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Pray Tell, How Does One Get a Job in Advertising?

If  you’ll indulge us for a moment while we promote home team, for those journos and media folks (and possible Mad Men obsessives) looking to transition into the advertising industry, Mediabistro has spoken to industry experts in a new article called, you guessed it, “How to Get a Job in Advertising.” As they say in the ad game, it’s all in the pitch — and your first client is yourself. While this is probably not the ideal service for the core AgencySpy audience of industry pros, those on the outside looking in can perhaps find it beneficial to get some words from the wise in the ad biz on how to cross over.

The full version of “How to Get a Job in Advertising” is exclusively available to Mediabistro AvantGuild subscribers. If you’re not a member yet, register now for as little as $55 a year for access to hundreds of articles like this one, discounts on Mediabistro seminars and workshops, and all sorts of other bonuses.

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