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How I got my job – Music Industry Events Account Manager

Ministry of Sound

Josh Karpf studied BA Music at Leeds, graduating in 2008 and now works as an Events Account Manager for Ministry of Sound. In this interview, he outlines how he developed his career in the music industry – starting back at Leeds – and how this led to his current position, as well as sharing his tips for anyone else interested in pursuing a similar career.

What events-related job roles are there in the music industry?

There are a huge range of events related jobs available within the music industry, from club promotions and event management to artist bookings and festival coordination.

What is your role and what does it involve?

I am the Events Account Manager within the Tours and Events department at Ministry of Sound. Continue reading

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Getting into: The Music Business

So you want a career in the music business? It’s not going to be easy, but hopefully this blog post by our Careers Advisor Su Maynard will make your next steps a little clearer.

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The music business is massive and with so many job roles, you really should be aware of what you are getting yourself into! Jobs are rarely for life and working in this industry tends to be more of a lifestyle choice than a 9-5 working week. This makes that initial research into what is available in this industry and whether or not it suits your skills, experience and interests, absolutely vital.  You might want to consider some of these starting points: Continue reading

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