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Make a career of what you love; from the DMA's Young Marketers Rising event

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My slides from the DMA's Young Marketers Rising event, held at TMW on the 18th August 2014.

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Make a career of what you love; from the DMA's Young Marketers Rising event

  1. 1. Fashion Promotion & Illustration
  2. 2. Week two; the pitch
  3. 3. Gardener for hire…
  4. 4. Trust your gut…
  5. 5. • Trust your gut • It doesn’t matter what you studied • Be proactive (and learn from what works) • Be flexible; take opportunities when they come – but don’t be impatient • ‘Who you know’ is a real thing • Remember the people who’ve done you well… • It’s a small world • Practical experience trumps academic
  6. 6. It doesn’t matter what you studied
  7. 7. Be proactive
  8. 8. Follow up on every opportunity you get from meeting people face to face
  9. 9. Be flexible; take opportunities when they come – but don’t be impatient
  10. 10. #proud
  11. 11. ‘Who you know’ is a real thing…
  12. 12. Remember the people you’ve trusted…
  13. 13. Practical always wins
  14. 14. • An understanding of what good content is and isn’t • A proactive, ‘problem solving’ mindset • Passion for the subject or brand – you can’t fake it • Confidence • Organisation and flexibility • Open to collaboration • Aware of analytics and what they mean
  15. 15. @vikkichowney vikki@thingswithwings.co.uk

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