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Hootananny - Music Marketing Apprentice Hootananny

We are a vibrant and fun venue with a focus on live music, alternative scenes and festival vibes. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Monthly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (weekend alternate). Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Hootananny team as an apprentice!

As part of the apprentice’s job role, it would cover a variety of tasks across events marketing, promotion & planning. Some of the tasks that the apprentice would be doing include:

  • Hoots TV management and curation. Including being in charge of booking artists for filming sessions
  • Facebook scheduling
  • Content sourcing and creation. Including coming up with concepts for alternative online content
  • Tik Tok
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Artist research
  • Brand outreach
  • Work with the music team to help develop social media strategy
  • Stage / event management on event days
  • Community engagement and outreach
  • Brand development
  • General venue development and input

It will be an evolving role that will develop over time.

It is crucial for the apprentice to have a keen interest in music, as well as to be familiar with the London nightlife scene. They must have a reasonable knowledge of how to use a variety of social media platforms. The apprentice must be able to work independently at times and be comfortable working on multiple tasks at any one time. It is a fun working environment and you’ll get to be part of a keen team of people with a genuine love for the events that happen at the venue, we are looking for someone who can share our enthusiasm!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Understanding of how to use social media
  • Multitasking 
  • Understanding of musical trends
  • Open minded to different types of music

Personal qualities

  • Must be an organised worker
  • Multitasking is essential and being able to think about different tasks at any one time
  • Must be enthusiastic and passionate about their work. We are a passionate team who really care about our work, we want someone who can share our enthusiasm and drive
  • A genuine passion for music and club culture
  • Punctual
  • You will need to be able to work in a team


  • It is essential to have a keen interest in music, ideally with some knowledge of bands and DJs across a variety of different genres
  • Must have experience of attending clubs, music venues and festivals
  • Must be sufficient with Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Essential to have an understanding of how to use Facebook, Instagram & Twitter. Even better if you have previous experience of social media marketing & management
  • Must have an interest in learning about the tasks required of a music events promoter
  • Must have a high standard of writing skills and be good at spelling
  • A basic understanding of London’s club scene

Non-essential (but great if):

  • Has their own laptop to work on

Desired qualifications

Five GCSEs at Grades (or equivalent) A*-C or 9 – 4 (including English & maths), Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 Apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Future prospects will be considered upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

You will need to demonstrate excellent levels of commitment to both the qualification and job role. You will work at Hootananny 80% of the time, and study with BCE 20% of the time.

About the employer

Hootananny Brixton, an award winning independent music venue pub, first opened 11 years ago as Hootananny




Hootananny, 95 Effra Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Big Creative Training Ltd


Michael Roberts 020 3873 5800

  • Digital Marketer Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • In-house mentoring

Apprenticeship standard

Digital marketer

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2021