If you are looking to join a charity whose mission is to unlock the extraordinary potential of all children and young people through empowering youth-led music opportunities, then this is for an opportunity for you.

What will you be doing?

The overall role of the Finance Trustee is to maintain an overview of the organisation’s affairs, ensuring its financial viability and ensuring that proper financial records and procedures are maintained. It is an aspiration that the Finance Trustee would also act as the Honorary Treasurer. Our Finance Trustee will play a vital role as part of our Board of Trustees, supporting Make Some Noise’s governance and providing financial oversight and strategic direction, helping Make Some Noise in its mission to reach more children and young people and families than ever to help unlock their extraordinary potential.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a person with a finance background to join our friendly and engaged Board of Trustees and take an active part in the financial decision-making.

The Board of Trustees would value your insight and support in providing financial oversight for the charity.

The Finance Trustee would have the following:

  • Professional financial or accountancy qualifications or experience
  • Lived experience which can help you understand the importance of the work we do.
  • Experience of working within the charity sector and funding (Desirable)
  • An understanding of commissioning and the community music sector (Desirable)
  • An understanding of Safeguarding children and young people (Desirable)

Here at Make Some Noise we recognise there is often an imbalance within the arts sector and we try to do our bit to redress this imbalance recognising the positive value of diversity and the promotion of equality.

We aim at all times to recruit the person who is most suited to the role and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. We are especially keen to hear from individuals from less advantaged socio-economic backgrounds and under 40.

What difference will you make?

Make Some Noise has empowered over 100,000 vulnerable children and young people unlocked their extraordinary potential. The Board of Trustees are looking for a new Trustee who is passionate about our vision to empower every child and young person with self-belief to change their world for the better, giving all young people the future they deserve.

Our beneficiaries improve their wellbeing and unlock their potential through our Fun, Pioneering, Empowering and Inclusive creative projects which run throughout Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent, and the wider West Midlands.

Before you apply

Reach TrusteeWorks are supporting Make Some Noise with their Board recruitment. Please submit a CV and supporting statement to

In the supporting statement, please include how your skills and experience would add value to the organisation, why you wish to join Make Some Noise’s Board and any other relevant details in support of your application.

For an informal chat with the organisation, please contact the Reach TrusteeWorks Team who will be able to arrange this. Please contact the Reach TrusteeWorks team for any queries.

For further information download documents below:

Treasurer Advert & Supporting Information

Please note: we will close this advertisement when the vacancy is filled