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Talent Day 2021

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10 February 2021 10:30 - 15:00

Talent Day is the largest specialist careers fair in the North and a must-attend event for anyone looking to work in the digital, creative and tech industries.

Tickets to Talent Day are completely free of charge and are open to anyone looking for a career in digital or tech!

Up to 40 of Greater Manchester's most pioneering digital, creative and tech companies will be scouting for the best talent to come and work for them. There will be career opportunities in development, data, security, design, project management, digital marketing, UX and much more.

There will be seminars delivered by industry partners to inform you about the opportunities in their organisations and how to get ahead in the market. There will also be CV clinics running to help you make the best first impression; our specialist will be able to offer practical guidance and advice on how to enhance your CV and employability status.

AutoTrader are the headline sponsors of the Digital Skills Festival 2021. musicMagpieSyncThe ICONorthcodersBCS and University of Salford are also sponsoring the five day event. 

About our Sponsors 

Auto Trader 

We started life as a magazine in 1977 and we’ve grown and evolved alongside our customers. In 2013 we became a fully digital business and we’re proud of our rich heritage which gives us over 40 years of brand heritage and trust.

As a company our purpose is to drive change together, responsibly. We aim to improve the process of buying and selling vehicles in the UK, by continually evolving the ecosystem to provide a better experience for consumers, retailers and manufacturers alike.

Find out more here.


We are delighted to be sponsoring the Digital Skills Festival and speaking to some of the best digital talent and rising stars that the North West has to offer. We’re looking forward to sharing more about musicMagpie; how we’ve grown to become a leading recommerce expert under our new mantra 'Smart for You, Smart for the Planet', the exciting projects we’re working on and what we have in-store for the future.

Find out more here.


Sync supports organisations across the UK, aiding in the adoption, deployment, and ongoing use of technology in the workplace. This includes provision of hardware/software/solutions, providing finance solutions, training, tech support, and more. We are qualified to support consumers, businesses, and the public and education sectors.

Find out more here.


We are proud to be part of the Digital Skills Week, to show our continued support to the tech community. We are committed to developing the pipeline of people into the digital ecosystem in the North, with a focus on excellence and driving digital diversity.

Find out more here.


Working at the ICO is interesting and rewarding. Our technology department has recently been focusing on vital issues such as COVID-19 contact tracing, privacy-preserving machine learning and the design of a safer internet for young people. At any point you could be dealing with hugely influential organisations and playing a crucial role in protecting the public. If you have the skills, the ICO wants to hear from you.

Find out more here.


BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

With an agenda to support and lead the IT industry to make IT good for society. BCS Manchester Branch brings together industry, academics, practitioners and government to share knowledge, promote new thinking, inform the design of new curricula, shape public policy and inform the public.

Find out more here.

University of Salford

We are delighted to be involved with Digital Skills Festival again - it is a key event in Greater Manchester's calendar and sits perfectly with how the University of Salford is rapidly developing as an HE provider. The landscape is changing quickly and to be able to connect with so many employers, employees, and students in one space provides a great opportunity for both our staff and students.

Find out more here


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10 February 2021 10:30 - 15:00

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