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Project Lead, Emerging Creatives Fund (Youth Music)

Job description

We're looking for someone to design and deliver essential funding support programmes for young creatives.

This is an exciting new role that requires an excellent communicator and people-person who is motivated by supporting others to succeed. It is a broad and evolving role that will best suit a self-motivated all-rounder.

You’ll need to able to work on programme design and strategy, engage industry stakeholders and young people, and get your head down to plan and deliver a tight and busy schedule of activities and lead others along the way.

With previous experience of working directly with 18-25 year olds and an excellent understanding of how music funding works in practice, you’ll have innovative and exciting ideas about how Youth Music can best support aspiring young musicians and creative professionals.

You’ll be bold and passionate about our cause, perhaps through your own music industry employment or passion project. You’re someone who is ready to roll up their sleeves and hit the ground running. Able to plan, execute and operate at pace, working flexibly and comfortable juggling multiple priorities.

You have a good understanding of the UK’s music scenes, youth culture, music funding and of youth voice and participation practices. You’ll also have an excellent understanding of the current industry debates around diversity, equity and inclusion.

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Pension: 8% of salary towards a non-contributory group pension

Contract: Permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week)

Location: Office - Bermondsey SE1, London. Currently working from home.

Holidays: 25 days plus public holidays, and additional days over the Christmas period when the office closes

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