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Reception & Marketing Assistant (6-month paid internship) in London

This six-month internship will give you the opportunity to use your administrative and people skills whilst learning more about artist management. The successful candidate will support the day-to-day work of the Office and Marketing teams, as well as working on adhoc projects as required. As well being the first point of contact for all visitors to the office and telephone enquiries, you will be dealing with external suppliers on a daily basis. You will be required to write news stories and other content for the Askonas Holt website, and to create social media posts across a variety of channels. You will be expected to keep a close eye on relevant news channels, and to stay up-to-date with industry developments, both in classical music and marketing.

What we offer:

Askonas Holt is one of the world's leading arts management companies, specialising in the field of classical music. Working all over the world, we nurture both established and emerging talent through personal, bespoke management, as well as arranging international tours for the world's leading orchestras and dance companies.

Throughout our long history, we have built our reputation on the care we devote to all aspects of artists' careers, to our relationships with promoters and venues across the world, and to each of the tours and projects that we manage.

At the heart of everything we do is a passion for classical music and the performing arts, and a desire to bring high quality performances to every corner of the world.

We offer a friendly and welcoming working environment, alongside the opportunity to work with and learn from experienced colleagues in the business.

What are you going to do

Key responsibilities:

  • Meeting and greeting all clients and visitors to the office
  • Answering phones and dealing with calls accordingly
  • Ordering stationery and groceries
  • Keeping stock check on stationary levels
  • Booking and logging couriers
  • Signing for and checking deliveries
  • Issuing staff passes and logging details
  • Assisting in the co-ordination and preparation of meeting rooms
  • Updating the website, including uploading editorial content, events and photographs
  • Resizing and cropping photographs
  • Managing all website and magazine subscriptions
  • Receiving magazines and bookmarking articles and reviews that feature Askonas Holt artists, and circulating to artist management
  • Monitoring industry news channels for content relating to Askonas Holt and its artists
  • Assisting colleagues with office-related queries, and marketing and website questions
  • Assisting with social media
  • Assisting in the creation of engaging editorial content for the company website
  • Assisting the Office and Marketing Managers with adhoc projects

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 21 June 2017, and interviews will take place on Wednesday 28 June 2017. To apply, please send your covering letter and CV to hr@askonasholt.co.uk with 'Reception Intern' in the subject field. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

What we ask:

  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • have experience updating websites
  • Essential

  • have an understanding of the various social media channels and basic marketing principles
  • have a good knowledge of classical music
  • possess good copywriting skills
  • be welcoming and friendly
  • be able to multi-task
  • have previous experience in a reception, administrator or marketing role
  • posess good IT skills (Including Microsoft office)
  • have a pro-active approach
  • be able to work alone with minimal supervision
  • be comfortable dealing with peoples at all levels


  • possess language skills
  • have a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  • Extra information

    Education Level
    Type of Contract
    Full Time Jobs, Temporary Full Time, Graduate Internship
    Type of Job
    Advertising / Marketing / PR , Receptionist, Online Marketing
    Full UK/EU driving license preferred
    Car Preferred
    Must be eligible to work in the EU
    Cover Letter Required

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