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28th February 2020 Matt Ecclestone

Chair of the Board of Directors — The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society are seeking to appoint a new Chair of the Board of Directors.

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society is both a registered charity and a registered company and benefits from the strategic leadership of a board compromising of up to 17 individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, three quarters of whom are elected from the Society’s membership.

This represents a unique opportunity for an exceptional individual to guide the organisation that supports the world’s greatest platform for freedom of expression. The Fringe Society is committed to ensuring the Fringe is open, accessible, diverse, equitable, inclusive and affordable for everyone. We are encouraging people from all backgrounds to apply as we really want the Fringe Society – and the Fringe – to reflect these values.

Informal conversations with the Chief Executive and outgoing Chair will be available for interested candidates.

Applicants should submit a CV and a two-page covering letter to, outlining their interest in the role and the suitability of their experience. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in May 2020.

Deadline for applications: 1 May 2020

For further information and the recruitment pack, visit The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society website.


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