Event News

02 Jul 2021

Closerstill Media is delighted to launch its Graduate Bootcamp

CloserStill will offer graduates a kick-start in their career with an 8-week paid work experience programme.

London 2nd July 2021 - The graduate bootcamp, which launches today, welcomes 16 successful graduates across four business areas: Telemarketing, Sales, Marketing & Content and Operations.

Based in CloserStill Media’s Head Office in Kensington, London, the 8-week programme will provide graduates access to all areas to the event industry. The graduates will gain invaluable insight into the world of exhibitions and a chance to develop key skills for their futures as event professionals.

CloserStill Media is committed to giving opportunities to graduates with 48% of its UK workforce having started their careers as part of a graduate programme. The multi-award-winning company have exciting growth plans for the next few years, which means at the end of the bootcamp each graduate will get an opportunity to interview for a permanent role.

“CloserStill Media is founded on bringing people together, building relationships and supporting communities, it is in everything we do. COVID19 has impacted graduates job opportunities and we built this programme to develop their skills to support their future in the events sector. A huge welcome to everyone starting with us today” Alexia Maycock, CMO, CloserStill Media.

Stephanie James, HR Director at CloserStill said: “Onboarding and nurturing the next generation of talent has been key for the long-term success of Closerstill. The new graduate programme has created excitement within CloserStill and we look forward to seeing the achievements throughout the 8-week programme.”

About CloserStill Media

CloserStill Media runs more than 70 events in the UK and international markets including the United States, Germany, France, Spain, and Singapore.

CloserStill is of the world’s fastest-growing exhibition businesses, running best of class events in the learning, medical & healthcare, technology and veterinary sectors. In the last 10 years we have won over 50 major industry awards, including the coveted ‘Best Business Exhibition’ seven times, featured in The Sunday Times 100 Best Places to Work 3 times (2018. 2019 & 2020), been Voted by members of the Association of Exhibition Organisers as the ‘Most Respected Company’ in the exhibition Industry and Best Business Exhibition (x7), Best Marketing (x8) Best Operations (x3) and Best Sales (x4) Best Launch or Brand Extension (x5). Adapting to digital during 2020, we also won 3 awards at the new Event Digital Awards.

Media Contact

More information on the Graduate Bootcamp or CloserStill Media can be requested from Georgie May, g.may@closerstillmedia.com