How To Land Your First Role In Digital

How to land your first digital marketing job banner.

First times are always memorable, and they’re always a great learning curve.

As I’ve recently surpassed what I consider to be the tender age of 22, I’ve had the pleasure of living a few short years of my life in the full-time workforce – post graduation. Although the time since graduation has surely flown by, I can still vividly remember the daunting experience of applying for nearly every possible job listing on Seek, in an attempt to secure my first full-time role. Sound familiar? It’s no secret that finding a job after University is no easy challenge. If you’ve already started applying for roles, I’m sure you’ve found yourself in a similar position to something like this…

A funny meme of a candidate in an interview for a digital marketing job, but not having enough experience

As I’m now accepting the fact that I’m no longer the freshest face in the digital workforce, I wanted to construct this post with the intention of providing some genuine advice for current students looking to soon land their first job in the digital world.

WARNING: This post may heavily involve the terms ‘millennials’ and ‘self-branding’. If you despise buzz words, now might be the appropriate time to turn your attention elsewhere.

If you have no idea in the world about who I am (and I don’t blame you), here’s a quick introduction. I’m a 22-year-old Digital Marketing & Conversions Specialist, so this post is slightly more catered to those looking to score a role in a Digital Marketing position. Some of my advice, however, is still applicable to all digital professions, so you may still want to tune in. 

You can catch the full featured post on the Digital Brisbane blog here.