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Is experience vital to landing a job in advertising?

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12:00 PM | 14 January 2015
by Adam Oldfield
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Deputy Head of Account Management at Leo Burnett, Lindsey George explains why it’s vital to gain experience to demonstrate your passion.

Perseverance is key to getting that break in the advertising industry according to Lindsey George, Deputy Head of Account Management at Leo Burnett.

“Experience on CV really does act as a proof of your passion, your commitment…”

Lindsey details why it’s vital to claim experience even if it is just a weeks unpaid work to understand if the advertising industry is right for you.

For more advice on advertising, including information on the various roles, useful links and an outline of how advertising agencies work, take a look at our guide to the advertising industry.

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