Apple is Seeking 10 Participants for a New Marketing Program Called 'the Orchard'

Apple is Seeking 10 Participants for a New Marketing Program Called 'the Orchard'

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Apple is seeking 10 participants for a new innovative, creative program in the Marketing Communications (Marcom) group at Apple called 'the Orchard'.

Its mission is to bring together a talented and diverse group of up-and-coming creatives to learn and grow with professionals at Apple. Participants will collaborate with Apple creatives, producers, and planners in the communication of Apple products and the Apple brand. The Orchard is dedicated to mutual learning and the growth of the next generation of Apple thinkers and creators.

The program will offer a set curriculum, mentoring, and applied Apple projects. It will include enrichment opportunities and sessions with leaders of Apple departments outside Marcom. The inaugural program will last six months.

Who Can Apply
The program will be bringing in a very exclusive group of 10 participants. 4 Art Directors, 4 Copywriters, and 2 Strategic Planners.

The Orchard is seeking creative thinkers who wish to learn and grow and apply their talents to Apple. These creatives are writers, art director/designers, and strategic planners who want to work in one of the most innovative creative companies in the world. In most cases, they will have just completed a degree in creative communications or have a few years’ experience working in fine arts or communications. The Orchard will select from a diverse applicant pool to form a capable group to take part in the six-month program.

Application Criteria
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and creative examples of design, marketing, or advertising work that demonstrates their talent and passion for communication. We are looking for people with a strong sense of design, writing, and strategic and creative thinking. This means presenting some kind of portfolio, produced work, or project, either as a link or an attachment.

Submission requirements for file sizes to attach to your application are a maximum of 2MB. If you have a portfolio link, please be sure to put the link on your resume before uploading it.

Application and Hiring Process:
Applications will be accepted from October 3, 2016, through November 4, 2016. A selection committee will review all applicants and select candidates to screen via FaceTime. Finalists will be flown to Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, for in-person interviews in early December. If selected, participants will receive an offer from Apple for a six-month engagement beginning on January 16, 2017, through August 25, 2017, and be given a competitive base salary and a relocation package. All applicants must be able to present US work authorization in order to be considered.

Key Qualifications:
● 0-3 years experience or education in an appropriate creative communications discipline
● Ability to demonstrate creative work samples that align with the work that Marcom produces for Apple and explain the thinking behind them
● Demonstrate strong teamwork and collaboration
● Strong communication skills
● Detail Oriented
● Demonstrate flexibility and an ability to navigate ambiguity
● Curious with a strong desire to learn
● Strong organizational skills

You can apply at the link below!

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Apple is Seeking 10 Participants for a New Marketing Program Called 'the Orchard'

Ibrahim Munkaila - October 8, 2016 at 6:15am
I'm in Ghana and I've been in the apple industry for close 10years can I apply?
MeatLovah - October 10, 2016 at 6:25am
Do you have a beard, flannel shirt and drink soya latte? If your answer is yes, yes and yes. Then by all means, go ahead, you qualify!
MeatLovah - October 6, 2016 at 9:55am
OK hipsters and vegans, here's your change!
BeefBrotha - October 6, 2016 at 3:33pm
Like they have a chance at all!