SMS AGM 2023
Out with the old and in with the new 👑 … Come join us at the SMS Annual General Meeting 2023! 💜
We are on the hunt for an amazing 2024 executive team to carry out our vision of facilitating personal and professional growth for all students to thrive in the marketing industry ✨
⭐ We've made some exciting changes and additions to our 2024 core team ⭐ Here are the 13 positions available for nomination:
💁♀️ 2x Co-Presidents
📝 1x Secretary
💸 1x Treasurer
🎨 1x Marketing (Design) Director
📲 1x Marketing (Contents) Director
📰 1x Marketing (Publications) Director
🤝 2x Careers and Sponsorships Directors
💻 1x Tech Director
🎟️ 2x Events Directors
🧑🎓 1x Alumni Director
Nominate yourself for an executive position* via this link: https://forms.gle/RhBycRaMQLfVLX9fA 📝
*Nominations will close on Thursday 28th of September 6PM sharp.
🗓️ Thursday 28th September
📍ABS Learning Studio 3100 or Online!
Zoom Link: https://uni-sydney.zoom.us/j/86474756945
Mentoring Program 2023
The Sydney Marketing Society (SMS) is looking for determined, self-motivated students to be paired with marketing industry professionals in their field of interest.
You will form an invaluable one-on-one relationship with a mentor who will provide you with guidance and advice on any burning career questions you have!
Gain insight and skills relevant to the marketing world as well as networking opportunities through our mentoring program.
We’ve teamed up with professionals from a variety of marketing sectors such as FMCG, Media, Digital, Strategy, Research, and Technology to connect you to leaders from major companies!
APPLY HERE: https://forms.gle/jwuPYc8B2kh1NxwR9
❗️Applications are open NOW and close on the 24th of August Thursday at 11:59pm. Late applications will not be accepted.
PROGRAM DATES (subject to change):
Program Launch Event: Tuesday 5th September, 6-8pm
Closing Event: Tuesday 31st October, 6-8pm
NOTE: All students at the University of Sydney are welcome to apply, no matter what you’re studying!
Students who are accepted into the program will be required to pay a $10 administration fee for participation.
SMS x Deloitte Case Competition
Join us for our exciting annual case competition as SMS x Deloitte Climate and Engineering Presents: Deloitte Case Competition at SMS, an ideal chance for you to dive into a captivating case competition and gain valuable insights into one of the leading Big Four firms!
Registrations for this form will close on 24 August, 11:59pm.
1. INITIAL SUBMISSION: Teams will prepare a 7-9 minute recorded video presentation with a slide deck to answer the case questions.
2. SEMI-FINALS: Semi-finals will take place in person at USYD, with judges from Deloitte in attendance. Teams will prepare a 10-minute presentation followed by a Q&A from our judges, who will provide feedback.
3. FINALS: Teams selected to advance to the finals will head to Deloitte’s Head Office in Sydney’s CBD to present their final recommendations.
🏆 The winning team will score a sit-down catch-up with leading partners and consultants (with the potential of fast-tracking your vacationer/graduate application process) — a valuable opportunity to boost your career prospects and industry connections!
14/08 - 24/08: Registrations open
From 15/08: Case brief to be released (via email)
21/08: Online Masterclass held by the Deloitte Team
25/08 11:59: Case submission due
29/08: Semifinalists announced
07/09: Semifinals @ USYD
21/09: Finals @ Deloitte offices
Teams must have 4 to 5 members and only submit ONE registration form as a team.
Kindly complete the registration form by providing the details of you and your team members, and we'll promptly send you the briefing to kick-start this cracking exciting journey!
SMS x FABSOC: The Makeup of Branding
Beauty queens, get ready for FABSOC x SMS Presents: The Make-Up of Branding!💄
We’ve teamed up to bring you an amazing panel from the beauty industry who will teach you everything you need to know about building a beauty brand, the fashion and beauty market, and how YOU can develop your career in this space!
Don’t miss out on this stunning opportunity to gain valuable insight from the best in the beauty biz
🗓️ POSTPONED TO SEMESTER 2
👚 Dress code is smart casual
🌯 Food and drink will be provided
Tech-Know Workshops: SPSS Insights
Are you struggling with MKTG 2113: Marketing Insights? Do you want a refresher on the course before finals? Or are you curious about SPSS Statistics ?
Don’t worry! Our amazing 🖥️SMS TECH TEAM 🖥️has got your back!
As part of the Tech-Know Workshop Series, we are going to help you ace MKTG 2213 with our SMS TECH-KNOW WORKSHOPS: SPSS INSIGHTS!
Not only do you have the opportunity to hear from our tech team (and other marketing students who have done the course before) on tips and tricks, but we’ll also be showing live demos and coach you on how to better use SPSS!🚀
So this workshop might just be the KEY to secure that HD in MKTG 2113 that you’ve longed for! 🎉
PS. You don’t have to be doing MKTG 2213 to attend this workshop, everyone is welcome - as long as you've got that curiosity to learn!
⚡The event and demos will be recorded, so feel free to look back at the tutorials anytime before your finals! ⚡
📆 Monday, 15th May (Week 12) 6-8:30
📍H60 Codrington Lab 2
💻 You’re welcome to bring your laptop along to take notes!
