UNIFIED Music Group’s Red Hill Entertainment will partner with Collarts to create employment pathways
17.11.2021

UNIFIED Music Group’s Red Hill Entertainment will partner with Collarts to create employment pathways

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Words by Eli Duxson

Collarts students will get the opportunity to work at music festivals and engage with industry professionals

UNIFIED Music Group’s Red Hill Entertainment has partnered with Collarts, to create employment pathways for the next generation of sought-after music industry professionals.

What you need to know: 

  • UNIFIED Music Group’s Red Hill Entertainment will partner with Collarts to provide opportunities for students to work across Red Hill Entertainment’s music festivals UNIFY Forever, The Hills Are Alive and Land Of Plenty, with up to 60 roles available during the 2022 season.
  • The partnership will introduce a 12-week internship program with where Collarts students can apply for, and experience, a formal interview process for placements across its artist management, recorded music, merchandise services and head office departments.
  • UNIFIED will also host a number of industry sessions for Collarts students during the year to share practical insights on the music business, including an artist management themed workshop.

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The partnership directly addresses the skills shortage that the music industry now faces after two years of lockdowns, and a lack of grassroots financial support for live music following COVID-19.

Collarts students get the opportunity to gain real-world work experience across Red Hill Entertainment’s music festivals UNIFY Forever, The Hills Are Alive, and Land Of Plenty, with up to 60 roles available during the 2022 season.

The roles will cover a broad section of the festival operations business including artist liaising, production crew and accreditation, content creation, digital marketing, and sponsorship.

The partnership will extend beyond live music in 2022 with the introduction of a 12-week internship program with UNIFIED, where Collarts students can apply for, and experience, a formal interview process for placements across its artist management, recorded music, merchandise services, and head office departments. 

UNIFIED will also host a number of industry sessions for Collarts students during the year to share practical insights on the music business, including an artist management themed workshop.

The Dean of Collarts Professor Tim Moss said “connecting students with industry leaders is a really important aspect of what we do, to ensure our students and graduates are up to date, experienced, and have the skills and knowledge to succeed in their chosen career”.

“For that reason we are excited to partner with Red Hill Entertainment, providing our students with real-world experiences at top-tier festivals, and also providing unique opportunities for students to get involved through volunteering and internships. 

“Students will expand their understanding of how large-scale events are created, setting them up to contribute to the industry as their careers continue to unfold,” he said.

For more information on Collarts, head to their website.