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Brand & Political Communications Strategy Intern at Whitman Insight Strategies

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Employer: Whitman Insight Strategies

Expires: 03/27/2020

Whitman Insight Strategies is a strategic market research and communications consulting firm specializing in corporate branding, issue advocacy efforts, and select political work. We use innovative technologies to provide our clients with the insights and strategies they need to win in a competitive marketplace or on the campaign trail. Our client roster includes a range of brands such as IKEA and Maker’s Mark, institutions and organizations such as Penn State and the IAVA, and political figures such as Mike Bloomberg.We are looking for a summer intern who is intelligent and proactive, with strong writing and organizational skills, and an interest in the intersection of business, politics and communications.Candidate requirements:Incoming junior or senior at an accredited undergraduate universityPreferred majors are psychology, politics, international relations, business, economics, and statistics—but all are welcomeMinimum 3.4 GPAOrganized and detail-orientedExcellent interpersonal skillsEffective written communication skillsFacility with numbersAbility to prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlinesStrong background in MS PowerPoint, Word and ExcelIndependent, can work with minimal directionProactive and creative thinker who contributes ideas Primary responsibilities:Work directly with analysts and management on all facets of the businessConduct background research for new client projectsCreate PowerPoint slides for client presentationsAccurately enter data into reportsAnalyze quantitative data and qualitative findingsAid in the development of proposals, questionnaires, and presentationsResponsibilities may increase according to ability and initiative