Marketing & Product Development Intern

Location
Washington
Posted
Mar 14, 2014
Closes
Apr 13, 2014
Contact
The Chronicle
Category
Marketing
Duration
Internship
The Chronicle of Higher Education seeks a full-time intern to help support a busy marketing and communications department. This is a terrific opportunity for graduate students or recent graduates who want to gain experience in publication advertising and marketing, product development, research, and strategy development.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assisting with marketing initiatives across multiple product lines including competitive analysis, new product development, general research, and content management.
• Measuring marketing campaign results, and developing reports and analysis in Excel.
• Working with Salesforce.com CRM database to organize sales and marketing lead lists
• Helping to support the sales staff of the recruitment and corporate client advertising departments.
• Researching new sales leads for the advertising sales staff.
• Assist the marketing communications team with events and other sponsor-related activity, as needed.

Qualifications include:
• A strong interest in marketing and the publishing industry.
• Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
• A strong interest in market research and product development.
• An analytical thinker with the ability to create and maintain marketing reports and presentations.
• The ability to be resourceful and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining a positive attitude.
• Proficient and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office programs, particularly, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Sound organizational skills.
• The ability to be proactive and work as part of a team, as well as independently.
• Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills.

The Chronicle offers interns a weekly stipend, a friendly work environment, and an attractive downtown Washington DC location within easy walking distance of both the Dupont Circle and Foggy Bottom Metro stations.

Please send a résumé and cover letter outlining your job experience and skills to at recruiting@chronicle.com. No phone calls, please.



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