MUSIC NEWS: Ladies Level Up! Inaugural Women In Music Mentor Program Announced by AIR
Attention all female, female-identifying and non-binary music legends!
The Australian Independent Labels Association (AIR) is thrilled to present the inaugural Women in Music Mentor program thanks to support from the Australian Government.
The Women in Music Mentor Program is a four-year nation-wide mentoring and training program aimed at empowering women in the Australian music industry. The program is open to all female, female-identifying and non-binary participants working in or aspiring to work in creative (solo artists, band members, songwriters), technical (engineers, producers, etc.) and/or business roles (managers, promoters, record labels, etc.) within the Australian music industry.
It will be held once a year from 2020 to 2023 and is designed to assist with career and leadership progression pathways, strategic decision making, corporate governance, and focus on developing skills in contract negotiation, financial literacy, marketing and leadership.
Mentees will be paired with mentors over a 5-month period and the program will also provide professional development training opportunities, for mentors and mentees. This will include workshops with industry professionals and leaders.
With a focus on developing skills in contract negotiation, financial literacy, marketing and leadership - this is the perfect change for ladies to level up - and applications for the 2020 round of mentorships are now open!
More information about eligibility, key dates and how to apply can be found here: wim.air.org.au
The invitation is open to those of any stage in their career to apply. Whether you are just starting out or looking to take your career to the next level, all applications will be considered.
First Nations people, people with disabilities, those who identify as culturally diverse and those who reside in regional Australia are strongly encouraged to apply.
APPLICATIONS FOR THE WOMEN IN MUSIC MENTOR PROGRAM KICK OFF TODAY AND CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT ON JULY 31, GET AN APPLICATION GOING RIGHT HERE!
WITH THANKS TO RIOT HOUSE PUBLICITY
BY TIANA SPETER