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2018 Associates Program - Chicago

2018 Associates Program - Chicago

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We're aiming to build a company of giants. We're not looking for giant egos, only giant thinkers. Your curiosity has gotten you this far; now see if it can earn you a spot as an Ogilvy Titan. 


Please note: The application deadline is January 15, 2018. 


The Associates Program:

Ogilvy Associates will learn the craft of client service and its function in the marketing communications industry. You will have the opportunity to explore different areas of Ogilvy during the 12-month rotational program in departments such as Account Management, Planning, and Social.


How to Apply:

To be considered for the program, you must complete the following application and upload your resume, the answers to the following two prompts, and two letters of reference (educational or professional). Failure to upload any of these documents will result in your exclusion for consideration from the program. Please make sure both prompts are 500 words or less.


Prompt 1:  Joan of Arkansas, Queen Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Babe Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Mash up a historical figure with a new time-period, environment, location, or occupation, and tell us their story.


Prompt 2:  Imagine you're the CEO of Ogilvy USA and you're seated next to the CMO of a Fortune 500 company on a cross-country flight. You would love the opportunity to become their agency of record. How do you convince the CMO to include Ogilvy in a pitch.


You must be a graduating senior to apply to the 2018 Associates Program which will begin in September 2018. 


To qualify for consideration, the following documents must be included as attachments:

  • Resume
  • Answers to both prompts (please upload as a PDF)
  • 2 letters of reference (educational or professional, please upload as attachments)