Local/retail Advertising - Intern

1 week agoRemote

Virtual Req #19691

Wednesday, November 10, 2021


Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team.

At Gannett, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity are core pillars of our organization and influence all that we do. We foster an environment that lifts all voices and welcomes everyone to take part in our journey into the future where every employee is heard, respected, and given an equal opportunity to thrive.

Visit to learn more about our employment and internship opportunities and to learn more about our internship program.

The B2B Marketing Solutions Sales team is accepting applications for our 10-week Spring 2022 Internship Program which will begin January 10, 2022. This internship experience will provide you with the opportunity to collaborate with top B2B Marketing experts, exposure to multiple divisions (client support, presales data/insights/operations, marketing and creative services, local sales teams, auto and national sales), and an assigned mentor to help guide and advise you along the way. Hours will range from 15-30 weekly, based on student availability.

With industry-leading technology and digital marketing services, our team shares a commitment to supporting local commerce, enabling businesses to connect with customers where we live, work, and serve.

As an Intern working with your assigned team, you will develop and apply your experience and skills in:

  • Supporting and interacting directly with our Account and Digital Executives
  • Networking opportunities and events
  • Shared experiences with key leaders
  • Learning client engagement and communication skills
  • Researching competitive data; identifying digital targets
  • Learning how to maintain and grow existing accounts
  • Developing new business leads with client research and prospecting
  • Pre-planning, customizing, and optimizing sales campaigns
  • Creating client specific ad templates including ad specifications
  • Using prospecting and system tools such as Salesforce
What you will bring to the table:
  • An energetic, strategic, and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Critical thinking with creative abilities
  • Degree-seeking student currently enrolled at a college or university
  • Technologically savvy and a fast learner
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • CRM systems knowledge helpful
DEVELOP, GROW, and JOIN the next generation of talent for Gannett/USA TODAY NETWORK!

Job ID: utn-19691