Whether you like it or not, brands are part of our lives. Marketing and PR is about making people aware of brands so that you understand them and associate with them. Find out more about the specifics and the opportunities here.
Quirky, but brilliant website about all things media, pop culture, advertising and everything inbetween. Specialising in the quirkiest and greatest commercials, promos, trailers, posters, billboards, logos & package designs.
This is an Institute of Professional Advertising (IPA) resource for young people with a useful guide covering numerous aspects and an up-to-date news & information blog on work experience, graduate schemes & information on advertising, go here.
Adverblog was set up by a professional marketer who has a passion for interactive marketing. His blog has become to place to post interesting or innovative interactive marketing campaigns that people see around and about.
A simple but comprehensive job listing site for creative people looking for creative jobs!
A nice online community providing job listings, news and information. Lots of what you need in one space.
A blog written by an American creative about creativity in terms of inspiration, tips and just general insights.
An AMAZING presentation written by the Head of User Experience at the enormous ad agency, BBH, on designing a mobile app to a brief.
This site provides job listings, information and guidance for those looking to get into, or who are already in the creative and cultural industries.
Check out this funky blog that gives you daily posts on the most creative advertisements from around the world. Great for inspiration and motivation!
Creative Floor connects creatives with creative agencies. Upload your work and agencies will contact you if they want to employ you for work. The Ideas Foundation has its own section on the site for you to get noticed!
A simple, but effective site that lists permanent, contract and freelance jobs in the creative industries.
A comprehensive jobs and career advice service for creatives. There are job listings and a CV and portfolio database.
The Diagonal Thinking Self-assessment is an online tool, designed to aid recruitment into the advertising and communication industries.’ Try it yourself...
This is a fantastic resource from our partner organisation Future Rising, covering numerous industries and advice on how to go about getting a job. WARNING! While being interviewed, some industry contributors got so excited they used a naughty word or two...
Website for Primary schools with free educational resources about advertising, media, gaming and more.
This website is an industry essential. Set up in 1990, it is the foremost source of information for the industry, posting up daily examples of the most recent, most up-to-date campaigns.
This site gives you the latest in marketing and media, with a daily newsletter that will keep you up to date with everything you need to know
Media Citizens have created a series of films documenting diversity within the advertising industry, in collaboration with CleverPeeps and The Ideas Foundation
This PDF splits answering the brief into bitesize chunks helping you to understand the process
Check out this special I Am Creative video with expert tips on how to tackle a brief