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Developing the role models of tomorrow…

Expertly tailored and built fit for purpose, The Academy by The Lifestyle Suite program seeks to enhance and support a select group of talent (who satisfy a strict selection criteria) to develop their skills and find their voice to make a significant impact within the Australian media landscape

If you’re a doctor, nutritionist, dietitian, psychologist or finance and business expert; an elite athlete, architect, designer or veterinarian, The Academy is the program for you.
We’re looking for people who have a combination of reputable qualifications and industry experience and can substantiate their claim as a subject matter authority in their field of expertise.

The Academy will support successful participants to:

  • Clearly communicate their brand and discover their niche
  • Develop their voice
  • Be empowered to build their profile and understand how to exist as an autonomous expert within the industry
  • Secure and navigate commercial opportunities independently or acquire representation
  • Develop an understanding of the delineation between ‘expert’ and ‘social media influencers’ to maintain credibility within the content they create and the way they communicate
  • Authentically establish trust with audiences and within industry
  • Build an invaluable network of industry colleagues and connections with some of the most influential media stakeholders in Australia
  • Contribute to driving media literacy by receiving a contextual, relevant and transparent understanding of the industry in its entirety, including best practise journalism standards and editorial guidelines.

Delivery Method

The Academy program will be delivered predominately digitally with The Academy program consisting of:

  • monthly online training events (except in retreat months)
  • bi monthly cohort meetings
  • 1-day retreat (at 4mth mark)
  • 1-day retreat (at 10mth mark)
  • Ongoing Q&A support – allowing participants to liaise directly with the program manager (via email) regarding clarification/questions etc (managed online)
  • Incubator period and planning documents to create their individual brand ecosystem
  • ½ hr session at the end of the program with the program manager to determine plan moving forward and TLS assessment re: potential of representation

How to enrol?

The participants for The Academy will be hand-picked from applications, based on qualifications, industry experience and motivations.

Details of the application process is outlined below:

  • Complete application form to be submitted for the 2019/2020 program 
  • Once reviewed, shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview                     

Successful applicants will be on boarded ahead of program launch in November 2019.

To understand more about the eligibility criteria and to apply, please contact theacademy@thelifestylesuite.com