When you have an interview confirmed, whether that’s for a full time job, an internship or a graduate scheme, use this guide to make sure you are fully prepared on the day and in the aftermath.
Understanding the company is most important preparation. Knowing what the company does, their clients and what work they have produced will give you lots to talk about. (If you haven’t already done so follow our guide to researching companies). This should give you plenty of ammunition to form replies to any questions they may have.
Understanding who will be interviewing you on the day will also help. The following list will give you a good idea but for more, check out our guides for each specific role jobs in advertising, jobs in branding, jobs in design, jobs in marketing, jobs in media.
- Creative: Creative Director
- Accounts: Account Director/Manager
- Planner: Senior/Head of Planning
- Tech: CTO/Creative Director
- Design: Creative/Design Director
- PR: Publicist/Head of PR
If you’re still unsure where you fit into the agency read our industry guides to understand the different areas within an agency.