YPIA Opportunities

YPIA Opportunities

Jobs and offers from the arts world


Box Office and Marketing Coordinator, The Sixteen

Deadline: 30 May 2024

How Long: Full-time

Compensation: Salary £23k to £25k depending on experience

The Role:
The Sixteen manages its own promotions (approximately 20 to 25 a year) in-house using the box office software Spektrix. We are seeking someone to oversee and administrate this area, as well as to work with the Marketing Manager to maximise audience development opportunities. The post-holder will oversee and help deliver the sales and ticketing operation ensuring the highest level of customer service possible to all those that interact with or visit us. The successful candidate will lead on the day to day administration of the Box Office function and event/product set ups, as directed and overseen by the Marketing Manager, and will manage the front of house/box office function at all of The Sixteen’s own-promotion concerts, which involves travel around the UK. The post-holder will assist on marketing campaigns relating to The Sixteen’s own-promotions, as well as being involved in the creation and delivery of social media content – there is real scope for creative social media and digital campaign ideas, and the ideal candidate will have an interest and flair in this area.

This is a co-ordinator and support role split approximately 50/50 between box office administration and marketing responsibilities. It is a small, busy team and there will be administrative duties in other areas that arise.

The full job description and person specification can be downloaded at the link below. To apply for this role, please email or post a CV and one-page covering letter to Charlotte Crowe by Thursday 30 May at midday. Interviews will be held w/c 3 June.

For more information about the role and The Sixteen please visit: https://thesixteen.com/jobs/box-office-marketing-coordinator/


YPIA - Marketing Specialists & Marketing Assistants

Deadline: 13th May, 11:59pm

How Long: Initial six-month contract, with the opportunity to extend

Compensation: Volunteering

The Roles

  • Design Specialist
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Communications Specialist
  • Marketing Assistants

Please see full job descriptions: Marketing Specialists and Marketing Assistants

How to apply

Please send us your CV, outlining relevant skills and experience, and a short covering letter or video detailing which role you would like to apply for, what you would bring to the team, and what you hope to gain from volunteering with us.

Please submit your application to info@ypia.co.uk. We will then review your application and, if successfully shortlisted, invite you to interview remotely. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries or would like to arrange an informal chat about any of the roles.


Development Manager, Young Classical Artists Trust

Deadline: 11:59pm, Friday 10th May 2024

How Long: Full time, permanent

Compensation: £38,000 - £45,000

Role Overview

This position offers an experienced fundraiser an opportunity to play a strategic role as we shape and prepare the launch of a new strategy to widen our impact on a national, and international scale. 2024 marks the beginning of the Trust’s 40th Anniversary, making it an exciting time to join the charity as we celebrate our history and look towards the next 40 years.

Working within a small team, the Development Manager will take the strategic lead on all income generation with an aim to to grow and maximise fundraising opportunities.

YCAT’s primary income sources are from Individual Giving and Major Donors, alongside Trusts and Foundations. The Development Manager will strengthen and build on this programme whilst developing relationships and develop other sources of income (ie. Corporate, Legacy and Events).

For a full Job Description, please visit the YCAT website: https://www.ycat.co.uk/development-manager

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV of no more than two pages together with names of two referees, and a covering letter of no more than one side of A4 explaining why you think you are the ideal candidate for this role to Alasdair Tait at recruitment@ycat.co.uk.

For more information please visit: https://www.ycat.co.uk/development-manager


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.

Are you keen to contribute to the YPIA Blog? We want to make our posts as relevant to you as possible, and what better way to do that than by asking you to contribute? So, if you would be interested in becoming a Guest Writer for YPIA (whether you'd like to write a one-off article, or a whole series), just get in touch with Grace Green, Director, Strategy & Communications at grace@ypia.co.uk

The blog covers topics including the challenges young people face when starting out in the arts, career tips, YPIA event summaries, event reviews, useful resources, and stories of fellow arts professionals who are doing their bit to improve access into the arts sector for young people.

We want to hear your ideas, so please feel free to get in touch with Grace to pitch your idea. 

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

To advertise your job here please email us at info@ypia.co.uk