Creative & Digital

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Choosing a career in Sales

Most of us have a basic understanding of the traditional “professions” such as doctors, lawyers, accountant which will be fairly accurate and similar to what the roles actually are. However, when it comes to sales how much do we really understand about what this type of career might actually involve? Julie Nottage, now CEO at Aquamarine Consultancy in Bristol, is an expert trainer with a real [...]

July 20th, 2017|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Creative & Digital|

When I wrote my book I had to change from a journalistic style to creative writing!

Jan Harvey is the author of The Seven Letters a split time novel set in The Cotswolds and Paris. The book was published on 28 February and already has 76 five star reviews on Amazon. We asked Jan what got her into writing and her top tips for budding new authors. Here’s what she told us … How I started: I used to contribute to school [...]

March 16th, 2017|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Creative & Digital|

A career in publishing? It’s more accessible than you might think!

It's often said that everyone has a book in them, and the idea of being an author is one that many people are attracted to.  Imagine walking past a row of books, only to see your name on one of them, for people to read and (hopefully!) buy.  And yet behind the scenes - just like the music industry (bit.ly/2mIJAPX) – there is a team of [...]

March 9th, 2017|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Creative & Digital|

Top tips for a career in the creative sector

Helen Argo is Senior Producer at Aardman Animations.  As one of the biggest brands in the creative industries, their award-winning work produces a unique combination of independent film alongside broadcast and advertising spots. The studio has had ten Oscar® nominations, and has won four. Helen kindly shared with us her personal career journey and her top tips for those considering a future in the creative sector. [...]

December 15th, 2016|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Creative & Digital|

Becoming an independent, creative maker and retailer

If you know someone who's loves making things, has nimble fingers, enjoys browsing the local markets, craft fairs and galleries, and who is naturally creative, they may like to turn that into a career by becoming an independent, creative maker and retailer. Here's how two local women did just that and more... After managing and trading at many markets in Bristol, Rosie McLay and Jen Walsh [...]

December 1st, 2016|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Creative & Digital|
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