12 days ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Curator, Marketer
  • Type Internship
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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The Department
Ministry of Sound Records is a global entertainment record label. Over the last ten years the label has established an exciting roster of talent, successfully launching the careers of acts such as Eric Prydz, DJ Fresh, Example and Wretch 32 to name a few. The label’s current roster of artists includes BRIT-nominated and Ivor Novello-winning group London Grammar, whose albums have sold over three million copies globally, Riton and Sigala, as well as exciting new artists such as Regard, dodie, Franky Wah and Tia Carys. Ministry of Sound is also the UK home for Doja Cat, Oliver Heldens, Tate McRae and Joey Bada$$. From becoming a household name through selling millions of compilation albums the label is also now one of the biggest curators in the UK and worldwide. Ministry of Sound’s President is Dipesh Parmar. The Managing Director is Amy Wheatley.
The Role
This role sits within the Curation team, working on digital marketing and content for Ministry of Sound as a brand, in the music space. It’s a super creative role where you’ll be across our social media channels, playlists, mixes and artist collaborations. New and exciting ideas are always welcomed for activations and campaigns to push the brand and label releases. You’ll explore everything from creating content to curating the music that goes with it.
The Team
Ministry of Sound is one of the world’s leading dance music labels and is an integral part of the Sony Music family. We are a high energy team with a wealth of experience to offer an intern wanting to excel within our label. We pride ourselves in diversity and valuing input from every level. Each department works together closely giving opportunity to learn in multiple areas. The team is known to push boundaries as a major label with an independent attitude.
What you’ll do
  • Assisting with the schedule, set up and execution of marketing campaigns
  • Manage purchase orders related to curation spend in a timely and efficient manner
  • Manage the setup and running of meetings for the Curation team
  • Assist the co-ordination of content shoots, production and manage events across the Ministry of Sound brands
  • Work closely with Ministry’s social media agency and oversee the day-to-day management of strategy, implementation & creative across all social channels
  • Brief out video content and artwork assets for playlists and brand activations to external designers & creatives
  • You will assist in some content creation for the team
  • Stay up-to-date with music and trends to contribute towards creative ideas for marketing campaigns and brand activations
  • Create decks and presentations for pitching, campaign analysis and updates.
  • Provide support to the whole curation team where necessary including, playlist updates, file management and data collection
Who you are
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • You will be able to prioritise and shift your workload depending on the needs of the team
  • Fast and willing to learn
  • Good understanding of design and creative with ability to suggest ideas and carry out some creative content work
  • Knowledge of the adobe creative suite
  • Strong knowledge of commercial music and a wide range of genres, notably Dance & UK Black music.
  • Knowledge of Ministry of Sound and the brand history, including knowledge of playlists and social presence across digital platforms
  • Diplomatic attitude to manage numerous stakeholders to successful outcomes
  • It's a fast-paced environment, so be ready for it!
  • Passionate about music
What we give you
  • Weekly sessions with fellow interns to learn about the wider business.
  • Learning and development workshops to help you grow within the working world.
  • The opportunity to join our employee resource groups @HUE, @Whatif, @Whatiffreedom and make a difference to our company.
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • 2 Premium days to use for working on yourself, caring for your mental health or volunteering.
  • A credit to use on live gigs.
  • Free vinyl
How to apply
When applying to your chosen position, please answer all of the application questions, these answers will be reviewed along with your CV. Please ensure that your CV is readable in all formats, we recommend uploading a PDF CV.
When uploading your video cover letter. Please upload it as an unlisted YouTube video and paste the link in the relevant text box.
Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation email to let you know that we have received your application. We aim to get back to everyone on the status of their application by 31/08/21
The application window for this internship will close on 01/08/21 at 9pm.
If you require any reasonable adjustments or assistance with the application or interview process, please contact us here sonyinternshipsuk@sonymusic.com. Please put Reasonable Adjustment Request in the subject line of the email. If you are in need of a phone call, please send us the email a message with the subject line Call Request and your number and we will get in contact at our earliest convenience. Please do not contact reception with application queries.
Things to note:
  • We do not require you to have a degree or qualification in order to apply for this internship but you do need to be over 18+.
  • The start date for the programme will be in January 2022
  • We will get back to you on the status of your application by 31/08/21
  • There will be 3 rounds of interviews to complete, the recruitment process will be a mixture of virtual and in person interviews, but this will be determined by Covid restrictions and government guidelines at the time of interview. Again, if you require any reasonable adjustments to the interview process, please contact us at sonyinternshipsuk@sonymusic.com. Please put Reasonable Adjustment Request in the subject line of the email.
  • The first round of interviews will commence in September 2021, with final rounds in late October or Early November.
Equal Opportunities
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Skills Required

  • Marketing
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Music
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Prioritisation

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