Career Opportunities

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Music at Paxton Website

Scottish Borders


Applications close on 29 February 2024 at 17:00


Music at Paxton seeks to appoint a new Chair of Trustees.

Key attributes:
• A passion for the Arts;
• Ability to think strategically to help the Festival grow sustainably;
• Willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team;
• Commitment to equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion;
• Strong personal skills and the ability to bring out the best in people.

Applications are welcomed from across the UK, but we would be particularly interested to hear from those with connections to the Scottish Borders and/or Northumberland. Whilst prior governance and leadership experience would be an advantage, this is not a requirement.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact General Manager Elizabeth Macdonald: 07719 702 265

To apply, please submit a statement of interest and a brief biography detailing relevant experience (no more than two sides of A4) to

If you are unable to apply by email, please contact us to discuss other options.

The deadline for applications is Thursday 29 February 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview from Thursday 21 March 2024.

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