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CREATIVE CAREERS – CV WRITING 1-2-1 Advice Session

Mon 14 Oct 2019 | 4.30pm - 7.30pm | Free (Booking Essential)

CREATIVE CAREERS – CV WRITING 1-2-1 Advice Session

The Industry Evening Series is a programme of events where traditionally unobtainable access and information can be found on the people, companies and opportunities that exist in the creative industries.


CREATIVE CAREERS – CV WRITING 1-2-1 Advice Session

This 1-2-1 advice session is designed to help you write a CV tailored to the creative industries. Our industry professional will take you through all the steps involved in successful creative CV and cover letter writing, from your personal profile to skills, experience, employment history, education, qualifications, interests and references. 

You will explore your areas of interest with a current employer in the creative industries and gain interview and writing tools that will make you and your CV stand out from the crowd.  

Exeter Phoenix believes in preparing you for the real world of further education, work experience and employment with knowledge, confidence and access to industry professionals.

There will also be an opportunity to watch Red Cape Theatre Company’s show ‘Thunder Road’ after the session, plus a Q&A with the company at the end.


BOOKING:

Participants will be allocated a 15 minute slot with Industry Professional, Dan Howson. Once you have booked a free ticket to the workshop please email naomi.turner@exeterphoenix.org.uk to organise your 15 minute slot.


Cafe Bar Discount

Workshop attendees get 10% off all food and hot drinks at the Café Bar


Tutor

Dan Howson has worked in a variety of creative and commercial roles, for global communications, events and entertainment businesses since 1997.

As a business owner he has reinforced employment and training opportunities in the creative industries since 2008, has been an Ambassador of The National Skills Academy for Creative & Cultural Skills, and The Event Production ‘Innovation of the Year’ award winner 2012 for his youth development initiative Stepladder Worldwide. Over an eleven-year period he has created over 500 employment opportunities and supported many more with CV advice and connections.

Stepladder Worldwide delivered socially responsible live events projects for the benefit of young people and their communities, formed a partnership with the Kids Company to provide employment and education for vulnerable, disadvantaged young people, and went on to produce youth focused events for Freemantle Media, A New Direction, EMI and helped Freud Communications, Ministry of Sound, iTunes Festival, Association of Independent Festivals with entry-level recruitment.

Venue: Exeter Phoenix, The Workshop

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