Arts & Culture

Croydon Music & Arts Internship

  • Croydon
  • Croydon Music & Arts

THE COMPANY

As lead organisation for Croydon’s Music Education Hub we receive a Department for Education grant from Arts Council England to support high quality music education.  We have a team of expert instrumental and vocal teachers who teach in Croydon schools and run out of school music groups for all tastes, with a range of bands orchestras, and vocal groups.  Performances take place throughout the year in venues in and around Croydon. We are also the lead organisation for Croydon’s Local Cultural Education Partnership, supported by funding from Croydon Council and A New Direction, the regional Arts Council Bridge Organisation.  We aim to grow the opportunities and impact of cultural learning for children and young people.  We work closely with Croydon’s Youth Engagement Team to provide accessible out-of-school arts opportunities for children and young people.

THE ROLE

We will offer experience on a range of projects including the coordination of our music centre spring concerts, showcasing a range of styles, instruments and age groups. They will also support on visual art and theatre sessions with a range of young people including young asylum seekers and those with learning disabilities. They will receive training in project coordination and facilitation as well as office administration

  • Liaise with customers, teaching staff and arts partners over the phone and via email
  • Use of database software and Microsoft programmes
  • Manage aspects of email and social media marketing
  • Support with project planning, facilitation and evaluation
  • Maintain a marketing strategy
  • Support with office administration, including instrument and library music audits
  • Assisting with daily customer financial issues regarding service user accounts
  • Support at events and meetings (occasional evening/weekends work required)

THE CANDIDATE

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Friendly, independent and ability to work as part of a team
  • An understanding of the value of inclusive arts practice for children and young people
  • Microsoft skills – Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Contributes information, ideas, and research to help develop strategies
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures, maintaining a high level of confidentiality and awareness of general data protection and child protection regulations at all times
  • Maintains positive and productive working relationships with service users, colleagues and key stakeholders

OTHER INFORMATION

  • 6 programme
  • Pay: London Living Wage 
  • Hours need to be flexible  

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