Cross Creative 2017/18 Application

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TRCmedia is looking for 8 amibitious digital leaders to take part in Cross Creative - an intensive six-month training and development programme for senior tech/creative professionals in Scotland's digital media sector. The Programme comprises five training sessions at TRC's Glasgow premises and an international delegation to the Toronto-Waterloo Region Corridor, the largest technology cluster in North America outside of San Francisco.  


Cross Creative is open to senior creative/tech professionals with strategic influence within a commercial creative business in the digital media sector in Scotland. We welcome applications from candidates who will use this opportunity to drive their business forward.
We expect a highly competitive selection process, with candidates chosen on the basis of talent, need, and clearly articulated business goals. There will be preparation required for each of the monthly workshops and timely completion of the session feedback forms is mandatory.
Running from November 2017 to May 2018, this active learning programme offers monthly training sessions at TRC in Glasgow plus an international field trip in April 2018.
Topics covered will include:
 Creative company culture
 Powerful negotiation
 Creative processes for problem-solving
 Effective messaging and elevator pitches
 Benefits of collaboration
 Attitude to risk
 Financing and Scaling-up
Training sessions will be delivered by leading trainers and industry experts. 
 Session #1 | 22 November 2017 
 Session #2 | 2 Days: 11 and 12 December 2017 
 Session #3 | 22 February 2018
 Session #4 | 21 March 2018
 Session #5 | Field Trip (April 28 to May 4, dates subject to change)
 Session #6 | 23 May 2018 (2-5pm)

Cross Creative is an original training concept by TRCmedia. Cross Creative is funded by our partners Channel 4, BBC, Scottish Enterprise and Creative Scotland. 

Course fee: £500

Cross Creative covers the five training sessions, delegates' international flights, hotel accommodation and ground transport in Canada. Other costs, such as meals, taxis etc., are at the delegates’ own expense. 




UPDATE: (27/10/17) The dealine has been extended to 1st Nov. 2017. Judging with commence Thursday 2nd Nov.

If you have any queries about your application please email Cross Creative Project Manager Caroline Newson.

Personal Information

Company Information

N.B This information has been requested by the funders of Cross Creative and relates to the programme objectives.

Company Synopsis

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Company Challenges

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Case for taking part in Cross Creative 2017/2018

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Role and Responsibilities

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Statement of employers support (if relevant)

If you are not the company owner or Managing Director, you must have your application supported in writing by the relevant contact (owner or MD).
Upload here ensuring the following is included in their statement:
(If you are the company owner/MD please state this below and confirm your availabilty for the monthly sessions)
1) What the applicant has to offer
2) What you hope your company will gain from their participation

2) Confirm the applicant's AVAILABILITY to ensure their attendance at each of the five monthly in-house training sessions in Glasgow and the international field trip in April 2018. 


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Monitoring Equality

TRCmedia is committed to equality and fairness for all irrespective of race, colour, creed, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

To help us monitor our equality policy please complete this monitoring form. The information you provide will only be used to monitor the effectiveness of our policy and will be treated in the strictest confidence. It will be used for statistical monitoring only and is not part of the selection process.

Please select your ethnicity *
Monitor Disability
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If yes, please indicate your type of disability
Gender Monitoring 
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Sexual Orientation 
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Age Range
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Thank you

Thank you for applying for Cross Creative.
Applications close on Friday 27 October 2017 at 6pm. Succesful applicants will be notified during the week of 30 October.