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Actors use speech, movement and expression to bring characters to life in theatre, film, television and radio.
2- Account handler
Advertising account executives provide the link between an advertising agency and its clients.
3- Advertising account planner
Related jobs: Strategic planner
Advertising account planners develop and plan advertising campaigns to make sure they reach the right audience.
4- Advertising art director
Related job: Creative
Art directors design the visual side of advertising campaigns for all kinds of media including film, TV, web or print.
5- Advertising copywriter
Related jobs: Copywriter, creative, advertiser
Advertising copywriters produce words for print, TV, radio and online adverts.
6- Advertising media buyer
Related job: Media buyer
Media buyers book advertising space in newspapers and magazines, and on TV, radio and the internet.
7- Advertising media planner
Advertising media planners decide which media is best suited to advertising their client’s products or services.
Animators bring drawings and computer generated characters to life on screen.
9- Antique Dealer
Antique dealers buy and sell old objects and collectors’ items.
Architects design new buildings and the spaces around them, and work on the restoration and conservation of existing buildings.
11- Architectural technician
Architectural technicians work closely with architectural teams on the design process of building projects.
12- Architectural technologist
Architectural technologists manage all stages of the technical design and planning process of building projects.
Related jobs: Curator, records manager
Archivists look after and preserve collections of historical records and documents.
14- Art editor
Art editors use words and images to make magazines look good and easy to read.
15- Art gallery curator
Art gallery curators manage collections of paintings and objects.
16- Art therapist
Related job: Art psychotherapist
Art therapists help people express difficult thoughts and feelings through creative activities.
17- Art valuer
Art valuers give advice on how much a piece of art or a collection of art is worth.
18- Arts administrator
Arts administrators help to organise events and exhibitions, manage staff, and look after buildings like theatres or museums.
19- Audio-visual technician
Audio-visual technicians install and operate visual, sound and lighting equipment at conference centres, schools, colleges and events.
Related jobs: Forge worker, artist blacksmith
Blacksmiths work with different metals to make and repair decorative, industrial and everyday items.
Related job: Print finisher
Bookbinders turn printed paper into books and catalogues using machines, and traditional hand binding methods for specialist books.
Booksellers buy books from publishers or wholesalers and sell them to customers.
22- Broadcast engineer
Broadcast engineers make sure television, radio and online programmes are broadcast at the right times and are high quality.
23- Broadcast journalist
Broadcast journalists research and present news stories and factual programmes on TV, radio and the internet.
24- CAD technician
Computer-aided design (CAD) technicians use software to design buildings, machinery, goods and components.
25- Ceramics designer-maker
Ceramics designer-makers design and create products made from clay.
Choreographers design sequences of steps and movements, usually accompanied by music, for dancers and other artists to perform.
27- Cinema projectionist
Cinema projectionists operate the equipment that shows films in cinemas.
28- Circus performer
Circus performers entertain audiences with displays of skills like acrobatics and clowning.
29- Classical musician
Classical musicians and singers perform music in concert, or on film, TV, or radio recordings.
30- Commissioning editor
Commissioning editors commission or buy authors, book titles or ideas for publication.
31- Community arts worker
Community arts workers help local communities plan and take part in activities like drama, dance, painting and photography.
32- Computer games tester
Related jobs: Games tester, quality assurance tester, video games tester
Computer games testers play computer games to check they work, and find and record problems or ‘bugs’.
33- Conference and exhibition manager
Related job: Conference organiser
Conference and exhibition managers plan and run events like trade shows, conferences and exhibitions.
Related job: Conservation officer
Conservators preserve and restore historical objects, artworks and buildings.
35- Copy editor
Copy editors check text before it’s published in books, journals and websites.
36- Costume designer
Costume designers are responsible for the overall look of the clothes and costumes in theatre, film or television productions.
37- Dance teacher
Dance teachers train and develop their pupils in all types of dance.
38- Design and development engineer
Related jobs: Research engineer, industrial designer
Design engineers improve product performance and efficiency while researching and developing new manufacturing ideas and systems.
