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Northern Pride are looking for trustees and positions on the Organising Committee
Northern Pride is restructuring.  We are setting up a new Board which will oversee the operation of the Charity and in addition to this a new organising committee will be formed, who are responsible to the Board.
We are looking for highly motivated individuals who can help us shape the next stage on our development and enable Pride to raise its ambitions and expectations.
For the Board we are looking for those who have an interest in LGBT issues, who have a specialism in one of the following: Logistics and Operations, Marketing, Legal and Human Resources, Health and Wellbeing and Community Engagement.  The Board will be the key oversight group for the running of the Northern Pride charity.
For the Organising Committee we are looking for those who have an interest in LGBT issues, who have a specialism in one of the following: Committee Lead, Logistics, Marketing, Entertainments/Artists, Finance, Fundraising, Health and Wellbeing, and Operations (to oversee the different Zones on Pride weekend).  Northern Pride delivers events and other activities throughout the year, with the main Newcastle Pride event happening in July each year.
Northern Pride receives its funding from a variety of sources, including Newcastle City Council, trusts and foundations, sponsorship and donations.
Deadline for applications: 25 November 5pm
Interviews for Board and Committee roles: evenings of 12 and 13 December in Newcastle.
If you are interested in any of these roles please contact for an informal chat or more information and an application pack.

Click Here to download an application Form

Job Role Descriptions (Click the links below)

Committee Lead

Communications Manager

Entertainments Manager

Finance Manager

Fundraising Manager

Health Manager

Logistics Manager

Parade /VIP CoOdinator

Volunteer CoOdinator

These are the main committee roles, other roles will be availabe to help in the organising of all the events we run

Northern Pride is committed to keeping Newcastle Pride free and creating an event that is run by the community for the community.

As you can appreciate putting on such a large festival and parade is expensive. This year (2016) the cost was over £200,000 to host our celebration in Newcastle on Friday 15th July, Saturday 16th July Sunday 17th July. Marquees, staging, entertainment, security, refuse collection, toilets, signage, marketing, health and safety and a zillion other things all adds up. When you throw a party for 73,000 people and with 12,500 marching through the city you can't do it on the cheap! We really need your support so please donate if you can.

We are run ENTIRELY by volunteers, with some specialist consultant help, so every penny of this cost goes on creating the event. Newcastle Pride is a huge asset to the City and in 2016 was worth £10.4 million to the Newcastle economy.

Northern Pride has been running events since 2007 for the LGBT community. We are a charity and rely on donations, grants and sponsorship to run a diverse and engaging calendar of events throughout the year. We strive to keep everything we stage free however on the rare occasions that we do have to charge this is at reduced rate and only covers costs.

Finding funding every year is never easy. Almost two thirds of our money comes from our sponsors. We are very grateful to them for the support they show the LGBT community; quite simply without them there would be no pride. The rest of our money comes from a range of sources including grants from organisations such as Newcastle City Council, donations-in-kind (like the nice people that make our website work), and individual donations from the amazing LGBT community who want to see pride continue.

The events we run throughout the year wouldn't be possible without our fantastic volunteers who give up their time to support us. This can be as little as being a parade steward on the main day, helping with collections round the scene, arranging fundraising events or a more active roll on the main committee as a co-ordinator or Director.

We are always looking for people to help us so if you're interested please contact:

Chairman Mark Nichols

ABOVE ALL PLEASE DONATE TO OUR CHARITY.  Northern Pride is for you. Without your support it couldn't continue. We appreciate times are tough but please help us to keep Pride free by making a donation.

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