Sponsors & Exhibiting Companies

Find out about each of the companies that is sponsoring and exhibiting at Chinwag's Careers Day at SMWLDN below:


1000heads1000heads is the world’s largest word of mouth marketing agency. A lot of conversation takes place online which is why we’ve built an enviable team of social media specialists, community managers and creative minds to help the stories of our clients travel further and faster.

We’re a 100 strong international team of talented thinkers, doers and dreamers who bring social communication to life for brands around the world. We do this by focussing on people, passion and content. People are the heart of everything we do. Passion is what makes people tick. Content is what brings everything to life.

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Aquent / Vitamin T

aquentAquent is the only global staffing company dedicated to creative, marketing, and digital roles exclusively for Fortune 1000 companies. The world's most renowned global brands come to Aquent for high-caliber freelance talent. Its new division, Vitamin T, provides small, mid-sized and ad agency clients with faster, easier access to in-demand interactive talent. Aquent and Vitamin T have built an impressive global network of marketing and creative services professionals, including print and interactive designers, UX designers and developers, copywriters, brand managers, market researchers, and more. For more information, visit the websites:

Aquent Website // Vitamin T Website

Dow Jones

Dow Jones - A News International CompanySynonymous with accuracy, integrity and trust, Dow Jones & Company is one of the most respected brands in providing news and business information world-wide and a developer of technology to deliver content to consumers and organizations across multiple platforms. 

Our information services combine technology with news and data to support business decision making. Our products reach customers wherever they may be, via the Web, mobile devices and tablets.

A producer of newspapers, newswires, Web sites, apps, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, conferences, radio and video, our premier brands include The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, SmartMoney and All Things D.

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EnternshipsEnternships connects dynamic, talented students and graduates with exciting job and internship opportunities in innovative companies. 

Enternships.com was started by Rajeeb Dey at Oxford University to connect fellow students with small businesses and startups. Since formally launching in 2009, more than 4000 companies in over 20 countries have used Enternships to find graduate talent, including companies like Groupon, PayPal and celebrities like James Caan and Peter Jones of Dragons Den and Martha Lane Fox of LastMinute.com and many more.

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Financial Times

ftFT.com, the award-winning website of the Financial Times (FT), is one of the world's leading business information websites and provides an essential source of news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community.

FT.com has 4.8 million registered users and more than 300,000 paying digital subscribers. The FT was the first news publisher to implement a single payment, all-access digital subscription, allowing readers to access FT content across all platforms with one subscription.

Join the FT during this exciting time and become part of an innovative, forward-looking team; with your digital skills and strengths, you'll be a real asset to us and in return we can take your career to stimulating new places.

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General Assembly

General AssemblyAt General Assembly, we offer a new model for learning these skills, one that features emerging content taught by top practitioners with real-world experience. Our global network of campuses not only brings people together – it takes advantage of a new kind of learning-by-doing. Through our curriculum, entrepreneurs receive a pragmatic and multi-disciplinary education at the intersection of technology, design, and business. By connecting entrepreneurs, expert instructors, and motivated thinkers, we're cultivating a multi-faceted community of like-minded individuals united by common goals, shared experiences, and the occasional dance party.

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Hyper Island

Hyper IslandHyper Island designs learning experiences that enable companies and individuals to develop, grow, and rise to the challenges of tomorrow’s transformative technology.

Our mission is to spark a passion for learning that lasts for life. We create an environment where people, technology, materials, philosophies and ideas mix, collide, and collaborate - an open, progressive place where true innovation is born.

Our MA Digital Media Management course in Manchester is the first of its kind in the UK, the course content has been designed in direct and contiunous collaboration with industry.

As media, communications, and the tech sector evolve and converge, the industry needs industry-ready people: adaptive, collaborative, creativity-fueled leaders who are unafraid to change the game. This fully accredited MA-level course prepares you to be a new kind of leader, one unbound by disciplines, instinctively collaborative, and one who thrives with change.

