Did you know that Marketing is the fourth most popular career goal for Reading students? This is a rewarding area of work open to students from a large range of backgrounds
If you’d like a career which involves creativity, communicating effectively in text, online or visually then a job within Marketing, Media and Communications could be for you.
There are lots of different roles within this sector – such as working in publishing, journalism or TV or at the more business end perhaps marketing, advertising or public relations. To help you get a better sense of the options in these areas there are a number of sessions running in Week four of the spring term featuring different aspects of Careers in the Media and Communications Industry.
Sessions taking place in Marketing, Media & Communications Week (Week 4: 21-25 October 2019)
There are five different sector events running this week. Each event will give you a chance to find out what it is like working in those particular industries, tips on where to find jobs and what you can do while still at University to increase your chances of getting in. Find out more about each session and book your place below.
- Careers in Marketing | Monday 21 October | 18:00 - 20:00
- Careers in Advertising | Monday 21 October | 13:00 - 14:30
- Careers in Public Relations | Tuesday 22 October | 13:00 - 14:30
- Careers in Journalism | Tuesday 22 October | 17:00 - 18:30
- Careers in Publishing | Wednesday 23 October | 14:00 - 15:30
Want to know more?
Use the links below to find out career opportunities in the various job roles.
For an overall starting point read through a large industry information from Prospects
- Media and Internet (for jobs in journalism, TV and film and publishing)
- Marketing, advertising and PR
If you want more detailed information on specific job areas try:
- The Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) provides careers information about PR and advertises internships and graduate jobs.
- The Institute of Advertising Practitioners (IPA) also provides excellent information about the different job roles within advertising, advice on how to get in and current vacancies.
- The Publishers Association has information and advice for people wanting to break into publishing and job vacancies.
- The National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) has excellent information regarding working in journalism and the different roles available as well as accredited training courses.
- The Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) has information about multiplatform journalism training including information about training bursaries and awards.
Taking things further
Book a one to one discussion with a Careers Consultant to talk about any areas that interest you and get advice on jobs, how to develop your CV and what to do next.