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Talent2017: Jobs Fair
Wed 15 March 2017, 10:00 – 16:00 GMT
Talent2017: A Skills Festival for the Digital Sector
Looking to take your first step on the digital career ladder? Searching for a new opportunity or a change in career? Then Talent2017's Jobs Fair is for you.
If you want to work in TV, games, design, animation, developing, programming, content marketing or mobile technology, this fair will help you take your first step and will put you face-to-face with key contacts in the local digital, media and tech sector.
So, if you've ever been curious about what it's like to work in these sectors or would like to connect and chat with local companies about upcoming opportunities, please join us on the 15th March.
This event will include lightning talks and practical workshops throughout the day alongside a wide selection of exhibiting companies from across the sector.
Register in advance to get an exclusive festival goody bag.
Companies exhibiting at the jobs fair:
iCrossing, Crunch, Madgex, Jellyfish, WPM, City College Brighton and Hove, The Unit, Fresh Egg, West Pier Studio, Mind Tools, Gemini Print, SiteVisibility, William Reed Business Media, Claromentis, Cogapp, University of Brighton, Gene, Intelligenz Sollution, Digital Marketing for Graduate, Create Internet, The Student Room Group, The University of Sussex, Holograph, Brandwatch, Equal Experts, Progress, Brighton Music Office, CDO Partners, Oban International, Wired Sussex.
Talks and workshops programme:
10:30 - Getting a career in the sector
11:30 - How to never work a day in your life
Kelvin Newman, Founder at BrightonSEO
12:30 - What employers look for in the modern age
Lucy Smith, Founder at Digital Marketing for Grads
13:30 - Women in the digital sector
Natalie Lloyd, Digital Brand Strategist at Pixeldot
14:30 - Climbing the Digital Career Ladder
Chloe Langford. Front-End Web Developer and Vicki Tingle, Developer at Gene
Keats and Shelley Room:
10:00 - Technical roles in the sector
Ben Kyriakou, Senior Programmer at Cogapp
11:00 - Starting out in digital and e-learning
Ivan Bandura, Claromentis
12:00 - Make websites better: get into UX
Mat Walker, Head of UX at The Unit
13:00 - Finding a passion in PPC
Daniel Wilkinson, Head of Paid Search at JellyFish
14:00 - Careers in design
Mark Cossey, Head of Brand and DIgital Experience at Crunch
15:00 - Working in SEO & digital marketing
National Careers Service CV clinics (all day)
National Careers Service workshops, please note each session will last 75 minutes
10:00 - Effective application forms and CVs
11:30 - Interview Techniques
13:00 - Job-search techniques including social media
14:30 - Considering self-employment
A big thanks to our headline sponsors, iCrossing as well as our sponsors Crunch and supporters Madgex, Jellyfish, WPM, City College Brighton and Hove, The Unit, Gene, The University of Sussex and Equal Experts.