Hype Lab was founded in 2016 with a single goal; to build a full-service social agency driven by passion for music and social content.

Our mission is to connect musicians, promoters & music brands with their communities.

Description

Since 2016,  we’ve established ourselves as a mainstay in the music industry. Working with a wide range of labels, artists, DJs, promoters and music brands to achieve their social media goals.

We place a strong emphasis on creating amazing content for our clients, and believe social isn’t about selling but building a real connection between fan and brand by tapping into audience culture.

We’re looking for a proactive, passionate and enthusiastic apprentice who has a clear love for all things social media and music to join our team whilst gaining a qualification.

Alongside completing your apprenticeship course, you will be assisting our social media department with our 20+ music orientated client roster, as well as receiving rigorous in-house social media training with the view of eventually joining us as a social media specialist full time in the future!

Responsibilities

  • Successfully studying and passing Hype Lab’s market leading social media training course geared towards the music industry.
  • Receiving direction and coaching from the social media department on a range of tasks across our entire client roster, from briefing content ideas, to monitoring performance of client profiles, to reporting and much more.
  • Support in content calendar & copy creation across our client roster.
  • Channel management across a significant portion of our client roster.
  • Opportunity to be exposed to and support colleagues with projects from industry leading artists, labels & artist management teams.
  • Carrying out miscellaneous administrative duties from time to time to support the company & social media department in being as efficient as possible as a unit.

Entry requirements

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

 

Skills Required

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding & interest in key social media platforms and how artists can utilise them effectively to achieve their goals.
  • An understanding of what good social content is, what good social strategy is and the skill to utilise insights and data from key platforms is an advantage but not a requirement.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organisational skills, with excellent attention to detail.

Personal Qualities

  • Convey a clear, demonstrated passion for the UK music scene as an avid listener. All genres and tastes welcome.
  • Showcase a knowledge and interest in the UK music industry.
  • Must be an avid user of social media

Qualifications taken

In-house training

Level 3 – Digital Marketing

 

Things to consider

This is a WORKING FROM HOME role initially – There will be opportunities to meet with fellow colleagues for team meetings within remote and shared work spaces. Longer term, we will visit the potential of moving to a fixed office in 2021. Both qualification and employment are inclusive of each other. You will need to demonstrate excellent levels of commitment to both the qualification and job role.

What Next?

Exciting news, we would like to make this role permanent once the apprenticeship is complete!