Frequently Asked Questions
For details on the programme please visit youthmusic.nmbrs.net
Who is this programme open to?
The Numbers x Youth Music programme is open to individuals between the ages of 18 and 25 who are based in Glasgow, or are able to commute pending Covid-19 restrictions. We expect applicants to be able to commit a minimum of four hours per week for the six-month duration. We do not require applicants to have any previous experience in the music industries, but we do expect you to show a passion for electronic music and a desire to gain experience working with Numbers.
I have no previous work experience, can I still apply?
Yes, you are encouraged to apply! Our application process doesn’t require any references or previous work experience.
I am not based in Glasgow, can I still apply?
You do not have to be based in Glasgow, but we expect you to be able to commute to our Glasgow office - pending Covid-19 restrictions.
What will I be doing in this programme?
Numbers will introduce you to some core concepts and structures underpinning our activities past, present and future. There will be opportunities to learn directly from artists and music professionals with a range of experiences on topics and themes that align with Numbers projects, as well as your own requests. You will have the opportunity to contribute to projects such as upcoming releases, programming for festivals and events in 2022, archival organisation and editorial research and delivery. You will also develop a collaborative project related to the fields of label management, live and broadcast events, or digital media activities.
When does the programme take place?
The programme will begin January 2022 and finish at the end of June 2022.
Is the programme paid?
Yes. The total wage for the programme is £3,000 per person. This will be paid out in monthly increments. Pending the final schedule, we expect you to work a minimum of four hours per week. There is an additional minimum budget of £2,000 for developing and delivering a collaborative project. We can reimburse an amount of agreed expenses for travel, lunch or additional relevant expenses on working days.
Who are the mentors of this programme?
The mentors and teachers on this programme are not yet finalised. We will be taking into consideration the answers you give on your application.
What sort of projects will I take part in?
You will have the opportunity to contribute to projects such as upcoming releases, programming for festivals and events in 2022, archival organisation and editorial research and delivery. You will also develop a collaborative project related to the fields of label management, live and broadcast events, or digital media activities.
Where is the Numbers office and is it accessible?
The Numbers office is based in Finnieston, Glasgow. Unfortunately, there are steps to get into our office and to use the toilets, but we can find an alternative location. We will discuss access requirements to the office in the interview process where relevant.
When is the deadline?
The deadline for applications is Sunday 28 November.
When will I know if I have been successful?
We will send invitations for interviews no later than Monday 6 December. We aim to respond to all applications by Friday 10 December. If you have not heard from us by that date please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Will you offer feedback on my application?
Due to the number of applications we won’t be able to offer detailed feedback to all applications.
Can I apply via video or audio recording?
Yes. If you would like to submit a video or audio application, please visit nmb.rs/video-instructions and follow the instructions.
Can I send my application via email?
We are not accepting applications via email, instead please use our online application form which can be found at nmb.rs/application-form
Can I send my application in the post?
We are not accepting applications by post, but you can fill in and drop off a paper application form to Rubadub between 11.00 - 12.00 on Friday 19 November or Saturday 20 November.