Studio Assistant, Kickstart – UCan Play

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Musical instrument & technology sales & consultancy for schools, colleges, universities, staff and students run by Dr Jonathan Savage (@jpjsavage ) with friends!

Job summary

UCan Play is seeking a Studio Assistant for a busy music rehearsal and recording studio located at the UCan Studios in a 200-year-old mill in Wheelock.

The studio is a busy environment, with local bands rehearsing regularly and a range of live- recording and live-streaming projects being undertaken each week. There is also a thriving teaching programme.

UCan Play also runs a musical instrument and technology sales business. The majority of the sales are within the education sector. Please note we are not a music shop. This provides another exciting opportunity for our new assistant to learn more about retail and marketing key products from world-leading key brands such as Roland, Boss, Korg, PreSonus and others.

Key roles within the studio assistant position will include:

  • The assistant will PA/admin for the Managing Director of UCan Play.
  • You will be carrying out the Management and marketing of UCan Studio spaces, which includes, operation of equipment, cleaning of spaces and other duties.
  • Assistance to studio technicians for live-recording and live-streaming projects run at the UCan Studios and elsewhere within the UK.
  • You should be able to contribute to social media marketing campaigns to help promote the wider UCan Play business within the education sector.
  • Other duties commensurate with the position on an as-needed basis.

You will be mentored by UCan Play mentor Dr Jonathan Savage.

Hours: 25. Mixture of day time and evening work. This will vary, by arrangement, depending on the work UCan Play is undertaking each week.

Skills needed

  • Essential: Passion for music, music education and/or music technology.
  • Desirable: A Level in Music or Music Technology
  • Desirable: Graduate with a Music, Music Technology or Other Technology related degree.
  • Desirable: Experience in social media marketing and/or PA

Benefits

  • Hourly rate: National Minimum Wage
  • Additional training: You will receive 50-hours of online training courses to enhance employability skills, with access to 600+ courses. You will also be assigned a dedicated career mentor to help you through your placement. You will also be loaned a laptop, if needed

Applications

The application deadline is 14 December 2021.

To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old. Follow the link on the Kickstarter website to apply.

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Musical instrument & technology sales & consultancy for schools, colleges, universities, staff and students run by Dr Jonathan Savage (@jpjsavage ) with friends!

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