Be United Request

Organisation Description

At Be United, our mission is to advocate, nurture and champion Black people working in the performing arts, screen and event sectors in Scotland. Why? We believe our sectors are richer when all people represented and included. We have been serving our community for 10 years and are dedicated to to contributing to a more inspired, united and enriched world.

Our values of excellence, equity and empowerment inform our team, our culture and our ways of working.

Since 2014, we have held 38 events and 19 programmes attracting audiences of 27,273. Our employability & development programmes have supported 16 young people and 70+ Black creatives across all 16 recognised creative industries in Scotland.
We have supported 50+ Emerging Artists and employed 409 creatives.

Our work in the screen sector has seen us cast 500 people for Amazon Prime series Anansi Boys, generating over £180,000 of income into the Black community.

What are they looking for?

We are looking for a Treasurer to join our board and maintain financial oversight of our charity and trading company. We have monthly meeting which last 1.5 hours, with some work (up to 5 hours max per month) in between. Our Executive Director does all the book keeping and our accountants prepare monthly management accounts and annual reports. The treasurer must maintain oversight of all financial reporting and provide guidance and support to the Executive Director.
We are looking for someone with skills and experience in charity or commercial accounting, someone who can thinking strategically, monitor finances and provide the financial experience and oversight to the organisation and board.
Job Advert and Treasurer Pack can be found