Advertising Council Australia (formerly The Communications Council) is the peak professional non-profit industry body representing companies in the Australian advertising industry. Our diverse member base spans more than 140 companies and approximately 5000 individuals who work in the areas of creative, digital, strategic planning, promotion, direct marketing, PR, design, production, and healthcare advertising.
We champion creativity, develop careers, promote the commercial impact of our advertising and provide guidance and industry leadership.
Our members in Perth include 303MullenLowe; The Brand Agency; Gatecrasher; Wunderman Thompson; Rare; Trilogy; Ant Marketing; Marketforce; Lateral Aspect and Horse and Hound Agency.
Opportunities for Students:
JumpStart is our nine-week industry induction program that provides participants with valuable and practical learning and insight into the WA advertising industry, the various agencies in Perth and the roles within these agencies, that would best suit their skills and interests. Unfortunately, the program will only be running again in 2021, but we welcome Curtin students to visit our webpage and register your interest for other initiatives we’ll be running with our member agencies and graduates later this year.
AWARD School, established in 1983, is a course for people who first and foremost aspire to become copywriters/art directors but in recent years has attracted individuals from all walks of life and industries, who just want to become better at “ideas” and how to execute them – because at its heart it’s about helping you recognise good ideas, how to spot them and how to come up with them yourself.
Youngbloodsare a group of young professionals across Australia who believe that the new generation of ad people hold the power to redefine the industry. It’s a not-for-profit member organisation, that sits within the Advertising Council Australias’ banner, that helps to empower young people to kill it in advertising through fun, education and inspiring networking and social events. Subscribe to the mailing list and find out what’s coming up next…
AdSchoolwe run a number of professional online and in-person training courses throughout the year that are industry-recognised and helps to upskill in the areas of Strategy; Account Management; CX Strategy & Design and Copywriting.
Contact Details for Student Enquiries:
Contact Name: Melissa Vella
Position: State Manager