Education and Communications Intern

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We have partnered with Creative Access for recruitment on this opportunity! Please apply on the Creative Access website here.

Closing date: 16th January 2023

Wage: London Living Wage equivalent

Duration: 6 months

Hours: 30 hours per week, 4 days a week

Location: London, remote working is possible

Start date: 27th February 2023

This is an incredible opportunity for anyone interested in widening music participation and gaining new skills with an arts charity.

Sound and Music is offering an internship designed to provide a stepping stone into the arts and music industry. This organisation’s vision is to create a world where new music and sound prospers, transforming lives, challenging expectations and celebrating the work of its creators.

As an intern, you’ll learn about the Education and Audience engagement work carried out by Sound and Music, supporting the Head of Education and members of the wider team on general administration duties across the education programmes and activities.

This role will suit someone with a passion for music and learning, communication and coordinating arts events – with some administrative and digital skills to help Sound and Music to deliver activities and fulfil its ambitions. Your day-to-day could include supporting the delivery of practical projects, helping with communications, insight gathering, doing research and general administration. Training for these activities will be provided through the internship.

Key activities

  • Contribute to the delivery of the Summer School for young composers and creative musicians (30th July – 4th August, at Purcell School in Bushey, Hertfordshire)
  • Support the creation of content for Minute of Listening
  • Co-ordinate information for a new online database of educational opportunities
  • Learn how to update content on various public-facing platforms, including increasing the visibility of young composers on the British Music Collection
  • Managing and scheduling content on social media
  • Organising data and fact-checking
  • Support on the development of the internal content calendar

What we’re looking for

  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Skilled communicator with a range of people
  • Ability to be organised and methodical in your work
  • Ability to deal with conflicting priorities
  • Commitment to working with and supporting people, including young people from diverse backgrounds and with a range of support needs
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to share examples of how you’ve engaged with music, sound or art
  • An interest in using social media and digital platforms to engage audiences
  • You may have experience of working with children or young people (including outside of a professional environment)
  • There are no academic requirements for this role, as it is an entry-level position

How to Apply

We have partnered with Creative Access for recruitment on this opportunity!

Please apply on the Creative Access website here.

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