Have you been off for an extended career break? Want to come back to your creative career? Our Returnship Programme is an 8-day training intensive for women in London and Manchester, with opportunities for flexible work with our Creative Agency partners. Our aim is to make sure you are armed with the tools, knowledge and confidence to secure full-time or freelance employment in today's market, in a role that works for you. We're running this programme in association with D&AD, The Dots, the Government Equalities Office and Facebook.
If you're an art director, copywriter, creative director, UX/UI/Web/Digital designer, concept creative or a data analyst, or any other creative role we haven't mentioned, who has been off work for at least 12 months and would like to ignite your creative career, this programme could be for you.
The course covers:
- Fostering a growth mindset, creative courage and resilience
- Trends from the D&AD Awards
- What's new in digital and technology
- Take a brief (apply new technology and thinking)
- Selling your ideas to a CMO
- Pitching and presenting your work
- What employers are looking for
- Meeting prospective employers
After the course you'll have the opportunity to apply for a two-to-six-week paid contract with one of our partners and a number will also be able to offer you the chance to interview for full time or freelance job roles. They are all open to flexible working requests.
It's FREE to you, and furthermore, if you need financial assistance to come back to pay for childcare or help while you're with us, we have a 'Comeback' fund available to you if you need help with childcare or caring cover.
Applications are now closed!! Thank you to all applicants. Watch this space for next year's programme!
Are you a creative agency? If you'd like to get involved next year, there's more information here.