Apr 29 , 2020

Workshop: How to find a mentor, how to find a mentee

  • When: 29th Apr 2020, 17:00-18:00
  • Organised by: ScreenSkills
  • Location: Online
  • Price: Free
  • Age: 18+

In this session you will have the opportunity to learn how to identify the qualities of a suitable mentoring partner, how to find the right person, what mentoring is and how to do it well, the benefits of mentoring, and where to seek support and guidance going forwards. This is suitable for anyone who wants to be a mentor or a mentee.


Jane Saunders manages the ScreenSkills Mentoring Programme which aims to match mentoring pairs to enable new and established professionals to support each other as they progress in their careers. In her role at ScreenSkills Jane also offers free consultancy and funding to support organisations in creating their own mentoring programmes. Jane previously worked at the BBC where she managed the BBC Executive Coaching Network and ran a variety of mentoring schemes.

This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

It is part of a ScreenSkills programme designed by media consultant Donna Taberer to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient in these difficult times.

This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘get ticket’ to reserve your place: you must login or register before you are able to get a ticket for this event. Before the start of the session, a joining link will be sent to you via email.