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Social Media Masterclass

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

During this 60 minutes webinar, Kineta Kelsall, Global Social Media Trainer at Jellyfish will talk about what it’s like to work in social media, how the digital landscape is evolving (especially during this time), whilst sharing her top tips on how to secure a job in the industry. About Kineta A Global Social Media Trainer passionate about the psychology behind online human interactions. With over 10 years of industry experience, Kineta is responsible for Jellyfish Training’s global social media offering,…

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Day in the Life – Designer

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hosted by Simon Thorneloe, Senior Designer at Dept Agency Joining the workforce as a recent graduate is full of twists and turns, and one common question is whether to specialise or generalise. Simon will walkthrough his journey from transitioned from University to becoming a multi-disciplinary designer at a global digital agency, whilst highlighting key learnings and present-day takeaways. Simon is an experienced designer with a varied portfolio from; interactive websites, shop and museum installations, through to branding and packaging design. He is currently…

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Creative Campaigns and Branding

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hosted by Jake Welsh, Principal Creative Consultant at Dept Agency Consumers are exposed to up to 10,000 adverts every day, so how can brands stand out in an overcrowded marketplace? Join Jake as he delves into what separates a company from a brand and how to apply the ethos of ‘human-first creativity, crafted by data’ in your work as a designer. Jake has a passion for the art of creative storytelling. With a background in web design, Jake founded and oversaw…

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Bringing an Idea to Life on Screen

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this session, Frankie Metzinger, Account Director, and Adam Smith, Creative Team Lead at Access.  will talk about their approach to bringing an idea to life on screen. If you’re interested in how agencies work and how creatives and marketers interact this session is for you. Priority will be given to students graduating this year. Please include your university, course subject and graduation year. Zoom details for each session will be emailed a few days before. Please check your junk…

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Ideas, Creativity, Quick Thinking and Community

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Founder of the Bank of Creativity and One Minute Briefs, Nick Entwistle, will discuss how collective creativity and collaboration have helped to power small quick ideas into hard-hitting viral campaigns. Instinctive ideas created via OMB have sparked campaigns that include the music video and social campaign that helped the NHS beat Justin Bieber to Xmas Number 1. They initiated a viral campaign that helped raise a huge amount of money for Neuroblastoma sufferer Isabella. More recently a one minute idea became a…

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Agency Meet and Greet – Access

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hosted by Simon Landi, Founder and Managing Director of Access. This session has been moved from 25th May, if you have signed up to the session already your place will be transferred to this new date. Priority will be given to students graduating this year. Please include your university, course subject and graduation year. Zoom details for each session will be emailed a few days before. Please check your junk folders and contact us if you have not received 48…

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School of Thought Student Taster 5

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

School of Thought has been running for 6 years in Manchester, each year 12 hungry creatives put themselves through what is known as the “Bake Off” of Advertising, working on a different brief with a different agency every week, with a focus on big ideas. We’re giving you a unique opportunity to have a taster session of School of Thought. Each week is hosted on Zoom by a top Manchester agency, you’ll listen to a presentation and get a challenging…

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A Day in the Life of.. A Strategist

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With Kate Cook.  As Brand and Marketing Strategist at the APS Group, Kate works with clients to deliver insight led business and marketing strategy; facilitating research, crafting brand propositions, defining audiences, market mapping, comms and content planning, and maximising budget spend.  During this session she’ll explain more about her day to day role and her career journey. Priority will be given to students graduating this year. Please include your university, course subject and graduation year. Zoom details for each session…

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Press Advertising Masterclass

June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This masterclass session on Press Advertising is hosted by Adam Richardson, Senior Art Director at McCann Manchester. Priority will be given to students graduating this year. Please include your university, course subject and graduation year. Zoom details for each session will be emailed a few days before. Please check your junk folders and contact us if you have not received 24 hours before the session.

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Content Idea Generation

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

In this webinar hosted by Mike Pye, Director at Mike Pye Marketing, he will take you through Content Idea Generation where you will learn – Content marketing idea generation Group exercises to spark ideas. Creating consistency with editorial calendars Repurposing content into multiple formats About Mike Mike has been working in the Marketing industry for over 13 years.  It’s all he’s ever done.  Working both agency side and client side, up to strategic level within successful businesses, Mike launched his…

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Transitioning from Uni to Agency Life

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A quick session covering that weird time before entering the working world from university and some of the tips and tricks I’ve picked up since jumping into agency life head first straight out of university. About Jordan Since leaving University Jordan has had several years experience working both in-house, at design studios and directly with clients both big and small. Recently he’s become a Freelance Designer and work spreads from Design to illustration, animation and much more. Jordan also co-founded Design…

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