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Creative Mentor Network mentoring applications open

Updated: Oct 24, 2023

Break the Wall mentoring

Perfect for people with any interest in working in the creative industries, at any stage of your journey.

Break the Wall is a 16-week mentoring programme - this links mentees from 17 to 24 with a creative professional mentor - such as: advertising or record label execs, marketing professionals, copywriters, video editors, film producers, journalists, etc.

You may need support with a side hustle, job applications, or wondering what’s next after you leave school.

Mentors work for a wide range of cutting-edge employers including advertising/marketing agencies, record labels, film production or broadcasting companies.

Examples of employers include: Sony Music, Meta (Facebook), Prime Video, Google, M&C Saatchi Ad agency

The mentoring includes meeting your mentor weekly to learn about your chosen creative industry and to gain insights into job roles. It can also include getting networking contacts, doing some real work for your mentor and can lead to work experience.

All you need is an interest in creativity, and a desire to potentially work in these industries.

  • 16 weeks of one-to-one mentoring with a professional from the creative industries (8 hours of contact)

  • Flexible options for meeting (including virtual) Rolling programme with start dates throughout the year

More about the Creative Mentor Network can be found here: and here

There are starts several times a year but apply now as they are currently recruiting! Applicants must meet a widening participation eligibility criteria eg, bursary, neither parent went to University or your parent/carers are not in professional occupations.

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