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Looking for a challenging internship in the music industry?

Location: Groningen, The Netherlands

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey in the world of music and entertainment? Actuation, a dynamic record label and entertainment brand, is on the lookout for a vibrant and dedicated intern to join our team for a minimum period of 6 months, starting September 2024 or earlier. If you're passionate about breaking industry norms and believe in the mantra "Dare To Be Unique," then this opportunity is for you!

Who are we?

Actuation is not just a record label – we're a movement dedicated to returning power to the artists. Our mission is to empower and uplift musicians who defy industry conventions, paving their own way to success. Our roster boasts trailblazing talents unafraid to take the road less travelled. We're always on the lookout for the next artist bold enough to stand out from the crowd. Our vision extends beyond the music; we aim to provide a platform for all creators, motivating our audience to reach their full potential. Actuation is a brand for individuals seeking empowerment and inspiration through music. Together, we'll focus on growth and community building. We operate from a dynamic office located in the city center of Groningen.

Internship Role Overview

You will have the chance to engage in a variety of tasks that are crucial to our success:

  • Artist Engagement: Communicate with artists to collect essential information for upcoming releases, including artist information forms and release forms.

  • Distribution: Gain valuable insights into distribution processes and assist in distributing releases for Actuation and our sub-label.

  • Data Management: Input release information into Excel sheets, ensuring accurate metadata records.

  • Streaming Platform Pitching: Learn how to craft compelling pitches and pitch releases to streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music.

  • Creative Marketing: Assist in brainstorming marketing ideas and pitches to promote our high-priority releases effectively.

  • Talent Discovery: Participate in talent scouting activities to discover new artists that align with our vision and brand.

  • Promotional Activities: Support in sending DJ promo emails and executing DJ campaigns, collaborating with third-party DJ services.

  • Feedback Contribution: Listen to demos and provide valuable opinions and feedback to contribute to our selection process.

  • Social Media Content Creation: Collaborate in designing and posting engaging social media content for Actuation and Slagelhag Records.

  • Social Media Visual Design Support: Assist in creating YouTube Visualizers for Actuation and design promotional assets like Spotify Canvas using templates.

  • Collaboration: Work closely with our team to share promotional assets with artists and contribute to cohesive marketing strategies.

 

What will you learn?

By joining our team, you'll gain valuable insights into:

  • Collaborating within a young, international team.

  • Handling responsibilities in a professional setting.

  • Analyzing target audiences and developing effective communication strategies.

  • Utilizing various systems to enhance efficiency and automate/optimize tasks.

  • Understanding the intricacies of the music industry, including artist collaboration, music release processes, and industry revenue streams.

 

Who are we looking for?

We value strong communication skills, fast learning abilities, creativity and proactivity. Given the dynamic nature of our work environment, flexibility is key. As we operate on an international scale, proficiency in the English language is crucial.

We are looking for someone who can join our office in Groningen, so it is essential that you reside in the surrounding area of Groningen.

Interested?

If you're enthusiastic about this opportunity, feel free to send your resume and motivation letter to Larissa, our HR Manager: larissa@actuationmusic.com

If you have specific questions about this position, please reach out to Iva, our Label Manager: iva@actuationmusic.com

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