Digital Media Training

Applications will open on Monday the 13th of June 2022, when the application form will become available for download.: 

Calling all young creatives living in London aged 18-30 with a passion for compelling content creation and a deep desire for a career in media. Our FREE 6-week training programme, with an opportunity for a minimum 2 weeks paid work placement, can 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 finish the training with a working knowledge of the multi-disciplinary skills required for employment in the industry.

Upon successful completion, trainees will become MAMA Youth Project Alumni, an industry recognised standard, providing benefits such as a minimum of 6 months professional Talent Manager support. Alumni also have exclusive access to apply for further paid work with one of our industry partners, such as Sky, Banijay, Channel 4, Warner Bros Entertainment, Lime Pictures, Fremantle, Gravity Media, Sister and many more.

Live Info Sessions

We will run two informal online info sessions where anyone who is interested in the programme can meet with a member of the team, learn more about the training, gain tips about the application process and ask any questions they may have. Click here for more info


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.

To watch content produced by Licklemor Production ,visit: https://www.youtube.com/c/LicklemorProductionsYouTube
 
● How to schedule, publish 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:

To be eligible to apply you must be between the ages of 18-30 years and be living within Greater London. We particularly welcome applicants from Hounslow or Kensington & Chelsea boroughs.

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, have the right to live and work in the UK and have indefinite leave to remain or settled status. 


It is primarily aimed at individuals from under-represented 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.


Duration:

The training will last for 6 weeks. Training is full time, Monday-Friday.

Participants who successfully complete and become alumni will have the opportunity to apply for paid work placements at a partner company followed by minimum of 6 months’ career follow up support, 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 and equipment will be provided.


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 the 8th of August 2022, 11.59pm.

Interviews: will take place between the 22nd -25h of August 2022, via Zoom.

Training Dates: Trainee Production Manager and Trainee Production Coordinator start on Wednesday the 14th of September 2022. Trainee Digital Media Producers start on Friday the 16th September 2022. All trainees finish on Friday the 28th of October 2022.


Industry Placements:

Candidates who are successful in completing the 6 weeks training programme will become a MAMA Youth Alumni. Being an alumnus means you will be able to apply for a minimum of 2 weeks paid work placement at one of our many industry partners and will be recommended by our Talent Team for industry jobs that are advertised daily.

Career placement rates consistently track above 95% for MAMA Youth Project Alumni in paid work a year after completing the training. Please note that industry placements may begin as soon as the training at MAMA Youth finishes so candidates should make sure they are available.

Apply to train in one of the following roles:



  • Trainee 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.



  • Trainee 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 having a love for all things admin. Sounds like you? Click here to download job description. 

Applications are now closed and will open on the 13th June



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