Recruitment: Trustee

We are recruiting for the position of trustee to commence September 2024. Please see the role description and requirements below. A PDF version of the role description can be found here.

Renumeration: Non-remunerated but The Pink Singers will pay reasonable travel and other expenses.
Start Date: September 2024
Duration: Three year term, renewable once.

About Us

The Pink Singers is the longest running LGBTQ+ choir in Europe. The choir was established in 1983 to march in London’s Gay & Lesbian Pride and we’ve been singing, marching and campaigning ever since. Our aim is to share the joy of music within our community in the UK and around the world and use our voices to raise awareness of LGBT+ issues and fight for equality.

More information including our charitable aims can be found here.

Key Responsibilities

  • Attend monthly trustee meetings and contribute to discussion bringing your particular skills or experience to the table.
  • Support the volunteer leadership team who run the choir with advice and support.
  • Lead on actions or workstreams, engaging with volunteer working groups from the choir members where needed.
  • Be a visible and responsible representative of the charity and choir.
  • Ensure the charity operates in line with its constitution and meets its legal and financial duties as set out by the Charity Commission.

What we offer in return

Community – First and foremost, joining us as a trustee means becoming a ‘Pinkie’ and being part of a hundred-strong community of beautiful, diverse, inspirational LGBTQ+ people and allies who come together to sing, share and spread joy. We are our own chosen family.

Impact – As a trustee you get to influence the high-level and long-term direction of the choir and ensure that it is meeting its charitable objectives to share the joy of music among the LGBTQ+ community and raise awareness of LGBTQ+ rights. Our choir makes a real difference to people’s lives in the UK and around the world.

Growth – The trustees are a friendly and supportive group of seven people, all with skills which we are happy to share. The role would give you the opportunity to develop things such as leadership, governance, management, finance and communications skills and also increase your experience in the music, performing arts and charity sectors. We are happy to mentor people with little or no experience of being a trustee.

Essential Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to challenge and question decisions and operational processes.
  • Willingness to learn to about charity governance.

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience managing sizeable budgets and operations.
  • Experience of fundraising.
  • Experience of marketing.
  • Experience of developing business strategy.
  • Knowledge of the charity sector.

We particularly encourage applications from women, the trans and non-binary
community and ethnic minorities.


We expect our trustees to:

  • adhere to The Pink Singers vision, values and constitution.
  • be committed to equality and inclusion for everyone.
  • abide by The Seven Principles of Public Life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.


If you are interested in applying for this role, please fill out our brief application form here or if you have any questions, please send an email to Chris at

We look forward to welcoming you into the Pinkie family!