Employment and Skills

Transforming London’s creative workforce

We are passionate about diversifying and addressing under representation in the creative industries.

A New Direction delivers training, mentoring, career support and advice, events and networking opportunities for diverse and talented young creatives in London – connecting them to the best employers and opportunities in the cultural, creative and digital industries.

A New Direction runs the Good Growth Hub in east London, where we deliver a range of programmes, including: STEP, Creative & Cultural Opportunities Programme, Creative Connect, Freelance Exchange and Flipside - as well as events, seminars and networking opportunities.

Our other programmes include: Creativity Works and Moving On Up. We are also a certified Kickstart gateway, working with employers from across the creative, cultural and digital industries committed to fair pay and inclusive working cultures. We also run Create Jobs – our online platform for connecting our pool of alumni with peers, partners and opportunities.

For young creatives

For employers