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If you can’t find a jobin advertising, consider running for an elective office. You have more to offer than you know.

Former Ogilvy & Mather copywriter Janine Gerds (pictured below) has turned her passion for persuasion into public service.

Gerds, now freelancing in Atlanta, began serving on the Midtown Neighbors Association’s safety committee shortly after moving into the trendy but crime-riddled community.

This fall she’s running for District 6 City Council representative and has made it into the Nov.

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