Digital Media Training

Applications close on Monday the 9th August 11.59pm

Calling all young creatives aged 18-25 with a passion for compelling content creation and a deep desire for a career in digital media. Our FREE 6-week training programme, followed by a minimum of 2 weeks paid work placement, will grant you instant industry access while teaching you how to excel in digital production across multiple-platforms. You will master the tools and techniques required to succeed in a ‘real life’ collaborative and fast paced environment.

Our unique training model provides practical hands-on experience in digital media content creation while working within a production company. Participants will complete the training with a working knowledge of the multi-disciplinary skills required for employment in the industry, before embarking on a further paid work placement with one of our industry partners, such as Sky, BBC, Banijay, Channel 4, Warner Bros Entertainment, NEP, ViacomCBS, Fremantle, Hat Trick and many more.

The Skills you will gain:


● End to end digital media content creation for Licklemor Productions (https://www.licklemorproductions.com) and MAMA Youth Project (www.mamayouthproject.org.uk) social media platforms, which includes developing
ideas, self shooting, text and video editing.

● How to publish, schedule and distribute content, as well as monitor analytics to engage and grow an audience.

● Successful candidates will also gain production etiquette, fundamental work ethics, CV tailoring, interview techniques, career mentorship and peer networking.


Who is it for: 

There are no borough restrictions in this current round of Digital Media Training.

To be eligible to apply you must be between the ages of 18-25 years. Applicants must not be in full time / part time education (this includes taking a gap year) or employment if accepted onto the training. They must have been living in the UK for a minimum of a year and have the right to live and work in the UK. You should also reside in the UK at the time of application.

It is primarily aimed at individuals from under-represented backgrounds or challenging backgrounds and those with limited educational or employment opportunities, including unemployed graduates. MAMA Youth Project is committed to providing a truly inclusive training and working environment.  

 
Please do not apply if you do not meet the stated requirements.


Online Info Sessions:


We will run informal online info sessions where people who are interested in the programme can meet with a member of the team, learn more about the training and ask any questions they may have. Click HERE for login details and links.


Duration: 

The training will last for 6 weeks followed by a minimum of 2 weeks paid work placement at a partner company. Training is full time, Monday – Friday, some weekend work may be required. Participants who successfully complete will also gain a minimum of 6 months’ career follow up support from MYP in addition to mentoring by an industry professional.


Costs & Financial Support:

The training is free. Travel and lunch expenses will be covered for the 6 weeks duration. 


Training Location:

The training is due to take place at Sky Osterley Campus, TW7 5QD, restrictions permitting. We will be working in line with government COVID-19 health and safety procedures and where possible, some sessions may take place remotely utilising Zoom and other platforms.


Dates:

Application Deadline:  Monday 9th August, 11.59pm.
Interviews: will take place between the 24th-27th of August 2021 via Zoom.
Training Dates: 6th September – 15th October 2021.


Industry Placements:

Trainees who are successful in completing the 6 weeks training programme will go on to do a minimum of 2 weeks paid work placement at one of our other industry partners. Please note that industry placements may begin as soon as the training at MAMA Youth finishes or there could be a short gap, so candidates must make sure they are available.

Apply to train in one of the following roles:



  • Digital Media Producer

You are creative, full of ideas, think outside the box, enjoy learning technical skills and would love to see your content on a multitude of social media platforms. Sounds like you? Click here to download job description.



  • Production Manager or Production Coordinator

You are a leader, highly organised, like enabling other people's work, enjoy making sure everything is running smoothly, as well as an admin geek. Sounds like you? Click here to download job description. 

Application deadline is Monday 9th August, 11.59pm



Take a look at some of the work produced by previous Digital Media training teams.