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Kirklees is going to deliver a Year of Music in 2023 and we are looking to appoint a diverse Music Partnership Board with a broad range of knowledge and skills to take the lead in the delivery of the Year of Music 2023.

The board will be operational from Autumn 2021 until 2024 ensuring a sustainable legacy for the programme.

We are looking to appoint a diverse board with a broad range of knowledge and skills, including but not limited to the following:

• The communities of Kirklees
• Fundraising and philanthropy
• Marketing and Communications
• Education
• Music Industry
• Health and Wellbeing
• Kirklees Business Community with regional and national understanding
• Music festivals and Tourism – international to community-based tourism
• Climate Emergency
• Inclusion
• Digital & Broadcast

All members of the Year of Music Partnership Board will be committed to being inclusive and be aware of the Kirklees commitment to the agendas of: Intercultural Cities, Nurturing Parent & Family Friendly – welcoming play, Dementia Friendly, the 7 shared outcomes and the equality of opportunity and access for everyone.

Further details:

A core group has been established for the Board including Cllr Paul Davies, Portfolio Holder for Environment & Culture, Qaisar Mahmood, CEO Radio Sangam, and Hilary Thompson, Chair Third Sector Leaders.

It is estimated that the board will consist of between 8 and 12 members, depending on skill set. Therefore, there are up to 9 places available.

Full details of the role; Music Partnership Board – Apply here FINAL_

To apply:

Please send an expression of interest of no more than 750 words, describing what you would bring to the board and to the Year of Music project to Deadline Monday 22nd March 9am.

Shortlisting will take place and the final selection will be made by the core members of the Board. An interview may be required.

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