YPIA Opportunities

YPIA Opportunities

Jobs and offers from the arts world


Cultural Communications Intern, Flint

Deadline: ASAP - Interview Dates: 15-18 April 2019 Start Date: June 2019

How Long: 3 Month Placement

Compensation: National Minimum Wage

Flint runs a rolling three-month internship programme, designed to provide wide-ranging experience and insight into life at a specialist cultural communications consultancy. The role requires a team player with excellent attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills and a desire to learn about the PR and communications process within the arts, culture and luxury sectors.

For a full internship specification please follow this link: Flint – Cultural Communication’s Internship pdf and to apply for an internship at Flint, please send a CV and covering letter to Lizzie Rowles: lizzie.rowles@flint-culture.com.


Creative United: Own Art

Deadline: 17 April, 12pm

How Long: Full time

Compensation: £28,000

The key purpose of this post is to lead on the planning and delivery of a range of marketing and social media activities that will increase the visibility and impact of Creative United’s Own Art programme through regular B2B and B2C communication channels, as well as specific campaigns and events.

CLICK HERE for job description and details on how to apply


Creative United: Take It Away

Deadline: 17 April, 12pm

How Long: Full time

Compensation: £28,000

The key purpose of this post is to lead on the planning and delivery of a range of marketing and social media activities that will increase the visibility and impact of Creative United’s Take it away programme through regular B2B and B2C communication channels, as well as specific campaigns and events.

CLICK HERE for full job description and details on how to apply


Marketing Intern / Production Intern, Opera Holland Park

Deadline: Ongoing

How Long: Flexible (part-time/full-time)

Compensation: Unpaid, with expenses

Opera Holland Park are looking for Production and Marketing Interns. Interested in gaining more experience in world of arts administration and/or marketing at a leading UK opera company? Opera Holland Park offer internships in marketing, communications, social media and artistic administration. Build up your CV and build a foundation on which to grow.

 As a marketing intern, you could be helping us draft tweets, writing newsletters, organising photo shoots, coordinating interviews with cast and creatives and helping out at press events. 

As a production intern, you may be researching productions, liaising with artists and agents, attending rehearsals and collating casting information. 

To apply for the marketing role, send a cover letter and CV, with your availability, to marketing@operahollandpark.com. To apply for the production role, email production@operahollandpark.com and request an application form.


Account Manager, Flint

Deadline: ASAP

How Long: Permanent

Compensation: Dependent on Experience

Flint seeks an experienced Account Manager / Senior Account Manager to join the internationally expanding company, working across the arts, culture and luxury sectors. The role requires a highly organised and motivated individual with proven experience of managing multiple client and media relationships, as well as delivering first-class campaign results. The successful candidate will have a genuine passion for arts and culture, and excellent team leadership.

For a full job specification please follow this link: Account Manager / Senior Manager – Job Specification, and to apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to Chantal Lane: chantal.lane@flint-culture.com


Account Manager, Orchid Media

Deadline: Open for Applications

How Long: Full-time, Permanent

Compensation: £24,000 to £27,000 per annum, dependent on experience

Location: Cambridge, UK

Introduction: We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic Account Manager with excellent communication and project management skills to join our team.

About the Role
The purpose of this role is to manage a portfolio of clients and promote them to the media. Clients will include individual artists, choirs, orchestras, festivals, record labels and other organisations. Key tasks include, but are not limited to: winning new business; overseeing PR campaigns from design to delivery; writing press releases and pitches to journalists; acting as a senior contact for clients; arranging and attending interviews; and attending evening concerts and events. The role may also involve some general assistance in the running of the office, such as answering telephones, attending meetings and other administrative tasks.

About the Company
Orchid Media is an international PR agency, providing specialist services to the arts industry. We offer bespoke PR and marketing campaigns to help our clients build their profile and promote their creative projects. A small, experienced team of industry professionals, we pride ourselves on delivering a high quality, personalised service. Orchid Media originally launched in 2014 as the PR division of the record label Orchid Classics. We have since grown to become an independent company with our own clients and projects, and continue to support Orchid Classics with all of its latest releases.
Essential Skills
- Experienced at winning new clients and pitching for business
- Keen networker and adept at building relationships with industry spokespeople
- Expertise at handling a range of media
- Excellent project management skills with strong organisational and planning skills
- Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills
- Outstanding interpersonal skills
- Competency with Apple and Microsoft software and a variety of social media platforms
- Driven, ambitious and willing to contribute to the business

Desirable Skills
- Competency with basic design and video editing software
- Languages, particularly German, French, Spanish or Italian

Desirable Experience
- 2 to 3 years prior experience in public relations
- Prior work experience in the media
- Prior work experience in the classical music industry

Reporting To: Damaris Brown, Director

Typical Working Hours: 9:00am - 5:30pm. As an Account Manager and the key contact for clients, you may be required to work irregular hours and attend events.

How to Apply: please send a CV and covering letter to damaris@orchidmedia.co.uk


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 Rebecca Johns at rebeccaj@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 Rebecca and pitch your idea.

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