The Scoop Weekly: December 10th

Hi Everyone! We’re getting closer to Christmas, but that doesn’t mean the opportunities are taking a rest just yet. As usual, have a look at our list for this week, and see if anything is suitable for you.

COFFEE SHOP FILM TALK WEBINAR – MIGHTY FILM MAKERS

Are you a budding filmmaker, looking to network with others? It’s been hard for creatives during this pandemic to go out and find new chances and opportunities, so this is a really fab webinar. Mighty Film Makers are running an online ‘coffee hour’, for creatives to discuss their projects, share ideas and meet likeminded people. It’s free to register, and is being held on multiple dates. Click here for more info.

BBC STUDIOS: SCRIPTWORKS AND A THOUSAND FILMS

BBC Studios ScriptWorks and Thousand Films are partnering to find undiscovered writing talent from BAME backgrounds. If you have a script you wish to put in to the motion, they’re giving you the opportunity to have your script assessed by experienced script readers. They’re also giving out an award for best script, and that individual will win 12 months of mentoring from award winning producers and and screenwriters. Among other benefits, you’ll also have the option to advance directly to the shortlist candidates for the 2021/22 BBC Studios Writers’ Academy. To enter your script, it has to be between 27-63 pages in length, you have to be a BAME writer, and over 16. Get involved here.

CAMPAIGN EXECUTIVE – THE VALUABLE 500

The Valuable 500 is a global inclusion movement asking 500 CEOs worldwide to raise awareness of disabilities in the workplace. They’re currently looking for a creative and enthusiastic member for their team, who has excellent communication skills. Responsibilities for this involve designing and presenting social media content ideas, assisting with the management of their digital platforms, and monitoring social media for trending news to cover etc. It’s a full-time paid position, commencing January 2021, and you’ll need 3 A-levels or equivalent to apply. This is a perfect role for graduates in Marketing, Comms, and English degrees. Get involved here!

MARKETING EXECUTIVE – PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE UK

Are you a child at heart, and wanting to get into digital marketing? Look no further! Night Zookeeper is a creative writing website, a storybook series and a new animated series on Sky TV. They’re looking for an executive to manage ads and implementing campaigns, designed by the creative teams. You’ll need 3+ years of marketing experience, but it’s a great opportunity for seasoned grads! For more information, click here.

SOCIAL MEDIA AND CONTENT COORDINATOR – REN CLEAN SKINCARE

Ren Skincare, the infamously zero waste skincare brand, are looking for a social-savvy and creative content coordinator. You’ll work mainly with the Global Social Calendar, scheduling and publishing content across instagram, tiktok, YouTube and so on. You’ll also engage and moderate the community, responding to people’s direct messages and comments. You’ll need 1-2 years of experience in beauty, fashion or lifestyle social media, with a deep understanding of popular social media channels. This is an ideal job for grads in marketing, business and so on.

CREATIVE COURSE – BRIXTON FINISHING SCHOOL ADCADEMY

Academy are running an 8 week free course, which will boost employability in the creative, marketing and tech industries, regardless of background or work experience. If you’re struggling on how to break into the industry, this opportunity will guide you in the right direction. Even better, if you’re a graduate, you’ll have the opportunity to be placed in the industry at an agency. Register your interest here.

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