- 1x Full-Time One Year Fixed-Term Contract with a 3-month probationary period
We are looking for an articulate, organised and musically knowledgeable person, with at least 2 years professional experience and an active interest in a broad range of musical genres including pop, rock, Black Music genres, classical, jazz, and folk genres. You will have an understanding of talent development, arts funding, grant-making and its importance to a wide range of talented music creators across the UK. You will know how the funding system works either as an applicant or recipient, and we’re particularly interested in hearing from you if you have music industry experience too.
PRS Foundation programmes include flagship funds such as the PPL Momentum Music Fund, The Open Fund and Women Make Music, plus talent development programmes including POWER UP and Keychange. Grants Coordinators will have the opportunity to make a difference across several key programmes.
You will have a broad and up-to date knowledge of new music and the challenges that not- for-profit organisations and music creators are facing in the current climate. You will be excited about the opportunity of contributing to a small, dynamic organisation which is ambitious and continuing to evolve. You will be able to work effectively in a busy, hands-on role.
The position would suit someone who is keen to take the next step in their career focussing supporting the UK’s most talented music creators take their next steps through innovative grant funding.
As a Foundation employee, we would expect you to operate as an reliable, inclusive and respectful team player, championing and keeping up to date with the broad range of programmes the Foundation delivers whilst inspiring colleagues to support and champion the work you are directly responsible for. We expect staff to be passionate and driven team-players who can also represent the Foundation positively at events and conferences.
- Experience of coordinating complex projects effectively and efficiently
- Experience of working either within the charity or not-for-profit sector or the music industry
- Understanding of the music industry and talent development
- Understanding of equal opportunities practice
- Understanding of the work of PRS for Music
- Project management and administration, including planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluating
- Ability to work, prioritise and pay attention to detail within a busy, multi-task environment
- Effective and positive team player
- Ability to assess and compare information effectively in a fair and transparent manner
- Excellent interpersonal skills including tact and patience when dealing with applicants
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- IT skills in Word, Excel, databases and web-based communications
- Ability to collate, analyse and interpret data; experience of presenting results and infographics is desirable
Deadline: Tuesday 5th September 2023 at 12-midday