Advertising Creative and Account Internships

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Description

An internship at The Voice is your opportunity to labor, learn and live advertising.

You will live at the ad house in your own apartment. You will work on advertising, design, web, video programming jobs at The Voice. You have the opportunity to attend one of the area universities — there are four within five miles. You can earn college credits or get paid a stipend by The Voice. You will earn continuing education Voice credits through seminars at The Voice.

The Voice is an advertising agency in Fairfield, CT, about one hour outside New York City and two hours from Boston. Visit the-voice.com to see the ad agency's portfolio and profile. This is a FREE internship designed to provide opportunity and training to emerging talent.

There are three furnished apartments for interns-in-residence. The apartment is $1000/month, which covers the length of your internship and includes all utilities (gas, electric and water) & high-speed internet. Meals and living expenses are not included. See videos of the residencies at the Ad House: http://www.magisto.com/embed/agYGNFURAS4tUh5gCzE

Interns work 20 hours a week for 12 weeks. Most interns get college credit from their university. We may hire — but it is not guaranteed — the best interns as apprentices for $20/hour.

Tracks: Creative (copywriting and art direction), account management and Social/PR. See elsewhere for detailed job descriptions.

Responsibilities

Visit the-voice.com to see the ad agency's portfolio and profile.
See videos of the residencies at the Ad House: http://www.magisto.com/embed/agYGNFURAS4tUh5gCzE

These are more detailed job descriptions for the various roles.

Creative
Work as copywriter or art director to deliver creative concepts including artwork, animation, and interactive content. This is a creatively challenging role, and you will be asked to wear many hats while helping to craft concepts and full executions. This will involve creating striking visuals, writing outstanding copy, and exceeding client expectations. Art directors, you must be well-versed in the Adobe Creative Suite. Writers, you must be able to coherently string sentences together, while developing your commercial writing style. Pluses include individual app experience, e.g., experience with programming (HTML/CSS, js, Actionscript, etc). Our Art Directors are designer-developers who are passionate about creating awesome imagery and have the chops to program as well.

Account Management
Work with our account team to ensure clients are happy, and have all the information they need to make decisions quickly. You're job will be to work with our account executives to keep projects on schedule, on time and on budget. You'll learn the ins and outs of account management and be a key player. You'll be involved in client meetings, and make sure that nothing falls through the cracks. Experience in MS Office (Word and Excel) and fast WPM necessary.

Social Media/PR
Are you passionate about social media, influencing and engaging with customers? Do you love social media, blogging, tweeting? Are you a great writer, inquisitive and a news junkie? If you've answered yes to these questions, then you may be our next social media and PR intern. Your job will be to plan and execute social media campaigns to boost engagement and traffic for the Voice and our clients' targeted audiences. You'll write press releases, and get stories in traditional media as well as social media. You'll increase fans, likes, and followers, and have an awesome time doing it.

Requirements


Valid student or working visa for the United States. Legally allowed to study, live and/or work in America for a designated period of time.

Fluency in writing and speaking English well is a must; other languages and backgrounds a plus.

Skills

Required - English
Preferred - Multicultural, Art Direction, Account Executives, Account Management, Audio-Visual Production, Copywriting, Editing, Film Production, HD Video, Web Design

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