Advertising - Intern

Advertising Sales Intern

Experience the fast-paced world of advertising sales first hand!, Michigan's Largest Media Marketing Company, which includes the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, seeks an Advertising Sales Intern to work at our downtown Detroit headquarters location.

The Advertising Sales Intern will represent the company in a multi-media sales capacity, engaging clients and new business prospects through in-person sales call or through a telephone based relationship. This is a developmental position for college students interested in pursuing a career in Advertising Media Sales. You will also provide administrative support to the sales organization, utilizing deep understanding of the company's multimedia solutions.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the media advertising process working closely with our territory and key accounts sales teams. A candidate for this position should be an excellent written and spoken communicator, possess digital/social media acumen, have effective phone and clerical skills, efficient time management skills, be proficient with Word and Excel and possess the ability to do quality work under intense deadlines.

This is a paid internship. Previous sales or advertising internships or experience is helpful but not required. Candidates must be at least a junior status in order to be taken into consideration. The internship is expected to last approx. twelve weeks, working approx. 20+ hours per week. will offer training and development opportunities throughout the internship period.


USA TODAY NETWORK is one of the top 20 digital companies in the country, sharing the list with Google, Facebook, and Amazon. And we have over 100 million unique visitors a month, which is more than Buzzfeed, Yahoo News, and Huffington Post. Because our team consists of over 110 local properties with USA TODAY at the helm, you'll have the luxury of living in a community you love while making a national impact.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

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