The Advertising and Media Executive Apprenticeship

McCann London

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After much anticipation, the Advertising and Media Executive Apprenticeship Standard is officially here. 

The 15 month level 3 apprenticeship is designed to fit around the new recruits’ day jobs and incorporates the IPA’s award-winning Foundation Certificate, and much more to provide them with a comprehensive support package to kick off their career in advertising.

What to expect in the programme:

  • Excel Training – finance & project management
  • Comms Skills
  • Business Writing, Reporting & Minute Taking
  • Resilience & Stress Busting
  • Presentation and Negotiation Skills

...followed by pathway-specific training

Creative pathway

  • Influencers, VR & AI
  • Creative ideas elements
  • Brand Building


  • Media Buying
  • Media metrics & evaluation


It’s is a place for you to start.
It doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, or anywhere in-between.
15 months across 3 agencies.
80% working. 20% studying.
Paid a competitive apprenticeship salary. 
Make a mess or a masterpiece.

You’ll receive an Advertising and Media Executive qualification through our partnership with Creative Pioneers.

You’ll experience working across different departments, to explore everything we do in advertising.

Account Management: Work with the client to understand their problems.

Planning: Set up the work, make sure ideas and strategies make sense.

Creative: Create the ideas and the work.

Project Management: Organise the work and all of its moving parts.

Production: Make the work. Produce the final product.

As with everything, there are a few conditions that apply so please read the below:

  • Submit your answer in one of the above formats by 7pm GMT on Wed 27 March 2019

  • Must be aged 18 years or older by 1 May 2019

  • Must have English and Maths GCSEs at Grade C

  • Must be available to commit to 13 months full time work from May 2019 – Aug 2020

  • Must have full rights to work in the United Kingdom

  • Must be free for an assessment centre on the week commencing April 8 2019

  • The programme will require you to be able to work full time 5 days per week, and not be in any other tertiary or full-time study from 20 May 2019 to August 2020.

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