Deadline extended to January 28th for Creative Equals’ Creative Returners programme

Arm yourself with the tools, knowledge and connections to spring back into your creative career with the Creative Returners programme. Creative Resource is proud to be the recruitment partner for this four-day training programme based in Manchester. The programme welcomes any women who have been on an extended career break (12 months or longer) and are looking to reignite their creative career.

During the programme, you’ll work alongside some of Manchester’s top agencies and have the opportunity to apply for a two-to-six-week paid contract with one of the programme’s partners. All of the partners on the Creative Returners programme are open to flexible working requests.

Who is the programme for?

Any woman who taken an extended career break (12 months or longer) and is looking to improve her chances of employment in the creative sector. Applications are welcome from:

  • Art Directors
  • Copywriters
  • Creative Directors
  • UX Designers
  • Designers
  • Concept Creatives
  • Data Analysts
  • Account Handlers

What will I learn on the course?

As well as having the chance to network with peers and industry influencers, you’ll also learn invaluable skills to help get you back into work, such as:

  • How to foster a growth mindset, creative courage and resilience
  • Inspiring trends from the D&AD Awards
  • What’s new in digital and technology
  • How to take a brief and apply new technology and thinking to your ideas
  • How to sell your ideas to a CMO
  • Invaluable tips on pitching and presenting your work
  • Discover what employers are looking for in new hires
  • Network with some of Manchester’s top employers

Which partners are taking part in the programme?

There are a number of exciting agencies who have signed up to help inspire programme participants, including:

  • The BBC
  • Havas Lynx
  • McCann Manchester
  • Amaze Realise
  • Momentum
  • TBWA

When is Creative Returners happening?

March 19th – 22nd 2019
09:20 – 14:30

Will it cost me anything?

No, Creative Returners is offered free to all participants. If you are in need of financial assistance to take part, Creative Equals has a ‘Comeback’ fund available to you if you need help with childcare or caring cover.

OK, I want in. How do I sign up?

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JANUARY 28TH. Get yourself back into work on your terms: apply here.


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