ELAM Work Experience 2018

All the work experience companies and roles can be seen below. You can apply for up to three different roles stating your preferences. The application deadline is 4PM on January 19th 2018. Please note these placements are only open for current ELAM trainees and you will not be able to apply if you are not a current ELAM trainee. If you are not a student at ELAM and are interest in general work experience opportunities here, then please let us know by completing this form.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED


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About Virgin EMI Records

Virgin EMI Records is a record label within the Universal Music Group. Acts associated with Virgin EMI include: Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Bastille, Emeli Sandé and Chase and Status.

Roles x4

1. Marketing                                                                                                     Create marketing plans for releases and coordinate artwork, promotion, sales and publicity.

2. Promo                                                                                                             Provide the link between artists and TV and radio companies, managing TV appearances, radio sessions and airplay.

3. A&R                                                                                                                 Discover and sign artists, putting the team around them to facilitate the recording process.

4. Digital                                                                                                             Coordinate strategy in the digital music sphere from marketing to streaming, keeping on top of the latest innovations.


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ABOUT red bull studios london

The studio aims to promote UK music by providing access to state-of-the-art recording and production facility for a range of local and international musical talent. As well as documenting the creative process we host exclusive monthly DJ sessions, features, news stories and video content from all studio artists.

ROLES X1

1. Studio Assistant                                                                                          Assisting in all aspect of the management of the studio, particularly suitable for those interested in engineering and recording and production. 


 

ABOUT island RECORDS

Island Records is a record label within the Universal Music Group. Acts associated with Island include: JP Cooper, Florence + Machine, The Weekend,

ROLES x4

1. Marketing                                                                                                     Create marketing plans for releases and coordinate artwork, promotion, sales and publicity.

2. Promo                                                                                                             Provide the link between artists and TV and radio companies, managing TV appearances, radio sessions and airplay.

3. A&R                                                                                                                 Discover and sign artists, putting the team around them to facilitate the recording process.

4. Digital                                                                                                             Coordinate strategy in the digital music sphere from marketing to streaming, keeping on top of the latest innovations.


 

ABOUT polydor RECORDS

Polydor Records is a record label within the Universal Music Group. Acts associated with Polydor include: Ellie Golding, Kendrick Lemar, Years & Years, 1975

ROLES x4

1. Marketing                                                                                                     Create marketing plans for releases and coordinate artwork, promotion, sales and publicity.

2. Promo                                                                                                             Provide the link between artists and TV and radio companies, managing TV appearances, radio sessions and airplay.

3. A&R                                                                                                                 Discover and sign artists, putting the team around them to facilitate the recording process.

4. Digital                                                                                                             Coordinate strategy in the digital music sphere from marketing to streaming, keeping on top of the latest innovations.


 

ABOUT decca RECORDS

Decca Records is a record label within the Universal Music Group. Acts associated with Decca include: Einaudi, The Lumineers, Aurora, Gregory Porter, Imelda May

ROLES x4

1. Marketing                                                                                                     Create marketing plans for releases and coordinate artwork, promotion, sales and publicity.

2. Promo                                                                                                             Provide the link between artists and TV and radio companies, managing TV appearances, radio sessions and airplay.

3. A&R                                                                                                                 Discover and sign artists, putting the team around them to facilitate the recording process.

4. Digital                                                                                                             Coordinate strategy in the digital music sphere from marketing to streaming, keeping on top of the latest innovations.


 

ABOUT capitol RECORDS

Capitol Records is a record label within the Universal Music Group. Acts associated with Capitol include: Sam Smith, Frances, 5 Seconds of Summer

ROLES x3

1. Marketing                                                                                                     Create marketing plans for releases and coordinate artwork, promotion, sales and publicity.

2. A&R                                                                                                                 Discover and sign artists, putting the team around them to facilitate the recording process.

3. Digital                                                                                                             Coordinate strategy in the digital music sphere from marketing to streaming, keeping on top of the latest innovations.


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ABOUT PARAMOUNT ARTISTS

Paramount Artists represent some of the worlds most influential electronic music artists. Their roster includes the likes of Acid Mondays, Nina Kraviz, Boddika and more. 

ROLES X1

1. Agent Assistant

Responsibilities include:

  • Helping to collate contact databases
  • Researching new clubs / promoters
  • Putting together artist update mailers and feeding back to agent on the results from these mailers

 

 


 

ABOUT echo location talent location

 

Echo Location is a global talent agency that prides itself on not just representing but helping to develop artists right across the musical spectrum to ensure they reach their potential. 

