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Seeking a new trustee


We’re looking for committed trustees to join our board. Join us in shaping the future of our archive and organisation! 

MayDay Rooms is an archive, resource space and safe haven for social movements, experimental and marginal cultures and their histories. Our building in the centre of London contains an archive of historical material linked to social struggles, resistance campaigns, experimental culture, and the expression of marginalised and oppressed groups.

We are particularly interested in applications from people with the following skills and experience:

  • Finance and fundraising, 
  • Political and social movement history in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 
  • Community Outreach, Education and Events,
  • Libraries and Archives, 
  • Charity Governance 

Read more details about the role here


If you would like to apply for the role of Trustee you need to send a CV, a short covering letter (no more than 500 words) explaining why you would like to be a trustee and what you would bring to the role.

Please email applications to in-formation@maydayrooms.org by 11.59pm on 23rd February 2024

Successful applicants to an informal interview with a selection of MDR staff and existing trustees.

If you would like to arrange a conversation about roles and expectations of the Trustees, please email in-formation@maydayrooms.org

MayDay Rooms is especially keen to welcome people from minority backgrounds and people who are part of communities that are currently underrepresented or excluded from roles in the charity sector. We strongly encourage applications from Black and People of Colour and/or LGBTQI+ candidates, women and working-class backgrounds. We want to make the application process open and accessible so please contact us if you have any specific needs in regards to the application process.

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