Release: No Turning Back 2020 Launches Free Early Careers Job Site

05.02.2021

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No Turning Back 2020 Launches Free Early Careers Job Site

Promoting diversity & inclusion for the marketing, PR & sports marketing industry

No Turning Back 2020 announces the launch of the No Turning Back 2020 Jobs Zone specifically for black, Asian and minority ethnic applicants.  

The Job Zone is welcomed by the sectors’ leading professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), The Advertising Association, The Marketing Society,  The European Sponsorship Association (ESA) and the Chartered Institute of PR (CIPR).

The No Turning Back 2020 Jobs Zone is for Early Careers only – roles for salaries up to £30,000  will showcase school and college leaver permanent trainee roles, apprenticeships, paid internships and graduate entry job opportunities across multiple inclusive employers.

Amanda Fone, Co-Founder, No Turning Back 2020 said: "Last year was one of the most challenging years for school/college leaver and graduates to find trainee and entry level roles across the Marketing, PR & Sports Marketing sectors. Since 2016 we have been working hard to encourage more 17-23 year old professionals from black, Asian, minority ethnic communities to consider a career in our sector. We are determined not to lose momentum and need to get the message out to young people that despite COVID, companies in our sector are keen to attract talent at entry & 2nd jobber level."

Organisations will be able to advertise their Early Careers vacancies at no charge so long as they can evidence their commitment and more importantly their action plans for the Recruitment, Inclusion, Retention and Promotion of diverse talent.

Entertainment  & sports brands, governing bodies, FMCG, consumer tech, telco, financial services, home entertainment, Advertising, PR and Digital Marketing agencies will be advertising their communications, PR, marketing and sports marketing opportunities.

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Companies will be able to advertise their vacancies at no charge so long as they can evidence their commitment to diversity and an inclusive company culture.

No Turning Back BAME2020 Job Zone is a meaningful and actionable campaign  that can help organisations create change and reap the benefits of an inclusive culture and change the landscape of business for good. It is financed and delivered  by co-founders of BAME2020 Amanda Fone, CEO / Founder of  f1 Recruitment and Adrian Walcott, Co founder of Brands with Values. Adrian and Amanda set up BAME2020 in July 2016 to focus on Action for Change.

What the supporters say:

Sophie Devonshire, Chief Executive of The Marketing Society: "The BAME2020 No Turning Back Job Zone could be a game changer for companies who are really committed to diversity and inclusion. The Job Zone will help companies build relationships directly with a young community who want to break into Marketing Careers – a fantastic initiative." https://www.marketingsociety.com/

Andy Westlake, Chairman of The European Sponsorship Association: "At The European Sponsorship Association we’re committed to all  initiatives that support our ambition to make sport & entertainment marketing an industry that is open for all. The No Turning Back 2020 Job Zone will help showcase our industry to candidates that may not have considered a lifelong career in sponsorship and I’m delighted that ESA are supporting this project." https://sponsorship.org/

Avril Lee, Chair of Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Diversity & Inclusion Network: "In 2021 we collectively have to continue our drive to create inclusive cultures for diverse talent to thrive and progress in the PR sector. This is another great initiative from BAME2020 No Turning Back which will help broaden the PR’s sectors reach and give us more access to young black, Asian, minority ethnic professionals." https://www.cipr.co.uk

Sharon Lloyd Barnes, Commercial Director of Advertising Association: "What a brilliant initiative! This commitment from BAME2020 is not only timely, as young diverse talent need our support now more than ever, it’s also a big step towards sustainable change. With companies being required to evidence their ED&I activity before being able to advertise in the No Turning Back 2020 Job Zone, it highlights how crucial an inclusive workplace is for retaining and advancing talent from different backgrounds." https://www.adassoc.org.uk

Gemma Butler, Marketing Director of Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM): "The Job Zone will be a great opportunity for companies to showcase their diversity and inclusion activities alongside advertising their Early Careers roles to a young diverse community keen to break into Marketing as a career." https://www.cim.co.uk

For further information, quotes, images and interviews, please contact Bridget@Saibrpr.com 07956 635576

https://www.noturningback2020.com/jobs-zone/

For CIM enquiries
James Delves
CIM Head of PR and External Engagement
james.delves@cim.co.uk

About CIM:
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the world’s leading professional body for marketing, with a global membership base made up of studying and professional members and Chartered Marketers.

CIM’s mission is to create a marketing advantage for the benefit of professionals, business and society with a focus on export, data and skills. CIM believes marketing is the critical factor in driving long term organisational performance.

CIM provides members and organisations with five key benefits:
1. Partnership – CIM is a professional and organisational partner to support performance and career development
2. Education – CIM allows individuals and businesses to continuously upskill
3. Information – CIM keeps members up to date with the latest marketing thinking, and keeps organisations at the forefront of practices
4. Connection – CIM provides access to services, expertise and peers
5. Recognition – CIM is the global benchmark of professional competence

For more than 100 years, CIM has supported, represented and developed marketers, teams, leaders and the profession as a whole. There are 120 CIM study centres in 32 countries and exam centres in 132 countries worldwide. In the last year, over 7,500 people registered at over 230 UK CIM events. Find out more about CIM by visiting www.cim.co.uk 

 

 

 

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