Tom Wood, Digital Project Manger, ais London
ais London's Tom Wood chats to us about his experiences and shares what it's like being a project manager at an advertising agency.
We managed to grab a few minutes of Tom Wood's time to interview him about his experiences prior to and in the creative industries along with what advice he can offer to young people.
Tom is currently a project manager at ais London where he's worked on some great brands such as Skoda, Vodafone and National Express.
If you're looking for advice in a particular area, jump to that question using the following timings.
- What is it like being a project manager? (1:54 mins)
- How do you approach a new brief? (2:23 mins)
- How do you pitch brave work to clients? (2:53 mins)
- How can people get into the industry? (3:35 mins)
- What is your most memorable piece of work? (4:30 mins)
- Who would you share a desk with? (5:33 mins)
- Where do you find inspiration? (6:19 mins)
- What's the one piece of advice you would give? (6:52 mins)
Not a member? You're missing out.
Join our careers network of students, teachers and
professionals to get your daily dose of advice.
Susanna, Business Administration Student, Milan
We spoke to Susanna Pappacena, a second-year Business Administration student at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) in Milan, about her experience interning in London this autumn at FutureRising.
Ashley Pollak, Creative Director & Founder, Etio
We spoke to Ashley Pollak, Creative Director and Founder at production company Etio. He tells us about making the leap from freelancing to setting up his own production company.
Suze, Blogger, Luxury Columnist
Suze is an award-winning blogger with over two hundred thousand followers and 11 years working in marketing and events in France.
Brooke Brunson, Freelance Writer and Blogger, Philadelphia
Brooke is a Freelance Writer, Blogger, Podcaster, and Entrepreneur from Philadelphia. After dropping out of college Brooke began her career as a writer and has written for magazines all over the world.
Katherine Wellings, Account Manager, Frukt
We caught up with Account Manager, Katherine Wellings from marketing agency Frukt. Kat shares her journey from discovering a career in account management and working her way up the ranks. Plenty of useful tips for anyone on a similar path.
Adwoa Okyere, Creative Director, Boamah
From Ghana, Adwoa Okyere went from working in film, to launching her own clothing line. She speaks about her journey to achieving her dream.