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Livity Presents: Get Into Advertising
Tue 4 October 2016, 18:30 – 20:30 BST
Keen to land your first job in the world of advertising and marketing but not sure how?
Join us at Livity to hear from colleagues on how they entered the industry. From talking you through the highs and lows to sharing valuable insight, there’ll be lots of opportunity for you to ask questions and get to know the team.
Whether you’ve just left school or university, or gave up on education too long ago to remember, our speakers will help you find that break into the industry that you’re looking for.
You’ll be hearing from…
Rob Watts spent 5 and a half years at Saatchi & Saatchi, starting as a producer before moving into the creative department where he has spent the last 3 years. His focus is on the innovative use of technology in communications, building an artificially intelligent gaming robot, helping scientists gather data for dementia through gaming and teaching teen gamers to code without them even realising. Recently won 9 Cannes Lions at this years festival of his creativity for his work on Sea Hero Quest.
Michael Makinde, Livity Account Executive
Having graduated from university just over a year ago, Michael successfully applied for the Livity Digify programme and went on to secure a role as Livity’s Account Executive, working on briefs for the likes of Playstation, Cancer Research UK and E4.
Christabel Obeng, Livity HR Assistant
From teaching college students English and Drama to all things HR and young people at Livity, Christabel’s had an interesting journey, proving you can make the move at any point in your career.
Not only will she be talking through her experiences, but Christabel manages our work experience placements at Livity, an opportunity to get yourself known!
Ongoing support following the workshop
We will offer all participants the opportunity to access the following:
1 – 2 week experience at Livity
An industry mentor, who will support you in developing your career through 1-1 sessions at Livity
Unit 11, Piano House, 9 Brighton Terrace, London, SW9 8DJ