Become a Member
Proudly Sponsored By
ask jancy / if you have a question, Jancy has an answer
IHAVEANIDEA.ORG > ask jancy >  Career

Account execs and job security

I’ve continued my research and I read an interview of two account executives and one of them said that you’re garunteed your position for 2-5 years and another said about 10 years. How good is the job sercurity for account executives, you said that you guys even thought of leaving or switching …

Starting salaries for account managers?

Thank-you for answering my question last week, and I’ve got more for you: In my marketing class, we got a list of salaries for different titles in advertising. I’m interested in the account management. Is it true that account Executives start out at 25,000 a year at private agencies or is …

Will an agency let a high schooler hang out for a day?

I am a high school student who has had a turbulent time deciding my career choice. However, after a lot of consideration, I think that advertising would be right for me. I am extremely creative, witty, a quick learner and fun to be with.
To make my life-long decision complete, I would like to go …

Would getting my Masters help me in creative?

I am a soon-to-be marketing/commerce graduate with an interest in advertising and a desire to work in the creative environment of an agency. I am considering going for a Masters (to focus on moods, memory, decision making and ?) How could this kind of skill set work into an agency? …would …

Most of my book is spec work

I’m an AD and soon i’ll be hitting my second year in the biz. how would you react if i were to send you my book with 90% of it being spec work. does it matter at that point if it is killer spec work or are you strictly going to be looking for …

High schooler wants to be a “suit” for a summer

I am a grade 11 student and I am positive that I want to get into the advertising business (as an account executive or creative director) I want to know which agencies I can get a volunteer job for the summer so that I can I can gain experience for the future…Ogilvy&Mather …


About Jancy

'Jancy' is Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk, Co-Founders of Swim, a unique “creative leadership training lab for advertising creatives and marketers.” Prior to Swim, Jancy was globally renowned as the Co-Chief Creative Officers of Ogilvy & Mather Toronto, a position they held for thirteen of the twenty years they were a creative duo at the agency. Over the years they've racked up Cannes Lions, Clios, One Show pencils and CA credits, and have lead their shop to two Cannes Lions Grand Prix and a Grand Clio. They've judged CA, Cannes, D&AD, the One Show, the Clios and other prestigious award shows. Creativity named them two of the top 50 creative people of 2008. Known for their outspoken, no-bullshit style and a passion for mentoring juniors, they're ready to give you advice if you're ready to take it.

Copyright © 2001-2017 IHAVEANIDEA inc. All rights reserved. No material contained in this site may be republished or reposted.
IHAVEANIDEA™ is a trademark of IHAVEANIDEA inc. Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy

Copyright © 2009 ihaveanidea inc. All rights reserved.

No material contained in this site may be republished or reposted. Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy