Music for Youth is a national youth arts charity working to provide young people across the UK with free, life-changing performance and progression opportunities, regardless of background or musical style.
As we emerge from the pandemic, Music for Youth’s role in championing music education and providing exciting opportunities for young people to come together has never been more important. We aim to involve more young people directly in creating, curating and delivering our live and online programmes, in addition to collaborating more with sector partners; enabling grassroots activities to feed directly into national events.
We are seeking a Chief Executive Officer who is passionate about changing the lives of young people through music to lead our organisation. Building on our rich heritage, over 50 years, the CEO will be the public face of Music for Youth, partnering with like-minded organisations and engaging with key stake-holders where relationships are long-standing and well established.
The CEO will lead a team of dedicated people and provide a diverse and inclusive working environment where employees can grow, thrive and fulfil their potential.
Candidates will bring deep experience in a senior leadership role, will be resilient, adaptable to a fast-changing environment, with a passion for working with young people. They will have expertise in developing and implementing business plans, establishing and managing strategic partnerships, experience in developing large-scale events is desirable.
With an inclusive leadership style with well-developed communication skills, candidates will have a clear appreciation of risk, together with financial and commercial acumen.
Music for Youth is located in Somerset House, London. We have adapted to the changing environment and fully support flexible working. We welcome applications from candidates across the UK.
For further information and to read the full job description, please visit https://www.mfy.org.uk/about/vacancies.
Music for Youth is a registered charity, no. 285831