Digital Media – Marketing and Design

The media sector is a notoriously competitive sector to get into. Are you up for the challenge?

When a business needs to promote their product or service to new customers, they need the help of a marketing or advertising company to do so. Much of this work is now done on computer, so being good with computers is important. It’s also important to be creative and be able to make eye-catching adverts for people to see. Examples of local employers would be the dewinter Agency in Chester, or TMC and Thrive in Congleton. There’s even Marketing Cheshire, whose job it is to promote Cheshire to tourists and businesses.
Fancy being a sound operator for a band? Or maybe writing your own novel? Careers in the media are very popular and highly competitive and span across many different sectors including film, journalism, music, publishing, radio, television, video games and web design
Communication skills, management and social media skills are the top 3 common skills employers request in job adverts in this sector

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What you'll need

You’ll need excellent verbal communication skills, to be flexible and open to change, the ability to work well with your hands, persistence, determination and customer service skills

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Digital Media – Marketing and Design Jobs

Red – Formal qualifications required – GCSEs Grades 4-9, Level 3 Qualifications, A levels or Degree

Amber – Some formal qualifications may be required at Level 2 depending on the employer this will vary depending on the organisation and position

Green – No formal qualification required