Careers at BIMM

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A good music college is only as good as it’s people. We believe that BIMM is the best because we hire the best – it’s as simple as that. We look for people who view things a little differently. People with amazing credentials, a proven track record, a desire to be connected to something really special, and, of course, a deep-seated passion for music.

So, if you think you’ve got what it takes to be part of the UK and Ireland’s largest and leading contemporary music college, keep an eye out on the page below for job vacancies. We’d love to have you on board.


 


 
IT & MIS Project Co-ordinator

Location:  Brighton (with willingness to travel)
Reporting to:  Group IT & MIS Manager, Brighton
Contractual hours:  9am-6pm, Monday to Friday with some flexibility required

Person Specification:

The post holder will report to the Group IT & MIS Manager and will play a key role in ensuring IT & MIS projects progress and complete on time. The role will require understanding of IT and management information systems (MIS) as well as an ability to occasionally assist with the production of management information. The role will require occasional travel to, and working from, BIMM colleges both in the UK and abroad including some overnight stays.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Experience of working in a project management environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Production, management and dissemination of Gantt charts.
  • Understanding of IT architecture and comms infrastructure.
  • Experience of working on IT and/or MIS projects. 
  • Database management and data mining.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own time effectively and to work to strict deadlines.
  • Methodical and well organised.
  • Ability to take initiative and responsibility.

 
Desirable criteria

  • PRINCE2 practitioner qualified.
  • Crystal reports and/or reporting services experience.
  • Experience of developing and delivering training.
  • Experience of working within an academic environment.
  • Management information production experience.

 
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by 9am on 7th November 2014. Job Description available on request.

 


 


 
Videographer

Department:  Events & Guests
Location:  Brighton (with willingness to travel)
Reporting to:  Head of Artist & Guest Liaison – Kathryn Craddock
Contractual hours:  9am-6pm, Monday to Friday

Person Specification:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a creative, forward thinking videographer to help develop and enhance dynamic, high quality video footage for the BIMM Group. Working alongside the Head of Artist & Guest Liaison, you will be responsible for all planning, filming and editing of High Definition video footage for BIMM colleges in London, Brighton, Bristol and Manchester, as well as potential international opportunities. You will also provide support for the development of video production for BIMM Dublin. You will be expected to travel with flexible working hours and a passion for music is essential to the role!

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Trained and proven experienced camera person, filming live events in a range of locations to include:
  • Live venues indoor and out, urban and rural landscape and smaller interiors (class room and 1-2-1 interview context). Ability to capture strong footage in all lighting conditions – interior and exterior.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the capture of live sound synced with image, as well as graphic and logo content.
  • Proven experience in editing footage (in camera or in production suite) and providing web ready material as required.
  • Must be a person with strong people and customer service skills.
  • Able to work with students, BIMM Staff and Tutors and our roster of A-List Guests with confidence and authority. 
  • The candidate will be expected to be able to provide their own cameras, lenses and editing equipment for this role.
  • The videographer will also be responsible for hiring any additional camera crew required for gigs or events that are booked on the same day.

 
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by 9am on 7th November 2014. Job Description available on request.

 


 


 
Senior Marketing Executive – Brighton

Location:  Brighton (some national travel required)
Reporting to:  Head of Marketing Services
Contractual hours:  9am-6pm, Monday to Friday

Person Specification:

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, energetic and highly motivated Senior Marketing Executive. The successful candidate will work as part of the marketing services team in Brighton, with the primary focus of student acquisition to meet business targets each year. The successful candidate will have an understanding of the full marketing mix, in particular strong experience within digital marketing along with solid project management skills as well as the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast changing environment.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • An understanding of the Marketing mix and experience of digital marketing techniques including an understanding of SEM, PPC and SEO is desirable.
  • Experience of Google Analytics and understanding of digital ROI models/metrics
  • Experience of acquisition marketing within a consumer facing business
  • Experience of brand guardianship, development and translation
  • Strong project management skills & managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Experience of working and managing external agencies including creative, pr, digital, social
  • Previous experience of using WordPress CMS
  • Software skills: knowledge of key marketing programmes including email management, social suites and data capture software

 
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by Friday 14th November 2014. Job Description available on request.

 


 


 
HE Administrator – Brighton

Location:  BIMM Institute Brighton
Reporting to:  Head of Student Services (Brighton)
Contractual hours:  9am-6pm, Monday to Friday

Person Specification:

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, energetic and highly motivated individual, with a strong background in education and administration who will have the knowledge and expertise to support the Higher Education and Student Services teams in successfully delivering the HE curriculum and assessment programme.    The successful candidate will be expected to provide senior administrative support service to staff and students within the Higher Education department at BIMM, and will work closely with the academic, Management Information and Student Services teams to ensure the HE courses at BIMM maintain high quality standards.  The successful candidate will be a team player who is used to working to tight deadlines and to ensuring that staff and students alike are able to meet exacting standards of educational excellence.  The role will entail support and interaction with other BIMM sites delivering similar HE programmes, to ensure parity and compliance.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Excellent proven ability to use Microsoft Office applications; accurate word processing and data entry skills, database skills
  • Experience of working in administration within a  higher education environment
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Minute-taking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own time effectively and to work to strict deadlines
  • Methodical and well-organised

 
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by Wednesday 5th November 2014. Job Description available on request.

