We’re Hiring!

Role: First Light Festival C.I.C Director.

Salary:  Voluntary with ability to claim reasonable expenses.

Responsible for: Oversight of First Light Festival C.I.C’s strategic objectives, with particular specialism in finance.

Working with: Board of Directors/ Finance Manager.

Location: We are based in Lowestoft, Suffolk. We expect this role to work remotely.


About the role

First Light Festival C.I.C is seeking to appoint a talented and enterprising Director to complement and strengthen the existing skills and experience of our committed Board of Directors.

First Light Festival C.I.C Directors provide collective governance leadership of the organisation in support of it’s community interest objectives. Directors play a key role in setting the strategic direction of the organisation and development of policies, strategies, business and operational plans, ensuring they are efficiently delivered and that resources are used appropriately.

This particular role encompasses oversight of the financial aspects of our business plan. We are looking for someone who can bring their experience, expertise and innovative thinking to the development and delivery of the organisation’s financial strategy, including oversight and improvement of financial performance, operations, systems and compliance.

First Light Festival C.I.C Directors are also expected to be ambassadors for the organisation, using their own networks to broker strategic partnerships, projects and plans to help realise our ambitions and make a real difference to Lowestoft.

First Light Festival C.I.C Directors meet quarterly. There may also be occasions where you will be asked to represent the organisation at appropriate events

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How to apply

Informal chat – if you are thinking of applying and would like to discuss anything with us in advance, please get in touch for an informal chat with Genevieve Christie genevieve@firstlightlowestoft.com

Application form – please send your CV and a short statement in written, audio or video file format to explain your interest in the role to Genevieve Christie genevieve@firstlightlowestoft.com

Interviews – Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a formal interview – we will communicate full details of this in advance.


Applications must be received by 10am Wednesday 8th December 2021

Interviews to be held week commencing Monday 13th December 2021