Monthly Archives: February 2017

Join AD2SF and Twitter for #SocialJustice

AD2SF invites you to a panel discussion about how Twitter is utilizing Twitter internally and externally to bring awareness to issues around the world. Find out more about how we interact with each other and how Twitter has helped move the dial forward when it comes to diversity and inclusion, LGBTQ acceptance and women equality.

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6 to 8 p.m.

Drinks and light refreshments will be served.

Twitter headquarters
1355 Market Street, Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94103

Get details on the speakers and buy tickets at Eventbrite

Internship Opportunity at Redbook Magazine in NY

The Redbook magazine team is beginning the search for summer interns in their New York office:

BBDO MetFund Summer Internship now accepting applications

Looking for a great summer internship? Check out this great opportunity from BBDO:

MET Fund Summer Internship

The purpose of the Allen Rosenshine Minority Education & Training Fund is to improve the level of diversity in the advertising industry by encouraging minorities, women and individuals protected under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act to pursue careers in advertising, through internship programs. 

To apply, please complete the application at this link:  https://workatbbdo.recruiterbox.com/

Please make sure to indicate which BBDO office you would like to intern for.  Applications will be distributed to the office selected for review. 

Applicants must:

•      Be a US citizen or permanent resident of the United States

•      Be one of the following: a high school senior; enrolled in an accredited two – or four – year academic institution: or graduate student

•      Be in academically good standing as defined by each academic institution

•      Have a GPA of 3.2 or greater

•      Submit two (2) letters of recommendation

•      Submit copy of most recent transcript (official transcript preferred)

•      Submit an essay explaining why you want to be in the advertising business and why you want to be in the department you selected (minimum 250 words)

*If applying for an internship in the Creative Department, please include samples of your work with the application materials.

The completed application form and all required materials must be received by BBDO on or before March 10, 2017 to be considered by the screening committee. If you are unable to attach all required documents, please email or mail materials to:

 

bbdonyinternships@bbdo.com (subject line should read: MetFund)

1285 Avenue of the Americas

6th Floor Human Resources

New York, NY

10019

ADDYs Entries due TUESDAY

Don’t forget – the deadline to get your entries to us is TUESDAY (Feb 14). The local SF ADDYs are the first round so everyone has a shot at it! Submit using this form: tinyurl.com/2017ADVcompetitions

Once approved, we’ll give you the details to finalize your entry by the Feb 21 deadline. Good luck!

More info about the SF Student ADDYs: ad2sf.org/student-addys

More info about entering competitions through the ADV dept:  Competitions Quick Sheet 2017 (pdf)

Art/Design Interns at BSSP

Our friends at Butler Shine Stern & Partners let us know they’re looking for art/design interns.

“We are searching for fun and bright design interns at BSSP. They’ll have an opportunity to hit the ground running and be assigned to real projects for real clients. We like to think of our internships as more of a look into a full-time job.”

See Andrea or Mark for contact info.

See ADV Alumni Jason Sperling’s Super Bowl Ad for Honda

 

This Sunday at the Super Bowl, we are rooting for ADV Alumni Jason Sperling, Creative Director for this spot for Honda. Gooooo Jason!

The spot features Tina Fey, Missy Elliot, Steve Carell, and more. Read more on the process of developing this ad in this interview with Jason in AdAge.