 


 


 
Academic Administration Assistant
Student Services – London

Location:  BIMM Institute London
Reporting to:  Head of Student Services (London)
Contractual hours:  9am-6pm, Monday to Friday

Person Specification:

The post holder will have a key role in ensuring that all aspects of the college’s academic policies are implement in line with the requirements of our key educational partners and in order to best support all one year students at BIMM London.

You will make a significant contribution to the provision of a high level of academic administrative support for all BIMM London courses. Excellent administration of programme documentation and exams and assessments together with a high level of customer service are key factors in ensuring the success of BIMM London. In particular you will lead on the production, publication and maintenance of the academic timetable for the School’s full-time courses, working closely with the Course Leaders and Heads of Academic Departments.

This post requires excellent communication, planning, organisational and time management skills. Your challenge is to ensure that all aspects of academic administration are delivered to the highest level.

This post will also include playing a significant role in supporting the Director of Academic Development and Quality Assurance, Head of Student Services and the programme teams in preparing for any course validations, inspections or monitoring visits from partner institutions.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Excellent proven ability to use Microsoft Office applications; accurate word processing and data entry skills, database skills
  • Experience of working in administration within a  higher education environment
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Minute-taking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own time effectively and to work to strict deadlines
  • Methodical and well-organised

 
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by Wednesday 5th November 2014. Job Description available on request.

 


 


 
Deputy Head of Student Services – London

Location:  BIMM Institute London
Reporting to:  Head of Student Services (London)
Contractual hours:  9am-6pm, Monday to Friday

Person Specification:

The post holder will have a key role in ensuring that all aspects of the college’s academic and quality policies are implement in line with the requirements of our key education partners and in order to best support all students at BIMM London. This post has a central role in maintaining our national standing as a centre of excellence.

You will have responsibility for managing the provision of a high level of academic administrative support for all BIMM London courses in accordance with the termly academic administration project plan, and for liaising with the College’s academic partners. You will be responsible for timetabling duties such as construction, co-ordination and delivery as well as taking lead on providing academic administration support for full-time courses as directed by the Head of Student Services and the Director of Academic Development.

This post requires leadership skills, with excellent communication, planning, organisational and time management abilities. Excellent administration of programme documentation and exams and assessments together with a high level of customer service are key factors the provision of a high quality service to students and staff. Your challenge is to ensure that all aspects of academic administration in support of the College’s courses are delivered to the highest level.

This post will also include playing a significant role in supporting the Principal, Heads of Education and Programme Leaders in preparing for any course validations, inspections or monitoring visits from partner institutions.

Essential criteria for Applicant

A broad knowledge of and/or understanding of higher education academic administration and quality systems and procedures

  • Qualified to First Degree level with an excellent command of written English or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience and/or understanding of MIS systems with ability to interpret complex information and data
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Commitment to a high quality customer service ethos

 
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by Friday 31st   October 2014. Job Description available on request.


 


 
Estates and Facilities Assistant x 3

Location:  BIMM Institute London
Reporting to:  Head of Facilities
Contractual hours:  Zero hours contract. Flexible working hours

Person Specification:

The post holder will be responsible for the running of BIMM London sites (predominantly evenings and weekends) working with the Head of Facilities to ensure the appropriateness, quality and safety of the college environment.

Excellent communication skills, planning, organisational and time management abilities are essential as you will be required to direct and oversee part time facilities staff. A strong background in live sound and studio recording are essential. A good knowledge of DIY and musical equipment repair is desirable.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Good time management and prioritising skills
  • Good knowledge of musical equipment maintenance
  • Computer Literate
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Live sound experience
  • Recording studio experience
  • Live sound experience

 
Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge of music / music industry
  • Driving licence (or willingness to gain one)
  • First Aid trained (or willingness to learn)
  • Fire Marshall trained (or willingness to learn)
  • Knowledge of music production software

 
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by Friday 31st   October 2014.. Job Description available on request.


 


 
Finance Administrator and PA to the Principal

Location:  BIMM Institute Dublin
Reporting to:  The Principle
Contractual hours:  9am-6pm, Monday to Friday

Person Specification:

The post holder will work directly with the Principal to provide pro-active, efficient and professional day-to-day high-level PA support. In addition, they will provide excellent administration for both finance and HR. The role will involve a wide range of activities requiring high standards of accuracy, timeliness and presentation. There will be times when the post-holder will be expected to work on their own initiative, handling sensitive and confidential issues with diplomacy and minimal guidance. Complete confidentiality is expected in this role, which can include the administration of human resources procedures and documentation for BIMM Dublin and BIMM Manchester.

The role will be accountable to the Principal

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
  • Proven PA experience
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Good attention to detail and high level of accuracy in data inputting
  • Able to work quickly and accurately under pressure and using own initiative
  • Experience in outward facing customer service
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Minute-taking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own time effectively
  • Methodical and well-organised

 
Desirable Criteria

  • Ability to identify areas for improvement in administrative systems and propose solutions

 
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by 9am on 7th November 2014. Job Description available on request.