From the School Desk to the Office Desk -- Internships are Great Door Openers
Frank Solis, like many recent graduates, was looking for a job that suited his skill set. His career path, along with those of several new graduates and Bromley Communications employees, demonstrate the road to a career in advertising in this economy takes creative persistence.
“I was working on my master’s in international relations, and like everyone else, needed a job, ideally one that could hone my degree skills. I started in the production and traffic department at Bromley Communications and then transitioned as a temporary hire which became permanent in the account management department, which I truly enjoy.”
For Kimberly Moody, a summer internship working on the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau account at Bromley led to a full time position when a vacancy opened. “My degree is in destination tourism marketing which is directly related to the account I work on.”
Moody credits her internship work for her current employment: “If I could give one piece of advice to soon-to-be graduates it’s to pursue internship opportunities and treat your internship as if it’s your permanent job. Ask a lot of questions and learn as much as possible because the little day-to-day duties truly prepare you for entry into the career.”
Her boss, Group Account Director, Andres Muñoz agrees. “Kim’s attitude and her contributions to the agency in her initial months proved that she could service this account with dedication and care, which are required across the board in the Account Management department.”
Jon Erick Jaimes followed the same internship-to-employment path. “I interned twice at Bromley earning several class credits. Then I was hired as a trainee, then Copywriter, allowing me to work on a range of clients with diverse talented people along the way.”
Within two years of his employment Jaimes won two prestigious industry awards. “I got a free trip Cannes, France by winning the Círculo Creativo film competition amongst all national Hispanic agencies.” Jaimes went on to win Silver for USA Hispanic at the Young Lions film competition at the Cannes International Advertising festival, competing against 42 other countries.
"It's really easy to work hard at something, when you love doing it, I'm just thankful people along the way gave me the opportunity to get my feet wet," he added.
About Bromley Communications, LLC
Bromley Communications, LLC is a full-service integrated communications agency offering all aspects of advertising, public relations and promotions targeted to the Hispanic consumer. The agency is known for delivering measurable business results for its clients through great creativity across integrated marketing disciplines. Bromley Communications LLC's prestigious client roster includes General Mills, Genentech, MillerCoors, Procter & Gamble, Payless ShoeSource, Western Union and many other blue chip clients.
Bromley Communications is part of Publicis Groupe, the world's third largest communications group. In addition, it is ranked as the world’s second largest media counsel and buying group, and is the first global network in digital and healthcare communications. With activities spanning 104 countries on five continents, the Groupe employs approximately 45,000 professionals.
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