Your Future in Arts, Culture and Creative Industries
Northern Ireland boasts a breadth of options within arts and culture and a thriving tourism industry that offers graduate roles in finance, IT, human resources (HR), customer service, event management, sales and marketing, property, legal and general management. With consumers demanding a constant stream of high-quality content, media companies are investing in digital technologies and a workforce that allows them to compete in this innovative and fast-moving creative sector.
There is a diverse range of roles available from advertising and animation to journalism, scriptwriting and web design. As well as graduate entry roles such as runner, researcher or broadcast or editorial assistant, larger media and internet companies have roles in finance, information technology (IT), marketing and human resources (HR). Meet our panel of key players from arts, culture and creative industries and hear about their unusual routes into the sector and the variety of roles on offer for graduates from any discipline.
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Recordings from Your Future in Arts, Culture and Creative Industries
Employer Panel for Your Future in Arts, Culture & Creative Industries
Christine Morrow is the New and Emerging Talent Executive at Northern Ireland Screen. She has worked in the film and television industry since 2003. She began her career working as a Development Assistant in BBC Northern Ireland.
Christine devises and delivers seminars for entry level and emerging talent on all aspects of the short film production process. She also works across all of the priority industry sectors at short level which include animation, factual, fiction and interactive.
In 2011 Christine graduated with a Masters in Film and TV Production and Policy from Ulster University, Coleraine
Rachel Leitch is the Marketing Manager at the Lyric Theatre.
She has worked in her current role for three years overseeing the Marketing and Fundraising for Northern Ireland’s only full time producing theatre.
She is also on the Board for Tinderbox Theatre Company, a production company who create live and dynamic events and experiences, devising storied through play and physical theatre.
Peter Craven is the founder and Creative Director of BlueSky Video Marketing - a video marketing agency established in 2017 to help people use video to build awareness, generate new opportunities and win new business.
Formed after Peter spent 20 years working in global marketing roles, the agency was established to deliver video production and marketing services in a way that gave marketers the tools they need to deliver successful campaigns across a variety of different channels.
BlueSky Video Marketing now serves customers in Ireland, UK, Sweden, USA and Canada.