Small Green Shoots

Small Green Shoots was founded in 2009. We are a small but mighty National Portfolio Organisation dedicated to increasing career opportunities for underrepresented Young Adults who want a career within the music and creative industries.

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Our Programmes

When it comes to championing and nurturing young talent, we offer FREE in-person employability programmes specifically tailored to the music and creative industries. Our programmes allow you to explore different roles from across the industry, and meet and learn from industry professionals.
The Young Shoots Programme

A unique 6-month employability programme built around the needs of YOU, and the demands of the fast-moving music and creative industry.

The Short Sharp Shot Programme

A bespoke intensive 8-week development training programme for Young People aged 18-24 who would like to work in the music or the creative industry.

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"Because of Small Green Shoots, I have now secured a full-time position at Tap Management and my future is looking bright. I’ve improved my skills and knowledge of the industry which has really helped my confidence".

Finley O'Connor

Talent Agent at UTA (Alumni Shoot)

“I'm so grateful for the Sharps Programme. When I first started, I had little to no knowledge, but now I have a job at Sony Music Publishing which I couldn't have received without the support from Small Green Shoots!”

Leo Cerendu

A&R Admin Assistant
Sony Music Publishing
(Alumni Shoot)

“My time at Small Green Shoots has been amazing. I can never thank everyone enough for my time here. They have paved a new path for me and have pushed me into the position of being the person I've always wanted to be."


Alumni Shoot

Small Green Shoots is a new type of apprenticeship

We are not about 'jobs', we are about careers.

"Small Green Shoots have an amazing team and has always been supportive in my career progression and I wouldn't be where I am today without them."
Joseph Craven - Sony Music
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