As a music PR & comms apprentice, you’ll learn how the music industry works and how to support various aspects of music business operations.
You’ll learn how to coordinate music events, work with artists and music labels, and manage contracts and financial arrangements.
Free (no debt!)
Those who want to start their career in the music industry and want a general understanding of how to promote artists through PR and marketing.
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You’ll learn how to develop and implement PR campaigns for musicians and their work.
Students will acquire a comprehensive understanding of PR dynamics within the music sector. They’ll delve into the creation and management of PR campaigns, the influence of media and current affairs on PR communications, and the development of communication strategies, including crisis management.
Additionally, students will gain hands-on experience with digital PR techniques, content production, campaign evaluation, and the integration of influencers, ensuring they’re adept at both the theoretical and practical aspects of PR in the music industry.
80% of your time will be spent at a work placement with a leading creative business
20% of your time will be spent in the classroom or attending “off-the-job” training
Visit this factsheet from the institute of apprenticeships to learn more about this qualification.
After the 12 month tutorial sessions you’ll be required to submit material to pass your EPA. You will then need to complete a project proposal and gateway review form.
James is the director and founder of Bark. PR, a Music Press and Radio company based in London and runs niche new London-based Record Label and Management company called Silent Kid Records, focusing on Digital and Vinyl releases.
Music PR Tutor
As a work coach for apprentices, I take great pride in my job knowing that I am helping to shape the future of the industry and the professionals in it.
years of age to be able to apply to an apprenticeship
English & Maths
Grade or above (or functional skills level 2) in English & Maths to qualify,