💌 RSVP here: https://forms.gle/VTVHDNMzJhzGuxtW9
🖥️ Click ‘Going’ on our FB Event!
See you there! 💗
SMS x MMSA: Market the Night Away!
We know that finals and assessments are coming up, so what better way to LET LOOSE one last time before heading back into full study mode?
SMS is collaborating with Macquarie University Marketing Student Association to bring you 🍹SMS x MMSA Presents: Market the Night Away🍹
This is the PERFECT opportunity to meet other marketing students from other universities, grow your professional and social network, and hang out with old and new friends while enjoying drinks! 💃
Don’t worry - you might be worrying about those finals and assessments coming up, but we’ve got you! Feel free to chat with any of our SMS / MMSA executives - we might be able to give you some tips and tricks on how to ACE that particular marketing subject! 💯
All you have to think about is to ENJOY THE NIGHT - meet new friends, go crazy on drinks, and have fun!
📆 Thursday, May 11th (Week 11) 6-9pm
📍Websters Bar in Newtown (Top Floor!)
🖥️Click ‘Going’ on our FB Event!
SMS x ENACTUS: Ready, Set, START UP
SMS and Enactus are teaming up to bring you SMS x ENACTUS PRESENTS: READY, SET, START UP!
Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to first hand industry insights on entrepreneurship, while getting the chance to work on a hypothetical star-tup case during the event with other team members- where you will receive valuable feedback from consultants, marketers and founders of notable businesses!
Whether you’re someone who is an aspiring entrepreneur, or wanting to get into the consulting or marketing industries, this event will be the perfect time to network with industry professionals while also building connections with like-minded peers!
WHEN: Wednesday, May 3rd (Week 10) 6:30-9pm
WHERE: Abercrombie Business School (ABS) Seminar Room 2200
Dress code is smart / business casual
Free Pizza and Drinks will be provided
Click ‘Going’ on our FB Event!
We can’t wait to see you there! 💜
BISA x SMS 1989 Bar Social
Want your own Back to the Future moment? Play retro arcade games, have a drink (or a few) and meet some new friends at our upcoming social event!
BISA and SMS are collaborating to bring you a night out at the 1989 Arcade Bar in Newtown.
From Space Invaders to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, feel the nostalgia of the late 80s n’ 90s on Wednesday, the 19th of April. Register your name below and see you there!
WHEN: Wednesday, 19th April 2023 from 5 - 7 pm
WHERE: 1989 Arcade Bar, Newtown (22 King St, Newtown NSW 2042)
WHO: Everyone is invited!
Business School BBQ
CELEBRATE the midsem break with an ALL-STAR Business Societies collab. Forget about exams and get on the snags at the FMAA x SCC x SMS x NoW Business BBQ.
Whether you’re interested in a career in finance, consulting, or marketing, OR, aspiring to be a woman in business, there’s FREE food and FREE insights for everyone.
WHEN: Thurs 6th April, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
WHERE: Quad Botany Lawn
WHAT: Free BBQ x good vibes x industry insights
1st years to 5th years and everything in between, we can’t wait to see you there!
P.S SMS’s newest sponsor ~ Hello Panda will be giving out free bubble tea and discount codes so don’t miss out!
Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdlT1qC1uXGQ_QmOiTqnODNZEwFOC4GcKErAluu8lpA2IAylA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2Mi_2jbrXZ9--1DuQn2enBUwa-CSUweoAKSGQLUmUlgP0X2D61Rn7aBjc
Corporate Networking Night
SMS is back with our annual SMS Presents: Corporate Networking Event!
Whether you’re looking to improve your networking skills, or seeking some advice on graduate roles, this event is perfect for you. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to propel your career to the next level!
You will have the chance to mingle with the SMS team and ask our amazing sponsors any career/professional questions that you have.
Date: April 4th, 6-8 PM (Tuesday)
Location: Quad Seminar Room S224
Cost: FREE for SMS members!
Dress code is smart / business casual
Pizza and Chill
SMS is back with our highly anticipated PIZZA & CHILL event! Join us at the International Student Lounge at Wentworth Building and enjoy FREE pizza, loads of networking and games! 👫🥤
This is a great opportunity for students looking to meet new friends and enjoy a chill afternoon with friends 🤝.
Come meet the SMS Exec team and ask us any academic/career related questions you have!
When: March 20th, 1-3PM
Where: International Student Lounge, Wentworth Building
Cost: FREE FOOD & DRINKS for SMS members!
Click ‘Going'! if you're down to come get a SLICE of the action!
SMS Intro Night 2023
Didn’t get a chance to meet us at Welcome Week? No stress!
SMS INTRO NIGHT is coming up, and YOU’RE invited
Come join us for a chill evening of free food, networking and fun! 🎉
This will be a memorable opportunity to mingle with other students, build valuable friendships, and get to meet the SMS team. We’ve also prepared a panel conducted by our executive team to answer any university / career questions about marketing
🗓Thursday, 2nd March
📍Hermann’s Bar, Wentworth Building (TBC)
💰FREE for SMS Members!
🎟️REGISTER HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeouVwXL5UFVCToFVVkptiGoUuFzuh3yRjiiII1PaP0ZG4gJw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR1m-JzB6gZskGOMnnflaNRNLC9KKVmKmG5sPziiWvaPWkQ4bNIK160wNNU
Stay tuned for more updates on our socials!