Summer PPC Internship

Walker Sands Communications is currently looking for an energetic detail-oriented person to serve as a pay-per-click intern for a 12-week summer internship at its Chicago office.

Are you a self-motivated individual with a passion for marketing, advertising and campaign management? Do you want to learn about the intricacies of paid search campaigns and how to be an effective digital marketer? Are you looking to be a part of an internship program that provides you with true access to learn from some of the best in the business? If so, Walker Sands has an opportunity for you!

At Walker Sands, we take immense pride in our ability to help our clients grow their business through effective online marketing strategies. As a PPC intern, you will play an integral role in achieving success for our clients.

We are looking for a results driven individual who wants to bring a creative approach to the world of internet marketing. As an PPC intern, you will work with our marketing managers, content writers, developers, and designers to define and implement PPC strategies. Working closely with our digital account executive, you’ll help manage large-scale, performance-based PPC campaigns for our various B2B and tech clients. You’ll gain exposure to everything from conducting keyword research to understanding campaign budgets to reporting and recommending new approaches based on program results.

At the end of your internship, you will be able to add these bullet points to your resume:

  • Understanding of Google Adwords and paid LinkedIn.
  • Ability to optimize paid search advertising campaigns.
  • Knowledge of SEM best practices for PPC campaigns.
  • Ability to work with an integrated digital team and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, including formulas (e.g. vlookup).
  • Ability to write effective ad copy for PPC ads.
  • Optimize results through A/B testing and other SEM tactics.
  • Walker Sands offers a fun, challenging and engaging work environment. Working within our Digital group will provide you with a tremendous opportunity to grow and learn about the world of internet marketing.

Experience Required

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in marketing/advertising, or a related field.
  • Basic to moderate excel skills.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Willingness to learn from an experienced team.
  • Experience with Google AdWords and web analytics is a plus.

Internship Details

  • This is a paid internship, 12 week internship. We will be offering two start dates in May and June 2020.
  • All PPC internship candidate finalists must complete a writing test.
  • Please be sure to include your GPA on your resume.