Music Team Assistant - Volunteer Placement

London, United Kingdom · MTA


Oval Space seeks an enthusiastic and ambitious volunteer to assist the music team. The role will give an invaluable 360 degree insight into music promotion, working across the bookings, comms & marketing and operations teams at both Oval Space and The Pickle Factory. The successful candidate will be sharp, motivated and passionate about music. This is a three-month volunteer placement. Travel and food expenses are covered.

The role will include:

- Shadowing the bookings team, gaining an insight into contracting and advancing shows

- Assisting the bookers with diary management and financial settlements

- Assisting the Comms team in promoting shows via on and offline channels

- Working with the marketing team to help deliver artwork and assets for shows

- Gaining an understanding of how our ticketing platforms work, and helping with ticketing enquiries

- Monitoring ticket sales and helping prepare guest list for events

- Providing front-line support at shows, supporting the team representatives on the night

- Developing an understanding of club/live lighting and sound systems


Preferred Requirements

- Proven passion for music and events

- Pro-active, enthusiastic and energetic

- Ability to write to a high-standard of English

- Confident and articulate

- Demonstrable attention for detail and scrupulous organisational skills


- Travel and food expenses covered

- Free entry to shows

- Flexible working hours

- Opportunity for paid evening/weekend work representing the venues

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