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Trustee for Youth Music

We’re looking for two new trustees from backgrounds currently underrepresented on the board and with expertise in grant giving & evaluation and fundraising. You would be joining us at an exciting time in our development focused on our goal of achieving a musically inclusive England.

If you’re passionate about young people’s potential and think you can offer skills and experience to help us make a difference in their lives, then we’d love to hear from you.

The role of trustee is voluntary.

Brief overview of the role:

  • Ensure the mission and purpose of the charity is maintained.
  • Determine the overall direction and development of the charity through strategic planning and good governance.
  • Act as an enthusiastic ambassador for the charity.
  • Ensure that the charity and its representatives operate within all legal and regulatory requirements and in line with Youth Music’s governing document.
  • Be pro-active in developing the charity’s network of support in the private, public and third sectors through representation and linkages with key influencers and decision makers.
  • Support the charity’s fundraising strategy by assisting in the cultivation and stewardship of potential and existing donors.

For an information pack and guidance on how to apply, please email

Recruitment timetable
Deadline for applications: 10am, Wednesday 19 April 2017
Date of first interviews: Wednesday 03 May 2017
Date of second interviews: Wednesday 10 May 2017

Previous applicants need not apply.

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