Non-Executive Directors


Scottish Ballet

Scotland’s National dance company, Scottish Ballet, is recruiting a number of Non-Executive Directors.  

Scottish Ballet is Scotland’s national dance company, based in Glasgow. The company performs regularly on stage across Scotland, throughout the UK and internationally, promoting Scotland’s pioneering spirit far and wide. As well as bold new versions of the classics, ground-breaking commissions, and dance on screen, Scottish Ballet runs extensive community engagement and dance health programmes, fostering wellbeing and encouraging creativity through dance.  

Scottish Ballet’s mission is to ‘Inspire on stage and beyond’. The Company was founded in 1969 as Scotland’s national dance company. In 2019, Scottish Ballet celebrated 50 years of inspiring audiences, with a creative vision crafted by Scotland.  

 Scottish Ballet creates dance that makes a lasting impact, develops ballet as a modern art form, and aims to improve the lives of our communities and future generations through artistic excellence on stage and digital formats, and impactful engagement programmes. The Company is widely recognised and respected for its quality and innovative approach to dance and performance, and for the breadth of associated programmes, engagement activities and pioneering dance health initiatives Scottish Ballet runs.  

 All of this creates a very dynamic, energetic and inclusive environment which contributes to Scottish Ballet’s acknowledged position as a highly respected national and international dance leader. Find out more about Scottish Ballet here. 

The Opportunity

Scottish Ballet’s Non-Executive Directors provide both a challenger and advocacy voice to the Board, providing critique, governance, and skills support as SB moves forward with their ambitious strategy. Scottish Ballet is looking for exceptional people to join their Board as Non-Executive Directors. You will have a passion for the arts and an interest in helping guide, and being closely involved with, the operation of Scotland’s innovative and dynamic national dance company. 

 Your background and skills may include: 

 HR/Corporate Services 

  • Media/PR/reputation management 
  • Chartered Accountant with C-Suite or Board experience 

 The overriding requirement for these roles is to share and advocate the vision and values of Scottish Ballet. The ability to devote sufficient time to the role is also important. 

Further details on the role, the criteria, and other information relating to the appointment are set out in the brochure, which can be downloaded below.   



How to apply

Tell us why you want this role and what you think you could bring to it. Along with this covering letter, we’ll need your CV detailing any relevant skills, qualifications, or experience. You might also wish to include details of two referees (who will only be contacted if you are offered the position). 

Scottish Ballet takes great pride in being an inclusive and diverse organisation. It is particularly keen to further improve the diversity of the Board and really wants to hear from applicants from all communities, ages and backgrounds. Scottish Ballet is committed to continuing to build a diverse organisation that truly reflects the communities within which we live, work and perform. 

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How to Apply?

For more information, or an informal initial discussion, please contact Kirsten Hendry on 0131 539 7087.

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Non-Executive Directors

Scottish Ballet

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