What's going on at DMA Talent?


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?

Jack Brodie and Brodie Childs from Edinburgh Napier University won the DMA Breakthrough Award, run in partnership with the DMA Awards and GRT, with their response to Direct Line’s brief. Read the full story here.


The Creative Data Academy is back for 2020 and is coming back to London and Edinburgh as well as heading to Leeds for the first time ever. Applications are open and you can find out more and apply here.

We caught up with past attendee Chloe Mo who got a job after meeting her employer at the academy. Read her story here.


The 8 - 12 July marked the return of the annual DMA Talent: Summer school which welcomed another cohort of 30 aspiring marketers from universities across the UK studying a whole host of different subjects. Over the week the students heard from a range of speakers, took part in workshops as well as creating a campaign for sponsors RAPP and their client Virgin Media. Find out what happened during the week here.


GEMM Agency from the University of Greenwich have been crowned winners of 2019's DMA Talent Marketing Challenge. Find out more about the challenge, the finalists and the winning team here.


What's coming up?

Our next Creative Data Lab will be held in Manchester on 5 February from 10:00 – 16:30 and applications are open. Find out more and apply here.


Fresh Blood is coming to Bristol on 20 February from 17:00 – 21:00 and if you’re interested in a career in marketing, this is an event not to be missed! Find out more and get your ticket here.


The next DMA Talent Neurodiversity Initiative workshop will be held in London on the 20 March from 9:00 - 14:00 at DMA House, educating you on the adjustments needed to create a neurodiverse-friendly environment within your business. Find out more and book your place here.


The Creative Data Academy is coming to London (7-9 April 2020), Leeds (2-24 April 2020) and Edinburgh (15-17 June). Find out more about the academy and apply here.


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