Join the 300+ employers taking part in Discover! Creative Careers Week this November

 30 July 2019

Discover! Creative Careers is a week-long event launching in England this November as part of the Creative Careers Programme, which will see hundreds of employers from across the creative industries opening their doors to young people to inspire and inform the next generation of workers.

Organisations have until Friday 30 August to sign up. Photo Credit: Owen Harvey
Organisations have until Friday 30 August to sign up. Photo Credit: Owen Harvey

So far, we’ve had a fantastic response with over 300 employers signing up to take part and it’s not too late for your organisation to get involved – we’ve extended the deadline to register to Friday 30th August. Download the information pack for further details and complete the online registration.

‘For many young people there are few clear and visible pathways into the arts as a professional career route and this is why we’re thrilled to be part of the Discover! Creative Careers week.’ Learning and Participation Officer, The Customs House

By taking part, you’ll be joining the likes of the National Trust, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Pinewood Studios, Northern Ballet, Channel 4, Norwich Theatre Royal, Birmingham Museums Trust, Cockpit Arts, the Financial Times, Kudos TV, The National Archives, xsite Architecture, Blackpool Grand Theatre, The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Burberry and Hachette Publishing, plus many more.

Discover! Creative Careers Week is an opportunity for your organisation to demonstrate the variety of roles and pathways available and ensure the future demands of our vibrant sector are met by a strong and diverse workforce. To take part, you simply need to welcome local students aged 11+ into your organisation for just one day within the week of 18th – 22nd November 2019.

We’ll support you as you plan your day with resources and one to one guidance and we’ll also link you up with a local school/college, via The Careers and Enterprise Company.

‘You all know about the huge challenges that the creative industries face. However, if we all do our bit then we can start to tackle those issues and one way to do this is by offering employer encounters’ Vikki Morton, Enterprise Coordinator, Northamptonshire

About the Creative Careers Programme
The Creative Careers Programme (CCP) is an integrated industry-led programme of activity across England that is working to ensure there is a larger and more diverse intake of talent and a broader range of routes into the creative industries, a commitment of the Creative Industries Sector Deal. 

The programme is being delivered by ​​Creative & Cultural Skills, ScreenSkills​ and the ​Creative Industries Federation​ in partnership with the ​Careers and Enterprise Company​ and ​Speakers for Schools​.

If you have any questions about Discover! Creative Careers Week or any element of the Creative Careers Programme, please contact creativecareers@ccskills.org.uk


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