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DCMS invites applications for next Chair of Arts Council England

The Department for Culture Media and Sport have launched the recruitment campaign for the new Chair of Arts Council England. The deadline for applications is 29 March 2016.

About the role

You will have a genuine passion for the arts, museums and libraries. You should be able to lead Arts Council England inspirationally and to advocate and communicate its role and objectives with energy and commitment. Strong media and communications skills are key.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a keen appreciation of the need to create the conditions for excellent art and culture to flourish and for more people to experience and appreciate the work of these sectors. They will also understand the importance of cultural education for children and young people.

They will understand the important role that arts and culture play in the creative economy, in tourism and in well-being. They should also be committed to championing diversity and ensuring that the benefits of arts and culture are available to the widest range of people.

More information

Download useful documents including the application pack

Read the announcement about our current Chair, Sir Peter Bazalgette, stepping down


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