Creative agency next Thursday and industry talent agency SEVENTWENTY have announced their co-sponsorship of Queensland Youngbloods for the first time this year.
Youngbloods gives young people currently working or studying in the fields of advertising, marketing, media and PR an edge by providing its members with industry news, job opportunities, internships, educational events, and social networking opportunities.
Dan Adler, managing director of next Thursday, said: “The team at next Thursday and I are very excited to endorse Youngbloods this year. It felt like a natural fit for our agency to invest in the future of the creative industry with SEVENTWENTY.”
SEVENTWENTY managing director Allen Smith said: “We are excited to be co-sponsors of this invaluable resource for young people in the advertising and marketing community, and cannot wait to see what the events this year will bring.
Nicole Klinakis and Rubini Gunaratnam, co-chairs of Queensland Youngbloods. Said in a joint statement: “We’re thrilled to have SevenTwenty back again this year.
“Having next Thursday on board is also an absolute honour. It’s fantastic to see an agency help bridge the gap for young professionals – it’s what we’re all about.”
The first event for the year was lawn bowls at The Boo in Newstead, held last Thursday. Members were given the chance to speak with industry guests from agencies across creative, account service, digital production, and strategy.