Create Jobs and NME to hold #LifeHacks event for young Londoners this Autumn

15 July 2016

We are working with NME as it opens its doors to entry-level professionals to curate life hacks event featuring life guidance, careers advice and live music.

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Create Jobs and NME is joining forces with youth employment initiative Create Jobs to launch an event for young talent aspiring to break into creative industries.

The event is taking place on 13 October 2016 at The Islington Metal Works. Tickets are available now >

Inspirational speakers from media, design, fashion, film and music (details coming soon) will take to the stage to share their advice on careers and life in the creative industries, as well as hosting workshops and networking sessions. A hackspace will see start-ups present their businesses, alongside chill-out areas with gaming stations, photo booths, food and drink. #LifeHacks will culminate in an exclusive gig, staged in an intimate setting.

Keep an eye on nme.com/lifehacks as more details are announced.

The event will be created by young Londoners from Create Jobs working alongside NME in a series of editorial, design and marketing workshops. Find out more >

Mike Williams, NME editor-in-chief, says:

“From curation through to the event itself, every part of this is about creating opportunities for young people and kick-starting their careers. NME is giving its audience access to some of the best talent in the creative industries and we hope that this will become a launch pad for the next generation of creatives.”


Sumi Ejiri, Create Jobs partnerships manager, adds:

“NME are a dream partner for Create Jobs, having unprecedented access to some of the brightest talents in the creative industries. We’re very excited to be working alongside them to open up the doors and enable a new generation of diverse, talented young Londoners to come through.”


Book your tickets now >