SBI Media expands with dynamic SMW internship programme
By Ralph Tathagata
SBI Media Group, a leading player in the advertising industry, has expanded its team with a group of dynamic individuals joining through the SBI Media Worldwide (SMW) Internship Programme. SBI noted that the development aligns with the company’s commitment to fostering youth development and creativity in the sub-Saharan African economies.
“As a seasoned industry player, SBI Media has unveiled the SBI Media Workshop (SMW), dedicated to the creative, professional, and ethical development of young minds. The overarching mission is to contribute to local and continental development through media-related initiatives.
“We are delighted to welcome these talented interns, who are set to become an integral part of the SBI Media Global family,” said Rotimi Bankole, Group CEO at SBI Media Group.
The SBI Media Group expressed gratitude to the partners of the SMW since its inception in 2020. The group added that it remains committed to collaborative efforts with partners on various platforms and initiatives aimed at fostering youth development and creativity.
The SMW Internship Programme is a carefully crafted initiative designed to welcome recent graduates from diverse academic backgrounds. Interns will gain a unique and hands-on experience in domains crucial to the media and communications industry, including Media Planning, Media Buying, Client Service, Digital, PR, Compliance, OOH, and Creative Art.
“At SBI Media Group, we take pride in providing immersive learning opportunities across different departments, fostering both professional and personal development for our interns. Our internship program is thoughtfully designed to equip recent graduates with practical work experience,” added Busayo Folarin, Group Head of Human Resources at SBI Media Group.
The infusion of fresh perspectives and energy from the interns is anticipated to contribute to the continued growth and excellence that defines SBI Media Global.
As a member of the Stagwell Global affiliate network, SBI Media Group is Nigeria’s largest independent media agency, with a vision to become Africa’s most global agency. The company has a diverse clientele, spanning telecoms, technology, aviation, automobile, eCommerce, FMCGs, financial services, and allied industries.