Careers ServiceI want to work in marketing

Early career opportunities at marketing agencies are often found through making a speculative application rather than applying to an advertised position. Use the resources below to identify agencies that you would be in interested in working for, and our resources on making speculative applications to help you apply. Please note that you must tailor your application to suit each company, and demonstrate some knowledge about the work they do and the clients they work with in your application.


  • IDM Direct & digital marketing qualifications
  • IAB Interactive Advertising Bureau UK - Digital marketing training courses
  • Hubspot Academy Free courses
  • Google Digital Marketing online courses

Industry Publications

  • Campaign (previously Brand Republic) Online business portal, with job search facility
  • The Drum Media & marketing magazine, with job search section
  • Marketing Week Industry news & job search
  • IPM Bitesize news from the Institute of Promotional Marketing


Direct Marketing Agencies

Marketing Agencies