the job pack below for details.
Queries: email

Who we are looking for… 

It is important that our Board is made up of people with a range of experiences, skills and backgrounds to help us to shape, support and realise our purpose and aims.

We are seeking people who:

  • Have enthusiasm for Independent Arts Projects purpose and programme
  • Are passionate about the impact and power of the arts and creativity
  • Can bring sound, independent judgement, acting as a critical friend
  • Have an understanding of governance (though training can be provided)
  • Enjoy working collaboratively
  • Can advocate for IAP and champion the company’s work

We welcome applications from individuals from a variety of experiences and backgrounds, including but not limited to people who bring experience in:

  • Communications
  • Finance
  • Fundraising
  • Safeguarding
  • Or something else

Please note: we particularly encourage applications from individuals who are historically under- represented on boards due to age, disability, ethnicity, faith or belief, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, education, socio-economic background, or those with caring responsibilities.

Job Information Packs

Once you’ve submitted your application, please complete our Equalities Monitoring Form. You do not have to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form. However, it is a useful tool for helping us to monitor the effectiveness of our recruitment process. In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, the information you have provided will only be used for the purpose of equality monitoring.

IAP gratefully acknowledges support from Creative Scotland.

A note for all applications: you should receive an auto reply when you send in your application to us. If you don’t receive this, try again or check with us within a day or two (and ideally before deadline) to make sure we’ve received your application. You won’t be penalised for sending your application a second time or checking in that it’s been received.

Top image: Team photo from August 2023 – a mix of Trustees and Staff, incl. Nina Doherty, Niroshini Thambar, Lou Brodie, Ayo Schwartz, Leigh Mullin, Hannah Roberts, Natasha Lee-Walsh, Fi Fraser & Michelle Rolfe.