Minorities in Marketing

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Does anyone know if there any platforms like this group where POC in the industry share creative projects? I recently just wrapped up a non-advertising project and wanted to get it out there!

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Furious. Same old industry crap. I’m here improving my work. Feeling awful. And someone gets a job by making a phone call. And yes white, both parties. God give me strength.

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Am learning to inquire, or check in about jobs even if it seems like an agency isn’t hiring. Because they don’t make ton of open creative positions public. Also consider how likely these spots aren’t … more

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Feeling so defeated. Again. Had to exhale that.

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Meanwhile people of color are being disproportionately affected by COVID and of course not being included in vaccine trials.

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How do all my fellow Black & brown people in this bowl feel about using POC (people of color) vs BIPOC (Black and Indigenous people of color)? I ask because in the spaces I've run in before, … more

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Bonjour from Montreal! I'm looking for fellow POC and Visible Minorities that are either Strategists or looking to get into Strategy.

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Hard not to be angry and sad all the time.

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Pandora Radio is looking for creative freelancers.

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Our agency recently did a survey and an interesting question came up: “Do you feel like you can be your authentic self at work?” I feel like as a POC, micro-aggressions or fear of judgement doesn’t al… more

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Are there any organizations out there where POC in the industry can provide mentorship to young POC looking to break in or already in? Looking to give back through mentorship but don’t know where to s… more

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Did anyone attend the Adweek Hispanic and Latin American Summit? What did you think?

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My dad who lives in Asia just announced that he had a medical issue. I’m starting to enter the age where I’m going to take care of him financially. It’s a $2,000 hospital bill which in the US is nothi… more

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I hope you're all staying safe and healthy out there. It's been another rough week. Take care of yourselves. #BLM

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Looking for a talented UX designer for an exciting project! This could be an AMAZING addition to your portfolio. Looking to build a new website! The Creative Brief is ready to go! Please shoot me a DM… more

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Anyone here work in Portland...is it a racist city? Dangerous for non-whites?

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When it comes to minorities getting paid less than their white counterparts (esp. men), do you think it’s more about minorities having difficulties standing up for themselves to make a case for gettin… more

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People at the top will always look out for their race. True or False?

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Best female or POC comedy directors (for commercials)?

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Have you ever been told "I don't see you like that" when you refer to yourself as a POC/minority? How do you respond?

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Anyone else feeling the invisible Asian syndrome in heightened measure? On a VIDEO call today, with 12 people on our senior team, white male starts talking about how we have to (contd in post)

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I recently interviewed for a client-side marketing manager role with a global company. I’ve been engaged with the company for over a year and built a network of internal advocates. One of my internal … more

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So, I started a job in lockdown. During that time I spoke to management about BLM and racism in the industry. I’m POC. They were open and positive about it. Last week my CD said that though he’s reall… more

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Hi All! I’m looking at a role as head of mktg at a 10 yo start up. Applied 2 mos ago and they just reached out. Passed the HR screen and now they want me to complete an assignment by Wed. How should I… more

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This had me choked up yesterday for multiple reasons. Rest In Peace John Lewis.

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