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Suited for Success is partnering with Maverick Sounds to engage with unemployed young people aged 18-24 to explore employment, skills and training aspirations using urban music production as an engagement tool.


Standing Out with Maverick Sounds

Towards the end of 2022 Suited for Success worked in partnership with Birmingham based Maverick Sounds to run a pilot employment project to engage with unemployed young people, to explore employment, skills and training aspirations, using urban music production as an engagement tool.

Funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority Jobs and Skills Academy as part of the B2022 Commonwealth Games, the aim of the pilot employment project was to engage with young people who often don’t connect with mainstream support and at risk of involvement with crime;  develop life skills, build connections and gaining knowledge that will help them move into employment or training.

Music and employment preparation

Over 3 weeks the project included a mix of interactive music workshops with employment preparation. Participants gained practical lyric writing skills, music production and engineering including several days at a professional music studio in Digbeth (A Class Studios), whilst exploring everything from barriers into work, confidence building, self-esteem and identity to mental health, being stereotyped, also social and presentation skills.

The days at Suited for Success included individualised employment support, one-to-one coaching, employment support and preparing for job interviews with the provision of a FREE interview suit and accessories.

Also included was a visit to BBC Birmingham where the group met BBC staff and TV/Radio presenters, and inspirational talks from a Goldman Sachs senior director and a successful music artist.

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The aim of the programme was to broaden the horizons of the young people away from their usual environments and start the conversation about employment or what the working world could look like for them. Even just being dressed smart ready for a job interview helped changed perceptions.


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Gone wild Festival

In collaboration with ‘Top Dog Promotions,’ we recently had the fantastic opportunity to host our innovative music workshops at the exhilarating ‘Gone Wild’ family festival. Committed to bringing a unique experience to festivals for all, our session offers festival-goers a dynamic exploration into the world of DJing. As participants delve into the DJ workshop, they not only gain insights into the art and responsibilities of DJs but also have the chance to actively learn the intricacies of putting together a song and producing the accompanying instrumental in real-time. This high-energy game is designed for everyone to engage with on all levels, ensuring a memorable and interactive festival experience for all attendees.


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