Association des agences de communication créative

Careers in Agencies

The world of agencies interests you? Here is some useful information to get to know the industry and find out which career opportunities are available.

Classroom presentations

The A2C is available to come to your high school, college, or university and give a presentation about what it’s like to work in an agency. Contact us to find out more!

Define your profile

A career in the industry doesn’t just have to be about working in the creative department! There are myriad job opportunities for every type of personality and interest:

 

  • Account services (ex.: account manager)
  • Strategic planning (ex.: strategic planner)
  • Creation (ex.: copywriter or artistic director)
  • Production (ex.: production coordinator)
  • Media (ex.: media buyer or planner)
  • Digital (ex.: strategist, community manager, UX designer, web developer)
  • Design (ex. graphic designer or 3D modeller)
  • Event/experiential (ex.: experiential designer)

 

And much more!

Discover the diversity of agency profiles

An agency’s portfolio can say a lot about who they are! Find out about their projects and initiatives and discover if you see yourself reflected in their achievements and global vision:

 

 

Make sure to take into account a few other things when considering an agency: size of the agency, international presence, type of clients, services offered, etc.

Skills sought by agencies

Job offers are a good starting point to find out which professions and jobs interest you. It can also provide you with a list of skills you’ll need if you want to begin a career in the marketing and communications industry.

 

Consult the industry’s job sites:

 

Stand out!

  • Request meetings with agency professionals in your entourage or in an agency whose work you admire
  • Volunteer for industry activities and organizations
  • Develop your own projects (entrepreneurship is a prized quality!)
  • If you are a university student, take part in Réseau APCM’s contests Relève communications and Relève marketing which will allow you to get a hands-on experience and meet industry professionals.
  • Finally, take part in our annual Open House Day: a great opportunity to get experience, shake some hands, and distribute your CV!