Online career insight events

Why work in the creative industries? (On demand)

Featuring panellists from across the creative industries who work in some of the lesser-known ‘behind the scenes’ roles, this discussion demonstrates how young people can apply a huge range of skill sets and interests and have an exciting and fulfilling career in the creative industries.


  • Chair: Gwyneth March, CPD Adviser at The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA)
  • Marcia Blackwood, Hair and Make Up Designer 
  • Jerry Knight-Smith, Trainee Solicitor, Counterculture Partnership LLP
  • Eugene Matthew, Production Accountant at Netflix
  • Lisa Pemberton, Head of People at Cogent (advertising agency)

This online insight took place in March 2023.