Vero, a digital marketing, creative, and PR agency with offices across Southeast Asia, is launching Vero Next Gen, a training program for young communication consultants in Vietnam.
Beginning in October, the agency said, it will open the doors of its Ho Chi Minh City office to ambitious and promising young communication talents for a tailor-made training and internship experience. The program, which Vero plans to hold twice a year, will give the enrollees access to mentorship, training, hands-on experience and networking.
"Communication consulting is a job you learn by doing, so we feel it is our responsibility to provide high-quality, real-world training to the new generation," said Vero ASEAN director Raphael Lachkar. "With that in mind, we chose to launch the Vero Next Gen. program in Vietnam first due to the country's exceptional talent pool of ambitious up-and-coming professionals, in order to give them a chance to learn from our team of international consultants who work with some of the most inspiring international brands in Southeast Asia, spanning across all industries."
As a strategic communications consultancy, the agency also recognises that 100 per cent of its competitive advantage comes from its ability to attract and retain the best talent, he added.
Participants will follow Vero's consultants as they develop creative communication strategies, manage media and partners and counsel international brands. They will be able to attend client, media, and influencer conversations, both internally and externally. They will receive a monthly allowance and weekly mentorship sessions with key managers in the Vietnam office and the agency's other offices in Thailand, Indonesia, and Myanmar. At the end, they will participate in a one-to-one career-counseling session with the agency's directors.
RMIT University is supporting the program.
The agency said it will be selective, favouring applicants who are curious, ambitious, and driven, with a strong will to learn and the ability to organize within a group. Requirements include strong interpersonal communication skills and the capacity to work in an international environment using both English and Vietnamese, as well as a minimum of three years of education in a relevant field.
Those interested in applying can submit a video CV.
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