YPIA Opportunities

YPIA Opportunities

Jobs and offers from the arts world


Fundraising and Marketing Assistant, Academy of Ancient Music

Deadline: 9am on Monday 06 August

How Long: Full-time, fixed term (1 year)

Compensation: Dependant on experience

The AAM is looking for a Fundraising and Marketing Assistant to provide support for both departments.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to gain experience and professional development training in the world of arts management, and to make a significant contribution to the future of this world-class orchestra.

This role is a full-time, fixed term (1 year) contract and will be based in our office in the heart of historic Cambridge.

Application deadline is 9am on Monday 06 August.

For full job description and application details please visit our website: http://www.aam.co.uk/#/join-us.aspx


Assistant Artist Manager, Intermusica

Deadline: 5PM, Monday 09 July 2018

How Long: Full-time, permanent

Compensation: Dependent upon experience

Core responsibilities include:

  • Diary management, producing detailed schedules, tour logistics
  • Producing and disseminating sales materials
  • Processing contracts, invoices, statements, applying for visas
  • Sales and fee/programme negotiation where appropriate
  • Representing the company at concerts
  • Sharing departmental tasks

The successful candidate will be:

Graduate calibre with a working knowledge of classical music and ideally 1 year’s experience within the industry. Able to multi-task, prioritise, problem-solve with accuracy in fast-paced global environment, with very strong inter-personal skills, a flexible and practical approach, and ability to build relationships.

We would consider upgrading the role to Associate Artist Manager for an experienced candidate looking for a fresh challenge.

Dates of 1st interviews: Thursday 12 July and Friday 13 July

For a full job description, and to apply, please click through to Hire Locker where you will be guided through their online application process.



Deadline: 19 July

How Long: Ongoing

Compensation: Volunteer

We are currently recruiting for new committee members for our 2018/2019 season - apply now!

  • Assistant Project Managers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Administrative Manager

About the positions

YPIA is run by a team of friendly volunteers who are all involved in organising events our monthly series of events, getting involved in aspects of planning, marketing, administration, as well as relationship building. With four new Directors taking the reins, we are looking for a number of new volunteers to join our committee in the roles above to help us with the planning and delivery of our season of events in 2018-2019.

For full information on the job roles and how to apply, click here:  https://www.ypia.co.uk/posts/join-ypia-team-


Box Office and Marketing Coordinator, The Sixteen

Deadline: 12pm, Monday 2nd July

How Long: This is a new role and will initially be a 12-month fixed term contract

Compensation: £20k-25k pro rata

The Sixteen is bringing its Box Office services in-house and is recruiting someone to oversee and administrate this area, as well as to work with the Marketing Manager to maximise audience development opportunities. The role will lead on the day to day administration of the Box Office function and lead on event/product set ups, as directed and overseen by the Marketing Manager. The role will be split approximately 60/40 between Box Office administration and marketing responsibilities.

For a full job description visit: https://thesixteen.com/about-us/work-for-us/


Education and Outreach Manager, Academy of Ancient Music

Deadline: 9am, Tuesday 10 July 2018

How Long: Part-time time (2-3 days per week), permanent

Compensation: £32,000 - £36,000 p.a. pro rata

AAM are looking for a creative and experienced Education and Outreach Manager who is passionate about the importance of music in society, with demonstrable experience of developing and facilitating creative arts projects including management of stakeholder relations.

This role is part-time (flexible working options may be available) and is based in our office which is located in the heart of historic Cambridge.

For full job description and application details click here


Assistant Artist Manager, Hazard Chase

Deadline: Monday 25th June 2018

How Long: Full-time, permanent

Compensation: minimum £19,000 p.a.

Hazard Chase is seeking a bright, organised and confident individual responsible for carrying out servicing for a group of instrumentalists and conductors.

The position, which will report to two Artist Managers, involves overseeing the preparation period before an engagement to ensure everything runs smoothly. This entails liaising with concert promoters and local agents throughout the world to organise the booking of travel and accommodation, investigating and applying for visas/other documentation on behalf of the artist when needed, requesting and processing contracts, updating biographical and marketing materials, co-ordinating press interviews either directly or through a PR agency, and liaising with publishers regarding sheet music. Assistant Artist Managers are also required to produce detailed schedules/itineraries for artists on a regular basis, ensuring all relevant information is included, such as rehearsal times, dress code, travel information, and contact details. The role also includes assisting the Finance Department, checking invoicing lists and artist statements on a regular basis.

We offer many opportunities to attend concerts in the UK and sometimes abroad, therefore some evening and weekend work will be required. Staff members are expected to share general office administration as required.

For a full job description please visit http://www.hazardchase.co.uk/category/job-vacancie...


Common Vision (CoVi)

Deadline: Multiple Roles

How Long: Freelance/Short Term

Compensation: Information on Application

Common Vision (CoVi) is an independent, not-for-profit think tank. We curate and develop research and discussion which aligns the behaviours, expectations and values of the millennials with long-term intergenerational goals around the common good.

Since launching in 2014 we've built up a strong reputation for fresh ideas and innovative ways of engaging people. We have a small staff team and work with expert freelancers and associates when on specific pieces of work relating to public outreach, digital engagement, design and communications.

We are currently looking for creative associates with expertise in relation to one of more of the following:

Video production
Digital communications
Curating events or exhibitions

You will have a strong interest in current affairs and social policy issues, and be able to promote and synthesise complex topics and ideas.

Available roles are freelance or contracted on a short-term basis. We recruit on a rolling basis.



£5 tickets for Under 35s to selected concerts at Wigmore Hall

Deadline: Don't wait, tickets might sell out

How Long: Happening now

Compensation: Tickets cost £5 only

£5 tickets are available for younger audience members to selected concerts at Wigmore Hall – book now: http://bit.ly/29yavDo.

Artists featured in the programme include Igor Levit, Joanna MacGregor, Tasmin Little, Alison Balsom, Martin Roscoe and many more.


British Arts Festivals Association

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The British Arts Festivals Association is a vibrant membership organisation covering the widest span of arts festivals in the UK. Our members include a huge range of genres such as performing arts, literature, music, visual arts and outdoor arts. Members have access to a wide network of their peers as well as the wealth of knowledge, advice and contacts that BAFA has built up over its long history. We organise a number of events throughout the year for festival professionals and students including regional road shows which are unique active learning forums across the country and the annual Conference for Festivals. A two day conference with a programme designed for everyone involved in the festival sector, the Conference for Festivals includes a series of talks, discussions, round tables and of course opportunities to socialise with your festival peers. BAFA also runs a similar annual event for students and recent graduates interested in arts festivals and events – ‘A Festival Career’.


Guest Writer, YPIA Blog

Deadline: Ongoing

How Long: For a one-off piece or a series of contributions, up to you.

Compensation: We're all volunteers at YPIA.

Have you seen the YPIA Blog? We want to make our posts as relevant to you as possible and how could we do that better than by asking you to contribute? So, if you would be interested in becoming a guest writer for YPIA (whether for a one-off article or a whole series), just get in touch with Stella Toonen on stella@ypia.co.uk.

The blog generally covers topics such as the challenges young people face when starting out in the arts, tips for how to improve your career, summaries of our events, reviews of other relevant events, resources or websites, and stories of fellow arts professionals who've shown initiative to improve access into the arts sector for young people. We're very open to other suggestions though, so do feel free to get in touch with Stella and pitch your idea.

There's no deadline for this opportunity, we accept new contributions on a rolling basis.