Catalyst Academy (MENA)
Catalyst Academy (MENA)
Department: Early Careers & Internships
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Who we are:
At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.
We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.
What is the Catalyst Academy?
Wunderman Thompson’s Catalyst Academy develops future marketers and equips them with the experience and skills to thrive in a competitive industry. Our Catalysts train together, develop a range of important new skills, build camaraderie, and have fun doing so.
As well, we apply the same branding expertise we use with some of the world’s most recognizable organizations to help each of you know, grow, and project an authentic personal brand, one that will help you accelerate your career. What is more, at the end of the programme, you’ll be eligible to land within our agency and be prepared for a purpose-driven, rewarding career.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for people who are very inquisitive, open minded and determined team players who are striving to kick off their career with a wider perspective while deep diving in the core disciplines that will help you succeed. You will be able to ensure excellent commitment and professionalism while keeping positive attitude.
What you’ll be doing:
Wunderman Thompson offers an exceptional industry-leading entry level programme that combines training modules with practical work experience. To prepare you for the challenges of today and what’s next in our industry, our Catalyst Academy takes charge of your career development, engaging you with clients and responsibilities from day 1.
Each location offers a unique combination of four rotations during the 18 months of the program. In addition to our in-depth training curriculum, you’ll gain essential industry qualifications from the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) and other WPP Academies to accelerate your professional development. Catalysts have access to a wide range of personal development opportunities and can join our Business Employee Resource Groups (B-ERG’s) including Women’s Network, Unite, Roots, Wellbeing and Green Team.
No need to worry about finances either – we offer a competitive salary and bespoke benefits!
What you’ll get from us:
Your career development is important to us and should you ever choose to move on from Wunderman Thompson, we want you to be better than when you joined us. Thrive will provide you with the framework and support needed to reach your career aspirations. There really is no shortage of opportunities here for the right person that is prepared to roll their sleeves up, get involved and collaborate with those around them to deliver the best work for our clients and our agency.
At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect. As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.
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