At a glance


  • Office and Administration Management


London, NW10 7AS
Mainly at home
Travel limit? Ideally based in or around London


Mostly outside office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week
Board meeting 4 times a year and once a month sub committee

We are looking for a Secretary/Trustee to help us continue to change the lives of young people. The successful candidate will have a background in administration and an understanding of charity governance.

What will you be doing?

MYP are looking for a Secretary/trustee to be responsible for the smooth and efficient running of  meetings of the trustee board and any sub-committees, providing assistance and support to the chair of the board of trustees. They may also be closely involved in monitoring the requirements affecting the charity and its activities, and ensuring that the trustees’ decisions are acted upon, and that all decisions made by the trustees are in accordance with the governing document, reflect the objects of the charity, and continue to provide public benefit. They will need to be organised and methodical, able to work as a team and be committed to the charity values

What are we looking for?

  • To be organised and methodical 
  • Able to take accurate minutes 
  • Able to work as part of a team and be committed to the charity values 
  • Able to keep accurate records 
  • Relevant skills and experience to organise a meeting
  • Knowledge of charity governance


What difference will you make?

As part of our board you will support and shape our work and strategic direction, as well as help us achieve our purpose to support young people between 18-30 years of age from under-represented groups by getting them trained and employed in the TV and Media Industry.

This is a vital role, helping ensure we can continue our support for young people. As a trustee, you will have a real opportunity to offer your unique skill set to help the strategic progression of the charity.

The role of Secretary is so important to us -  to ensure that trustee decisions are implemented in accordance with the charity’s governing document or other internal operational procedures.

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide a CV and a cover statement.

First round interview (probably Zoom): week commencing 12th of March 2024

Final Panel interview (in person, in London): week commencing 25th of March 2024

References will be taken before Final Panel interviews. Please let us know about the sensitivity of taking up references prior to the interview.   

  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 

    MAMA Youth Project (MYP) aims to equip young people from 18-25 years of age with the skills and experience to secure long-term, fulfilling employment in the TV and media industry. We particularly...