10 Dream Jobs for Creatives and How the People Who Have Them Got Them

A career in advertising can be a notorious slog, especially at the beginning. Working grueling hours on dog's-breakfast accounts, watching 99 percent of your ideas—often the best ones—die on the vine, then swallowing your rage when clients insist on mangling the few gems that actually survived the meeting. But for the creatives who have the talent and ambition—or maybe just the stomach—to stick it out for long enough, there can also be great opportunities, running campaigns for brands that are big enough, and brave enough, to influence pop culture, maybe even make the world a better place. Here, a handful of jobs a driven young creative might wish he or she could someday have, and how the people who actually got them did it.


@GabrielBeltrone gabriel.beltrone@gmail.com Gabriel Beltrone is a frequent contributor to Adweek.
Publish date: September 27, 2015 https://dev.adweek.com/brand-marketing/10-dream-jobs-creatives-and-how-people-who-have-them-got-them-167162/ © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT
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