Become a Trustee

Many thanks for your interest in becoming a Trustee of the BGI.

The charity is seeking 3 new trustees to help govern the charity through its next stage of growth.

The BGI is a national voice for videogame culture, heritage and education which empowers people from all backgrounds.

We inspire everyone to play, collaborate and learn through our unique National Videogame Museum, our Collection, our multi award-winning learning programmes and our groundbreaking new vocational programmes.

We make our work accessible and inclusive to everyone, including people from disadvantaged communities, women, LGBTQI+, people of colour, people with disabilities, people of faith and older people.

By sharing stories how videogames can change people’s lives, we will inspire the public and uncover new opportunities, no matter their background.

We’re a young but rapidly growing charity that is committed to creating a diverse and flexible working environment. We’re seeking candidates from all backgrounds who demonstrate a desire to progress our social mission.

The requirements for the new trustee roles are as follows:

All candidates: to distil complex information; offer pragmatic advice; collaborate and communicate effectively; foster relationships and build support for the charity; inspire trust and confidence through ambassadorial and influencing skills.

Finance: Oversee the charity’s financial affairs; monitor its financial health; ensure robust financial processes; oversee annual audits; and join our finance sub-committee.

Legal/Governance: Oversee matters of governance and ensure all relevant
governance policies and processes are set up and maintained; and to join our Governance sub-committee.

HR: Oversee personnel best practice and ensure all relevant human
resource policies and processes are set up and maintained.

Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply by downloading this Trustee pack.


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