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No Turning Back 2020  Launches Free Early Careers Job Site

Promoting diversity & inclusion for the marketing, PR & sports marketing industry

No Turning Back 2020 announces the launch oftheNo Turning Back 2020 Jobs Zonespecifically forblack, Asian and minority ethnic applicants. 

The Job Zone is  welcomed by the sectors'  leading professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), The Advertising Association, The Marketing Society,  The European Sponsorship Association (ESA) and the Chartered Institute of PR (CIPR).

The No Turning Back 2020 Jobs Zone is for Early Careersonly- roles for salaries up to £30,000  will showcase  school and college leaver permanent trainee roles, apprenticeships, paid internships and graduate entry job opportunities across multiple inclusive employers.

Says Amanda Fone, Co-Founder  No Turning Back 2020:  ‘last year  was one of the most challenging years  for school/college leaver and graduates to find trainee and entry level roles across the Marketing, PR & Sports Marketing sectors.  Since 2016 we have been working hard to encourage more  17-23 year old professionals from black, Asian, minority ethnic communities to consider a career in our sector. We are determined not to  lose  momentum  and need to get the  message out to young people that despite COVID, companies in our sector are keen to attract talent at entry  & 2ndjobber level.'

Organisations  will be able to advertise their Early  Careers vacancies atno chargeso long as they can evidencetheir commitment and more importantly their action plans for the Recruitment, Inclusion, Retention and Promotion of diverse talent

Entertainment  & sports brands,  governing bodies, FMCG, consumer tech, telco, financial services, home entertainment, Advertising, PR and Digital Marketing agencies will be advertising their communications, PR, marketing and sports marketing opportunities.







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Companies will be able to advertise their vacancies atno chargeso long as they can evidence their commitment to diversity and an inclusive company culture.

No Turning Back BAME2020 Job Zone

is a meaningful and actionable campaign  that can help organisations create change and reap the benefits of an inclusive culture and change the landscape of business for good. It is financed and delivered  by co-founders ofBAME2020Amanda Fone,  CEO / Founder of f1 Recruitmentand Adrian Walcott, Co founder of Brands with ValuesAdrian and Amanda set up BAME2020 in July 2016 to focus onAction for Change.

What the supporters say:


Sophie Devonshire, Chief Executive The Marketing Society: "The BAME2020 No Turning Back Job Zone could be a game changer for companies who are really committed to diversity and inclusion. The Job Zone will help companies build relationships directly with a young community who want to break into Marketing Careers - a fantastic initiative".


Andy Westlake, Chairman The European Sponsorship Association:"At The European Sponsorship Association we're committed to all initiatives that support our ambition to make sport & entertainment marketing an industry that is open for all. The No Turning Back 2020 Job Zone will help showcase our industry to candidates that may not have considered a lifelong career in sponsorship and I'm delighted that ESA are supporting this project".



Avril Lee, Chair of Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)  Diversity & Inclusion Network


In 2021 we collectively have to continue our drive to create inclusive cultures for diverse talent to thrive and progress in the PR sector. This is another great initiative from BAME2020 No Turning Back which will help broaden the PR's sectors reach and give us more access to young black, Asian, minority ethnic professionals.


Sharon Lloyd Barnes, Commercial Director Advertising Association: "What a brilliant initiative! This commitment from BAME2020 is not only timely, as young diverse talent need our support now more than ever, it's also a big step towards sustainable change. With companies being required to evidence their ED&I activity before being able to advertise in the No Turning Back 2020 Job Zone, it highlights how crucial an inclusive workplace is for retaining and advancing talent from different backgrounds".


Gemma Butler, Marketing Director Chartered Institute of Marketing:"The Job Zone will be a great opportunity for companies to showcase their diversity and inclusion activities alongside advertising their Early Careers roles to a young diverse community keen to break into Marketing as a career".


Companies on the jobs board include: Teneo, Hanbury Strategy, Havas, CC Group, Lansons, School of Communication Arts, APCO, Insport, 3 Monkeys Zeno, Activate Learning, We Are the Romans, Tin Man, Modomo, Hanover, Fleishman



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