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Professional WIL Placement (Marketing)

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Do you have all the tools to promote yourself in a tough graduate market? Develop your USP with a Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program in Marketing!

Are you a recent graduate who is struggling to break into the Marketing, Communications or PR industry, or a switched on student thinking about the next steps after university?

The Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program specialising in Marketing has been designed to help you successfully bridge the gap between study and professional employment in the Marketing field. Through the program you will have the opportunity to;

  • Gain Australian experience in your relevant field of study
  • Develop your communication skills and confidence
  • Apply what you studied in university
  • Explore your future career path
  • Understand how businesses operate
  • Add relevant experience to add to your resume
  • Build your professional business network
  • Potentially gain references and endorsements
  • Access a mentor who provides career advice and guidance

During the program you will work towards and be assessed for the nationally recognised unit of competency BSBIND201 Work effectively in a business environment.

Marketing Placements

Performance Careers works with 3,500 industry partners to provide Marketing placements across most industries, our host companies range from SMEs to some of Australia’s largest organisations and most recognised brand names. During our placement matching process we work with you to understand your career aspirations and training needs, and take these into consideration along with your specific area of expertise, relevant experience, learning objectives, and location. The following are examples of Marketing placements within our host company network:

Generalist Marketing Placement

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A company which has revolutionised the way Australians discover, trial and purchase beauty and lifestyle products.

ABOUT YOU: You are a Marketing graduate who is passionate about making your mark within the Marketing industry and has this as a long term career goal. You are familiar with social media channels, SEO, Google adwords, and sales. You are customer centric and enjoy participating in a fast paced environment and thrive on an energised and buzzing workplace. You are not scared of target oriented goals and are interested in learning from experienced professionals within the field. 

LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of the program you will learn skills in running a project and seeing it through to completion. You will gain skills in advertising and social media in this fast paced environment. Your communication skills will become stronger while you learn to write for different channels, and learn how to tend to competing priorities from various stakeholders. You will also develop skills in marketing administration learnt from team support activities.

Marketing/Events Placement

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A social enterprise that works with schools, youth and the arts to promote cultural harmony for a more cohesive and richer society. 

ABOUT YOU: You are a Marketing or Events graduate or student who has an eye for detail and is organised. The ideal candidate with be able to match the enthusiasm and passion of the office, and have a genuine passion for promoting cultural diversity and inclusion. 

LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of the program you will be exposed to daily Marketing and Event planning. This includes print, digital and social media coordination. You will be involved in writing content that is appropriate for different types of media, and hone your ability to think about how to market to various types of audiences. In this fast paced environment which employs around 50 professionals all working to promote and implement organisational goals and marketing strategies, you will learn a lot – this is an excellent opportunity to enter a professional workplace and really get hands on experience in Marketing and Events management.


Performance Careers offers the Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.


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