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Creative Industries cluster

Future Talent in the Creative Industries (internal only audience)


— Creative Industries knowledge cluster

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
Room G33
All Saints Campus
Oxford Road
Manchester

M15 6BH

The Creative Industries cluster in the Knowledge Hub organised this event in partnership with the MPA (Manchester Publicity Association – the Voice of Manchester’s Communications Community) to develop invaluable networks with some of the top graduate recruiters from the industry.

Review

A review of the event is in our news archive.

Who was it aimed at?

This event addressed the employability needs of postgraduate students on the following programmes seeking employment within the creative industry:

  • MSc Digital Marketing
  • MSc Public Relations
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc Marketing (Communications)
  • MSc Marketing (Creative Advertising)

Career options included those in the marketing, public relations, advertising and digital sectors. Students were offered the opportunity for one-to-one and small group sessions, and workshops throughout the day.

Keynote speakers
  • Nola Calladine, Managing Partner, MEC
  • Claire Tennant, Managing Director, MC2
  • Daniel Nolan, Managing Director, theEword
  • John Marshall, Managing Partner, MediaCom
  • Jackie Holt, Managing Partner, BJL
  • Jo Leah, Managing Director, Weber Shandwick
  • Tom Cull, Managing Director, iProspect
Testimonials

We have fantastic partnerships within industry and this gives us and our students unrivalled access to the leaders of the businesses they will soon be applying to.

The skills students learn on our courses help to prepare them for life in the creative industries, whether agency or in-house, so they can step straight into working on marketing, advertising, public relations and digital campaigns, strategies and solutions.
Dr Jane Tonge, Creative Industries Cluster Leader

MMU seems to be ahead of the game when it comes to engaging with Manchester’s creative industry.
Richard Roycroft, Trinity Mirror director and Manchester Publicity Association Chairman

The students were a credit to the University and really receptive and engaged.
Jo Leah, Managing Director, Weber Shandwick

Images

(From left to right:) Daniel Nolan, Claire Tennant, Nola Calladine, Jackie Holt, Tom Cull, Cindy Simmons (Managing Director, MPA), Jo Leah, Jane Tonge (Creative Industries Cluster Leader), Richard Roycroft, (Chair, MPA)(From left to right:) Daniel Nolan, Claire Tennant, Nola Calladine, Jackie Holt, Tom Cull, Cindy Simmons (Managing Director, MPA), Jo Leah, Jane Tonge (Creative Industries Cluster Leader), Richard Roycroft, (Chair, MPA)

Richard Roycroft provides the introductionsRichard Roycroft provides the introductions

Nola Calladine, Managing Partner at MECNola Calladine, Managing Partner at MEC

John Marshall, Managing Partner at MediaComJohn Marshall, Managing Partner at MediaCom

The audienceThe audience

Group photo of the winning student teamsGroup photo of the winning student teams

Photo of marketing award winning teamMarketing award winning team

Photo of digital marketing award winning teamDigital marketing award winning team

Weber Shandwick’s table for the dayWeber Shandwick’s table for the day

BJL’s promotional camper vanBJL’s promotional camper van

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For more information

  • Katherine Roycroft
    Research Project and Development Manager (Mon–Wed)
  • Telephone:
    0161 247 6067
  • Email:
    k.roycroft@mmu.ac.uk

  • Jane Walkington-Ellis
    Research Project and Development Manager (Wed–Fri)
  • Telephone:
    0161 247 3654
  • Email:
    j.walkington-ellis@mmu.ac.uk

  • Gary Lindsay
    Research Administrator
  • Telephone:
    0161 247 2706
  • Email:
    g.lindsay@mmu.ac.uk
Address
  • Knowledge Hub,
    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Business School,
    All Saints Campus,
    Oxford Road,
    Manchester, M15 6BH,
    United Kingdom

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