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DMA Talent champions young people as the future of our industry.

Our goal is to attract a new generation of fresh thinkers by raising awareness and showcasing the sector's inspiring and dynamic range of career opportunities.

We nurture aspiring marketers by providing the roadmap, skills and connections to kick-start their professional journey, and by instilling our customer-first principles, we drive our industry forward in a responsible and sustainable way.


What's been going on recently?

2019's Creative Data Academy programme is in full swing with London's academy running 1-3 April sponsored by REaD Group and Code Worldwide, and Manchester's academy running 24-26 April sponsored by Asda and Synectics Solutions.

The DMTrust are supporting the entire Creative Data programme through the Derek Holder Legacy Fund.

Tesni Filzek, one of our London students, has written about her experience and you can read it here.

Applications for 2019's DMA Talent Marketing Challenge closed for and we're currently reviewing the responses to Instagram's brief. News on the winners and a new challenge in July

We hosted youth transformation agency Commercial Break for 7 weeks at DMA House and ran weekly employability sessions for them. Find out more here.

Students from Edinburgh College took Gold and joint Silver in 2018's DMA Breakthrough Award sponsored by Direct Line.

Reconnect with DMA Talent invited ex-students back to DMA House for an evening where industry experts gave advice on everything from CVs to interview prep.


What's coming up?

DMA Talent: Summer school 2019, is a 5 day residential programme exploring the marketing industry happening at DMA House in London from 8-12 July. Applications have now closed for this year and our new programmes will open for applications in the autumn.

See what happened last year here.

The Big Book Crit has travelled to London and Norwich so far this month and is coming to Bristol on the 22nd May. If you're an aspiring creative this is an even you don't want to miss! Find out more and get your free ticket here.

The DMA Talent Mentoring Scheme is back on the 22nd May at DMA House. Find out more and apply to be a mentee or mentor here.

The next DMA Talent Neurodiversity Initiative workshop will be held in London 6 June, 9 - 2pm, educating you on the adjustments needed to create a neurodiverse-friendly environment within your business. Find out more and book your free place here.

The Edinburgh Creative Data Academy is running 15-18 July with sponsorship from SSE. We are being hosted by The Bayes Centre. Applications for this programme have now closed for 2019.

Applications are open for our regional 1 day Creative Data Labs which we run throughout the year in locations across the UK where you'll work on a data brief from a well-known brand. Find out more here. Our next Lab is in Leicester on 18th June with a brief provided by Next.


Keep up to date with everything DMA Talent

Want to stay up to date with all the latest news on all our programmes and events, ensuring you know when everything is running and when applications open and close? Register your interest below and we'll add you to our email database:

For those looking to break into industry:

  • If you're an aspiring marketer, register your interest here to be the first to find out more information about upcoming events and programmes.

For educators or similar:

  • If you'd like to find out more about events and programmes as well as learning resources to help you support your students through their learning, register your interest here.

For businesses seeking the best talent:

  • If you're looking to engage the best talent, there are plenty of ways you can get involved from sponsorship packages to speaking opportunities. Drop us an email for a chat.
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