Don’t miss: Free mentoring, junior roles and a finance workshop for freelancers

Every few weeks, we’ll be sharing some of the hottest opportunities on our Opportunities Board. This week, we’re spotlighting a free mentoring scheme, junior roles in design and social media – plus a workshop to help freelancers get their finances in check!

The creative industry is constantly offering opportunities for designers, artists and general makers-and-doers to help excel in their careers. That’s why, every few weeks, Creative Lives will be rounding up all the best job listings, events and programmes our Opportunities Board has to offer.

This week, we’ve got a variety of options on the table – from free advice on CVs and job applications, to Kickstart roles and more.

Junior Designer – Human After All

Based: London
Contract:
Full-time
Salary:
£24,000 to £26,000
Opportunity closes:
30th November 2021

Agency Human After All, who have created future-shaping campaigns for Facebook, Greenpeace and HBO, are looking for a junior designer with a passion for brand and communications. You will be assisting on a variety of client briefs, working between the tech and purpose sectors and across a range of outputs - from branding to digital products and campaigns.

Read more about this opportunity here.

Social and Digital Editorial Assistant – D&AD

Based: London
Contract:
Full-time
Salary:
£22,000
Opportunity closes:
4th November 2021

D&AD, the organisation helping highlight the best in advertising and design, is looking for a junior member to support on all things social and digital editorial. Main duties will include writing social copy, editing and formatting images and video and uploading and scheduling posts. Proven experience in writing and editing of social-first text, editing of image and video assets for social and experience within social media scheduling is desired.

Read more about this opportunity here.

Video Editor – Trippin

Based: London
Contract:
Part-time
Salary:
London Living Wage
Opportunity closes:
1st December 2021

Travel platform Trippin is looking for a video editor to join their tight-knit team. With a deep understanding of their look, feel and mission, you will be editing the unique content they share across platforms, both in-app and using the Adobe suite. As this is a Kickstart role, you must be 16-24, living in London and on Universal Credit to apply. If this role doesn’t float your boat, there are two additional roles for a graphic designer and project assistant.

Read more about this opportunity here.

Weekly Mentoring Scheme – Freestar

Based: Virtual
Opportunity closes:
5th January 2022

Craft beer brand Freestar are running short one-to-one sessions for young people to talk through career-related queries. The mentors, who have experience with start-ups, creative roles and strategy roles, promise to give you advice about interview prep, CV and cover letter guidance, job application tactics, brainstorming and more.

Read more about this opportunity here.

Finances for Freelancers – Create Jobs

Based: Virtual; 23rd November 2021, 5.30pm

Join Create Jobs and entrepreneur Bola Sol as she takes you through a 90-minute workshop on how to handle your finances as a freelancer. During this interactive session, Bola will be discussing the main tools she’s used to organise her day-to-day income, and her streamlined process of dealing with her taxes, HMRC and budgeting.

Read more about this opportunity here.

None of these opportunities for you? Head over to our Opportunities Board page to see what other opportunities are in store:

Written by Creative Lives in Progress