Clemenger BBDO Sydney plays host to its second
creative apprenticeship team Eve Eleftheriou (right) and Sharon Mani
(left), as part of its program - The Forge.
The program was
developed in partnership with I-Manifest with the aim to provide young
creative talent, who may not have attended university or completed AWARD
school, a foot in the door.
Eleftheriou and Mani, were selected from a strong field of applicants
and wowed the judges with their impressive product prototypes developed
as part of the application process. They join the agency in the creative
department, on a 3 month fully paid internship.
Says Josh Aitken, Clemenger BBDO Sydney creative lead, charged with
mentoring the team: "It's not only great to give bright young minds like
Eve and Sharon an opportunity to work in a creative department, but
also an eye opener for us to learn how they see the world one meme at a
Says Emily Perrett, managing director, Clemenger BBDO,
Sydney: "Genuine diversity, in gender and beyond, is something that we
really care about. To make meaningful change we have to do more than
talk - we have to actually invest in young talent. This partnership with
I-Manifest is a brilliant way to do that - and we're thrilled to have
our new team in the agency."