Kinetic Worldwide: A WPP Agency focused on Out of Home Communications for brands
Kinetic visited Brixton Finishing School (including a masterclass from CEO Stuart Taylor!) and we spent a day with them brainstorming Out of Home briefs. Alfie Singleton graduated the school and joined Kinetic as a junior executive across WPP Agencies, Kinetic and Mindshare.
Oath (Verizon Media): Home of Yahoo!, HuffPost, RYOT and Makers
Brixton Finishing School spent a day in the Oath UK offices learning about digital display advertising and programmatic. The day included working on briefs for RYOT, Oath's creative solutions division.
Only 11.4% of industry jobs are filled by black, Asian and minority ethnic people, and just 11.5% of creative directors are women. And what about our young talent who cannot afford to work unpaid internships?
“The Finishing School gave me the confidence and the means to pursue a desirable career, as well as vital industry knowledge and networking skills”- BFS graduate
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What are your intial feelings when you see this graph?
The intention of #BFS really began , BECAUSE many of our working class young talent are massively underrepresented.
Can the creative industry really call itself imaginative when many aren’t even included?
INEXPERIENCE NECESSARY. NO DEGREE MANDATORY. ESSENTIAL SKILLS: HUNGER. @BraveCreativity are MEGA PROUD to help @ally_n1 & @BrixtonFSchool disrupt the way the industry recruits talent. Churs to @Campaignmag for the feature: https://t.co/MYO4tEbX5q #Diversityisourstrength
What is the most #controversial ad of 2018/19? Our #BFS students have definitely shared their thoughts on the “worst ads”. In fact during @Ad:tech 2018, our students had a panel on what ads completely missed the mark.