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Communications & Marketing Executive

We’re recruiting! Making Music is looking for a Communications & Marketing Executive (3 days per week) until 31 August this year to support our Interim Publications & Communications Manager while we review the structure of the department.

We’re looking for someone with some experience in social media, website CMS, broadcast emails and other online channels, and with enthusiasm for music and our members who are 3,300+ music groups of all kinds and sizes all over the UK.

To apply:

  • Send a letter and CV by 9am on Tuesday 10 April to vacancies@makingmusic.org.uk .
  • Interviews: Friday 13 April
  • You will be notified by 9am on Wednesday 11 April if you have been selected for interview.

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Making Music is a Disability Confident employer

Making Music is a disability confident employer: we encourage applicants with disabilities to apply for vacancies with the assurance that those who meet the minimum criteria for the post will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview stage.

Volunteer vacancies

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

For more information, or to request an application form, please contact us.

Advertising co-ordinator - Selected Artists Panel (only open to members of member groups)

The Advertising Co-ordinator liaises with existing and potential advertisers and with Making Music staff in relation to advertising space in the annual Selected Artists Brochure. They follow up on emails sent by the Making Music office to potential advertisers with details for submission of adverts, receive applications from advertisers and pass copy and payment information to the relevant MM staff. They also assist in proof-reading the brochure. As this is a role in the Making Music Artists Panel, please only apply if you are a member of a Making Music member group.

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Applications co-ordinator - Selected Artists Panel (only open to members of member groups)

The Applications Co-ordinator receives applications from artists wishing to appear in the guide, and uploads these into dropbox. They liaise with Making Music staff to publicise the scheme and the application deadline. They contact the chosen artists to ensure that the correct information is submitted for the guide, and they also assist in proof-reading the brochure. As this is a role in the Making Music Artists Panel, please only apply if you are a member of a Making Music member group.

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Youth Engagement Volunteer (England)

The Youth Engagement Volunteer (YEV) will be matched with at least one Making Music member group, in order to carry out a ‘Youth Health Check’. This will involve the YEV making contact with their matched group(s) and arranging to visit either a rehearsal or a performance, to provide observational feedback on what the group is doing well from a youth engagement perspective, and suggestions for how the group might be abl e to improve. Contact will be partly in person (attendance at rehearsals and/or concerts) and partly online.
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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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Funding Research Volunteer (UK-wide)
The Funding Research Volunteer will be an invaluable support for Making Music member groups across the UK. By researching and disseminating information on funding opportunities, the Funding Volunteer will help to provide the tools for our members to achieve financial stability and sustainability.