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Music and Promotions Apprentice

Chrome Dream Media Limited , Surrey, KT3 6JP

Job title:

Music and Promotions Apprentice

Employer Name:

Chrome Dream Media Limited

Vacancy Location:

12 Seaforth Avenue New Malden

Surrey KT3 6JP

About the Apprenticeship :

Chrome Dreams, a music & video label situated on the borders of Surrey and Greater London, have a position available for a promotions and administration assistant, to help with a wide range of procedures relating to the company’s project management, sales, marketing and distribution.

We are seeking an intelligent, practical young person with huge enthusiasm for the music business, bundles of common sense and a keen commercial sensibility to join our dynamic team.

You will be learning and assisting with many different areas within the business, from marketing and promotion of CDs, DVDs, Videos, and digital content to project management and liaising with our business partners and distributors.

It is important that the candidate has a passion for different types of music, and wishes to establish themselves in the industry through the gaining of the essential knowledge and procedures necessary to succeed in this challenging and ever-changing sector

The candidate will work closely with the department managers to ensure that suppliers and distributers have the correct marketing material and product in a timely manner, and you will be assisting the management team with support in the various activities undertaken.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assisting with the promotion of many different new music and video products to national, regional, and specialist distributors
• Supporting the business with administration duties
• Social Media/Online set up
• Day to day administrative duties
• Post and mail outs
• Supporting the managers with a variety of tasks

Weekly Wage:

£192 per week

Working Week:

Monday – Friday

Future prospects description:

If the candidate shows initiative there is likely to be a job for them at the company at the end of the apprenticeship, once the candidate has displayed their initiative and progression throughout the year of their apprenticeship.

Employer description:

Chrome Dreams is a successful independent record and music DVD company based in New Malden, Surrey, involved in the production and sales of catalogue releases in both physical and digital formats, and with the production and sales of DVD Music Documentary, and live concert films.

Employer website:

Skills required:

Must have a passion for music.

• Computer literate
• Good communication skills
• Able to take direction well
• Good organisation skills

Personal Qualities:

Must have a good phone manner and work well under pressure.

Must have a positive attitude and be a people person

Time-management and the ability to prioritise your work load is a must.

Qualifications Required:

GCSE Maths, English and ICT A-C

Important Other information:

Must be a dynamic individual, as the role will give the individual exposure to many aspects of the business.

Reality Check:

The role is not a defined one as the requirements of the business changes on a regular basis.

About the training:

You will be working towards a Level 4 Diploma in Business and Professional Administration. In addition to crucial ‘on the job training’ depending on the qualification selected, you may also study the following units:

• Principles of Quality Management
• Analyse and Present Business Data
• Project Management
• Managing Information and Knowledge
• Manage Information systems
• Principles of Marketing

Specific Questions:

1. What Music are you into and why?

2. Why do you want to be in the Music Business?

Application closes:
19th June 2017

*Due to the high volume of interest we have in many of our vacancies it is not always possible to respond to every application.