Oh Yeah is recruiting!

Projects and Promotions Assistant

This is a 12 month part time paid position aimed at recent graduates.

The Projects and Promotions Assistant is an exciting new role at Oh Yeah designed to support the growth of Belfast’s dedicated music hub. As the centre grows so too do the commitments of our operational and projects team. This role will would suit an eager, energetic and ambitious graduate keen to develop a career in arts, venue and project management. The role will be a combination of administration, marketing, audience development, volunteer and event management.

The role will assist the operations team in the effective running of a live music venue and creative hub, as well as assisting the outreach and talent development team in the running of some of the key programmes at Oh Yeah, including the Volume Control, Capital XTRA Project, More Volume, Scratch Talent and Arts and Older People Programmes.

The post is offered as part of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Programme, aimed specifically at recent graduates whose circumstances mean they would not otherwise be in a position to develop their skills and CV through unpaid work experience.

In order to be eligible applicants MUST

  • Have graduated from a BA or equivalent undergraduate course in the UK since summer 2015 (e.g. an NVQ 6)
  • Have received a full maintenance grant during the full period of their academic course and be able to verify this with the necessary paperwork.
  • Be full-time resident in the UK

Please ensure that you meet ALL of these criteria before applying for this position. Further detail can be found here http://www.jerwoodcharitablefoundation.org/projects/weston-jerwood-creative-bursaries-2017-19/programme-aims-eligibility/

Placement Description:
Placement Title: Projects and Promotions Assistant.
Designation: Part-Time – 3 days per week.
Duration: Fixed term from 19th February 2018 for one year.
Hours of Work: 10am – 6pm, some evening and weekend work is required and will be agreed in advance.
Salary: Pro Rata FTE £17,095

Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Survey Code:

All applicants MUST complete a brief and anonymous survey questionnaire to be considered for interview. The results will be held by Jerwood Charitable Foundation and will not be shared with the organisation you have applied to and will not be used in assessing your application.

You will be given a code on completion of the survey – please enter this code on your application to Oh Yeah.

Please ensure that you include the following information in your application to Oh Yeah:

1. Student Finance Breakdown letters for each year at university: the breakdown must include a figure for your Maintenance Grant for each year
2. Proof of your year of graduation
3. Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Survey Code

You will be required to take part in an evaluation which is conducted by the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme.

To apply send CV (no more than 2 pages) and covering letter (no less than one page, no more than two) – and e-mail to recruitment@ohyeahbelfast.com


The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries 2017-19 programme is designed and managed by Jerwood Charitable Foundation in partnership with the British Council. It has been made possible through the combined support of Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence Fund, Garfield Weston Foundation, Jerwood Charitable Foundation, CHK Charities Limited and PRS Foundation.

This Position is Funded through the WESTON JERWOOD CREATIVE BURSARIES Programme.

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