A programme to give you the skills, experience and connections needed to start a career in the advertising industry.

The role

Creativity Works’ flagship programme ran again in 2019 and offered young creatives a six-week immersive course where participants have the chance to learn from the best in world-class campaign creation, storytelling, art direction, ideation, strategy building, copywriting & content production, and to respond to a live industry brief.

The programme was ideal for anyone interested in getting an understanding of roles in the advertising industry, from Account Management and Strategy, Junior Creative & Project Management to Copywriting, Content Production and everything else in between.

Past participants of this programme have gone on to secure roles at:

Wieden + Kennedy; Myrium, Gain Theory (WPP); Grey London; Universal Music; The Face; Anyways; Bullet Proof; Animise; Commercial Break; Red Bull; BBC in addition to freelance positions.

On the programme participants:

  • Learnt about campaign creation, story-telling, art direction, ideation, strategy building, copywriting & content creation with industry leaders
  • Devised an advertising campaign that responds to a live brief set by a leading London agency, Do the Green Thing
  • Gained top research & tips, best practise brainstorming, teamwork, presentation skills, regular crits and presentation design in order to pitch their idea 

  • Became a part of the Create Jobs alumni and had access to a range of exclusive offers and ongoing employability support including careers advice and guidance plus ongoing portfolio, CV and application support from Create Jobs 

  • Had access to a Macbook and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Were provided with travel and food expenses throughout the course

2019 Partners

Creativity Works: Advertising is proud to be partnered with:

  • Do the Green Thing
  • Wieden + Kennedy
  • The Girlhood
  • The Pop Up Agency
  • Commercial Break

In collaboration with:

  • It’s Nice That
  • Anyways
  • Lecture in Progress
  • Somethin’ Else
  • FCB Inferno
  • Grey
  • The Marketing Academy
  • MediaCom

Creativity Works is a Mayors Fund for London programme delivered by Create Jobs supported by Berkely Foundation and Citi Foundation.

Read about Seun's experience of the programme here.

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