A New Direction, LLDC, Sadler's Wells

The role

Want to start a career in the creative and cultural sector or interested in working in museums, galleries, and theatres? Looking for an entry level role?


Join us for two weeks of workshops led by some of London’s leading creative and cultural organisations, as well as 1-2-1 support and guidance from industry leaders and the opportunity connect with employers with live vacancies.


You will also get first-hand information about applying for positions, find out how to create a strong professional profile to impress future employers and progress onto additional industry-led specific training throughout the summer.


Partners involved include but aren’t limited to: Whitechapel Gallery, Spitalfields Music, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Tate, The Yard Theatre and the V&A Museum.


At Creative and Cultural Opportunity week, you'll:

  • Learn about the sector and the opportunities available in East London and beyond

  • Meet local cultural institutions in East London and make connections in the sector

  • Get an opportunity to connect with a number of employers and their live opportunities at an Employer Meet-up

  • Get support applying for opportunities and creating a professional portfolio from A New Direction

  • Have travel & food expenses covered throughout the programme

  • Progress onto an additional 6-days of industry training in digital content creation following the programme



Who is Creative Opportunity Programme for?

  • Residents of these East London boroughs: Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest.

  • 18-30 year olds

  • Ambitious to work in the arts and creative industries.

  • Self-starters with an entrepreneurial mindset

  • Available full-time between 16 - 27th July

  • Unemployed or under-employed (not currently working in the cultural sector)


To find out more about last years programme and participants, head to www.creativeopportunityprogramme.co.uk

How to apply

Attend an Open Recruitment Session

This session will be a chance for you to find out more about Creative Opportunity Programme and our other opportunities, and for us to find out a bit more about you and see if you are a right fit for the course.

Please book onto a session below and bring an up-to-date CV with you.

Thursday 28th June 2018, 2-4pm

Tuesday 3rd June 2018, 2-4pm

If you have any questions or would like to send your CV in advance for us to print, feel free to give us a call on 0207 608 2132 or email ayumi.konno@anewdirection.org.uk.