If you are passionate about the opportunity to help leisure time music flourish we would love to hear from you.

Job vacancies

Marketing and Communications Officer

We are looking for a part-time (4 days per week) Marketing and Communications Officer to join our busy Marketing and Communications Team, supporting a range of activities with a particular focus on digital communication, promotion and engagement in support and growth of Making Music membership. 

Making Music is the UK organisation for leisure-time music groups, with over 3,700 groups in membership, home to around 200,000 hobby musicians. We support members with practical services and artistic opportunities; we celebrate their achievements and speak on their behalf to partners and policy makers. 

Are you experienced in digital content, marketing and social media? Creative, with initiative, and as comfortable with day-to-day processing of website edits and emails, as generating visuals and finding and writing up stories for multi-platform use? If you’re also a team player, have great attention to detail, can juggle several tasks at the same time, and would like to find a job where your ideas are appreciated, then we want to hear from you! 

We are looking for someone for 4 days (30 hours) a week, which can be worked flexibly. Salary £23,500 pro rata (£18,800 a year for 4dpw). 

We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community and all kinds of individuals. Please let us know if you need this job information - or would like to apply for the job - in a different format.

Download the job information below, and apply with CV and letter by 9am on Monday 13 July to vacancies@makingmusic.org.uk. Interviews will be on Friday 17 July via Zoom.

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Volunteer vacancies

Our volunteering vacancies are open to people aged 18 and over. Find out more about vacancies below.

If you are interested in one of our volunteer roles, please apply using our application form. For more information, or to request an application form, please contact us.

Member Contact Volunteers (Wales)

The Member Contact Volunteer (MCV) will undertake personal contact with Making Music member groups during a specified period of time. The purpose of the contact is to highlight events that are coming up, to carry out research and collect feedback and/or to signpost members to relevant online resources as they are made available. Initial contact is mainly made by telephone, with some follow up by email required.
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Listener for the Selected Artists Panel (UK wide)

Our pool of Listeners attend live performances by applicants for the guide at locations across the UK. After the performance they complete a short report form, commenting on the artists’ musical ability, presentation and audience engagement, and choice of programming. They then return this form to the Listeners Co-ordinator within 7 days of the performance. The report forms are used by the Selected Artists Panel when making their final selection for the guide.
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Translation Volunteer (Wales)

Our Translation Volunteers translate text from English into Welsh for us, allowing us to make our resources available to people in their native language.
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