Marketing Intern
Chicago, IL 
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Job/Internship Description
  • Marketing
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Part Time
Status: Part-time, non-exempt, hourly
Schedule: M-F, up to 28 hours/week between 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. for 16-weeks
Reports to: Marketing Specialist
Direct reports: None
Start date: ASAP
Duration: 16 weeks, Spring 2020
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

About us:

Everything we do is about the IES Abroad student. Our profoundly passionate team of study abroad professionals believes in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. Our goal is to rock the world of some 9,500 study abroad students every year.

From our headquarters in Chicago to our 400+ study abroad programs in 85 global locations worldwide, we create authentic global education and life-affirming cultural experiences. We work at IES Abroad because we believe that every student should have the opportunity to go abroad - especially in a fun, safe, and superior academic and cultural environment.

We believe so strongly in the power of our program, that we actively recruit students from diverse populations and provide more than $5 million in scholarships year after year. We are proud that our students are as diverse and exciting as the countries we study.

Summary of position:

One intern will be selected to work with the Marketing Department in IES Abroad' s Chicago office to work on individual projects, and assist the Department with larger projects and campaigns as needed. This internship is a great way for a current or recent college student to gain real-world marketing experience with a focus on marketing strategy.

Essential job responsibilities & duties:


  • Assist with web content creation and editing, as directed by Marketing staff
  • Assist with executing search engine optimization, as directed by Marketing staff

Social Media

  • Add content to and assist in the curation of our social platforms (lnstagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Draft and pull photos for social media posts on school and advertising partners' platforms


  • Assist with drafting prospective student emails
  • Draft online advertising copy
  • Draft features for partner e-newsletter
  • Draft content for monthly IES Abroad newsletter
  • Audit and gather content for select IES Abroad catalogs and brochures
  • Assist with collecting and organizing school, student, and intern profiles and quotes
  • Assist with carrying out marketing campaigns or other marketing-related projects, as needed
  • Develop understanding of best-practices as needed, ex. competitor research
  • Organize and upload photos to drive and Flickr

Experience & Qualifications/Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and within a team
  • Experience with CMS and SEO preferred
  • Familiarity or experience with Adobe is a plus

Education Licenses and/or Certifications etc:

  • High School Diploma required Marketing, Communications, or Journalism major or related subject preferred.

How to Apply:

All applicants should submit an application including cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by clicking 'Apply Now' at the right hand side of this page.

Please visit for more information about working at IES Abroad.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

Treating all people with respect is at the core of who we are.

As an equal opportunity employer, we recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, citizenship, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information and/or other protected status as required by applicable law.

When you join IES Abroad, you're part of a diverse community of global leaders who know that our differences in skills and backgrounds are just as important as our shared passions and mission. Surrounded by a mix of talented professionals, you find yourself wanting to come to work, and, more importantly, wanting to stay and advance our mission together.


This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties above are not to be considered a complete list of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Temporary modifications to provide reasonable accommodations do not waive any essential functions of the job requirements.

IES Abroad


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As soon as possible
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Part Time
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