Digital Intern

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Ketchum Join Us Banner for portals JAN 2016

As a Digital Intern you’ll work closely with the account teams, digital strategists and designers in the Midwest office to coordinate and execute digital campaigns. From assisting with high-level planning and benchmarking to tactical development and implementation, the Digital Intern helps design digital and content strategy for global brands across industry verticals, helping them break through and engage a diverse set of stakeholders. The role involves working within traditional and digital campaigns to identify and execute digital campaign builds and solutions for existing and potential clients.

About the Job

  • Work collaboratively with traditional and digital teams to examine and analyze our clients’ existing content, identity guidelines and challenges
  • Continually foster client-agency relationship with a “value-add” mindset
  • Build editorial calendars and social content for client’s social channels, influencer integrations and traditional campaigns
  • Assist with the building and measurement of digital KPIs
  • Track and report on the success of digital campaigns
  • Identify and execute real-time opportunities for current and potential clients
  • Identify and build content production plans and production requirements
  • Participate in new business brainstorms, and help implement next steps
  • Advocate for content’s role within traditional campaigns
  • Work with the team to proactively strategize and execute on new ways to meet and exceed client objectives
  • Jump into new projects and learn new skills


  • Recent graduates only
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and strong presentation skills
  • Strong understanding of social media and robust intellectual curiosity
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and a willingness to go above and beyond
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability and willingness to work on a variety of projects
  • Previous internships in PR a plus but not required
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite

About Ketchum

As a global public relations and communications agency with 90 plus years of experience, Ketchum builds brands and reputations for clients.  We start conversations, build communities and engage stakeholders—and have a lot of fun doing it.  We inspire and empower our people to think about products, companies, issues and challenges in a different way.   And we’re just crazy enough to think we can impact the world – and how it responds to ideas – through communication.


We believe great ideas shatter expectations, change thinking and build brands.  We call this break through, and it’s our mission to deliver it.  How?  Very simply—our people.  By listening, cultivating diverse perspectives and rewarding fearless creativity, we’ve developed a culture of break through.  


Interested?  We’ve got an opportunity for you.




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