Account Team Intern

Internship Position

Account Team Intern

by | Nov 19, 2021

Purpose

AKCG is seeking an enthusiastic, professional and forward-thinking student to join its account team from January 10 to April 29, 2022. You will work directly with the AKCG team to support clients through a number of efforts, including proactive media relations and social media management. Additionally, you will work closely with AKCG’s internal marketing team to help develop and implement efforts to market agency offerings to potential clients. This may include curating content for and analyzing data related to AKCG’s social media channels and website, helping develop AKCG’s internal newsletter or supporting AKCG’s new-business efforts.

Due to COVID-19, this internship will be conducted remotely.

Position Benefits

• Gain experience in managing multiple deadlines for numerous clients
• Learn the process of media pitching from start to finish
• Build your portfolio by writing articles, news releases and media pitches for AKCG clients
• Provide input on strategy and develop content for AKCG’s social media accounts
• Contribute to brainstorming sessions to improve client offerings and internal agency marketing
• Better understand the inner workings of agency function and operation and client service

Position Requirements

• A senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field
• Superior command of grammar and AP style
• Excellent organizational and time-management skills
• Flexibility to shift between numerous accounts, projects and efforts throughout the day
• Access to reliable computer and internet
• Graphic design experience a plus

Duration

Weekly schedule will accommodate school schedules. Applicants should have availability for 15 hours per week over a 16-week period (January 10 to April 29).

Compensation

Internship employment with AKCG is temporary, beginning on or about January 10, 2022, and terminating on or about April 29, 2022. AKCG will compensate interns at an hourly rate of $12.50 per hour, or approximately $3,000, before taxes. Interns are not entitled to and will not receive employee benefits (such as paid time off, access to health insurance reimbursements, etc.).

Dress Code

Casual (while remote) and business casual (in office, if needed).

Deadline to apply is December 3, 2022.

If interested, please send your resume and other relevant materials, such as a cover letter and portfolio pieces, to Raquel Avilés at Raquel@AKCG.com. No phone calls please.

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