Chief Executive Vacancy

Date Published:25 January 2012
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Salary £65,000 to £70,000

Music for Youth is a nationally acclaimed, London-based music education charity, whose aim is to create high quality music performance and audience opportunities for young people. Founded in 1970, the charity works to inspire young people from all backgrounds to engage in music and fulfil their musical potential through a nationwide series of events, including the Schools Proms, Regional Festival Series and the National Festival, held at the Royal Albert Hall and other major venues around the country.

Music for Youth now seeks a Chief Executive to lead the organisation to ensure continued achievement of the organisation’s agenda and successful delivery of high profile, national events and activities for young musicians. Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, the Chief Executive will oversee the development of Music for Youth in its artistic vision, financial stability and the expansion of its profile nationally and internationally.

The ideal candidate will be a senior manager with a background in music and/or education and a track record in leading an organisation successfully through change and growth.

Interested applicants should send a CV together with a supporting statement, highlighting the experience which will make you a suitable candidate for this role to:

c/o Sarah Thompson, NUT Mabledon Place, London. WC1H 9BD or to

NB: The appointment process is being managed by the nomination committee of the MFY board and the NUT as a major sponsor is assisting with the administration of the process.

For further details please see
Download Candidate Briefing document.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of the role which is not covered within the candidate briefing document or through the MFY website, please contact MFY Trustee John Dixon – 0207 380 4701.

Closing date for applications is 15 February 2012.

Music for Youth is an equal opportunities employer. Please note a CRB check will be required.

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