Breaking In: Starting a Career in the Ad World

  • December 03, 2015
  • 5:30 PM
  • Incuba8 Labs, 127 McDonald Street Midland, Michigan 48640
What are the differences between working for an agency versus working in "client-side" role?

How can I stand out from the pack to nab my first job out of college?

How does the day-to-day of a videographer, graphic designer, or account executive look? 

New and aspiring marketing professionals have a lot of questions. Here's your chance to get some answers. We're gathering a small panel with diverse backgrounds to speak about how to start and sustain a successful career in the advertising and marketing industry. 

Immediately after the discussion, the AAF Holiday Party will begin. Stick around to mingle with marketing communications professionals from around the region.


JULIE BATTLE, director of client relations at AMPM, has more than two decades of agency experience. 

KRISTINA MARSH, principal at Marketing Flexibility, started her own small marketing consultancy after a long career in corporate marketing roles with Dow Corning.

STERLING ADGATE, video ace at Clear River Marketing, will provide an interesting perspective as a recent college graduate working in the marketing industry.

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