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IDM Student Marketing Competition 2015

Set up your student agency, get stuck into a real-life marketing brief and pitch your solution to a real-life client. You’ll get priceless hands-on experience, the chance to win prizes and the opportunity to meet and impress marketing’s top VIPs.

Enter the IDM Student Marketing Competition 2015 and tackle a marketing brief for Student Beans. Work in teams of 3 to 6 under the supervision of your lecturer and here’s what you’ll get.

  • £250 of Amazon vouchers and goodies from Krispy Kremes for each member of the winning team
  • A taste of what it really takes to create a marketing solution and pitch it to a client
  • A great boost for your CV – the competition is widely recognised and your hands-on experience will give you the edge over other graduate candidates
  • The real possibility your ideas could be used in the client’s future marketing plans
  • A chance to impress – you’ll meet industry VIPs who can offer internships and marketing jobs
  • Priceless, hands-on, real-world marketing experience

Here’s how it works

Written submissions will be judged by a panel of marketing professionals, including your Beans Group client, and the three highest-scoring finalists get the chance to present their ideas in a live central London pitch. Finalists then join a gala reception with some of the best marketers in the business where the winners are announced and prizes given.

About the IDM Student Competition

This well-established competition provides great experience for students to work on a challenging and real-life assignment. The brief invites solutions that cover all aspects of direct, data and digital marketing and there’s a real chance that if the client likes what is presented to them, they’ll use it in a live campaign. It is also used by lecturers as a valuable teaching aid on marketing and business courses.

When? Launch date 30 September 2014

Entry deadline: midday, Friday 1 May 2015

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