How did you land the role?
It being a local organisation, I’d done lots of research about the company prior to applying for the job. I’ve grown up in Folkestone and seen the positive effects that Creative Folkestone has bought to my town. I knew it would be a fantastic place to work if the right position came up.
I got offered the job on the second application. After the first unsuccessful attempt, I was offered a short freelance contract to create an identity for a short festival they had on the horizon. When the position became available again I contacted the person who I had been in contact with, to see if he thought I should re-apply.
I took his advice in editing my portfolio to reflect the position better and a couple weeks later I’d been offered the job. I’d advise people to understand the role they’re applying for and present work that best fits that position, I think this is what let me down on my first attempt.
How would you sum up your job if you could only use a meme?