Skip to navigation Skip to main content
Support our work with London's young music makers. Donate Now
We're Hiring

We are recruiting! Deputy Director (Maternity Cover)

Deputy Director part time maternity cover (0.6 contract/3 days per week, fixed term for 12 months)

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Friday 28 May 2021

Sound Connections is a development organisation championing young people’s music-making, with inclusivity and social justice at the heart. We facilitate Wired4Music, a network for creatives aged 16-25 powered by youth voice; we run a dynamic programme of professional development; and we lead ground-breaking research, advocacy and change programmes. We also run a thriving consultancy service, which in recent years has taken us across the UK and beyond to countries including Poland, Lebanon and Jordan. Our roots are in music but we work with the wider creative and cultural sectors too. We have successfully adapted all our programmes to online delivery during the pandemic.

Sound Connections is recruiting for a part time Deputy Director (maternity cover). The Deputy Director plays a key senior management role in leading Sound Connections’ strategy, programmes and team. We’re an incredibly collaborative team with a deep and active commitment to continually embedding inclusivity and social justice across Sound Connections, our programmes and the wider sector, so we would love to hear from applicants who are experienced in this area. We’re looking particularly for someone with a high level of empathy and emotional intelligence to continue fostering a true culture of inclusivity and wellbeing, and creating an environment in which everyone thrives and feels able to be themselves.

We are also a very flexible, adaptable and creative organisation, and within the role there is plenty of opportunity to bring new and progressive ideas. During 2021-22 we are launching a new strategy and will be celebrating our 20th birthday, so the role holder will play a central part in these significant steps in Sound Connections’ journey.

We welcome enquiries from anyone who would like to discuss the role before applying. We also encourage applicants to share accessibility needs and we will always make reasonable adjustments (you can read more about our accessibility practice in the Job Process document). It’s a varied and exciting role suited to someone with significant senior leadership experience in a relevant field.

Click her for a full Job Description, Application Form, the Job Process and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Contact: info@sound-connections.org.uk

We look forward to hearing from you!

Donate

As a small charity we rely upon donations from generous individuals, trusts and companies to support our work with children and young people across London.

Send a Donation +

Tweets

  • Activate is our brand-new programme for London-based Music Education Hubs to develop and embed youth voice in their… ,
  • So far, our Innovate fund has supported song-writing projects working with young people at risk of serious youth vi… ,
  • Do you want to work in close partnership with Sound Connections to develop and deliver your music project? Apply f… ,
  • Some brilliant events here for us all to get involved in! ,
  • Are you a London-Hub committed to youth voice, participation & leadership? Apply now for Activate to receive up t… ,
  • Do you want to work in a flexible, adaptable & creative organisation, with freedom to bring new and progressive ide… ,
  • Do you want to produce a creative music experience that focuses on wellbeing for children & young people? Apply f… ,
  • How can the music education / youth sectors learn, share & collaborate to support some of the most vulnerable young… ,
  • Apply for up to £2K to explore new ideas & approaches to working with children & young people with our ground-break… ,
  • Just 1 day to go until of final Working with Chaos session with and Carlos Antonio! Join us a… ,
Follow @Sconnections
Support our work with London's young music makers. Donate Now