Advertising Unlocked

One Day. Hundreds of Career Options

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The world of Advertising invites schools and colleges across the UK to the only industry-wide "Open Day" on Friday 27 September 2019

Everything students and teachers need to know about a career in advertising will be on show and demonstrated by those working on some of the biggest ad campaigns around the globe.

Top UK advertising and media agencies will be opening their doors to the next generation of adlanders, revealing how campaigns are made and what jobs roles are involved at every stage of this process.

Agency Locations

  • London
  • Cardiff
  • Birmingham
  • Belfast
  • Bristol
  • Edinburgh
  • Leeds
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle

All agencies will be demonstrating a completely new world of opportunities open to everyone - whatever background, educational level, whether key skills lie in art, humanities, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects, analytics or good old relationship building – the advertising industry has something for all talents

If you’d like your students to get involved in Advertising Unlocked 2019, please get in touch by emailing

Please state the name and address of your school/college.

Check out find the perfect role for you before your visit so each student can identify the area of advertising that they might be suited to.

Read the FAQs about Advertising Unlocked 2019

Vacancies and Pathways 

Vacancies and Pathways for entry-level roles into Advertising

Advertising Unlocked 2018

Watch highlights from last year’s Advertising Unlocked or review last year's survey results

Advertising Unlocked 2018 from The IPA on Vimeo.