Sonic Bothy
Sonic Bothy

Charity registered in Scotland SC046050

Sonic Bothy is an inclusive new music ensemble that explores, composes and performs experimental and contemporary music.

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Board Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th January 2022

Come join us! Sonic Bothy is seeking Board Trustees.

About Sonic Bothy

Sonic Bothy is an inclusive music organisation based in Glasgow. Our vision is to create opportunities for disabled musicians to individually create, perform and collaborate in making original new and experimental music. We wish to realise the significant contributions disabled musicians can make to sound, art and music culture, and to celebrate and promote music created by individual artists and mixed ability groups.

We are in a period of expanding organisational capacity to meet our growing remit. We are seeking to expand our board in order to provide a broader range of support to the organisation and to work alongside our existing Trustees.

Skills Sought:

Our new Trustees should have an interest in music / arts / culture and be passionate about participatory and socially-engaged work, recognising the impact that it can have on people’s lives. You do not need to have previous work experience in these areas or have had previous experience on a Board.

We seek individuals with expertise through study and / or work in any of the below and a belief that your skills will contribute to the strong and effective governance and development of a small charity. If you do not fit into one of the criteria below, but feel that you have something to offer Sonic Bothy and would like to join our board or support Sonic Bothy in another way, we’d love to hear from you.

Skills we are looking for:

  • Finance – to take on the role of Treasurer
  • Organisational Development
  • HR
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Policy and Governance
  • Advocacy
  • Social Work / Social Care / Safeguarding
  • Digital

Commitment to the Charity:

The board meets a minimum of four times per year in addition to an AGM in April. At present board meetings are virtual. Board members may also be expected to give some extra time in support of the organisation’s activities, by participating in sub-committees, research etc. Sonic Bothy performs around six times per year (in normal circumstances) and board members are expected to attend a minimum of two performances.

For further information about the organisation please go to our website: sonicbothy.co.uk and for further information about joining our Board please go to sonicbothy.co.uk/gigs-events

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Treasurer

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • At present board meetings are virtual, however we plan for some meetings during the year to return to in person, usually meeting in Glasgow or Edinburgh.
  • Closing 28th August 2022

Sonic Bothy is an inclusive new music organisation. Our vision is to create opportunities for disabled musicians to individually create, perform and collaborate in making original new and experimental music.

We seek ways to collaborate on a truly equal footing within mixed ability ensembles. We wish to realise the significant contributions disabled musicians can make to sound, art and music culture, and to celebrate and promote music created by individual artists and mixed ability groups. More information is available here

We are going through an exciting phase of growth and development, as an organisation and as a board. To support us through this phase we want to recruit a Treasurer to join the board.

The Treasurer Role

The Treasurer helps us to continue to develop good financial governance, maintains an overview of Sonic Bothy’s affairs and confirms that proper financial records and procedures are maintained. The Treasurer has specific responsibilities as a Trustee of Sonic Bothy.

Skills and Experience Required

You will have financial management knowledge and skills and will be able to bring your expertise to this vital role and work alongside existing and future Trustees. You might be an accountant or have financial management skills and knowledge through work in a financial role within a private or public sector organisation, the third sector, or running your own business.

Our new Treasurer should have an interest in music / arts / culture and participatory and socially-engaged work and recognise the impact that it can have on people’s lives. You do not need to have previous experience in these areas or have had previous experience on a Board.

All day to day financial management is completed by Sonic Bothy staff, who work alongside our accountants The Kelvin Partnership.

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Project Manager

  • Part time
  • £27,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow - mixture of remote and in-person working + travel
  • Closing 25th November 2022

Sonic Bothy’s vision is to make opportunities and empower disabled musicians to create, perform and collaborate in the composition of original new and experimental music, and to contribute a significant body of music work to Scottish new music. We seek new ways to collaborate on a truly equal footing within mixed ability ensembles. We wish to realise the significant contributions disabled musicians can make to sound, art and music culture, and to celebrate and promote music created by individual artists and mixed ability groups.

We are seeking a Project Manager to join our small and dynamic team at a time of growth and change for Sonic Bothy. This exciting, hands-on post combines day to day project management and planning with delivery of performance events and workshops, and aspects of project development. Knowledge and experience of music performance events and workshops, community, education and outreach with project management is essential, as is a knowledge and understanding of access for disabled and neurodiverse people in arts and music. A people-centred person who welcomes teamwork and supporting artists and participants to deliver quality experiences will enjoy this role. Someone who enjoys both practical events management on site, as well as desk work will be a good fit for this position.

The post entails a mixture of remote and in-person working, and will involve travel within and out with Glasgow, being routinely present for activities and meetings, as well as overseeing in person the management and delivery of events and performances as projects dictate. The majority of Sonic Bothy’s work takes place at Glasgow City Halls, with a shared working space in Glasgow City Centre which is used when required. This position is a part-time, 4 days per week (0.8FTE), employed post for 1 year with a view to continue. The salary is £27,000 pro rata plus 3% employer contribution to pension.

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