39- Digital marketer
Related jobs: Online marketing executive, digital marketing executive, internet marketing officer, digital marketing officer
Digital marketers promote brands, products and services through social media, websites and apps.
40- Director of photography
Related jobs: DP, DoP, Cinematographer
Directors of photography manage lighting and camera crews on TV and film productions to create the right look and feel for images.
41- Drone pilot
Related jobs: Unmanned aerial vehicle pilot, UAV pilot
Drone pilots remotely operate aircraft used in work like surveying, filmmaking and aerial photography.
42- Editorial assistant
Related job: Publishing assistant
Editorial assistants provide support at all stages of the publication process for books, journals, magazines and online content.
Related job: Human factors specialist
Ergonomists help to make sure that equipment and machinery is safe and easy to use.
44- Fashion design assistant
Fashion design assistants help designers to create new materials, styles, colours and patterns for fashion brands and labels.
Florists sell flowers and design bouquets for weddings, funerals and special occasions.
46- Furniture designer
Furniture designers create designs for mass-produced furniture, furniture made in small batches and one-off pieces.
47- Graphic designer
Graphic designers create visual branding, adverts, brochures, magazines, website designs, product packaging and displays.
48- Interior designer
Interior designers plan and supervise the layout and decoration of the inside of buildings.
49- Lighting technician
Lighting technicians set up and operate lighting for concerts, conferences and theatre, or in film and TV productions.
50- Live sound engineer
Live sound engineers control the sound at events like theatre performances, music concerts and festivals.
51- Make-up artist
Make-up artists apply make-up and style hair for people appearing on camera or in front of a live audience.
52- Market researcher
Related job: Market researcher interviewer
Market researchers interview people to find out what they think about products, services or issues.
53- Marketing director
Related job: Managing director
Marketing directors plan ways to promote products or brands and increase their company’s share of the market.
54- Marketing executive
Related jobs: Marketing officer, assistant marketing planner
Marketing executives promote a company’s products, services or brand.
55- Marketing manager
Related jobs: Brand manager, account manager
Marketing managers plan how to promote products, services or brands and oversee all marketing activity.
56- Media researcher
Media researchers support producers by finding information, people and places for television or radio programmes.
57- Music teacher
Music teachers give music lessons to people of all ages and abilities.
58- Newspaper journalist
Related jobs: Reporter, press officer
Newspaper journalists investigate and write up stories for local, regional and national newspapers.
Photographers take and process pictures of people, places, products and events.
60- Public relations officer
Related jobs: PR officer, PR executive, communications officer, press officer
Public relations (PR) officers manage an organisation’s public image and reputation.
61- Retail merchandiser
Retail merchandisers make sure that goods are in the right stores, or online, at the right time and the right price.
62- Sales manager
Sales managers organise, coach and lead teams of sales representatives to work towards agreed targets.
63- Sports commentator
Related jobs: Sports announcer, sports presenter, pundit
Sports commentators describe what’s happening at sporting events to listeners and viewers and offer their opinions.
64- Stage manager
Stage managers makes sure the sets, equipment and props are ready for the opening of a performance.
65- TV or film assistant director
Assistant directors support directors by organising and planning everything on TV or film sets.
Tailors design and make one-off suits, jackets and coats for individual customers. They also alter and repair clothes.
Related job: Body artist
Tattooists create permanent artwork on their clients’ bodies.
Taxidermists preserve mammals, birds, reptiles and fish for display in museums or private collections.
69- Technical author
Related jobs: Technical copywriter, technical editor
Technical authors write documents and guides that explain how to use products and services.
70- Textile designer
Textile designers create fabric designs and patterns for woven, knitted and printed materials for clothes and interior furnishings.
Translators convert the written word from the ‘source language’ into the ‘target language’, making sure that the meaning is the same.
72- Video editor
Related job: Film editor
Video editors bring together images and sound for use in film, TV and online productions.
73- Web content editor
Related jobs: Content designer, web content designer, digital editor, online content producer
Web content editors research, write and manage an organisation’s online content, including text, images, video and other media.
74- Web designer
Web designers use their creative and technical skills to design new websites and redesign existing ones.