MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Be part of one of the leading modern craft societies in the UK
The Society of Designer Craftsmen was founded by Walter Crane and William Morris and is proud to have some of the most innovative, talented and skilled craftspeople in the country as members. We promote and support the work of designer-makers working across craft disciplines including Ceramics, Wood, Metal, Glass and Textiles, through exhibitions, workshops and mentoring. A registered charity, the SDC is run by a dedicated Council of craft professionals – all volunteers. Our president is Sir Christopher Frayling.
Our objectives are to:
• Foster public understanding of craft by encouragement and promotion of design excellence and fine craftsmanship
• Maintain and enhance high standards of design and craftsmanship
• Encourage training and education of new and young Designer Craftspeople We’re looking for some truly great people to strengthen our presence and raise awareness of our work.
The CHAIR HUNT!
We are searching for a natural motivator to lead and direct the Council of Trustees and be an ambassador for the Society in the wider circles of the designer maker and craft community. They will lead the Society in its exciting and ambitious growth and development plan while ensuring the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law etc.
[Anticipated commitment: minimum 3-7 days/month]