Opportunity

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Roco is seeking new Board Members to join us at this exciting time. Now in our 3rd year of trading we are becoming a well recognised social enterprise and creative hub supporting the growth and development of the creative industries in Sheffield.

Our cities creative industries are going from strength to strength and we are focused on making inclusive and dynamic spaces for creative talent and businesses to base themselves and to thrive in. We are building programs of activity to help sustain and grow the sector and to connect with opportunities locally, across Europe and beyond.

Having successfully completed the new build works of our cafe bar Brood and renovations of our 7 listed terrace buildings over the last 2 years, we have created workspace, meeting and event space, retail space and galleries; and we are now looking to build on our solid foundations to bring new value to Roco, the sector and the city.

We are seeking to recruit people from a range of sectors with some of the following qualities and skills:

Fundraising and bid writing
Hospitality and retail
Experience of Board governance
Community development
Understanding of UK’s creative economy policy
Knowledge of Sheffield’s creative communities/businesses and some understanding of the purpose and work of Roco

Roco Board posts are voluntary and in return we offer the opportunity to work with a dedicated and dynamic team of creative business people with a track record of delivering high quality outcomes, with the ambition to build innovative programs and exciting impactful projects.

If you feel you have the passion and the skills to help us deliver on our goals and to help shape the future of the organisation please contact Andrea Burns on weare@theroco.org