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6 Ways to Work Internationally

Adam Starr

January 04, 2010

Advertising Abroad

As you may have noticed, advertising is a very international phenomenon. No need to dive right into Madison Avenue, why not spend a few years in a foreign ad shop? There are jobs for Art Directors, Creative Directors, Copywriters, Designers, Account Executives, Traffic Coordinators, Supervisors and Digital Media Managers in every single advertising agency whether you’re in Dubai, Istanbul, or Johannesburg. The best part about working in a global ad agency is that you will likely be familiar with the products and clients you are marketing, advertising and branding. The T-Mobile account in Munich will have certain similarities to the one being run out of Seattle. Global brands like Nestlé are hoping to maintain consistency from sea to shining sea, your job is to make sure they do so in a voice that is impactful for the culture of your country.

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