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What can I do with my degree in Photography?

Other careers

A  Photography degree may be useful in the following career areas:

Commercial Art Gallery Manager

Commercial art gallery managers are responsible for running the gallery, assessing and negotiating which artworks should be selected and sold, promotional marketing, presenting exhibitions, and working with artists.
Job profile of commercial art gallery managers from the Prospects website

Brand Ambassador/Sales Promotion Executives

Recruitment consultants help employers to interview and shortlist candidates to fill new permanent and temporary vacancies.
Job profile for a recruitment consultant from the Prospects website
Job profile for a recruitment consultant from the National Careers Service website

Multimedia Specialist

Multimedia specialists use artistic and technical skills to create multimedia applications for clients.
Job profile for a multimedia specialist from the Prospects website

Community Arts Worker

Community arts workers work with a range of community groups and individuals by designing and adapting projects and workshops which can include art, music, acting and craft making.
Job profile of a community arts worker from the Prospects website

Advertising Art Director

Advertising art directors generate ideas and strategies for a variety of advertising campaigns, such as for the cinema, television, online marketing, press media and radio.
Job profile of an advertising art director from the Prospects website
Job profile of an advertising art director from the National Careers Service website

Marketing Assistant

Marketing assistants are responsible for supporting marketing managers in executing strategies aimed at maximising profits for a company, such as by working on marketing campaigns, carrying out market research and enacting administrative roles.
Job description for a marketing assistant from the Job is Job website
Case study for a marketing assistant from the Prospects website

Web Editor

Web editors are responsible for planning, researching, writing, editing and checking the overall accuracy of the content, text, images, artwork, information and any other online material of a website.
Job profile of a web editor from the National Careers Service website
Job description for a web editor from the Creative Pool website

Photo Retail Sales Assistant

Photo retail sales assistants advise on and anticipate customer needs regarding imaging equipment and give demonstrations of cameras and photography products.
Job profile of a photo retail sales assistant from the Creative Skill Set website
Job profile of a sales assistant from the National Careers Service website


You may be interested in graduate roles outside of Photography. There are many employers who are looking for graduates with good degrees but that don’t have a preference for the subject studied. To explore different career options see:

 

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Last Updated: 10/06/2021