Content Creation for Business Bootcamp

“Creating local opportunities for talented people.”

– Colette Foster, Full Fat TV

What is the bootcamp?

Create Central has come together with West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Solihull College to develop a fantastic opportunity for those who want a career in content creation. And what’s more it’s FREE for those who meet the person criteria and live in a WMCA postcode.

If you have talent and enthusiasm for producing eye-catching content for websites, blogs and social media, for platforms from Twitter to TikTok, YouTube to LinkedIn, this Bootcamp will support you to develop those skills and tailor them to meet the needs of local businesses.

The bootcamp has been designed in partnership with the local industry professionals and will include immersive learning through industry set briefs, masterclasses and career development to support a successful career in content creation for business.

The bootcamp is a month-long programme followed by a two-week work placement. It is focused on nurturing people from a diverse range of backgrounds who have the drive and commitment to succeed in content creation.

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Person Specification

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Dedicated to pursuing a career in content creation
  • Highly organised, resourceful and super flexible with the ability to prioritise
  • A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude who is flexible and adaptable
  • Self-starter with the ability to use their own initiative
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Passionate about content making opportunities
  • 19+ years of age
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How to Apply

To start your pathway into the content creation industry, submit CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the person specifications and why you want to be involved in this exciting initiative. You may submit additional supporting evidence alongside your CV.

CVs and covering letters should be emailed to:
createcentralbootcamps@solihull.ac.uk

You will also need to fill in the below monitoring form:
Apply now!

Deadline for applications is the end of .

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Photo courtesy of Common Story

“I’ve enjoyed absolutely everything! All the people, my camper friends, all the guest speakers – everyone I never would have had the chance to meet if it hadn’t been for the Bootcamp! It’s given me so many opportunities!”

Savhanha Nguyen

– Savhanha Nguyen, Camper from 2021’s TV Production Bootcamp

 
 

The College has received significant investment from GBSLEP to help its creative courses support students into employment. This investment has helped repurpose art studios into a contemporary arts delivery spaces and provided a new edit suite, large supply of cutting-edge camera equipment and updated IT equipment. In addition, this GBSLEP funding has repurposed an area into a hatchery and meeting space for graduates and local businesses. This funding will enable the College to support and deliver innovative programmes of which this bootcamp is the first.

Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership