Music business

Expression of Interest: Speakers in Music Business and Cultural Theory


The BIMM Institute Dublin is currently seeking expressions of interest for keynote speakers and lecturers in the fields of music business and cultural theory. We are looking for experienced lecturers as well as music industry experts who may be new to teaching but who can bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our students.

We have opportunities for scheduled teaching hours from September 2022 as well as covering teaching/substitute and guest lectures on an ad hoc basis. BIMM provides in-house training and professional development for all speakers, especially those new to teaching. If you already have a graduate or postgraduate degree, this will be advantageous.

Schedules vary according to the subject and the number of students. Delivery will start from September 26, but there will be some training/development required before that. Some aspects of the roles can be carried out remotely while others (such as delivery) will be delivered on site to BIMM Institute Dublin.

We have opportunities in the following areas:

• Music business
o Trade and business
o Fund creativity
o Social media and digital marketing
o The business and culture of electronic music
o Festival management
o Audience experience and motivation
o Consulting and market research
o Futures of music and events

• Cultural theory
o Culture and society
o Gender and sexuality

If you would like to join our growing team of speakers and be part of an institute that takes an active and passionate role in nurturing the next generation of creative professionals, please complete the application form specifying the areas of your interest and submit your resume. or contact us for more information. Please provide a CV and cover letter indicating the specific modules you believe will add value. We may have the flexibility to facilitate a convenient time for you to speak, but it is best to note your availability in your cover letter as well.

Essential criteria
• A high level of understanding of the local and international music industry
• Confident communicator: strong presentation and interpersonal skills

Desirable criteria
• Studied at the undergraduate or postgraduate level
• Actively engage in the music industry
• Proven experience in public speaking; present to small or large groups
• Experience with academic writing, Harvard referencing, program design and grade reviews.

We particularly encourage applications from people with disabilities and people of Black, Asian, Traveler and other ethnically diverse backgrounds, as these groups are currently underrepresented in the creative industries and higher education.

We are committed to building a culture of inclusivity within BIMM Institute, to truly represent the diversity of our students and the creative industries, both in what we teach and in the way we work.

About the BIMM Institute

BIMM Institute has colleges in eight highly creative cities – London, Berlin, Dublin, Brighton, Manchester, Bristol, Hamburg and Birmingham – and prides itself on being the largest and leading provider of creative arts education in Europe.

BIMM Institute colleges have over 35 years of experience helping students launch successful careers in the music, film, and performing arts industries.

Our vision is to work hand in hand with the creative industries to provide a unique educational environment that nurtures talent and enables future generations to find their place in the creative arts.

Our values ​​are at the heart of our success; Believe in everyone, challenge the norm, grow together, own it and do the right thing.

We offer a wide range of higher and further education courses in popular music, performing arts, film and screen – including BA (Hons) / BMus degrees, diplomas and MAs nationally accredited.

Our highly professional and real-world vocational courses include studies in Music Performance, Performing Arts, Songwriting, Music Production, Music Business, Event Management, Music Marketing, Media and Communication, Film and Screen.