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Next Big Thing Fellows Program (Online)

As a leading global growth marketing studio, we recently launched a 100% scholarship program for our 8 weeks Growth Marketing Bootcamp: the Next Big Thing Fellows Program. Next Big Thing Fellows is a comprehensive Growth Focused Career Program including a Bootcamp, Mentorship Sessions, Certification and Internship/Full-time Offer to Selected Candidates. With this program, we are aiming to meet growth marketing enthusiasts and help them start their growth marketing careers.

Details of the Next Big Thing Fellows Program

What Are The Benefits of Becoming a “Next Big Thing Fellow”?

The program will offer:

  • 100% scholarship for NBT’s 6 weeks Growth Marketing Bootcamp (Retail Price: EUR 1450)
  • Internship or full-time employment opportunities from NBT and/or NBT Partners
  • A recommendation letter from NBT for related job applications
  • LinkedIn recommendations from NBT Mentors
  • 12 Months Free Access to Growth Marketing Hub (GMH)
  • Lifetime access to the NBT Growth Academy Slack Channel
  • Lifetime access to NBT Alumni Meetings
  • Lifetime early access to job openings at NBT and NBT Partners

Who can apply?

Everyone who is interested in growth marketing and digital marketing can apply to our program. In your application, we will ask you only three questions;

  1. Why do you want to start your career in growth marketing?
  2. Why do you want to join NBT Fellows Program?
  3. What are your future career plans & goals?

What do we expect?

  • Advanced level of English
  • Passion for Growth Marketing

Key Dates

  • Application Window: 01.03.2022 - 01.04.2022
  • Case Studies & Interviews & Sending Invitations to Selected Candidates: 25.03.2022 - 15.04.2022
  • Next Big Thing Fellows Program: 09.05.2022 - 04.07.2022
    • Kick-off: 09.05.2022
    • Stage 1 Growth Marketing Bootcamp: 09.05.2022 - 17.06.2022
    • Stage 2 Project Assignments: 17.06.2022
    • Stage 3 Fellows Project Presentations: 04.07.2022
    • Stage 4 Internship and/or Full-time offers to Selected Candidates

* The program will be 100% online and will be based on the CET zone.

The Next Big Thing Fellows Program Steps

Step 1: Application

All applications will be made via the form below

Dates: 01.03.2022 - 01.04.2022

Step 2: Case Study

Once candidates submit their applications, our team will evaluate all applications and provide a brief for a case study for selected candidates.

Candidates will submit their case studies via email for our team to review and select a shortlist for final interviews

Step 3: Interviews

Candidates who pass steps 1 & 2 will be invited to video interviews with our team members.

Step 4: Fellows Program Invitations

After the Interviews, our team will send invitations to NBT Fellows Program to eligible candidates.

Step 5: Fellows Program

NBT Fellows Program has 4 key stages.

Stage 1: Growth Marketing Bootcamp

All selected Fellows will get a 100% scholarship for 6 weeks Growth Marketing Bootcamp provided by the NBT Team ( + 2 weeks of mentorship sessions and presentations)

Growth Marketing Bootcamp Curriculum

All the training and mentorship sessions of The Growth Marketing Bootcamp will be held 100% Online.

Week 1

Growth-Driven Marketing Checkup + Growth-Driven Marketing Strategy Creation

  • 3 Hours Workshop
  • 1 Week time for Fellows to practice on Growth Marketing Hub and create outputs

Week 2-3

Growth-Driven Planning & Management 1 - Reaching and Attracting Potential Customers

  • 3 Hours Workshop /weekly. The workshop covers reaching and attracting potential customers through:
    • Content Marketing (covering SEO/ASO)
    • Paid Media (covering SEM, Facebook Ads, Instagram Ads, Linkedin Ads, Twitter Ads, YouTube Ads, Quora Ads, Reddit Ads, Pinterest Ads, Display Ads, Remarketing)
    • Social Media Marketing
    • Earned Media Marketing
  • 2 Weeks time for Fellows to practice on Growth Marketing Hub and create outputs

Week 4

Growth-Driven Planning & Management 2 - Engaging and Converting Potential Customers

  • 2 Hours Workshop
  • 1 Week time for Fellows to practice on Growth Marketing Hub and create outputs

Week 5

Growth-Driven Planning & Management 3 - Nurturing and Closing Leads and Growth-Driven Planning & Management 4 - Retaining Customers and Growing Customer Lifecycle Values

  • 2 Hours Workshop
  • 1 Week time for Fellows to practice on Growth Marketing Hub and create outputs

Week 6

Growth-Driven Planning & Management 5 - Growth-Driven Management - OKR and Test & Learn Based Growth-Driven Management

  • 3 Hours Workshop
  • 1 Week time for Fellows to practice on Growth Marketing Hub and create outputs

Stage 2: Project Assignments & Mentor-Mentee Match

After completion of Growth Marketing Bootcamp, projects will be assigned to fellows and a mentor from the NBT team will be assigned for each fellow in order to help for the project preparation.

In 2 weeks time, fellows will have 2 mentorship sessions with their mentors

Stage 3: Fellows Project Presentations

All the fellows will present their projects to an audience consisting of NBT team members.

After the presentations, all the fellows receive participation certificates and become a Next Big Thing Fellow.

Stage 4: Starting the Growth Career

After the completion of the NBT Fellows program, NBT will provide the following benefits to fellows to start their growth career.

  • Depending on the open positions at NBT, some of the Fellows might get an internship or full-time offer from NBT for the following teams: Brand Marketing Team, Performance Marketing Team, Content Marketing Team and Product Team.
  • Depending on the open positions at NBT Partners (companies that NBT is working together in various growth projects), some of the Fellows might get an internship or full-time offer from NBT Partners.
  • In order to support fellows’ other job applications in growth and digital-related roles, a recommendation letter from NBT for related job applications will be provided as well as LinkedIn recommendations from NBT Mentors.

Stage 5: Once a Fellow Always a Fellow

After the completion of the NBT Fellows program, all the fellows will become an alumnus of NBT and in addition to 12 Months Free Access to Growth Marketing Hub, they will have the following benefits

  • Lifetime access to the NBT Growth Academy Slack Channel
  • Lifetime access to Alumni Meetings
  • Lifetime Early Access to Job openings in NBT and NBT Partners