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G:Weekly - Your Creative Careers Newsletter | Week 1️⃣ 5️⃣

Your weekly email from Global Academy to kickstart your media career ✨

Work Experience Opportunities

Get work experience at Publicis Group UK on Wednesday 28th Feb

Publicis Groupe UK has 21 branches and 5,000 talented and versatile people in media, creative, influence, technology, and data. This Work Experience Day will give you a glimpse into Publicis Groupe's creative content production, commerce, media, PR data, and tech roles:

  • Overview of Publicis Groupe UK and the marketing industry.

  • Inspiring speaker and Q&A.

  • Office tour.

  • Lunch (provided by Publicis Groupe so no need to bring your own!)

  • Speed networking.

  • Smaller group activities, working on industry-related tasks.

  • Apprentice Q&A panel.

Get work experience, access FREE masterclasses, networking + more!

The Junior is on a mission to empower young creatives and give them the tools to succeed and you could be their next success story!

On this programme, you’ll get access to:

  • Free dynamic masterclasses led by industry experts

  • A thriving community of creative minds, inspiring and supporting each other

  • Personalised portfolio reviews to showcase your talent

  • Exclusive networking opportunities with top-notch creatives, agencies and brands.

Sign up below to join a network that celebrates your unique creativity and nurtures your career growth

Free Cover Letter Workshop

Need some help brushing up your cover letter for a part time job or your next move after Global Academy?

Our FREE CV Workshop is running on the 22nd of January at 6pm, and we still have places available. Please sign up here.

Join the LGBTQ+ Journalism Network 🏳️‍🌈

The LGBT+ Journalism and Production network is a space for LGBT+ journalists and creatives across the UK at any stage of their career to get support to learn from each other!

This community provides you with connections to other creatives in the industry and access to amazing events and opportunities.

Do you want to learn more about the world of TV production? 👀 Join ITV Academy for insight into production, as well as tips for moving up the TV Career ladder. Click the link to find out more and apply. 📺

Free opinion writing masterclass for 16-18 year olds

📝 🎤 Political opinion writing competition and masterclass

The Guardian Foundation's political opinion writing competition is about to open and they are running a free political opinion masterclass workshop for young people on 24 January at 4:30 - 6:00pm on Zoom.

This virtual workshop will get entrants ready for the competition, giving them the best chance of winning and some of the skills needed to be a great opinion writer. It will be hosted by journalist and author Erica Buist. 

If you are interested, please click on this form to find out more!Click HERE to secure your place

UAL Insights is the UAL’s outreach programme offering young people access to their Colleges for creative activities and pre-university advice - exclusively for Year 12 students at Global Academy.

Students must meet one or more of the following criteria to apply:

  • students whose parent(s) or guardian(s) have not completed a university degree

  • students who live in a priority postcode area (using the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD), areas in deciles 1 to 4)

  • students whose families receive benefits for living costs (including Universal Credit, Child Tax Credit, Free School Meals, Housing Benefit, Income Support, Income-based Job Seekers Allowance and Pupil Premium)

  • looked after children and care leavers.

Job Opportunities for Year 13 and Year 14 students

Have you ever spent ages browsing job sites or scrolling through social media for job opportunities, unable to find what you’re looking for? Don’t fear – we’ve collated a list of 18 newsletters and mailing lists that will send a whole host of opportunities straight to your inbox. Who knows, your next job might be an email away!

Join this workshop from Warner Bros. Discovery and learn more about apprenticeships in the entertainment industry and why an apprenticeship might be the best way for you to kickstart your career in the industry!

You’ll also hear from some of Warner’s current apprentices (including ex Global Academy student - Rochelle 🔥) about why she chose to do an apprentieship, what she does day-to-day and the amazing projects she’s worked on since leaving Global Academy.

Sign up below to get your free ticket….

🗓️ Tuesday 6th Feb

⏰ 18:00 - 19:00

Sky are looking for someone with a keen eye for detail and passion for current affairs to join Sky News as Production Coordinator.

What you'll do:

  • Coordinate and book production crew, talent and studio resources.

  • Work with Head of Studios, Events Team and News Output to schedule daily shoots, prerecords and live events across multiple studios.

  • Work with project teams to ensure resource is available and assigned as required.

  • Devise and manage a suitable booking system to work across all platforms.

  • Be the main point of contact for the team for ad-hoc and last minute productions, supported by the Studio Managers, including visitor and room bookings and managing security passes. Liaise between clients with conflicting requests for Studio space, facilities or crew.

  • Collaborate with the outside broadcasting and events team – ensuring crewing, call sheets and logistics to allow for large broadcasts to run smoothly and efficiently.

2024 Bloomberg Apprenticeship: Media Production Level 4 (Global Production)

Bloomberg TV is a 24-hour global news channel covering politics, economics and finance. We provide markets news, data and analysis powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries.

We are seeking a Broadcast Field Production Assistant to join the programme in London. This is an opportunity to work in a challenging, exciting and competitive, broadcast news environment. You will be working with our news-gathering team in our European Headquarters in London who organise outside broadcasts across the U.K., Europe, Middle East and Africa. From coordinating reporters hits in Westminster to multi-camera productions in Saudi Arabia, you will be assisting the team in putting together these exciting productions.

You will have a passion for news, television and technology. Our news-gathering team use state of the art equipment to make these productions work, so knowledge of cameras and the broadcast chain is ideal, but not required. You will gain experience within a newsroom environment, technology, understanding broadcast principles and more. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, and are passionate about creating great TV, then this programme could be perfect for you.

Marketing and Content Apprenticeship at Amazon

The Amazon Marketing Apprentice role is a 24-month program tailored for individuals passionate about learning and committed to personal development. This position focuses on audience-centric marketing, requiring creativity, communication, and project management skills.

As a Marketing apprentice, you will plan and execute tactical marketing activities, research market trends, develop comprehensive campaigns, utilize data analytics, manage social media profiles, create and manage email marketing campaigns, and design marketing assets.

The program aims to provide a diverse and innovative environment, offering experiences and skills in multichannel marketing, with a focus on audience segmentation, content creation, analytics, and brand management.

Marketing and Content Apprenticeship at Christies starting in September

Are you looking for an exciting, fast-paced working environment within the world’s most prestigious auction house?

Are you looking for a role that not only pays a competitive salary, but allows you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience as well as studying for a relevant qualification?

Then look no further, an Apprenticeship with Christie’s is the right role for you.

Be involved in content creation, marketing, filming and story telling with one of the world’s BIGGEST brands!

Want to be mentored by VEVO? 

Raw Music Media is back with their industry-standard mentoring and placement opportunities for talented young creatives 18+, in partnership with Vevo.

You’ll receive 1-1 mentorship from their content and programming team and a placement with one of these teams:

Music and Talent (x 2 placements)

Editorial (x 2 placements)

Design (x 2 placements)

 Production (x 2 placements)

Global Academy is committed to achieving the Quality In Careers Standard accreditation, through Education Development Trust We are focused on achieving the required criteria to become award holders. Education Development Trust is an accredited national licensed awarding body for the Quality in Careers Standard status for careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) provision