Marketing Intern

Portland, OR

Fish Marketing Intern

Are you an aspiring and passionate marketing professional looking to expand your skills? Do you love working in a fast-paced environment where no day is ever the same? Do you love learning new skills and researching new ideas? Are you a self-starter who is comfortable speaking up and loves collaborating with a team?

Fish Marketing is looking for a marketing intern to join us this fall and winter. You’ll have the opportunity to be actively involved in a variety of real client projects, work with different departments and gain experience working at a full-service marketing agency with a unique and fun roster of clients (and lots of dogs!). As an intern, you’ll be able to gain experience in the following departments - project management, digital, social, website development, and branding. 

Every internship is a little different depending on the clients, projects, and scope of work for the duration of the internship. Our biggest objective is that our interns leave with a better understanding of agency life and workflow and a larger outlook on real marketing efforts. 

What you might do/learn about:

  • Digital 

    • Interview someone on Digital Team to understand how it contributes to the overall marketing strategy 

    • Assist with quarterly reports - pulling data and analysis of results

    • Use Google Analytics & Adwords to research keywords, audience demographics, and other useful information to better target consumers 

    • Learn about and use SEO & SEM tactics to optimize local listings 

  • Social Media 

    • Assist with scheduling content on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter via content management tools 

    • Research social media best practices, new techniques, trends, and industry news 

    • Curate relevant content to share for different clients

    • Brainstorm with the team on social media strategy and campaigns 

    • Write copy, create content, and contribute to client monthly social media calendars 

  • Project Management

    • Interview someone on the Project Management team to understand the fundamentals of project workflow 

    • Assist with managing project timelines and budgets 

    • Traffic assets and content to internal and external team members 

  • Website 

    • Updating website content using Wordpress

    • Assist with content mapping and development 

  • Branding 

    • Interview someone on the Brand Team to gain a better understanding of client services and creating brand strategies 

    • Research industry trends and competitors 

    • Collaborate with brand team on project briefs 

What we are looking for:

  • Passion for marketing and all aspects of the industry 

  • Self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced environment 

  • Lifetime learners with a growth   

  • Professional attitude and positive energy 

  • Ability to work 15-25 hours a week during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm)

Skills we are stoked about:

No additional skills are required. The internship is a learning-based opportunity. Other skills that are useful but not required would include:

  • Photography/videography experience

  • Adobe Creative Suite knowledge 

  • Google Suite knowledge 

  • HTML and/or WordPress Knowledge 

What you will get:

  • Real life experience in a full-service marketing agency 

  • Experience collaborating with different departments

  • Professional development 

  • A stipend of $1700 upon completion of the internship 

  • Class credit(s) if needed. 

Details you need to know:

  • Location: Portland, Oregon

  • Duration: 20 weeks (flexible)

  • January - May (flexible on start and end dates)

  • Cover Letter required.