Directory — Don’t miss: A job at It’s Nice That, a £12k music video grant and more
With another new month, comes another wave of brilliant postings on our Opportunities Board. Start your September off right and apply for some of our top picks – from a part-time role at It’s Nice That to a commission for The Kusp, an incredible chance to gain a grant to make a music video and much more.
Grant for music video directors from Crack Magazine
Together with Burberry, Shure and the BFI, Crack Magazine have set up a brilliant incubator scheme for aspiring directors. This initiative is for unsigned talent aged 26 and under, with a focus on underrepresented groups.
Applicants are being offered the chance to be awarded a minimum of £12,000 budget to create a music video, and be paid London Living Wage throughout production (from pitch to delivery), which makes up around 6 to 8 weeks of work. The panel of judges includes some amazing music industry creatives, from rapper Flohio to director Oscar Hudson.
If you’re interested, make sure you apply before 16th September!
Part-time marketing role at It’s Nice That
The team at It’s Nice That are hiring! This is a part-time role, working with the marketing team as a partnerships and marketing executive. What does that mean? Well, you’d be the first point of contact for commercial partnerships with inspiring brands that work with It’s Nice That on some incredible projects.
You don’t need previous experience of this kind of work, but you do need to have a strong interest in creative business and the media industry, and be an organised, professional communicator, with a love of building relationships.
See the full spec and details here.
Freelance web design work for The Kusp
Are you an emerging web designer with UX-design skills? The Kusp is looking for you! As a platform created to help young creatives from underrepresented and marginalised backgrounds, The Kusp is currently undergoing a branding refresh, and is now looking for paid freelance support to update its website.
Get in touch with them to apply, via this link.
‘Activating your growth mindset’ workshop from Create Jobs
How do you bounce back from failures, build resilience and set realistic goals? Join this interactive workshop from Create Jobs, as practitioner Ayumi Konno helps you to identify your ‘growth mindset’ and grow from the stuff life throws at you.
‘Failing’ as a concept often has negative connotations, but in this workshop, you’ll learn how to be productive by embracing all aspects of yourself – and see failure as an essential learning curve.
Sign up here and join in on Zoom tomorrow at 1pm.
30-minute portfolio reviews from Hato Student Society
The Hato Student Society is launching Hato Guides, a scheme that connects students with industry via one-on-one, 30-minute Zoom sessions.
This is a chance to have your portfolio reviewed by the likes of Kiera Blakey, curator of Art on the Underground; Anna Gerber, founder and Creative Partner of Visual Editions; Helen Fuchs and Marisa Jensen of Ustwo Studio; plus many more.
Find out more here and sign up to The Hato Student Society. They’ll be releasing sessions over the coming weeks via their newsletters on a first-come-first-served basis.