ROLES X1

1. Music Assistant Role includes:

  • Inputting offers 
  • Welcoming guests and looking after them 
  • Learning how we book acts DJ and LIVE 
  • Attending a planning meeting 
  • Managing the Echo info account

 

ABOUT abbey road studios

The most famous recording studio in the world. 

ROLES X5

1. Studio                                                                                                               Setting up rigs, recording desks, microphones and instruments and other recording equipment within the studio environment, recording and producing recordings ready for post-production.

2. Post Production                                                                                         Mixing and mastering tracks after initial recording to produce the final version from which all copies will be produced. Also includes creating compilations and transferring formats e.g. tapes to digital formats.

3. Marketing                                                                                                   Communicating the products and services to customers through various channels, including press and social media. .

4. Audio Products & Abbey Road Red                                                   Sampling instruments, recordings and recording equipment within our iconic studios to produce plug-ins and other products. Working with start-up companies to develop future music technology.

5. Events                                                                                                             Supporting the Events team to plan and host a range of music industry and corporate events.


 

ABOUT universal music on demand

UMOD is a new division of Universal Music UK, created for and around the habits and demands of the modern

music fan in the age of streaming. Its primary focus is playlisting and streaming and the team is built up of

analysts and marketers who support emerging artists, global stars and Universal Music's back catalogue, in

tandem with its streaming partners and international affiliates.

ROLES x 1

1. Digital                                                                                                              Coordinate strategy in the digital music sphere from marketing to streaming, keeping on top of the latest innovations.


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ABOUT ODDCHILD MUSIC

Oddchild Music is a London-based, independent music company, with a main focus of artist management. Founded in 2011 by Marc Williams. Oddchild exists to locate and nurture young and up and coming artists. Their roster includes the likes of Etta Bond, Raf Riley, Chris Loco and more. 

ROLES x1

1. Digital Channel Assistant/A&R                                                                                         

Job Includes:

  • Helping to create digital content for the OddChild socials
  • Updating the OddChild website with the rosters latest news
  • Suggesting ideas for interesting ways the company could release/tease an acts single, EP or album
  • Informing Oddchild of any new features on digital platforms and any latest trends
  • Building a Spotify playlist database
  • Suggesting producers or artists our roster could work with
  • Suggesting any new talent we should be looking into
  • Sitting in on a studio session

 

ABOUT globe

Commercial Partnerships we work with brands that want to enhance their message with music.

ROLES x3

1. Synch Licensing                                                                                           Coordinate deals to provide music for ads, films and TV shows.

2. Commercial Partnership                                                                          Work with brands that want to enhance their message with music.

3. Film & Label Marketing                                                                           Assisting with Globe’s music development and releases for film, TV, content and brands & sync.

 


 

ABOUT caroline international

Caroline International is an award winning global label services operation for artist and independent labels with dedicated personnel and offices around the world. 

ROLES X2

1. Marketing                                                                                                     Create marketing plans for releases and coordinate artwork, promotion, sales and publicity.

2. Promo                                                                                                             Provide the link between artists and TV and radio companies, managing TV appearances, radio sessions and airplay.


 

ABOUT STACK HOUSE MANAGEMENT

Artist Management for Rudimental, Gorgon City, Lily Allen, Redlight, Charlie Tee, Kidnap Kid, Woz, Sub Focus, Tom Jules, Fryars, Alex Adair

ROLES X1

1. Management assistant                                                                           Job Includes:

  • Assist in creating company mailouts/newsletters.
  • Assist with campaign planning/brainstorming/implementation
  • Maintain artist admin, including riders.
  • Office Assistant - Manage office phones, collect & distribute post, manage door intercom & deliveries/distribution, manage the storage room.
  • Meet & greet guests/offer drinks on arrival.
  • Ensure office/meeting room is tidy/clear at the end of meetings & each day
  • new music research

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ABOUT THE TOTTERIDGE ACADEMY

The Totteridge Academy strives to provide a high-quality, fulfilling education for each and every student they serve.

Their aim is to bring out ‘the best in everyone’ and we work tirelessly to ensure that students and staff here have every opportunity to do so. They want all of their students to leave school equipped with the knowledge, qualifications and confidence they need to succeed in the next stages of their careers and lives and become happy, responsible and active members of society.

