Consumer Intern – Gaming / Auto / Food + Beverage
Los Angeles, California, United States
Are you a gamer? An esports fan? Do you obsess about gadgets and entertainment services? Are you creative and daring? Do you love to collaborate and bring big ideas to life? Then, the Weber Shandwick West Coast office is looking for you to be our next Integrated Media Consumer Intern.
What is ‘Integrated Media’? It’s a little bit of everything. You’ll be part of teams that:
- Develop digital-first campaigns on social media
- Build relationships with journalists to tell the best stories for your clients
- Tell brand stories as part of a team of editors and former journalists
- … to name a few
From creative ideation to execution, Weber Shandwick’s Integrated Media interns form the foundation of a talented team that generates groundbreaking, award-winning programs. During the program, you’ll work on campaigns for iconic brands and companies you’re likely to encounter every single day.
For this opportunity, the position supports our growing roster of consumer and gaming clients, running the gamut of esports leagues, consumer electronics manufacturers, consumer packaged goods. If you think you fit the bill, we’d love to hear from you.
What you'll do:
- Create: Written words, social posts, compelling content
- Monitor: Track brands in traditional and social media
- Hustle: Pitch stories to media, develop media lists
- Research: Analyze brands using various resources
- Plan: Assist in event coordination and logistics
What we’re looking for from you:
- Thinking: Do it out of the box. Actually, it’s best if you’re wholly unfamiliar with the concept of boxes
- Digital: Know all the old school and the latest social media platforms, what brands are doing on them and what they should do next
- Communication: Speak, write and edit succinctly and compellingly
- Management: Meet deadlines, put out fires and multi-task. Work fast, and work well
- Social: Play nice, whether it’s in a team, with a team or independently
- Technical: Know Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Familiarity with platforms like Hootsuite, TweetDeck, Adobe Creative Suite, Cision and TVEyes is a plus
- Spark: Competence isn’t enough. Set yourself apart with something unignorably awesome
- Engage: Share big ideas in brainstorms and with teams
- Passion: Someone with interest in, and eagerness to jump into, consumer tech
What you'll get from us:
- Trainings and coaching: We host intern workshops and ongoing trainings to introduce you to the latest and greatest in the industry – traditionally in-person but now remote due to COVID-19
- Support: While you navigate the WFH landscape, you’ll have regular check-ins, calls and touchpoints with your teams and the whole office to feel connected in our now all-virtual world
- Mentor: You’ll be paired with someone in the office to mentor you and help you navigate the waters
- com: Keep sharp and learn all the new skills with access to trainings and tutorials through complimentary access to Lynda.com as a WS employee
- A large reach: Experience working with colleagues across the Weber Shandwick network
- A possible career: Internships have the possibility of growing into a Junior Associate position
- A paycheck!
- (Note: we do not pay relocation costs, but welcome applicants from everywhere if you’re moving to Southern California )
+++ How to apply ++++
When you apply, please include the following:
- Your resume
- A cover letter explaining your interest in the position
- Writing samples
- The ideal candidate must be a college graduate by start of internship
- Must be available up to full-time for minimum of 3 months
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