AMA Toronto: Career Accelerator 2024

Welcome to AMA Toronto’s Seventh Annual Career Accelerator Mentorship Program, helping young marketing professionals further their career.

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Welcome to AMA Toronto’s Career Accelerator program sponsored by Seneca, where our focus is helping young professionals to accelerate their career with the help of an experienced marketing professional.

Inspired by AMA Toronto’s Mentor Exchange program, the Career Accelerator was created to meet the needs of junior marketing professionals looking to move up the ladder in their careers. The program runs April to January.

The program provides affordable and exclusive access to membership, mentorship and programming. It is designed to expose young professionals to the many different career paths within the industry while arming them with tools to become a better marketer, a powerful networker and a future leader.

Spaces are limited, so make sure you sign up today!

We are also seeking the support of industry patrons who can provide financial aid to participant’s who can’t afford the tuition fees. You can Donate by clicking on the Tickets button.

FAQs

Who are the Mentors?

The majority of our mentors are graduates of our Senior Mentoring program Mentor Exchange. These folks have firsthand experience leveraging a mentor, and they love being able to share their leadership experience with the next generation of Leaders. You can see our roster of Mentors -> Meet Our Mentors

Are there any requirements for applicants?

This program is best suited for you if you are:

  • At least 1 year into a career in the Marketing, Advertising & Communications industry
  • 24-30 years of age
  • Career focused and driven to achieve professional success.
  • Consider yourself to be an aspiring future leader.

Did you Know: You can write off the cost of this program in your annual income taxes under “Union Dues and Associations Memberships”

How do I sign up?

Please click on the “Tickets” button for this program, contained within this page. Provide your name, contact information, link to your LinkedIn profile, and a short 2 paragraph (5 – 8 sentences MAX) description about yourself and why you would like to join the Career Accelerator Program.

Also, please mention any specific industry interests or companies so we may take this into account in the matching process.

Finally, please pay the Program Fee. Deadline for registration is March 15, 2024. Once we receive and review your application, we will be in contact when we have updates about the program.

Seneca DEI & Young Professionals Award

AMA Toronto is pleased to welcome Seneca School of Marketing and Media as a strategic partner and DEI & Young Professionals Leader Sponsor for 2023. This initiative will further support the development and empowering leadership potential of young professionals from diverse backgrounds in our community. Under this program, deserving candidates for our Career Accelerator mentorship will get “scholarships” for free access to the program. AMA will also provide coaching on networking and opportunities for young professionals to develop their networks to succeed.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application. All scholarships will be awarded based on merit and need.

If I have questions about the program, who can I contact?

You can contact:

  • Maggie Bolt – maggie.bolt@ama-toronto.com

What benefits do I get out of the program?

If you’re unsure of your next professional steps, feel you’re lacking opportunities to advance into a more challenging senior role, or looking to grow your network and learn from industry experts, you’re in the right place. Benefit from the guidance and experience of your assigned mentor. Join us and engage with future industry leaders in a mutually beneficial, dynamic two-way learning experience.

Benefits of the program include:

  • 1 Year American Marketing Association Global Membership. ($226.62 value)
  • 4 – 5 one-on-one Mentorship meetings with a Senior Marketing professional ($500 value)
  • 1 free ticket to any AMA Toronto regular programming event, and a deep discount on tickets for other events ($80 value)
  • Attend all monthly Marketing Networking events for Free ($180 value)

Total value of over $960!

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