Marketing Intern

  • VGM Marketing
  • Waterloo, IA
  • Internship
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Job Description

As an intern with VGM Marketing, you will work with VGM’s in-house marketing and creative agency. Our niche market is healthcare, however, we have customers in industries such as golf, restaurant, finance and insurance. Assists the Marketing Department in communication about programs, services, news and events of VGM to employees, customers and other select audiences. Assists with advertising, campaign strategy, special events, collateral development, project management, research, media relations, websites and social media.

Must be able to provide a portfolio or collection of work samples, preferably indicating your role on each project. This position is a paid internship.

2018 Spring - Summer with the possibility of extending further – Ideally, the intern would be able to work at least 20 hours per week.


These are the responsibilities expected of an applicant interested in this position.

  • Assist in the creation of signage, mock-ups, email campaigns, and social media content
  • Seek and analyze competitor marketing material and digital content
  • Create and maintain tracking reports of digital and traditional marketing efforts
  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data from marketing campaigns
  • Develop new social media campaigns, considering current and planned promotional activities.
  • Help distribute marketing materials
  • Provide administrative support to management when required
  • Additional duties as assigned


Applicants are expected to meet these qualifications to be considered for this position.

The ideal candidate would be pursuing a Bachelor or Masters Degree in Journalism, English, Marketing or relevant field of study of junior/senior standing. In addition, an individual must:

  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices
  • Communicates well, both in written and verbal form.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel.
  • Exceptionally strong project management and organizational skill
  • Familiarity with marketing automation software and online applications (e.g. Act-On, CRM tools, Online analytics)
  • A highly organized individual who is a quick learner and a multi-tasker
  • A team player up for a challenge and a great learning experience in a fast-paced environment

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