303 MullenLowe has launched a graduate program
with the goal of luring top university graduates nationally into the
advertising industry, and training them from the ground up.
Tony Dunseath, managing partner and client services director at 303
MullenLowe: "We're looking for 2017 graduates across all disciplines to
join our industry as full- time, paid employees in November 2017."
Shortlisted applicants will participate in a full-day workshop where
they'll be introduced to 303 MullenLowe's integrated model, with
advertising, data, technology and media buying located under one roof to
deliver brands an unfair share of attention.
Says Dunseath: "As
an industry, we need to encourage more people to choose a career in
advertising and support their growth from the outset. This program will
help us identify creative thinkers who have a genuine interest in and
affinity with advertising - people who will grow with the agency and
enjoy a long future with 303 MullenLowe."
applicants will be offered full-time, paid positions in the agency's
account management, media and planning departments starting in November
2017, and will rotate between different business units throughout their
first 12 months.
According to the MFA's 2016 industry census,
only 48% of media agency employees have less than four years'
experience. Meanwhile, only 8% of the Australian digital workforce is
under 25, which suggests many agencies are not focussed on supporting
young graduates with on-the-job training, according to AIMIA.
Applications close October 15 2017.