Marketing Intern (Client Management & Marketing Strategy)

Agency Marketing Chicago, Illinois


Impact is hiring a Marketing Intern for our Nationally ranked Best and Brightest Workplace!

Impact’s paid internship program is designed to provide our interns with exposure to a fast-paced marketing agency, company culture and what a career with Impact has to offer. We are looking for candidates that are excited about the world of marketing and gaining exposure to the various divisions within an agency setting. Interns will be challenged and have the opportunity to develop a strong and vast skill set in client management, marketing strategy, and collaboration on all sides of marketing. The goal of our program is to bring on our intern candidates as a full time Impact employee upon graduation.

Summer Intern Spotlight

What Interns get out of an Internship at Impact:

Our internship program is designed to assist interns in the transition from academics to the professional work force. Through our hands-on internship program, interns are given the chance to experience the consultative approach that our marketing team exhibits firsthand. Marketing Interns receive mentorship from the client facing teams, digital marketing strategists, as well as the opportunity to openly interact with external clients. Interns gain real world experience and participate in on-going training to develop time management, organization skills and the ability to work cross collaboratively with other teams.

Marketing Interns will gain exposure to our marketing services including but not limited to:

  • Website Design & Development
  • Automation
  • SEO
  • Content Marketing
  • Photography and Video
  • Digital Branding
  • Market Research, Strategy, & Analysis
  • Paid Media & Paid Search
  • App Design & Development
  • Business Consulting 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Provide support to the Account Team on assigned Managed Marketing Clients
  • Attend and actively listens during client meetings, takes excellent notes, and provides a meeting recap/conference report for the Account Supervisor to review
  • Assist in any tasks assigned to you from Account Team
  • Shadow Strategy, Digital Media, and other Market Research teams to understand data insights and analytics
  • Perform competitive analysis, translate data and insights into meaningful finding to stakeholders
  • Help manage development and deployment of all digital/social content ensuring tone, voice, and personality are consistent with brand strategy.  
  • Foster a positive, collaborative work environment

Career Opportunity:

Internships are a mutually beneficial agreement between Impact and those entering the workforce. It allows young professionals to gain real-life experience while test-driving a potential career. In addition, it allows Impact to benefit by training potential employees that will be a good fit for our business before hiring them on full-time. Upon completion of this internship, each individual will have a review with his/her direct manager. If the experience has been mutually beneficial between the manager, team, and intern, a full-time opportunity with Impact may be extended upon graduation, so long as the hiring pipeline allows for such move.


Impact understands that students currently enrolled in college courses may not possess the high-level marketing strategy knowledge that is required to be immediately successful in an account executive role. The goal of the internship is to gauge where an interns’ strategic mindset currently lies and if those skills will lead to a smooth transition into Impact Managed Marketing. With that said, this will be a very competitive hiring process and our goal is to bring on those that have the highest degree of knowledge in marketing as well as the characteristics that fit this internship. While not all our qualifications are required, they are preferred to have a successful internship.

  • Must be currently enrolled in a 4-year institution in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations or another related field (Required)
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and active listening skills
  • Effective management of project plans, timelines, and schedules with meticulous organizational skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and cross functional with (creative, web development, market research, digital media, etc.) teams
  • Strong knowledge of digital marketing and marketing strategies