Job Hunting Strategy for Creatives

A course by Marko Pfann
Business Adviser. Gmund am Tegernsee, Germany.
Joined March 2020
, Business Adviser

Learn out-of-the-box techniques for making an impression on potential employers and landing your dream job in the creative industry

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  • 199 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn out-of-the-box techniques for making an impression on potential employers and landing your dream job in the creative industry


  • 100% positive reviews (10)
  • 199 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • 15 lessons (2h 23m)
  • Available on the app
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

The creative industry can be competitive. That’s why it’s important to win the client, and not just the project pitch. Business adviser Marko Pfann works with creative studios and agencies to help them find and land their dream clients. He’s branded and launched over 60 television stations and worked with brands including Red Bull TV.

In this course, Marko teaches you how to develop a strategy for getting out of the competitive rat race and finding your ideal job. Learn how to make an impression and excel in an interview with his out-of-the-box strategies. Dare to dream big?

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Researching and Defining Your Dream Job
  • U3
    U3. Mastering Job Interviews
  • U4
    U4. Applying Like a Pro
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Begin by getting to know business adviser Marko Pfann. He shares his creative journey, which started with him working as an animator and led him to found his own studio and work with international clients. Hear about the influences which have inspired his career.

Delve into the traditional job application process and discover the importance of a pitch video. Then examine the milestones of a creative career. Research your dream job and find out how to reach out to people you are inspired by for advice on your search. Craft a purpose statement for your dream job before exploring where to find work opportunities.

Look at what to expect from a job interview, how to take charge of the conversation, and ask compelling questions. Marko shares his advice for presenting your creative work to future employers and making it stand out from others. Explore some of the most common questions asked in interviews before learning how to follow up after an interview.

Create a pitch using Marko’s five magic questions and record it. Marko shares how to overcome procrastination, and how to record and edit pitch videos professionally. To finish the course, hear his tips for giving your portfolio a makeover and applying for jobs like a pro to achieve the best results.

What is this course's project?

Record a short video pitch introducing yourself and your work to potential employers.

Who is it for?

This course is for creatives looking for full-time work in their industry, or who want to learn how to make a lasting impression.

What you need

You will need a computer with screen capture software, a webcam, or a phone to record your pitch.


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Marko Pfann

A course by Marko Pfann

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Business Adviser

Marko Pfann is a business adviser based in Munich, Germany. During his 20-year career, he’s gone from being a motion designer to owning his own agency, and now, he works with creative studios and agencies in the fields of film, graphic design, visual effects, and branding to find and win their dream clients.

Marko has branded and launched over 60 TV stations and won more than 20 creative awards, including one at the New York Film Festival. His work has taken him to New Zealand, Australia, Europe, and America for clients including Astro, Das Erste, and Red Bull TV.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Researching and Defining Your Dream Job

    • How This Course Can Help You
    • Creating a Vision for Your Career
    • Researching Your Dream Job
    • Defining Your Dream Job
    • Finding Job Opportunities
  • U3

    Mastering Job Interviews

    • How to Lead a Job Interview
    • Presenting Creative Work
    • What Questions to Expect
    • Learning to Close and Follow Up
  • U4

    Applying Like a Pro

    • Putting Your Pitch Together
    • Recording Your Pitch
    • Portfolio Makeover Tips
    • Applying Like a Pro
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Job Hunting Strategy for Creatives

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Job Hunting Strategy for Creatives. A Marketing, and Business course by Marko Pfann

Job Hunting Strategy for Creatives

A course by Marko Pfann
Business Adviser. Gmund am Tegernsee, Germany.
Joined March 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (10)
  • 199 students