Work for us

On this page you will find information about positions currently available at Youth Music and some of the organisations that we fund.

Current vacancies at Youth Music

Communications Assistant
Part time: 15 hours per week, £8,800 per annum (£22,000 pro rata)

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and proactive Communications Assistant to support the Communications Manager in Youth Music’s Development team.

The Communications Assistant will create, proof and distribute engaging content for Youth Music’s websites, social media, newsletters and other materials. The role requires exceptionally high standards of written English with a keen eye for detail, along with the ability to write for a variety of audiences.

Benefits include 8% non-contributory employer contribution, 4x salary death in service benefit and 2x salary critical illness cover.

Download the full job description and person specification here

How to apply

Send a cover letter explaining how you meet the person specification and outlining your skills, knowledge and experience, along with a CV to

Deadline for applications: 12midday Tuesday 5 May
Interviews: week beginning Monday 11 May

Please note that if you have not heard from us by Thursday 7 May your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Further enquiries can be directed to Stuart March

Potential applicants may be interested in reading the following documents prior to preparing their application:

Unfortunately we cannot respond to speculative CVs, so please only apply for the advertised jobs. 

Youth Music volunteer opportunities

There are currently no volunteering vacancies at Youth Music's offices. If any become available we will promote them on this page and through our social media, so please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.

Unfortunately we cannot respond to speculative CVs, so please only apply for the advertised volunteering roles.

Job vacancies at other organisations

If you want to get involved with youth music making in your area, you can find local organisations using the project and event searchYou can also visit our Youth Music Network website to search for opportunities in your area.

Other good organisations to contact include:

  • Sound Sense
  • Local authorities' arts and music departments


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