Bristol Spaceworks’ mission is to promote, encourage and assist the development and growth of entrepreneurial activities in the economically deprived areas of Bristol. This is achieved via providing affordable, flexible and professionally managed workspaces.
Bristol Spaceworks is a not for profit social enterprise founded in 1985, which reinvests its income into promoting its social aims of improving the economic wealth and vitality of disadvantaged communities through supporting enterprise.
What the Role Involves
As part of the Board, you will be supporting Bristol Spaceworks in providing strategic guidance and advice to the senior staff. The Directors are all instrumental in helping the business to achieve its objectives and in ensuring it remains a profitable business and fulfils its broader aim of helping job growth in the local economy.
The Director's duties include:
What the Bristol Spaceworks is Looking For
We are looking for enthusiastic, hands-on people to join our team of eight Directors.
Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, charitable, or the non-profit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.
Directors are required to attend Board meetings every 2 months. July’s board meeting is preceded by the AGM on the same evening.
The Difference that You Can Make
We are particularly looking for individuals with any of the following skills and experience:
The current Board of Directors is a dedicated team and has a founding member of the business from when it was started in 1985, who currently serves as Chairman.
After a period of steady growth, the business acquired its fifth location in 2017 and is looking to take on other sites and serve the needs of the local economy and the entrepreneurs who grow it.