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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Maxus - Media Planning Internship

About Maxus:
Maxus is a global communications agency that helps marketers build profitable relationships between consumers and their brands.

Our services include communications strategy, digital marketing, direct response media, database management and media planning and buying. We have more than 1,300 people in 55 agencies worldwide, and we're part of GroupM, the world's largest media investment management group that serves as the parent company for all of WPP's media agencies. GroupM's scale creates access to the best media opportunities at the best prices.

At Maxus, we build deeper relationships between consumers and brands; creating more valued communication for businesses and consumers. We call this Relationship Media.

Our approach is rooted in balancing the rigor of data with strategy and ideas, delivering communication that is bold, fresh and grounded. We are passionate about driving deeper engagement in the new communications landscape. We are connected to how and why people watch, read, listen, download, interact with and then distribute media to their friends, families and communities. We keep a step ahead, creating powerful, actionable insights that positively impact the customer decision journey and deliver a clear line of sight to business objectives.

Job Overview:
Qualified candidates will be assigned to work on teams within strategic planning, media buying, business science, digital, and search. Interns will be assigned to a media discipline that closely matches their area of interest. Interns may be exposed to work in any of our strategy or specialty groups. They will assist in the development of media strategies that are consistent with clients’ goals and approved media plans. Each intern will be challenged to expand his/her knowledge in preparation for entry level opportunities with Maxus. The intern must have an interest in obtaining a career in advertising and specifically have a strong interest and passion for media.

Job Responsibilities:
Assist in maintaining budget updates and spreadsheets

Maintain flowcharts/plans

Input inventory into Donovan Data System

Assist in constructing competitive analyses

Conduct Research runs

Assist with resolving billing discrepancies

Learn to write POVs

Attend status meetings and meet with sales representatives

Attend weekly lunch-and-learn seminars to learn about every media discipline

Participate in a final intern group project that will be presented to the senior management team and/or client

Additional responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements:
December 2012 or Spring 2013 graduates from an accredited college/university; preferably with a concentration in advertising, marketing, business administration, and communications

Strong interest for Marketing or Media Communications

Computer literate with proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Exceptional organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities

Must be detail oriented and have excellent problem solving skills

Strong presentation, communication and interpersonal skills

Must be a team player and have the ability to work autonomously

A prior internship in a Media-related field is a plus, but not required 

Apply online now.