For teachers and career leaders

Online career insight events

Hear directly from people working across the creative industries in our series of Discover Creative Careers digital insight events

Aimed at students aged 11-18, these online panel discussions will feature industry professionals talking about their job roles, industry, career pathways and top tips. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions during the discussion, via the chat function managed by the teacher/career leader. Events from April 2023 onwards will be announced soon. 

Tuesday 28th March 2023, 11am - 12pm
Why work in the creative industries?

Featuring panellists from across a range of creative industry sub-sectors working in some of the lesser-known ‘behind the scenes’ roles, this discussion will demonstrate how students can apply a huge range of skill sets and interests and have an exciting and fulfilling career in the creative industries. The panellists include:

Gwyn March, CPD Adviser at the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (Chair)

Marcia Blackwood, Hair and Make Up Designer whose credits include Top Boy, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, Man Like Mobeen and Years and Years

Eugene Matthew, Production Accountant at Netflix

Lisa Pemberton, Head of People at Cogent, an advertising agency based in the West Midlands

Jerry Knight-Smith, Trainee Solicitor at Counterculture Partnership LLP and former Head of Casting and Associate Director at Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre

Details about the full event line-up will be announced soon.

To attend, please register your details below and we will be in touch with the link to the Zoom webinar. 

Why work in the creative industries?

Online panel discussion: Tuesday 28th March 11am - 12pm

If you work in the creative industries and you'd like to be a panellist on a future event, please contact us and let us know your name,  job role and where you're based and we'll be in touch.