Projects Assistant (Paid Internship) – PRS Foundation

  • Employer PRS Foundation
  • Location London
  • Application Deadline 24/02/2020

  • 6 months contract (+ option to renew to 12 months)
  • Part-time, 4 days per week, London Living Wage (£10.55 per hour)
  • Based in central London.

Who are we?

PRS Foundation is the UK’s leading charitable funder of new music and talent development across all genres. We invest in the future of music by supporting the creation of new music and enabling songwriters and composers of all backgrounds to realise their potential and reach audiences across the world. Widely respected as an adventurous and proactive funding body, PRS Foundation supports a huge and exciting range of music activity – from composer residencies and artist development programmes to festivals and showcases in the UK and overseas. Our support, which is overseen by our specialist team and network of independent advisors, is known as a kitemark for quality and innovation.

Is this job for you?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and efficient intern to join our team from February to August 2020 on a part-time basis. If you are looking for a career in the music industry, the arts and/or funding and need invaluable experience, then this is the internship for you. You will have a particular interest in a career in arts/music and talent development, supporting the Grants Team, including with flagship programmes such as New Music Biennial, Women Make Music, PPL Momentum Music Fund and Keychange.

The internship will enable the successful candidate to learn more about the music industry via our links to PRS for Music at the Foundation’s offices at King’s Cross and our wide-reaching range of partners across the industry. You will learn about how to conceive and deliver major partnership programmes and you will also be involved in the core of our work – assessing, awarding and evaluating grants to support new music in the UK.

What happens next?

If you are interested in working with us, please download the job pack which includes an application and equal opportunities form. In addition to these forms, please submit a statement explaining why you wish to do this internship and why we should employ you, with reference to the job and person specification.  Please ensure that your statement is a maximum of 300 words.  Do not simply send a CV as this will not be considered.

Please send your application to

Application deadline: 12-noon Monday 24th February 2020. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 3rd March 2020 and we envisage the internship to begin, ideally week beginning 6 April 2020 TBC.

If you have not heard from us by the end of the day on Monday 2nd March, you should assume that you have not been short-listed for interview. We regret that we will not be able to give feedback to those who are not short-listed.

PRS Foundation is committed to equal opportunities and inclusivity, therefore we welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community. Our office is wheelchair accessible. For more access information contact

Registered charity 1080837.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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