The Marketing Academy on the work revolution

The Marketing Academy’s Inspire conference is back, and this year will look at what the rise of automation, remote and flexible working, and ‘side-hustles’ mean for marketing careers.

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The Marketing Academy’s Inspire Live conference returns on 26 April, and this year will look at how marketers can future-proof their skills in a job market where the rise of automation, remote and flexible working, and ‘side-hustles’ are shaking up the world of work.

Now in its fifth year, the leadership conference will take place at the BT Centre in St Paul’s, London. It includes an impressive line-up of speakers including Amanda Mackenzie, CEO at Business in the Community and former Aviva CMO, entrepreneur and TED Talk speaker Tim Leberecht and Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots.

It will aim to tackle the opportunities and challenges the future of work presents. That includes discussions on flexible working, the importance of ditching the concept of a career ladder, and ways of finding or creating the kind of company you want to work for.

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Sarah Ellis, founder of Inspire Live and managing director of Gravity Road, says: “Any leader will recognise the importance of personal development, not only to remain employable, but to thrive in the evolving world of work. With the workplace undergoing an unprecedented revolution, our aim is to share fresh thinking to nurture the behaviours and skills required to stand the test of time.

“You’ll leave the day feeling energised and with practical actions for both your development and your business.”

To find out more information about Inspire Live 2018 and to book tickets visit:

All the money raised by Inspire events is donated to the Marketing Academy Foundation, which funds fully paid, 12-month marketing apprenticeships for 18- to 24-year-olds not currently in work, education or training. Delivered in partnership with the Prince’s Trust, to date it has raised more than £100,000. Inspire also runs monthly coaching breakfasts and leadership lectures

Marketing Week is a founding partner of The Marketing Academy.

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