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UBS wins two prizes at this year’s Rally Awards with Universum as supporting agency

By Universum on 16/04/2021

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, April 15th, 2021 – Universum is delighted to share that UBS has been awarded not one but two honours in this year’s Rally Awards for their recruitment campaign which Universum helped to support.

The Rally Awards recognize excellence in recruitment marketing and employer branding practices that attract and recruit talent through social and digital channels. The Rally Awards include 16 categories recognizing innovative work with breakthrough results as well as leading practitioners who move our field forward and rising stars who represent our future of the industry.

On hearing about the recognition for their efforts, Jonna Sjövall, Global Head of Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing at UBS said: “We are honoured to win the prestigious Rally Awards – it shows that a data-driven, audience-centric approach with our EVP message at the core brings great results in the digital world of recruitment marketing”.

UBS took first place in the category for “Best Use of Paid Social Media in Recruitment Marketing” and second place in their group for “Best Use of Video in Recruitment Marketing”.  Both awards stem from UBS’ recruitment campaign “Make a change – consulting but different!”.

Universum acted as the agency and consultant for the campaign, and we could not be happier for recognition for our client has received by winning these awards. We are very proud of the outcome of this project and to have supported UBS with audience insights, storytelling, and video production

Describing the outcome of the campaign, Leo Marty, Managing Director Universum Switzerland & Austria: “I think it’s inspiring to see a bank go out of its comfort zone and really understand their target audience. And you can see those efforts paid off, creating a buzz and great ROI. This campaign is truly an excellent example for a data-driven, audience-centric campaign paired with the right creative approach.”

Tobias Loder-Neuhold, Employer Branding Product Lead Activation EMEA Universum added “Seeing a story crafted on audience insight, especially their humour, paired Universum data coming to life and driving such outstanding performance, proves everything else than being dull.”

About Rally Awards

The Rally Awards is a global competition that recognizes excellence in recruitment marketing and employer branding practices that attract and recruit talent through social and digital channels.

About Universum

Universum is a data-driven, insight-led employer branding agency. Founded in Stockholm, we are now active in over 60 countries, with key hubs in Paris, Berlin, London, New York, Singapore and Shanghai. We provide our clients with the research, strategy and creative solutions they need to compete more effectively for talent.