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Marketing Society Seeks New Blood for Future Council

Michael Clancy, Chair of the Marketing Society and Managing Director of MediaVest

Marketing Society has launched a new initiative aimed at harnessing the power of the next generation of marketers through the creation of an inaugural Marketing Society Future Council. The Future Council will consist of five marketers who have been working in the industry for five years, or less, and have the passion to be involved in shaping the future of the industry.

The Marketing Society exists to provide thought leadership for the marketing community in Ireland through its influential network of members and the series of prestigious events it hosts every year. The establishment of the Future Council marks the need to look to the future and ensure that the next generation of marketers are actively engaged on what matters at an industry level and play a role in shaping the future. The panel of five junior marketers will serve a two-year term. The closing date for entries is 31st January 2016.

Working alongside the General Council, the Future Council will help to develop the society’s reach to newer member of the marketing community. It will also support the Council in delivering high calibre events that appeal to marketers at all levels and assist with the development of the society’s digital offering, including the Society’s online database of case studies and talks.

Launching the initiative, Michael Clancy, Chair of the Marketing Society and Managing Director of MediaVest said “the Marketing Society’s Future Council is an excellent opportunity for those looking to help grow and share marketing knowledge and expertise in Ireland. As an industry we are privileged to have an access to a dynamic and bright talent pool. As an industry association, it is our role to harness this future talent and support them in their career development. The Future Council will appeal to candidates seeking to create important career connections.  We look forward to hearing from passionate marketers who want to grasp this unique opportunity to make a significant contribution to the future shape our industry.”

Anyone who has been working in the marketing industry for five years or less can apply and applicants do not have to members of the society to apply but will be expected to join should they be asked to join the Future Council. It is also open to staff working on the agency side and those working in media sector.

People interested in joining The Future Council, should contact irene@marketingsociety.ie.

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