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Sample marketing intern job description 

Are you creative, hardworking, and looking to gain hands-on experience working on a variety of projects? We appreciate these qualities at [Company X] and seek a marketing intern who can contribute fresh ideas, create content, and research industry trends. Interns work collaboratively on teams to conduct research that improves our brand, communications, and strategy. Reporting directly to the Product Marketing Manager, the ideal candidate has a strong understanding of brand marketing, social media, and digital marketing strategies, as well as an interest in working on high-impact projects.

Objectives of this role

  • Play a role throughout the marketing cycle in positioning, messaging, and storytelling

  • Contribute to marketing campaigns that further the company’s strategic goals

  • Monitor consumer trends, feedback, and satisfaction levels

  • Apply marketing concepts to solve organizational challenges 

  • Provide support for virtual and in-person events

  • Contribute fresh ideas that can enhance the brand’s standing


  • Support teams to plan, develop, and execute marketing initiatives

  • Complete projects related to branding, content creation, and social media marketing

  • Assist management with the preparation of campaigns and reports

  • Handle inbound requests from vendors, brokers, partners, customers, and clients

  • Perform competitive market analysis to identify areas of opportunity

  • Collect performance metrics to measure progress

Skills and qualifications

  • Curious, fast-learning, and resourceful

  • Organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Sense of teamwork and the ability to execute programs

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Self-motivated and hardworking

Preferred qualifications

  • Proactive desire to go above and beyond role requirements

  • Desire to innovate and redefine approach 

  • Prior collaboration or personal project management experience

  • Basic knowledge of marketing principles and industry trends

  • Proven aptitude in seeking creative solutions to multi-faceted challenges

  • Ability to influence, inspire, and lead from any role