Grad Central is a specialist graduate recruitment agency dedicated to
the West Midlands counties. Our activity in the region means that we
have built extensive relationships with businesses across the region to
provide graduate creative job opportunities to graduates from all over
Whatever your creative discipline, the West Midlands is a fantastic place to begin your new career.
The unique blend of idyllic countryside and buzzing cities will inspire, energise and stimulate your creative impulses.
Our creative industry roles span across:
Creative graduates in the West Midlands
If you’re a talented creative graduate considering a career in the
creative industries of the West Midlands, the region offers you a rich
source of work opportunity. The West Midlands Regional creative sector
was put on the map as long ago as 1759 when Wedgewood was founded and
the Potteries began to create some of the countries finest works of
ceramic art. Today Birmingham is recognised as the second largest media
centre in the country, with over 1,000 businesses employing more than
The West Midlands embraces all aspects of the creative industries.
Sectors span both new and traditional media, and the West Midlands is
home to the major broadcasters Carlton and the BBC. Newspaper publisher
Trinity Mirror also has a major presence in the area and there are a
wide range of more traditional culture centres such as theatres and art
galleries across the region.
The creative industries have proven to be a very important factor in the
continued growth of the West Midlands. There are many new developments
in the region which have created centres for creative enterprise, Bird’s
Custard Factory, for example, was taken over in 1990 and is now a
centre for art, design and creative industries in Birmingham.
Birmingham University graduate Stefan Lewandowski, who won Birmingham
Young Professional of the Year award in 2005, is a powerful Champion for
the creative industries in Birmingham.
Read about some of the talented graduates that we have placed on our case studies page.
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