Artist Creative Content Intern Job at Universal Music UK | The Dots
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1 month ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Artist, Graphic Designer
  • Type Internship
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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It’s the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music who help make us the world’s leading music company. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal Music is the place to grow and develop your career within a truly commercial and innovative business that leads in everything it does.
Everyone is welcome to apply for our roles, and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, age, marital status, background, pregnancy or caring responsibilities. We also recognise the importance of diversity of thought within our teams and are fully committed to embracing the talents of people with autism, dyslexia, ADHD and other forms of neurocognitive variation.
We will always seek to make appropriate adjustments to recruitment, workplaces, and work processes to be fully inclusive to people with different needs and working styles. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for you from application onwards, including alternatives to the online form or to disclose a neurocognitive condition, please email

The A Side: A Day in The Life

EMI Records is one of the largest and most prestigious record companies in the UK. From its humble roots as a London-based record store, the label has been at the forefront of musical disruption and innovation for 45 years – pop superstars to punk, new romantics to rave, grime to girl-power.
The digital team at EMI are responsible for delivering industry-leading digital marketing campaigns for our artists, with the aim of capturing attention and generating conversation, creating cultural moments and building long-term artist brands. Our work encompasses social media strategy, content creation, digital partnerships, influencer marketing, data insights, digital advertising and much, much more.

The B Side: Skills & Experience

Be Creative

  • Support in the creation of:
  • Advertising, digital & social campaigns:
  • Digital banners
  • Video editing/cutdowns
  • Artwork resizing
  • Animation
  • Social skins
  • GIF packs
  • Rotoscoping
  • HTML Mailers
  • Album & single artwork:
  • Prepping files
  • Formatting copy
  • Sourcing imagery
  • Sourcing creatives
  • Internal systems:
  • Pitch documents
  • Mailer templates
  • Email sign up forms
  • Digital games/widgets
  • Keep up to date with industry news and events
  • Look for creative solutions to problems and challenges facing the team
  • Always look for inspiration for ideas both from competitors and other creative industries
  • Contribute to brainstorming sessions and discussions around campaigns, artist creative, social media, innovation and technology

Be Operational

  • Provide support to the Artist Content Creative teams in all activities.
  • Collating and distributing assets – e.g. pack shots, press releases, biogs etc. via Box
  • Help to organise content & photo shoots (location, equipment, contracts and personnel)
  • Help build and manage our network of external creative suppliers, including briefing and managing projects

Be Administrative

  • Organise team diaries, meeting invites and room bookings
  • Manage budgets, raising purchase orders for costs and closing invoices
  • Prepare documents and information for team and artist meetings
  • Take minutes in team meetings and following up with notes and action points
  • Arranging travel and getting travel requisitions approved by finance

Person Specification

  • Proficient use of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Mainly Photoshop, After Effects, In Design
  • Photography and videography skills
  • Exceptional organisational, prioritisation and communication skills with the ability to multitask
  • Highly collaborative work ethic. A team player
  • A digital native and avid social media user who is enthusiastic about creativity, innovation and storytelling
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about music and culture with a desire to progress within a creative role in the entertainment industries
  • Aptitude for technical tasks and the ability to learn quickly
  • Creative flair. Someone with ideas and lateral thinking

Bonus Tracks: Your Benefits

  • Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 paid days of annual leave
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan available
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
  • Dental and Travel Insurance options
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Cars
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)

Just So You Know…

The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable.  However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.

Skills Required

  • Art
  • Graphic Design

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