The Mumbrella neXt Awards celebrate those in the media, marketing and advertising industry with 10 years experience or less. Launched in conjunction with Mumbrella’s 10th anniversary, it will recognise the best new talent across a wide variety of categories, no matter what their age. From young achievers straight out of higher education to seasoned professionals from other industries who have made late career changes, the Mumbrella neXt Awards has been established to put them in the spotlight. The awards will be preceded by a presentation revealing the results of a signifiant state of the industry research project conducted by Mumbrella.
The Mumbrella neXt Awards seek to recognise emerging talent who have been in the industry for 10 years or less. Age doesn’t matter – what counts is the amount of time within the media, marketing and communications industry.
First entries close October 12, 2018.
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Mumbrella neXt Awards
December 6, 2018
In December 2018, Mumbrella celebrates its 10th anniversary. To mark the occasion, it will celebrate the careers of those who have been in the industry for as long as Mumbrella has existed.
The Mumbrella neXt Awards seek to recognise emerging talent who have been in the industry for 10 years or less. Age doesn’t matter – what counts is amount of time within the media, marketing and communications industry.
The Mumbrella neXt Awards is for those in the Australia and New Zealand media, marketing and communications industry who are achieving great results in their career and making a wider contribution to the industry as a whole.
An entrant’s career is judged to have started from their first professional paid job in the media, marketing and communications industry. Paid or unpaid internships and work experience are not included. Within an entry, please specifically state the first paid job and the month and year the position began.
The winner in each category will be judged against two key factors: Progress within their own career, and their impact on the wider industry. Industry impact might include contribution to industry bodies or charities, development of best practice and mentoring.
The awards will be presented in a ceremony on December 6 in Sydney. Tickets to the awards night will go on sale following the shortlist announcement on November 8.
For full entry guidelines covering each category, please see the Entry Guidelines document here.
Entry criteria for each award category are the same. To enter, please provide the following:
1. A YouTube link to a video of no more than two minutes, in which you talk through your career journey, your achievements, what you believe makes you different to your peers and what you hope to achieve in the future. Please note that production values do not count towards your score – but passion does. Nothing more than a clear and audible self-shot video is required.
2. Three testimonials from clients or colleagues of no more than 200 words each. Except where you are self employed, one of those should be from your boss. Remind them to talk both about how you have developed your own career, and how you have made a wider contribution.
3. A summary – in no more than 500 words – of your key career achievements and contributions to the business and/or industry. Please include as bullet points each role within the industry, and the relevant dates.
Evidence of career development: 50%
Evidence of contribution to and impact upon the wider industry: 20%
Testimonials: 30% (10% x 3)
First entry deadline: October 12, 2018 – Fee: $149+GST
Final entry deadline: October 19, 2018- Fee: $199+GST