Director of Youth & Community - TheMusicWorks
Job role: Director of Youth and Community Engagement

Maternity cover: February 2024 – December 2024 with a possible extension

Full-time, 37.5 hours, job share/flexible working considered

£40,000 – £45,000 (plus pension)

The Music Works Hub, Gloucester

Deadline: Thursday 30th November 

About The Music Works

The Music Works is a pioneering, national award-winning charity that is transforming the lives of young people in challenging circumstances to help them reach their full potential in music, in learning, and in life. We are working closely with industry partners to diversify the sector and create a blueprint model for future generations. The power of music and creative process helps develop confidence, self-belief, and positivity in young people that need it the most. And this can lead to truly transformational change in their lives. Here is an introduction to our work:

Brief overview

We are seeking an experienced professional to provide maternity cover for our Director of Youth and Community Engagement; this temporary position offers you an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in The Music Works vision to transform the lives of young people in challenging circumstances, to help them reach their full potential in music, in learning, and in life. In this role, you will lead and manage our youth, disability and community programmes and workforce, ensuring their continued success and impact during our current director’s maternity leave.

How to apply

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our organisation and we promote equal opportunities. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who reflect the community we serve. We encourage applications from all backgrounds.

Please complete our equality form below (this is anonymous and helps us make sure we are reaching a broad range of people).

In line with The Music Works safeguarding policy, this job is subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.

If you wish to apply, please submit your current CV and a cover letter to

When writing your cover letter, please ensure that you provide specific examples to demonstrate your competencies, achievements and skills addressing the specific criteria set out.

If you would like to discuss the role beforehand then please email to arrange a time to talk.

The closing date for applications is: 30th November although short-listing will be on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to close recruitment early if the right candidate is found. So apply ASAP – don’t wait

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