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April 9, 2018 - Comments Off on Hoxton Finishing School for Digital Talent

Hoxton Finishing School for Digital Talent

Pre-registration for our Summer 2018 intake. 

The Hoxton Finishing School for Digital Talent is a unique (free) 12-week course aimed at 18-25-year-olds who aren't graduates or aren't going to university.

Our intake will gain a digital marketing qualification and spend time with London’s top media agencies and owners.

Bursaries for living costs are available and entry-level job opportunities with leading London media firms upon successful course completion of the course. 

It's an opportunity to gain a diploma in digital marketing and a certification in Google Digital Garage. Experts from across the digital media industry (including Facebook, MailOnline, WPP, Snapchat, McCann London) will give a wide variety of masterclasses including SEO, Social Media, Presentation Skills, Conflict Resolution, Communication, Pitching and Digital Content.

Digital marketing can be a crucial tool to grow a business. On this course, trainees will explore what digital marketing is, why it is important and look at some digital marketing strategies including display advertising, pay per click advertising, search engine optimisation, social media and email marketing. We will discuss the importance of balancing and integrating different digital marketing strategies and how companies target customers.

Experience day trips include Hearst UK, Clear Channel, Kinetic, McCann London, It’s Pretty Green and Oath. 

Who Can Apply? 

  • 18 – 25-year-olds (you must be 18 before September 1st, 2018). Entry Requirements (predicted or actual).
  • Minimum 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C or grade 9-5 including English language and Maths. A merit or distinction in a relevant Level 3 qualification or A levels grade A* – C 

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July 17, 2017 - Comments Off on Time for a shake up; say goodbye to late agency payments and sloppy freelancers

Time for a shake up; say goodbye to late agency payments and sloppy freelancers


It’s clear to anyone working in the industry that the gig economy is booming, with a recent study showing that freelancers now make up 40% of the design and media workforce.

But despite this stat, many believe the standards are slipping when it comes to the typical freelancer and agency relationship.

That’s why Casey Bird, a freelance creative, president of SheSays and good friend of ours over here at YCC has developed a new website called The Freelance Circle.

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