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The Poetry Archive is seeking a Trustee to undertake the role of Treasurer. The Poetry Archive produces and preserves recordings of Poets reading their work in their own voice, making them freely available to the public via our website:

The Treasurer is a Trustee with the specific role to assist the Board to carry out their financial responsibilities. Key activities involve working with the organisation's Chair and Director to:

  • present financial reports to the Board and help them understand the charity's financial position
  • advise the board on how to carry out its financial responsibilities with the support of the Finance Sub-Committee
  • liaise with professional advisors as necessary to support the Board and the Director
  • oversee the preparation and scrutiny of our annual accounts., which undergo an annual Audit

The Poetry Archive is an internationally renowned Arts organisation and we are seeking someone who is happy and interested to represent us at events. If you are interested in this role please write or email us at the addresses below and tell us of your experience and why you would like to be our next Treasurer. Our current Treasurer would be happy to discuss the role informally before application.

Please contact our Director, Tracey Guiry at, or write to Poetry Archive, Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street, Exeter, EX4 3LS.

Deadline: March 4th 2019.