Join the LondonFuse Board of Directors!

LondonFuse is currently seeking community-minded individuals to volunteer and join our Board for a two year term. Application deadline: July 20, 2018.

WHO WE ARE

LondonFuse New Media Collective (LondonFuse) is a registered not-for-profit organization that promotes art, lifestyle and culture in London, Ontario and beyond. We create experiences and content by documenting events, artists, history, and business while advocating for community by providing a fun and inclusive platform for readers like you.

We are made up of a collaborative team of staff members, board of directors, co-op students, and volunteers. LondonFuse has seen many contributing members come and go…and many times come back again. All of our projects and events are truly a community endeavour, which makes what we do so exciting and rewarding.

WHAT LONDONFUSE DOES

Our content is created by a team of volunteers from London who want to document and spread the word about London’s unique culture and arts scene.

LondonFuse has two main mediums intended to promote community engagement:

1. Our publications: LondonFuse.ca is our online publication and Short Fuse is our print publication.

2. Our Contributor Program fuels our publications and provides experience for emerging talents and allows volunteer contributors to hone their skills of content creation.

We are always looking for ways to grow our content and reach more groups that are pushing the boundaries of what’s exciting, what events are happening and the latest new thing that we can become obsessed with.

THE BOARD

We’re currently seeking community-minded individuals to join our Board for a two year term.  

All Londoners are welcome to indicate their interest, or nominate others they feel might be appropriate. If you or your nominee has any experience in fundraising, that would be an added bonus.

The LondonFuse Board of Directors is a working board, overseeing the fiscal responsibility and strategic vision of the organization. Our vision is a sustainable LondonFuse that enables our stakeholders to have an impact on our community and our core team values are Inspiration, Transparency, and Positivity.

The commitment of a LondonFuse Board member is typically 8-10 hours per month, including  two hours preparation for meetings, with one mandatory Board Meeting each month (except for August and December) and voluntary committee meetings.

Duties include:

  • Promote LondonFuse and represent the brand
  • Attend monthly Board Meetings and Committee Meetings prepared
  • Participate as a decision-making Board Director
  • Create and take initiative on projects
  • Be active in fundraising and sales processes
  • Collaborate with partners
  • Participate in contributor programming and content
  • Grow your professional and interpersonal skills
  • Be inspired, transparent, and positive

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

We’d love for you to express your interest in any way that feels most natural to you.

Your expression of interest could include:

  1. Your current (if any) involvement with LondonFuse or other community organizations
  2. Your interests and passion in the work being done (or that can be done) in London’s arts and culture community
  3. Your relevant skills and expertise
  4. Any prior experience that is relevant to the role
  5. Any unique perspectives, viewpoints, or experiences that you may have
  6. Anything else that will help us get to know you better

Feel free to submit your expression of interest in any format you like, for example via email to info@londonfuse.ca. Accommodations will be made for those candidates requiring additional accessible methods.

Once we’ve received your expressions of interest, they will be reviewed by a committee made up of current board members. We commit to being transparent through the process.

Thank you for your interest. If you’d like to learn more about the Board and our work, feel free to reach out.

LondonFuse strives to foster a welcoming environment for all members of the London community, without regard to race, gender, age, colour, national origin, ethnic background, socioeconomic status, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

LondonFuse is funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation and additional (past and present) funders include Canada Summer Jobs, London Heritage Council, The City of London and the Ministry of Advanced Educational and Skills Development.

Application deadline: July 20, 2018

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