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Apply Now! The BRITS Apprentice Scheme Returns for a third wave.
10 Host Companies , Across London and the UK,
Apply Now! The BRITS Apprentice Scheme Returns for a third wave.
10 Host Companies
Across London and the UK. Please refer to the job descriptions Across London and the UK
About the Apprenticeship :
The BRITs Apprentice Scheme will give ten young people from England and Ireland a unique, high quality, paid opportunity to work at a top independent record label or music company, learn about the recorded music industry, receive practical ‘ hands-on’ experience, develop relevant skills and make key contacts.
You can apply for more than one Apprenticeship. However, you must submit a separate application for each role.
A list of the companies and job descriptions can be viewed below:
Blackstar Agency l www.blackstaragency.com
Apprenticeship: Social Media Assistant Apprentice [click here]
Blackstar is a marketing agency for the music industry. Blackstar specialise in building innovative campaigns for artists including campaign management, digital marketing, social management & creative direction with team members in London, Los Angeles & Salt Lake City.
Dirty Hit l www.dirtyhit.co.uk
Apprenticeship: Marketing Assistant Apprentice [click here]
Dirty Hit is an independent Record Label based in London releasing music from artists across a wide variety of genres. Artists signed to the label include The 1975, Wolf Alice, Beabadoobee, Rina Sawayama, The Japanese House, Pale Waves and Benjamin Francis Leftwich amongst others.
Come Play With Me | www.musicglue.com.cpwm
Apprenticeship: Label Assistant Apprentice [click here]
CPWM is best known as a record label/promoter/magazine – it uses its unique business model to support people into sustainable careers within music by seeking to improve skills and confidence through multiple interventions (mentoring/recording support/release of music, live showcase events, panels/workshops/advice line, podcast and via our print/online magazine.)
Dance to the Radio | www.futuresoundgroup.com/artist-services
Apprenticeship: Junior A&R Apprentice [click here] Futuresound Group is one of the longest-running independent music companies in the UK with a core business of promoting live music and running venues across Yorkshire. This role is working for the group artist services companies that include Platinum-selling Independent Record Label Dance to the Radio, Gold-selling rock label Slam Dunk Records and our artist management company Futuresound Artist Management.
FKP Scorpio UK Ltd | www.fkpscorpio.co.uk
Apprenticeship: Digital Marketing Assistant Apprentice [click here] FKP Scorpio UK is a relatively new London based live concert and festival promoter. FKP Scorpio promote shows from the smallest club to the largest stadium throughout the UK. FKP Scorpio is a subsidiary of German based international festival and concert promoter FKP Scorpio GmbH.
Full Time Hobby Music | www.fulltimehobby.co.uk
Apprenticeship: Office Administrator Apprentice [click here] Full Time Hobby is primarily a full service record company. They acquire artists rights and work closely with them to exploit those rights in a way that they are comfortable with. This is in the form of streaming, digital downloads, physical releases ( LP and CD ) and synching music with film, TV and ads.
ICE Services Ltd | www.iceservices.com
Apprenticeship: Licensing Team Assistant Apprentice [click here] ICE is the result of a big vision for the music industry. ICE sit at the exciting junction between technology, data and digital music consumption, addressing many of the industry’s biggest challenges.
Kycker | www.kycker.net
Apprenticeship: Digital Marketing Assistant Apprentice [click here]
Kycker is a free online platform created for artists to use to manage their DIY careers and earn a sustainable income from their music. Artists can distribute their music to over 950 platforms, including Apple Music, Spotify and more. Users are also able to claim performance royalties from all live shows and radio broadcasts at the push of a button.
Score Draw Music | www.scoredrawmusic.com
Apprenticeship: Production, Publishing and Marketing Apprentice [click here]
Score Draw Music is a multi-award winning music and sound company working across film, television, advertising and animation.
The company was founded in the early 2000s by composer Mark Gordon and in the last few years has grown to a team of 7 musicians, producers and composers, with studios in the North and South of Ireland. Score Draw Music has delivered thousands of hours of music including songs, score and titles themes. Score Draw are proud to have collaborated on projects with some incredible companies including Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney Jr, Nickelodeon, PBS Kids, HIT Entertainment, Blue Zoo, JAM Media, Sixteen South, BBC and CBBC. As well as music, we provide end to end audio services including casting, voice recording, direction, sound design and audio post
Snapper Music ltd | www.snappermusic.com
Apprenticeship: Royalty and Business Affairs Assistant Apprentice [click here] The company is an independent UK label, active for over twenty years, which has consistently been ranked in the UK’s top twenty indies. The repertoire managed is varied with specialities in metal, on the Peaceville label, progressive, on Kscope, and other genres. The company has a roster of signed acts, releasing new music but is also well known for its catalogue activity. This derives from its own repertoire and material licensed from other labels and artists. It has a particular speciality in generating big career-defining physical boxed sets.
London based vacancies – £18,000 a year | Vacancies outside London - £15,000 a year
Monday - Friday
Future prospects description:
Upon completion of the Apprenticeship and evaluation by the company’s supervisors, the successful candidate may be offered a job at the end of the Apprenticeship. At the very least you will have gained a substantial work placement and training, which will stand you in good stead.
There are 10 host companies as referenced above. Please refer to the job descriptions for further details on each employer.
Each Apprenticeship has its own specific skill requirements. However, all applicants must demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills must be IT literate, organisational and time management skills.
In addition to any specific requirement in the job descriptions, all applicants must be able to demonstrate a passion for building a career in the music industry.
All candidates must have as a minimum GCSE Maths and English at grades A-C. Please refer to individual job descriptions for further requirements.
Important Other information:
The deadline for all applications has been extended to 16th August 2021. Applications received after this date will not be accepted under any circumstances.
Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for dates of the assessment and interview dates. You can download a copy of the Frequently Asked Questions here:
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will provide feedback to those who attend an assessment day or interview.
If you have not heard from us by the week 20th September 2021, please deem your application unsuccessful.
About the training:
Depending on the apprenticeship opportunity you apply for, you will be working towards a Level 4 in Business and Administration or Level 3 in Junior Content Producer qualification.
Each job descriptions contains 2 vacancy questions you will be required to answer as part of your application.
*Due to the high volume of interest we have in many of our vacancies it is not always possible to respond to every application.