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Traineeship – Music Marketing and Promotion

Vacancy title: Music Marketing & Promotion – Traineeship

Vacancy type: Temporary

Salary: £50 per week

Duration: 3 Months

Start date: Jan 2020

Location: LONDON

Main Description

HOT VOX music promotions are dedicated to programming quality live music events across London and beyond, helping both established and emerging artists showcase their talents and reach new audiences. In the past 12 months, HOT VOX have programmed more than 600 shows and helped over 2,500 artists perform to thousands of music fans across the capital

HOT VOX music promotions are dedicated to programming quality live music events across London and beyond, helping both established and emerging artists showcase their talents and reach new audiences. In the past 12 months, HOT VOX have programmed more than 600 shows and helped over 2,500 artists perform to thousands of music fans all across the capital, as well as showcasing talent via ‘HOT VOX TV’ and our monthly podcast ‘Sound Gallery’.

HOT VOX are also proud to work with three major UK festivals, including Isle of Wight Festival, The Great Escape Festival and Indie Week, Manchester and assist on industry panels and curation at COMA Festival in Brazil, Jigsaw Festival and Spotlight.

HOT VOX are involved in casting for TV, advertising and film, having recently worked on adverts for Sainsbury’s, KFC, Lucozade, Boots, Rimmel London and Guinness. HOT VOX also work closely with Cargo Rooms, a top-spec rehearsal complex whose members include a Mercury Prize winning artist.In addition to working with original artists, HOT VOX can offer paid, corporate performance work in over 150 venues within the M25 through booking agencySunday Soul Lounge.

HOT VOX are offering an opportunity to join the company via a student work placement and become part of a fun, lively, hard-working team, whilst helping artists grow and develop within the music industry.

For more information on the company, listen to Megan Lawrenson (a previous placement student) being interviewed on BBC Introducing London as an industry guest, offering advice to artists and those wanting a career in music. Megan Lawrensoncompleted the placement in 2015 and after graduating returned to work for HOT VOX and is now Senior Promoter for the company.

 

Listen Here: https://soundcloud.com/hotvox/bbc-introducing-london-featuring-megan-lawrenson-from-hot-vox

Shortened Link: https://bit.ly/2lT7ZUf

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Entry requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic intern with a passion for live music and events. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to gain real experience in music promotion, offering an insight into the live sector, as well as countless valuable networking opportunities.

The successful applicant will help in all aspects of the business from promotion and music consultancy. However, the main focus will be on

Marketing

Content Creation

Stage Repping (looking after and running gigs).

Skills Required
In order to apply for this, post you will need: –

We have thousands of talented artists, and we love to shout about them! We’re looking for a dedicated team-member to help with;

marketing

full promotion of our events and artists 

helping with our social media accounts

creating content,

artwork, posters, promotional videos,

full brand creation and development.

You will also have the opportunity to interview bands,

manage our Spotify account as well as curating playlists,

writing news articles and music reviews.

You will also learn how to stage rep live events at multiple venues around London, running box office, looking after bands and artists during sound checks, and making sure the gig runs smoothly from beginning to end

Personal Qualities

You will get to work closely with the Isle Of Wight Festival as part of the New Blood Competition and work in partnership and alongside third party suppliers and companies such as ReverbNation, PowerStudio, TuneCore, Cargo Rooms, TicketWeb, War Child, Solo Agency, Indie Week, Columbo Group, DHP Family, CD Baby, Tileyard, Autonomy Music Group, SAFO Music and many many more.

As a valued member of the team you will be encouraged to come up with your own exciting ideas and ventures to help the company expand and develop our artists.

Our trainee will be comfortable tasks such as; 

Pitching ideas and lead projects

Launching new ideas,

Creating a music industry focussed product 

Developing a printed music magazine 

Launching charity events.

 

You should be;

Hard working

Able to work in a flexible manner

Reliable

Passionate about music, events and media

If you want to work for a company where your ideas and values are respected, and hard work and initiative is rewarded, all whilst furthering the careers of emerging bands, then please enquire as we’d love to hear from you!