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BBC Creative U - Creative Advertising Course

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Job Introduction

A 10-week masterclass in advertising for Ethnic Minority applicants aged 18+

BBC Creative U is a 10-week creative course in advertising hosted and taught by BBC Creative to improve the diversity of talent entering the advertising industry.

The programme will take place every Tuesday from 4-6pm and be available to ethnic minority candidates aged 18+. The course will provide students with the necessary skills and contacts to start a career in advertising.

Throughout the 10 weeks students will learn the fundamentals of idea generation, strategy, copywriting and art direction, with masterclasses from experts from across the BBC and beyond.

Each of the 10 students will be assigned a mentor from within the creative department, who will not only assist and guide them throughout the course, but for a further THREE months after the course has finished.

At the end of their time at BBCU students will have acquired/experienced:

- New creative skills

- Creative portfolios

- Contacts and mentors within the industry

- Work on live BBC briefs

- Experience in a creative agency

- Improved job prospects

- A MENTOR

Please complete the following creative questions as part of your application:

1) Make a TikTok that makes your mates want to watch Countryfile

2) Make us love the BBC with the letters 'BBC'.

3) Tell (or show us) three reasons why U?

Package Description

A 10-week masterclass in advertising for Ethnic Minority applicants aged 18+

We look forward to receiving your application!

 

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

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