UK Music is hosting a Careers Day at Ministry of Sound on Wednesday 26th October. The day will give young people aged between 14-20 years old the chance to hear from a broad selection of music industry professionals including a keynote speech from Ministry of Sound Marketing Director Naz Idelji. The day aims to help young people access advice and information to take their first steps towards a career in the music industry.
A panel of industry experts including Rachel Coomber Producer at BBC Introducing, Bo-Dee Kelly Music Reporting Delivery Agent at PPL (former PPL apprentice), Paddy McLean Head of Streaming at Polydor Records and Teriy Keys, artist manager and executive producer at R.O.A.D, will discuss their roles in the industry and share their top tips on how to gain a job in the sector.
Attendees will be given the opportunity to ‘Meet the Industry’ with PPL, Universal Music, Beggars Music/XL Recordings, Warner Music Group, Music Publishers Association, Musicians’ Union, The BRIT School, Urban Development, UK Youth/Big Music Project, Imagem Music, ATC Management and others.
Jo Dipple, CEO at UK Music said: “With advice from businesses like Ministry of Sound and Polydor, the attendees will be better informed on how to get that dream music job. There has never been a better time to do so with the music industry offering more support for young people than ever before. It’s an exciting time as our industry grew by 17% since the Olympics.”
Naz Idelji, Marketing Director at Ministry of Sound said: “This is a great opportunity for the future generation to immerse themselves in the music industry and learn how they can become a part of its future.”