Walrus is an award-winning, independent advertising agency. Our mission is to change the way the world feels about advertising by filling it with ideas that are smart, funny and respect people’s time and intelligence. Named the 2012 Northeast Small Agency of the Year by Advertising Age, Walrus has worked with a multitude of brands including A&E Networks, Amazon, AMC, Bloomberg, Comedy Central, Conde Nast, Emergen-C (part of Pfizer Consumer Healthcare), General Mills, HBO, Pret a Manager, Remy Cointreau, Smith & Wollensky, Staples, The Trade Desk, and XOJET, among others. Founded by Deacon and Frances Webster, Walrus has been helping clients launch products, plan stunts, campaigns, and create content since 2005. Take a look at our site - www.walrusnyc.com - to get a sense of what we do. Unless you're afraid of walruses, in which case whatever you do, don't look at our site. You can also check us out on Twitter (@walrusnyc), Instagram (@walrusnyc), and Facebook (www.facebook.com/walrusnyc).
Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment:
Our ideal candidate has:
-Strong organizational skills
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Time management skills
-The ability to work independently
-A keen interest in all things advertising, marketing and digital
-An interest in researching and digging deeper
-Some experience working with others and the ability to work with various personalities and departments
Internship Description of Duties:
Working directly with the account, PR and business development teams, the intern will assist with the following: Project management / Weekly status updates / Ad campaign production / Competitive and category analysis / Marketing and tech trend reports / Prospect research / Event research and recaps / Database management / Mailer fulfillment / Pitch assistance. Working as an intern at Walrus is the exact opposite of working as an intern at large agencies. You will get real, hands-on experience in every department in the agency and walk away with a stronger understanding of the advertising industry, digital and social marketing, and what it’s like to work at an agency.
15-30 Hours Per Week