RTS careers

How To Get That Job

How do you craft an impactful CV and be in with a chance of getting that key interview?

Join RTS Futures for an exclusive workshop to help you get a step closer to securing a job in TV.

Jude Winstanley, experienced production manager and founder of recruitment and career development website The Unit List will provide you with skills to help you overcome the first hurdles in your job search:

·         What does a great CV look like?

·         Where do you look for work?

·         How do you approach TV hirers?

Channel 4 offers creative career opportunities for young people in Leeds and Manchester

(credit: Channel 4)

Twenty-five young people will be offered the chance to kickstart a career in the creative industries after Channel 4 set up a range of partnerships with businesses based in Manchester and Leeds.

The paid 14-week scheme sees trainees undertake six weeks of bespoke training with the specialist company SharpFutures. The training will cover production techniques, storytelling, pitching and other key skills such as teamwork and communication.

RTS Futures Careers Fair 2021: Session Schedule

There will be sessions and masterclasses throughout the day to inform you about the different jobs and sectors of television, guide you through the job opportunities and schemes available, and help you land your first job in TV.

Book your place at the RTS Futures Careers Fair 2021 now to attend one of the sessions below. 

Find out more about the two-day virtual event on 2nd and 3rd February here.

An accidental career: Jed Mercurio headlines the RTS Midlands Careers Fair

Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio decided he probably should learn to write – after he’d already penned a hit BBC drama series. “I did it backwards,” the former medic told the RTS Midlands Careers Fair 2020.

Mercurio had been a junior doctor working in Birmingham hospitals when he replied to an advert in the British Medical Journal. It had been placed by a production company looking for drama ideas.