Wunderman Thompson: Learnership Programme 2023/2024

Wunderman Thompson invites South African unemployed to apply for the Learnership Programme 2023/2024

Position: Learnership Programme 2023/2024

Department: Early Careers & Internships

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who we are looking for

Account Management 

A passionate and driven personality that will drive client account efficiency and collaborate with teams from across the business. You will work with teams and individuals who focus on cost efficiency, margin efficiency, timeous delivery; and assist with overseeing and coordinating the activities of teams across all areas of the account. Underpinning all of this is the need to build strong and enduring client–agency working relationships.


We’re looking for an experienced copywriter to join a creative team that is passionate about the work they produce and the brands we work on, and full of their own brand of creative genius. The copywriter’s key role is to conceptualise high-quality creative and present written copy, whilst staying true to the brand strategy. It is imperative that this is achieved on time, on brief, and in budget.

Community Management

You have a finger on the pulse. You’re savvy with a passion for understanding and engaging with social media platforms and leveraging community engagement for brands.

Financial Management

In a financial management role, you will be involved in supporting the team that performs the day-to-day and monthly processing of financial transactions to ensure that finances are maintained in an effective, up-to-date, and accurate manner. 


Leverage digital, social, and brand strategies effectively to achieve marketing objectives. Clearly and persuasively communicate strategic recommendations to internal and external stakeholders with varying levels of understanding. Contribute to leading integrated, multi-platform marketing campaigns. Understand key performance indicators (KPIs) and develop methodologies for measuring success in brand, digital, and social strategies. Create brand positioning strategies across diverse categories and industries. Establish brand architecture to enhance brand equity and recognition. Develop multi-channel digital strategies that leverage various platforms and channels. Possess a deep understanding of individual digital channels such as SEO, SEM, and SMM, and demonstrate how they interconnect to achieve overarching goals.

Who You Are:

A driven personality with

  • Strong English language communication skills
  • Strong relationship skills
  • Strong administrative skills with attention to detail
  • Multi-tasking capabilities
  • An ability to remain calm and manage stressful situations
  • An aptitude for thinking “on your feet”
  • High levels of comfort with changing direction to adapt to a changing situation or requirements
  • An interest in marketing, marketing technology and related disciplines

What you’ll need

  • A Grade 12 (matric) certificate (NQF 4) as a minimum
  • Demonstrate English communication skills (speak, read and write)
  • Computer literacy – a knowledge of Microsoft products (MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel) is advantageous.

Please note that preference will be given to EE candidates and person’s living with disabilities who are under the age of 30 years.

What We Offer

Passionate, driven people | We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

Consciously cultivated culture | We aim to embody the behaviours to build an inclusive community that is in it together, bringing both positivity and active listening into the workplace as we simultaneously strive to empower creative bravery.

Growth-minded opportunities | We aim to nurture a culture of real-time feedback, growth-oriented mindset, and plenty of training opportunities through Wunderman Thompson and WPP, so you can continue to grow personally and professionally.

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

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