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Are you a creative person?

Can you translate your feelings, observations and opinions into design, visual art, music or even advertising?

Would you like a fun, rewarding career?

If the answer to these questions is yes, a career in creative industries could be for you.

There many different sectors within the industry from advertising, architecture and design to TV & radio, music, visual & performing arts.

The creative and cultural sector is already a major employer and contractor in its own right, with over 1,000 businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk employing over 15,000 people. This sector, and all those who work within it, plays a key role in the region's visitor economy and identity.

The companies and employers within the creative sector make an enormous contribution to making this region a fantastic place to live, work, visit, and invest. They attract talent, support our visitor economy and drive investment into vital cultural assets in our towns and cities, making them more vibrant and attractive places.

Suffolk has been welcoming a rich ensemble of high-profile companies in the creative sector; spanning from computer gaming, fine art, music, film, dance, animation and fashion. The largest employers in the county are software designers and advertising businesses but Suffolk is fast becoming renowned for its calendar of world class cultural events including Aldeburgh Festival, FlipSide, Pulse Festival, High Tide, the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival and of course Latitude.

Take a look at the sectors listed below and the different job roles to see if there is something that interests you!

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Did You Know?
UK’s Creative Industries contribute almost £13 million to the UK economy every hour.

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Jewellery Data Inputting Assistant - Fellows Auctioneers
Closing Date:
31st May 2021
Salary:
TBC
Location:
Birmingham, West Midlands
Employer Description About Fellows Founded in Birmingham in 1876, Fellows is a family-run firm of auctioneers and valuers based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter and Mayfair in London. We are one of the UK's most established auction houses, with a focus on lux...
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Administrator/Junior Cataloguer - Fellows Auctioneers
Closing Date:
31st May 2021
Salary:
TBC
Location:
Birmingham, West Midlands
Employer Description About Fellows Founded in Birmingham in 1876, Fellows is a family-run firm of auctioneers and valuers based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter and Mayfair in London. We are one of the UK's most established auction houses, with a focus on lux...
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BFI Film Club Norwich 2021
Closing Date:
14th May 2021
Location:
central Norwich
BFI Film Clubs offer an exciting opportunity for 12-15 year olds to learn new skills, develop their creativity, and engage with the best of world cinema. They offer high-quality learning about film and wider screen media to a new generation.
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Virtual British Science Week with BT
British Science Week is here! Join BT between 8th - 12th March for virtual British Science Week. They'll be exploring how 5 ground-breaking technologies are delivering "STEAM for good" through daily bite-size videos, "have a go" activities and live Q&A session...
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Common Ground Leaders
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Closing Date:
31st March 2021
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Common Ground Leaders is a community of 18 – 25 year olds who are interested in learning more about the arts, heritage, creating, producing, and changing the world around them. If you’re based in East Anglia, want to join a community of like-minded individuals...
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Introducing the Tech Campus
“Lockdown has highlighted the growing importance of the digital sector, so the opening of our new ‘Tech Campus’ is perfect timing, as it will help shine a light on careers in this fantastic industry. I think now more than ever we are going to need skilled peop...
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