Posted on 4th July 2018 by Mireille Harper
Finding a networking careers website can prove difficult when you’re a creative. If you’re finding LinkedIn just doesn’t cut it, here’s some websites where you can look for roles in the creative industries, upload your portfolio and network with fellow creatives!
With new jobs posted every day, spanning across a range of industries, from PR and marketing, to photography and graphic design, The Dots is the perfect place to head if you’re looking to work for the likes of BBC, Sony and Adidas! You can also upload works you’ve done to create a visual portfolio, follow your favourite companies and people working in your field, and you’re able to create an online CV. It’s the perfect place to set up your creative base.
Hiive is the perfect place to go if you’re a creative. With the motto ‘Connect. Collaborate. Grow’, it’s the ideal community for creatives. Set up an account, build your online creative CV, contact other freelancers, search for jobs, internships, apprenticeships and courses, and match with people, courses, jobs, companies, projects and blogs!
Many may think Gorkana is just used for customer insight and analysis, but Gorkana Jobs is one of the leading sources for jobs in journalism and PR. If you can’t seem to find roles in these industries, Gorkana boasts permanent, contract and freelance positions for those looking to break into the industry. Once you sign up, you can search and apply for both UK-based and international roles, upload your CV to get head-hunted, and receive journalist job alerts whenever a role comes up.
Do you get nervous about networking? Do you find social situations difficult? Sign up to Creativepool! It’s the number 1 place for meeting agencies, brands and individuals. You can showcase your work, connect with others, collect inspiration, and there’s the opportunity to find a job with new roles uploaded daily from the likes of New Look and Innocent - all without having to leave your house!
This website is a gem if you’re struggling to promote yourself! If you find the marketing and publicity side of being a creative difficult, Behance is the perfect place for you. You can showcase your work, find roles, and best of all, you can download the app on your phone so your creative world is accessible on-the-go!