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Getty launch iStock Inclusion Grant for photography in partnership with Creative Access

Getty Images and Creative Access are pleased to announce a new collaboration to award a USD$5,000 grant to an individual keen to pursue a career in photojournalism. These Getty Images iStock Creative Grants are being offered globally, with a specific grant of USD$5,000 for the UK (equivalent of approximately £3,655, but this will vary according to currency […]

Creative Access hires Elonka Soros into new Development Director role

Creative Access has hired ex-BBC journalist and leading diversity, equity and inclusion consultant, Elonka Soros, into the newly created role of Development Director, working alongside CEO and founder, Josie Dobrin. The new role will play a key part in the delivery of Creative Access’s mission to make creative organisations more accessible and inclusive and enable […]

Creative Access and McLaren Racing launch Career Development Bursary

‘Financial barriers’ hindering career progression of creative talent from under-represented communities  We are proud to have today launched the Creative Access x McLaren Racing Career Development Bursary. The Bursary is a new fund aimed at supporting talent from under-represented communities who aspire to work, or further their career, in the creative industries, but who are currently held back from […]

Media Coverage

WDW Entertainment Ltd mentions their partnership with Creative Access in PRWeek, calling out the limitations of advertising roles in the echo chamber

In an article on closing ethnicity and gender pay gaps, PRWeek spoke to agencies about the biggest barriers within the advertising agency and how to change. WDW Entertainment spoke of their partnership with Creative Access helping diversify their applicant pool: “When we have advertised jobs historically on our social channels or via word of mouth […]

Creative Access see boom in job vacancies post pandemic

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 […]

Publicis Poke and FleishmanHillard both talk about partnering with Creative Access to build a more diverse talent pipeline in The Drum

The Drum recently covered hiring outside of the ‘typical’ industry talent pool. Katie Edwards at Publicis•Poke Publicis Groupe explained how they set up Publicis Poke Talent by “partnering with Creative Access to bring in a cohort of early careers talent who will be nurtured in our greenhouse program to build long-term careers across all departments.” While Nicola Statham at FleishmanHillard […]


What it’s like working in the environmental sector during COP26

Who are you? I’m an investigator at Global Witness, an NGO specialising in hard-hitting investigations and advocacy relating to climate and the environment. My team’s work focuses on deforestation and subsequent human rights abuses happening in Brazil, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Papua New Guinea, as highlighted by our recent investigation, The True Price […]

Why diversity matters at COP26

Creative Access alum Sunita Ramani shares her thoughts on why it’s important people from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse backgrounds share their voices in climate discussions.

Creative Access Spotlight – Theo Perrin

We’re back with another Spotlight Series blog post! Under the spotlight, this time is our super hard-working Copywriter, Theo Perrin. Can you introduce yourself? I’m Theo! I’m a Copywriter and CRM Assistant at Creative Access. Could you describe your role in a little more detail? My job involves populating our opportunities page with the hundreds […]