How I Became A…

How I Became an Executive Creative Director

Ever wondered how to become a Creative Director? What about an Executive Creative Director? Alistair Campbell of Critical Mass London took some time out of his busy working life to describe his career path to becoming an ECD. We hope you’ll find this an interesting post, giving you an insight into the role and how the choices you make in your career can lead to opportunities like this. If you have any questions about the role of Creative Director, or want to share your experience get in touch using the comments box at the end of this post.… Read more

How I Became A Copywriter – Career Advice


how to become a copywriterEver wondered what it takes to be a copywriter? Do you think you’ve got what it takes to break into this creative industry? If you’re thinking about copywriting as a career choice, read this guest post from Adam Lowe , copywriter at Collective London. He describes how he got started as a copywriter and gives advice on landing your first jobs in the industry.

As we have seen in other posts in the How I Became A… series, attributes such as determination, self-belief and a creative approach to self promotion can be more valuable than professional qualifications to get a foot in the door.… Read more

How I Became A Social Media Manager – Career Advice


Rebecca Hepinstall Social Media Manager Financial TimesRebecca Heptinstall is the Social Media Manager at the Financial Times. Named in LinkedIn’s 2013 top 10 most engaged FTSE marketers, highlights from her time at the FT include reaching 1m followers on Google+, more than doubling its social media audience and working as part of the best global PR team in the world. 

In this blog post Rebecca shares here with Source LF blog readers how she became a social media manager. If you would like to tell the story of how you have developed your career then leave a comment or contact us on Twitter @wearesource.… Read more