The Marketing Academy has opened nominations for its highly selective and coveted Scholarship Programme, giving 30 aspiring marketing leaders the opportunity to learn the skills to get to the top of the industry.
This will be the 5th year this exclusive program has run in Australia and will see 30 of the brightest marketing talent selected to undertake this part time and completely free leadership development programme. Featuring one to one mentoring and access to some of the country’s most influential industry leaders, the Scholarship has an enviable reputation of providing world class learning in a unique and powerful way.
Terry Savage the Academys newly appointed Global Chairman said ‘We’re truly delighted to open nominations for our 5th year in Australia. The support and involvement from the senior leaders in our industry as Mentors & coaches reaffirms the belief that investing in our up and coming talent at the highest level will enable both brands and agency’s to thrive in Australia’.
The Scholarship programme, which also launched in the USA earlier this year, is designed around 4 core learning modules; Personal development – be an extraordinary human being; Professional development – be an exceptional marketer; People development – be an inspirational leader; and Purpose – be a change maker.
The 2019 Scholarship Programme includes;
- One to one mentoring sessions with Australia’s most experienced leaders from the world of marketing and advertising. The line-up of Mentors in the programme has included; John Steadman Chairman, WPP; Matt Tapper Managing Director Global Markets, Lion Co; Barni Evans CCO Sportsbet; Stephanie Tully CMO, Qantas; Andy Lark CMO, Foxtel; Steve Brennan CMO, Uber; Monique Macleod CMO, CBA to name just a few.
- Three immersive residential Boot Camp’s packed with inspirational speakers and masterclasses
- One to one coaching with an Executive Coach
- 4 Scholarship Lectures, each hosted by recognised experts.
Jules Lund Founder of Tribe and current Scholar said “The Marketing Academy defies logic. A mind-altering Boot Camp kicks off a Scholarship year where the greatest leaders in the country not only share their personal challenges, but sit with you to work through yours. I’ve never felt so invested in’’
Another Scholar Chiquita King, Managing Partner, DDB Sydney said “Being a part of the Academy has been transformational on every level. In essence, it’s reminded me that leadership is a privilege not just a responsibility. Beyond making your contribution count more meaningfully at work and in the world, you meet inspiring people and build incredible friendships which no doubt will last a lifetime’’
The Scholarship is open to all marketers within brands and agencies with between 10 and 20 years experience. Scholarship places are also granted to entrepreneurs.
The Marketing Academy is sponsored by Google, Commonwealth Bank, Microsoft, News Corp Australia and PwC. The Lecture element of the programme is supported by Clemenger BBDO and the Alumni Programme for the 120 executives who have graduated from the Scholarship is supported by IAG.
To take part in the Scholarship Programme potential Scholars first need to be nominated via www.themarketingacademy.org.au and submit a 3 part application by midnight on 14th December 2018. All nominees then take part in a three stage selection process in order to be offered a Scholarship which begins in March 2019.
Deadline for applications in 14th December 2018 – GO TO www.themarketingacademy.org.au to nominate.