2017 Associates Program

We’re aiming to build

a company of giants. We’re not looking for giant egos, only giant thinkers.


looking for graduating seniors of all majors with a demonstrated passion for

marketing communications, a willingness to learn and the desire to be part of

something different.


Associates Program:


Associates will learn the craft of

client service and its function in the marketing communications industry. You

will have the opportunity to explore critical areas of Ogilvy during the 12-month

rotational program.


will do 4 three month rotations in Account Management, Planning and Social Media. Your last rotation will be whichever of those rotations you enjoyed the most and want to start your career in.

mso-bidi-font-family:Arial”>Account vs. Strategy

Arial”>Account Management- Account management

teams act as the liaison between the client and internal team. They serve as the linchpin of the agency and

ensure that all projects run smoothly and efficiently. While focused on client

relationships, account managers wear many hats and no two days are alike.

Account managers are required to be strategic thinkers and have a full

understanding of their clients’ business.

Arial”>Strategy:Arial”> Strategy is a broad category inclusive of

Brand planning, Analytics, CRM, Content Marketing, and more. Strategy is

heavily focused on research and strategists are often tasked with aligning

clients’ objectives with consumer needs.


to apply

You must be a graduating college senior to apply to

the 2017 associates program which begins in September 2017.

The application deadline is January 16, 2017.

To apply, create a profile on careers.ogilvy.com.

Then submit the following

items (Hint: If it’s not all there when you apply, it won’t be accepted. Has

something to do with attention to detail).





letters of reference (educational or professional)



to both of the following prompts in 500

words or less (each)

Prompt 1: Little pigs,

French hens, a family of bears. Blind mice, musketeers, the Fates. Parts of an

atom, laws of thought, a guideline for composition. Omne trium perfectum?

Create your own group of threes, and describe why and how they fit together.

Prompt 2: As the

marketing industry evolves, more and more companies are emerging. What do you

think keeps Ogilvy relevant year after year and why do you want to work here?


Your preferred track

5. Review & submit

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