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As the UK's leading contemporary circus company we are responsible for some of the most exciting and innovative work around today.

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Job Opportunity:


We are looking for three to five new Trustees.

If you would like to play a crucial role in shaping the future of the UK’s largest contemporary circus company we would love to hear from you.
Join us!

NoFit State is a critically acclaimed contemporary circus company rooted in Wales and with an international focus.

The company’s annual touring programme includes professional productions at all scales; from open air and site specific performances to Big Top touring.

Our Community Programme is co-created with our hyper local and extremely diverse communities.
The programme includes a wide range of creative learning and public performance projects and involves hundreds of local people each year.


We want to hear from you whether this would be your first Trustee role or whether you already have experience of being on a Board. You don’t have to have been a Trustee before to apply and we will support you with training and mentoring if needed.

As a Trustee you will be responsible for:
Making sure that NoFit State delivers on its purpose and vision and agree the long-term strategy to achieve this.
Ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, and all other relevant legislation or regulation.
Ensure effective governance, including having relevant policies and procedures in place.
Actively contributing to Board discussions to define strategic direction, defining goals, and reviewing performance.

The company has an able and committed Board, an excellent and hard-working core team and an exciting and challenging period of development ahead.

Working hours & Salary: The post of Trustee is a part-time, unpaid, non-executive appointment.


How to apply: Please apply by email to [email protected] 

Written document
A copy of your CV and a short written explanation of why you would like to join the Board and the skills you would bring to the role.

Video file
The same content in a video format (recording on your phone would be fine), and email the files(s).

Audio file
The same content via a sound file (recording on your phone would be fine), and email the files(s). 


Deadline: 10am, Monday 31 October 2022

Interviews will take place via zoom in weeks commencing 7 and 14 November 2022
Our Annual General Meeting where new Trustees are elected onto the Board takes place in late November.


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments during the application or recruitment process and we’ll be happy to support you.  You can contact [email protected] 

NoFit State is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Disabled, D/deaf and neurodiverse people, those from Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse backgrounds and people under 30 are currently under-represented in our team so we particularly encourage applications from people in these groups.

job description (PDF)


equal opportunities monitoring form (online)


equal opportunities monitoring form (word doc)