This year the crew have worked on real industry briefs from companies including Google, The BBC, Unilever and Kraft.

Website // Vimeo 


imaginationImagination transforms business through creativity. We are totally committed to being a creative agency in everything we do.

We are a dynamic and evolving organisation that has changed as the needs of our clients have changed. Today our creative resources embrace the skills of architects, 3D and 2D designers, film makers, journalists, creative technologists, bloggers and social media experts, art directors and copy writers and creative strategists... all trying to imagine a more creative future for our clients and for ourselves.

We are all Imagination.



milkroundMilkround is the UK’s most popular website for student and graduate careers.

Milkround has everything to ensure a successful graduate career with internships, placements, graduate jobs and schemes to get the experience you need and take it into a full time position.

On-site you'll find news, career advice, industry guides and ideas about what to do with your degree to start narrowing your career search. 

Milkround has 100s of internships, placements, graduate schemes and jobs covering every industry. Whether you want to gain your first insight into the working world or are ready to head into a graduate scheme, we have what you want and can help you get the opportunities you want.

We want you to get the roles we advertise: our career advice section and online community helps you understand how to sell yourself in your CV, impress your interviewer and even what to do once you have that dream job. Visit our website to find out more.

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News International

News InternationalNews International is a great company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are a company which has journalism at its very heart. Our newspapers are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers. 

News International is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry.

If you want to work for one of the world’s most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News International is the place to build your career.

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nokiaNokia makes adventure possible everywhere, every day. Adventure is any size, and happens anytime and anywhere. It's not limited to only big experiences. It is accessible and 'on your terms'. Adventure shakes up the conventional so that people can lead more interesting, exciting and richer lives.

At Nokia, you have a personal opportunity in an inspiring environment to make a global difference. Build a career that you will be proud of. Go on an adventure every day. Help shape a new era in the mobile industry. It’s your world. This is your moment to shape it.

@nokiacareers // Website // Facebook // LinkedIn


Established in 2001, PlayGen is the UK’s leading serious games and gamification development studio. We design, develop and deliver Games, Apps and Simulations on multiple platforms, across industry sectors. Our world-class solutions combine play with serious topics to produce meaningful experiences. We transform players’ relationships with real world subjects. We’re inventors, creatives, designers, psychologist, strategists, coders, technologists and producers – but above all we are geeks who love making interesting applications that deliver amazing results.

We’re looking for developers to work with us from our London office set in the heart of Shoreditch.

Visit us at http://playgen.com/jobs and come join a winning team.

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putitoutPutitout is a digital production company which makes Web, Mobile and Social applications. We offer managed technical delivery of complex software builds for Android, iPhone, Facebook and web applications. We have offices in Lahore and London. We currently employ 27 people and are still growing in size and stature, this is all due to our awesome team and beautiful clients.

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temperoSince 1999, Tempero have provided Enterprise-level social media management for some of the worldís largest brands and organisations such as the BBC, Sony, British Airways, Activision, McDonalds and many, many more.

Our core services of strategy, insight, moderation and engagement come together to form the complete suite of elements required to run effective and efficient social media activity 24/7 in over 15 languages.

Our highly trained team of 200 social media professionals not only protect the reputation of household names, but also provide customer engagement and detailed insight into social media behaviour.

We believe that if you act in the shared interests of your community, good things will happen and everyone will prosper.

@TemperoUK // Website

Ve Interactive

veinteractiveNamed The Drum's Marketing Services Company of the Year 2012, Ve Interactive is proud to act as a supportive technology partner to our e-commerce clients. Our foundation as enterprise-level cart recovery and remarking software developers, with robust Tier 4 data-hosting, allows us to take data-driven insight further, using bespoke data-systems and mobile products.

Headquartered in Tech City and with six offices worldwide, Ve Interactive has a client base of over 1,700. Multi-award winning, the company also has offices also in Boston, Sydney, Stockholm, Sao Paulo and Berlin, as well as operating five EU language desks form its London HQ.