They offer a broad curriculum that is designed to engage and inspire students, coupled with a dedicated enrichment programme that ensures every student at The Totteridge Academy gains a wealth of wider experiences to help them flourish as young people.

ROLES

1. Teaching Assistant Support x3

  • One to one tuition to KS4 students for the composition and performance aspects of the GCSE
  • Chance to lead a small group of students with a musical project during lesson time. We are very flexible however, and happy for the trainees to suggest any additional ideas.

 

ABOUT weller media agency

As a full service digital creative agency we do it all, from start to finish. We connect people through the digital space. We put bands in touch with their fans and start conversations between brands and their audiences. We generate original ideas and we make them happen. Wherever, whenever, however. Our team is based in London and New York and has over 20 years of experience working alongside some of the world’s biggest brands and recording artists. We understand how the industry works and can call on our knowledge and experience of digital marketing to help you do what it is you want to do.

ROLES X1

1. General assistant                                                                                        Job Includes:

  • Assist in busy creative team on all day to day projects
  • Office support to the team including phone-calls, door intercom, deliveries, storage room etc. 
  • Support team on photography and video shoots acting as a runner / production hand. 
  • Depending on creative experience and knowledge we would need help with creative design & production eg using Photoshop.

 

ABOUT universal music group

Universal Music is the UK’s leading music company and home to artists from Take That and Florence + The Machine to Mumford & Sons and The Rolling Stones.

ROLES

1. Sales                                                                                                                

The Sales team work hand-in- hand with our commercial partners including Amazon, Supermarkets, HMV and specialist independent music retailers to ensure Universal Music Artists are widely represented in their stores and online platforms. . Roles within this area are commercially analytical and focus heavily on consumer behaviour.

2. Communications                                                                                       Manage the perception of a company in the eyes of the media and the general public.

3. Artist relations                                                                                           Manage the perception of a company in the eyes of the media and the general public.

4. Streaming                                                                                                     Managing relationships with key streaming partners such as Spotify, Apple, Google, Deezer and new platforms to ensure Universal Artists are widely represented in playlists and unique campaigns.

5. Audience Research and Planning                                                       This team helps the business think smarter and think differently.  It does this through primary research, analysis, studying cultural trends and market trends. Ultimately, this team gets the right people together to think about a challenge or an opportunity. It’s an extremely varied part of our business from artist campaigns and new brand/product development right through to brand partnerships or commercial opportunities, this department’s audience and culture-driven work is influential.


 

ABOUT ulive

U-Live are a promoter, producer and investor in live entertainment. Its portfolio ranges from festivals to musical theatre, from live film events to large outdoor concerts. They collaborate with some of the biggest names in music and entertainment to realize creative ambitions.

ROLES

1. Events                                                                                                                  Supporting the Events team to plan and host a range of music events


 

ABOUT universal music publishing group

Universal Music Publishing is the world’s leading music publisher, with offices in 47 countries including the UK, US, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Italy, Spain, Australia, South Africa and throughout Asia.

ROLES

1. A&R                                                                                                                         Discover and sign songwriters, putting the team around them to facilitate the song writing process.

2. Synch Licensing                                                                                             Coordinate deals to provide music for ads, films and TV shows.


 
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ABOUT ELAM

East London Arts & Music is a college based in Bromley-By-Bow, specialising in Music, Film and TV and Games Design. 

ROLES X4

1. Work Experience / Recruitment Manager x 2                              In this role, you will travel across to London to visit trainees and collect feedback from the work experience placements. You will be based at ELAM but you will get to see a huge cross section of the music and creative industries. You will work as part of a team to document the work experience process and write a report to present to the Industry Partnerships Manger which evaluates the programmes effectiveness. 

2. Technician Assistant x2

You will work directly with the Music technician & Media technician, managing the studios and equipment at ELAM.  

 


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ABOUT YouTube x ELAM

ELAM partnered with YouTube in 2017 to launch an exciting YouTube Channel which will showcase the incredible talent that exists within the walls of ELAM as well as providing educational content for viewers. 

ROLES

1. ELAM YouTube Channel Strategist x2

You will work as part of a team to capture and edit high quality footage for the ELAM YouTube Channel. You will be set briefs by the Industry Partnerships Manager and work to a deadline to produce exceptional content. You will also be tasked with thinking of new, innovative ways for ELAM to reach a wider audience in the YouTube community. You will regularly report to the Industry Partnerships Manager and will work on a presentation which you will present to a small board of creative executives at Google/YouTube HQ. 


