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 PAID OPPORTUNITY

YOUNG MUSIC EVENT MANAGERS FACILITATOR 

OPPORTUNITY INFORMATION

We are looking for experienced freelance facilitators to deliver our Young Music Event Promoters Project, which is being funded by Youth Music, to groups of young people in Norfolk and Suffolk. Practitioners will be required to work closely with Elly Wilson, Project Portfolio Manager, to develop detailed session plans and activities.

Experience of working within events management or the music industry is essential, and practical experience of creating marketing materials and implementing a marketing strategy would be advantageous.

Experience of facilitating for young people aged 13 – 17 is essential, and experience of working with rurally isolated young people and knowledge of the barriers they face is desirable. 

Excellent communication skills, a confident but friendly manner and a positive attitude will be essential.

The post will require you travelling independently to the group’s location on all required dates as agreed, as well as to the Introductory event if timings allow. 

In recruiting for this post we will be looking for the following experience, knowledge, skills and personal qualities:

Essential qualifications and work experience;
 Facilitation experience working with young people aged 13 - 17
 Experience of working in events management or the music industry
 Arts Award Advisor trained - minimum Bronze and Silver

Desirable qualifications and work experience:
 Teaching qualification (PTTLS, DTTLS, KTTLS)
 Experience of working within a school

Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
 Excellent communication skills
 Orderly, well-organised, and able to work to deadlines
 Enthusiastic and positive manner
 Friendly and approachable
 Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, but to seek support and guidance when needed
 Commitment to clear and open communication and the promotion of equal opportunities

Desirable skills and knowledge:
 An interest in and knowledge of the workings of smaller venues and small-scale arts scene
 Practical experience of creating marketing materials and implementing a marketing strategy

Personal qualities:
 Confident, friendly and outgoing personality
 Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative and to organise time effectively
 Approachable manner and positive attitude
 A careful worker with an eye for detail and high levels of accuracy
 Committed to promoting diversity and inclusion

Additional Information
 Able and willing to work occasionally in the evenings
 Be able to get to rurally based venues and high schools in areas of Norfolk and Suffolk, often with limited public transport
 An up to date DBS check (or willing to undertake a DBS check)
 Are available to deliver sessions on Tuesday 3-5pm (there are 9 x 2 hour sessions as well as an additional afternoon/evening when the final event takes place)
 The inclusive fee to deliver the programme to one group is £1500

If you are interested in this opportunity please provide a covering letter outlining why you are interested in this role and how your experience could support the effective delivery of this programme along with a CV to elly@creativeartseast.co.uk