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6 Career Ideas for the Creative Non-Artists

When thinking of careers that involve being creative, are your first thoughts art-based roles? Creativity is the ability to think of new and original ideas, which is needed in a wide variety of job roles outside of the art industry.

Keep reading to learn about a small selection of non-art based creative careers, and the courses that could help you open doors to new and exciting opportunities.

Beauty Therapist

A beauty therapist provides treatments to clients helping them to look and feel better. They may provide a range of face and body treatments, or choose to specialise in an area.

This career gives you the perfect opportunity to express your creativity and experiment with new ideas, whether this is through nail art, beauty blogging or make-up.

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Copywriter

A copywriter decides on the words used to advertise a brand, product or service through print, TV, radio or online. They use their skills to write persuasively and clearly.

This career relies on high levels of creativity as you will need to think of new and exciting ways to present information about the brand, product or service you are trying to sell.

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Teacher

A teacher is responsible for planning, preparing and delivering lessons, as well as supporting the students social and emotional development.

This career uses creativity to come up with new and exciting ways to engage learners, as well as the need to find creative solutions to problems.

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Hairdresser

A hairdresser cuts, styles and colours client’s hair, creating the look they want. They also talk to clients and suggest style ideas as well as giving advice on minor hair and scalp problems.

This career uses creativity to decide on styles for a range of face shapes and hair textures. They may also need to use their imagination to advise clients on if a particular style would suit them and come up with other ideas.

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Event Planner

An event planner organises and runs a range of events, including exhibitions, business and social events. They meet with clients to discuss what they are looking for, agree on budgets and timescales and book venues, entertainment and supplies.

This career needs creativity to decide on original ideas for events which fit within the client’s budget.

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Business Owner

A business owner is responsible for the overall business aims and objectives, the growth of the business and the daily operations. They may meet with suppliers, decide on new products and services and manage a budget.

This career uses creativity to come up with a product or service idea and market this in a way that appeals to a wide range of people.

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As you can see creativity is used in many job roles, some which you may not immediately think of. If you need support with the job application and interview process or workplace soft skills, we have a range of Get Back into Work Courses to support with this.

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