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Talent and Marketing Organization

Continued growth can only be sustained by talent that is increasingly capable, highly skilled, and diverse. Attracting and developing this talent requires an end-to-end, systematic approach that starts at the academic level, progresses through the current marketing organization, and culminates at the senior leadership ranks.

The ANA’s Approach

We launched the industry's first campaign to elevate marketing as a career of choice, formed the bridge that connects the advertising, marketing and academic communities, published multiple research reports to help brands effectively structure their organizations, and put our full weight behind continually developing the skills of all marketers.

CMO Growth Council

The CMO Growth Council was established in 2018 to assemble the most vibrant, diverse, and dynamic force of chief marketers from some of the world’s most successful brands. Its ultimate aim is to support the international community with a first-of-its-kind roadmap for driving business growth through marketing.

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The Future-Ready Agency: How to Achieve Long-Term Success

by Scott Blessman, Tracy Broderick, Amy O'Hara, Elizabeth "EZ" Zupkow, 2 days ago

According to a 2024 Setup survey, over 50 percent of brands are likely to change their primary agency this year — a 17 percent increase from 2023. This statistic underscores the growing complexity and competitiveness of the agency landscape. To thrive in this environment, agencies can no longer rely solely on project execution or longstanding relationships — they must challenge conventions, offer strategic insights, and demonstrate their value by delivering tangible business outcomes. But how can you do this?

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Key Tips for Marketing Talent

by Joanna Fragopoulos, 5 days ago

Robert Half expert Amy Mangan shared key recommendations for navigating the job market. Whether you are seasoned talent or new to the workforce, it can be challenging to steer through the ever-changing ad industry.

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A benefit of ANA membership, committee meetings feature a mix of member case studies, perspective from outside experts, and benchmarking/best-practice sharing that drive thought leadership on key industry issues. Each ANA committee meets three to four times per year and can be attended in person or remotely. Depending on the committee, 10 to 30 participants may attend — big enough for diversity of opinion, yet small enough for more intimate exchanges.

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Learn more about the four growth priorities and the 12 focus areas that comprise the ANA Growth Agenda.