S3 Advertising is an award-winning national advertising agency based in Cardiff. The atmosphere in the office can best be described as unorthodox but we believe it’s this approach that sets us apart from everyone else.
We are extremely proud to be:
- Ranked #1 in the UK at the Drum Digital Census 2014/2015 for Excellent Client Feedback in the Media Agencies Sector.
- The ONLY creative advertising agency in Wales to be ranked in the Top 50 of the 2014 Agency Register in December 2014.
- Nominated for the Best Integrated Cross-Channel, Cross Media campaign Drum Content Awards and for the Best Integrated Campaign by the Drum Cream Award for the Mr. Tom Peanuts campaign in October 2015.
- Nominated in the Drum Network Award: Media Agency of the Year and won Welsh Business of the Year in November 2015.
As a full-service agency we are constantly winning new business by pitting ourselves against the biggest players in the industry. To do this we have to be innovative, intelligent and of course BOLD! After all we’re not sheep, we are lions of the industry!
By definition a lion is a strong animal of social importance, this is mirrored in the role S3 plays in the community; quenching that insatiable appetite to grow and progress.
Hence, S3 Advertising: a 360º 21st century advertising agency, launches the S3 Academy!
The purpose of the S3 Academy is twofold: to provide interns with valuable, professional experience and to forge key relationships with schools and other educational establishments.
As a trainee/intern for S3 you will be a crucial member of the team and will embody all of our key values: be bold, professional, intelligent and ambitious in everything you do during your time here at S3.
Our placements will cover short, medium or long-term periods, with tailored phases of training and specific objectives. Your bespoke training plan and objectives will be relevant to your course and career ambitions. From video production, photography and social media to web design and development, website analytics and media buying and planning our team members are all experts in their respective fields so you will benefit from a highly skilled mentor to help you work towards your goals.
Here at S3 we see the benefit of inspiring new talent and maintaining great educational relationships. We are passionate about recruiting and motivating the brightest talent in an ever-changing, highly competitive industry in order for us to remain one step ahead of the competition. The S3 Academy allows us to forge great, long-standing relationships with schools and universities, allowing us to work alongside them and to complement their curriculum. As part of the programme our experts also have
As part of the programme our experts also have the opportunity to visit educational establishments to present and promote S3 and the Academy to students, giving an insight into what we do and what they can aspire to.
S3 Academy is not a place you come to make coffee whilst trying to catch a glimpse of the action, it is a tailored, hands-on programme, which will harvest and inspire the very best new talent in the industry.
Don’t believe us? Here’s our first ever testimonial from our inaugural graduate:, Ben Horder:
“Of a variety of agencies my course gave me the privilege of meeting S3. They stood out to me due to their values, passion and drive to be bold in a vastly competitive industry.”
– Ben Horder, Advertising and Design student University of South Wales
Experience in the industry is desirable, experience at S3 is critical. Welcome to the S3 Academy!