NYMAZ

Director

Contract: Permanent position, 0.8 FTE (4 days per week)
Location: York, with flexible working options

NYMAZ is a youth music charity, which champions the transformative potential of music for children and young people in North Yorkshire and across rural England. Working with our trusted partners, we deliver high quality music-making activities to those in challenging circumstances, especially those experiencing rural isolation.

Experience of leading arts or community engagement/ education programmes is essential

NYMAZ’s voice is heard across the creative and cultural sector on the issues of rural isolation and digital music education. We are also committed to strengthening the music education and musical inclusion sectors through workforce development, building strategic partnerships and advocating for the benefits of participatory music.

As one of thirteen current strategic partners of Youth Music, NYMAZ is delivering targeted music activities and workforce development to create a musically-inclusive England, where every child can access music-making opportunities, regardless of their circumstances. Our innovative Connect: Resound project is supporting Music Education Hubs nationally to roll out digital approaches to increasing access to music.

After a period of successful strategic development, we are seeking a new Director to lead NYMAZ into the next stage of its journey. You will be a dynamic and motivated individual, dedicated to young peoples’ music-making and with a clear understanding of the value of a musically inclusive England. Experience of leading arts or community engagement/education programmes is essential, along with experience of strategic planning, business plan delivery, financial management and fundraising.

To apply:

Please complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and return along with a current C.V. to millie@nymaz.org.uk

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 5 March
Interviews: Monday 12 March, York, 2nd interviews (tbc) Thursday 22 March