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Careers & Culture

MJ is seeking an ambitious, self-starter to assist in a variety of marketing, communications and brand initiatives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Assist in coordinating various marketing initiatives including editorial planning, social media, internal & external communications, list building/management, collateral creation, etc.
  • Assist in drafting, editing and managing both internal and external newsletters
  • Assist with social media calendar; Draft, edit, schedule and post content to social media channels; monitor social media analytics and make recommendations to increase engagement
  • Develop sales flyers, advertisements, event invitations, and other collateral and sales tools
  • Conduct industry-specific research; make recommendations for content and media pitches
  • Assist with content creation for digital, print and other marketing channels
  • Assist with coordination and planning of special projects, client education events, tradeshows, etc.
  • Collaborate with internal teams on new ideas, direction and methods to enhance corporate marketing and communication efforts
Learning Objectives

Over the course of this internship, the Marketing + Communications Intern will gain valuable insight into how a marketing department functions within a company. More specifically, the intern will:

  • Develop an understanding of how a marketing strategy is built, and how that strategy feeds into the overall strategy for the organization
  • Recognize the core attributes and strategic initiatives of a marketing department
  • Learn the importance of brand and messaging consistency across all marketing mediums
  • Assist in developing new processes to streamline the activities of the marketing department
  • Gain on-the-job experience with common marketing tools and software

The intern will also be assigned a capstone project to complete within the timeframe of the internship. The topic of the project will be chosen from a list of topics applicable to marketing and communications. The topics may also pertain to the insurance industry, marketing best practices, audience development and competitive research, to name a few. The project will culminate with a presentation made to members of the Marketing + Communications department as well as other agency associates.

REQUIRED SKILLS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and with others; prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop and InDesign specifically) highly preferred
required education/certification
  • Recently completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field of study (e.g., Marketing/Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Graphic Design, etc.)
job location
  • Indianapolis, IN OR
  • Phoenix, AZ
start date & hours
  • Spring internship (January – May 2020)
  • 15-20 hours per week

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