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Events, Communications & Projects Assistant

Recruitment and Pathway Initiatives

Events, Communications & Projects Assistant

Career stage: Entry-Level

The FAC is hiring for a part-time role for a period of six months. To be eligible, you must be aged 16-24, currently out of work and claiming Universal Credit. You will need to apply by giving the company name [Featured Artists Coalition] and job title [Events, Communications & Projects Assistant] to your work coach at the JobCentre Plus. The JobCentre Plus will be able to provide information on wage and estimated start date.

Role Core Responsibilities:

Work with the wider FAC team to help organise, market, and deliver events.

Liaise and work with FAC partners such as Amazon Music and Spotify to ensure smooth delivery of our joint programmes.

Foster new industry relationships to identify new contributors for FAC events.

Attend wider music industry events, widening your network of contacts.

Assist with communications s and develop the FAC’s online content in order to attract new FAC members and increase visibility of the organisation.

Help develop the modern image of the organisation, with the support from the wider FAC team.

Assist with the development of the FAC’s social media strategy and output across key platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and work across the FAC’s website and other marketing communication channels, such as weekly newsletter.

Attend various events and communications meetings with our sister organisations, staying up to date with the latest trends and developments in other organisations. This will be important when developing strategy and when planning, understanding the industry and avoiding clashes with other industry events or campaigns.

Together with the wider FAC team and your mentor, you will work on creating a strategy for the FAC to transition our online events successfully and smoothly into hybrid format, meaning real life events which are live-streamed to our wider membership globally.

Play a key role in delivering an annual programme of FAC campaigns – any upcoming campaigns on issues such as the live music sector recovery post-pandemic, streaming and Brexit. This will include devising campaign plans, as well as taking part in developing communications strategies and content. This will involve working closely with the company’s CEO, as well as observing FAC Board and other senior industry meetings.

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