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Creative Access see boom in job vacancies post pandemic

Posted on September 29, 2021

Demand for diverse talent to fill vacancies in the creative industries increased by a staggering 331% in August 2021 compared to August 2019 Creative Access have seen as employers seek to use the current vacancies boom to address the sector’s longstanding diversity problem. We have also seen a 185% increase in the number of employers wanting to recruit more people from under-represented communities, showing that employers are seeking to understand how best to create an inclusive workforce and want to increase their confidence in navigating the diversity agenda and terminology and take appropriate action.

Creative Access saw the most significant rise in vacancies in music and the performing and visual arts as theatres, film and TV productions and entertainment venues re-open and need to hire staff post-pandemic.

Our data research has been covered by The Bookseller.