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ABOUT ACADEMY MUSIC GROUP

Academy music group is a leading owner-operator of music venues in the United Kingdom. They operate a number of medium sized venues (including Brixton Academy, Shepherds Bush Empire and the rest of the O2 Academy venues nationwide). The Academy Music Group's venues have been host to industry icons throughout their lengthy existence. 

ROLES

1. Venue Operations Assistant x2

The applicants will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of most elements of our venue operation at O2 Academy Brixton as well as our Head Office function which will include; Promotions, Bookings, Diary management, Marketing, PR & Comms, Sponsorship and Finance


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ABOUT BOW SCHOOL

Bow is a rapidly expanding mixed 11 – 18 school in Tower Hamlets. It is an aspirational learning community determined to provide a rich and broad educational experience for all. Now fully settled into their fabulous new building, they are driving forwards on a strong foundation – both in terms of the building and our rising student outcomes.  Their priority is always to provide the very best educational opportunities to all of their students and the team at Bow is very good at doing this.  

ROLES

1. Music Assistant x5

Assisting with year 11 GCSE students, running ensembles at lunch and before-after school, running tech/ production/ composition clubs before/ after school. Assisting in all music lessons including performance and composition lessons and helping students with their compositions and performances. Assisting with music theory teaching at GCSE and BTEC Level 2. Mentoring specific students, assisting with all lunchtime practice supervision preparing students for performances.

 


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ABOUT AEI GROUP LTD

AEI is powered by a close-knit collective of music fans for whom working in this industry is a lifestyle choice. They celebrate purposeful work, diversity, collaboration, transparency, experimentation and personal development.

Throughout their 20-year history their innovative approach has reflected the fast-pace of the music industry itself as they constantly embrace new technologies, adopt disruptive business models and pivot to stay ahead of trends while remaining relevant and exciting to their clients, customers and audiences.

Whether you work in recorded music, digital media or the live sector, AEI encourage anyone who works with them to experiment with new concepts, try new approaches and scale their business and audience with the confidence and insight that their experience and infrastructure can provide.

ROLES 

1. Marketing Assistant (Media, Live and Music) x1

  • Media, Live and Music 
  • Assisting in campaign planning and execution - including running Facebook and Google Ads 
  • Assisting with reporting and analytics of the music releases and campaigns 
  • Creating social media content 
  • Assisting with updating the AEI website and social media 
  • Managing the in-house stock of CDs and merchandise 
  • Researching for campaigns and keeping up to date with the latest music, music industry and marketing news 
  • Digital distribution of releases; compiling metadata, audio, artwork and uploading for delivery to various download stores and streaming services. 
  • Ad hoc administrative tasks for all departments across AEI

ABOUT VARIOUS ARTISTS MANAGEMENT

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Various Artists Management is a 360 degree management company based in London and Los Angeles. We work across multiple artists and producers including Charli XCX, The Libertines, Spiritualized, Reverend & The Makers, Barns Courtney, Olly Burden and many more.

ROLES

1. Management Assistant

Assisting the day-to-day & Managers for various acts on the roster. 


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ABOUT MANAGEMENT 16

With over 10 years in the music industry our company and our managers have helped artists and genres gain international recognition. At the cutting edge of new music and artist development in an ever evolving industry, our clients and team have enjoyed the success of chart topping singles and albums, with millions of records sold and hundreds of millions of views and streams. As well as headline and mainstage performances at the biggest festivals, sold out tours, presenting radio and TV shows, international club residencies, appearing in the most read publications, and brand partnerships with some of the world's best known companies.

ROLES

1. Management Assistant x1

  Assisting managers across our management business, tour managers in our office and our record label and publishing businesses.

 


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ABOUT LOCK N LOAD EVENTS

Lock N Load events are a legendary promotions company who are behind some of London's biggest and best festivals/nights including SW4 Festival and  House Of Common Festival

ROLES

Promoter Assistant x1

Assisting the promotions team on strategic planning for events                                                                                                                    including SW4 Festival & various events happening in Venues London-wide


                                                                  ABOUT ATM ARTISTS

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ATM Artists is a Management agency with a marketing & consultancy arm who boast an impressive roster with acts such as Seal, Axwell Ingrosso, Swedish House Mafia and DJ Snake.

ROLES

                                                                                                                                          1. Management Assistant x1

                                                                                                                                            Assisting the day-to-day & Managers for various acts on the roster