Congratulations! We would like to confirm your attendance at the Creative Access Reception at Channel 4 on the evening of MONDAY, APRIL 29TH, 2013.
We will send you additional details of the event closer to the date, but please ensure you keep the evening free (from around 5PM to 8:30PM).
We promise it will be an exciting, fun and informative event.
Please fill in the attached survey by 23:59 on April 21th, 2013 to confirm your attendance and indicate to us that you are still available otherwise we can allocate your space to another applicant (Please ensure you provide the email address that you used when registering for the event)
SEO London, in partnership with Creative Access and Channel 4, is delighted to confirm details of two exciting education and networking sessions at CHANNEL 4’s HQ on April 17th and April 29th. The events will be a fantastic opportunity to both meet some of the most senior figures in a wide range of creative industries and also learn more about the 200+ paid internship and graduate roles that will be available through the scheme in 2013-14. If you are interested in attending, or know of people who may be, please read on.
SEO is working to support Creative Access in its ground breaking partnership with leading firms in ALL of the major creative industries. It is a platform to provide students from under-represented ethnic backgrounds with access to paid internships and graduate careers in Film, Advertising, PR, Performing Arts, Publishing, Journalism, Music, TV and Radio. SEO is responsible for the recruitment and training of the people being placed through Creative Access. For more information on SEO London, please click here.
The scheme is being sponsored by the CEOs of all the firms taking part and in 2012-13 has already led to students successfully being placed in internship and graduate positions with industry leaders including
SONY, Harper Collins, Random House, Harlequin, Society of Authors, United Agents, Brunswick, Freud Communications, One Media iP, Quietus Management, NBCUniversal, ITV, SKY, Two Four, Big Talk, Marv Films, and with a range of independent production companies through The Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television (including Endemol, Tiger Aspect, Shed Media, Hat Trick Productions, Zodiak Media, Shine, KEO Films, and All3Media).
Why attend the event?
The event is designed to:
Educate you about the wide range of careers available in the creative space. The panel will include leading names in the industries, many of whom are from ethnic minority backgrounds.
Give you an opportunity to network with both the speakers and senior representatives from the creative industries detailed above.
Meet with graduates that have been placed at the firms mentioned above, in 2012 – 2013, and gain an understanding of the process and benefits of the programme.
This will be the first of many Creative Access events that SEO will be supporting in 2013. As with all other SEO programmes, by registering your interest in this scheme we will be able to provide you with:
Access to internship and graduate opportunities with a wide range of firms across the creative industries
Interview preparation, coaching
Those that are successfully placed on the scheme will not only secure a paid internship/graduate position but also:
(1) senior mentors from the creative industry
(2) a comprehensive training programme
(3) access to a variety of Creative Access specific industry master classes
(4) access to a wide range of networking events
Details of the event
Venue: Channel 4’s Headquarters (near St James Park, central London)
Date: April 17th or April 29th
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Host: Paul Chowdhry – Comedian, a regular on CH4 stand up show “Stand up for the week”
Genevieve Ampaduh – Head of Digital Marketing, Syco Music
Saurabh Kakkar – Executive Producer, in-house Comedy, BBC
Sathnam Sanghera – Features Writer, The Times
Parminder Vir – Director, PVL Media Emerging Markets
Tabitha Jackson – Commissioning Editor, Channel 4
Natalie Jerome – Editorial Director, Harper Collins
Julia Potts, Executive Director, Almeida Theatre
Further speakers, and their respective firms, will be confirmed shortly.