Thursday, Nov. 8: Marketing career events galore

If you’ve got any interest in marketing — if it might be a career path, or a major or minor, or even if you simply like a few of your marketing courses — there’s an array of events this Thursday that you should attend.

November 8 is this semester’s marketing career day. Advertising agencies, sports marketers, magazine publishing executives and communications company reps will be on campus to talk to you about breaking into marketing.

Check out the slate of tomorrow’s events, itemized below, and click to sign up for as many as you find interesting!

Presenter: BBDO advertising agency
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: O’Hare Special Collections (inside Walsh Library)
Dress: Business casual
Register: Click here
Hear from Paul Reilly, executive vice president and senior director at BBDO New York, who is responsible for the Campbell’s Soup and the Grocery Manufacturers Association accounts. Over the course of his 20-year career, spanning various agencies, Mr. Reilly has handled clients such as AIG Insurance, Amstel Light, Chase Bank, Citibank, Visa, Fisher Price and the CBS Television Network.

Presenter: Hearst Magazines
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: O’Hare Special Collections (inside Walsh Library)
Dress: Business casual
Register: Click here
Hearst is one of the world’s largest publishers of monthly magazines, with 20 U.S. titles and more than 300 international editions.

Presenter: Linda Luca — “The Mad [Men] World of Advertising and Media Agencies”
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: O’Hare Special Collections (inside Walsh Library)
Dress: Business casual
Register: Click here
Linda Luca, a former executive vice president and group managing director at the advertising agency McCann New York, has more than 20 years of experience in advertising and media. She has managed accounts that include Unilever, Major League Baseball, Acuvue, Lowes Home Improvement and Black&Decker. She will discuss the world of advertising and media and give students advice on how to succeed in it.

Presenter: AT&T
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: O’Hare Special Collections (inside Walsh Library)
Dress: Business casual
Register: Click here
Dominick Sampogna, a strategic account executive, will discuss sales and marketing at AT&T Telecommunications and talk about the company’s Executive Leadership Program and entry-level sales opportunities.

Presenter: Sports marketing panel
Note: Due to yesterday’s snowstorm, the panel organizers have decided to cancel this event and reschedule it for a future date to be determined. When it is rescheduled, an announcement will be made on GabelliConnect. The organizers apologize for any inconvenience!

 

Photograph courtesy of Xiaozhuli on Flickr’s Creative Commons.

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