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Brand Strategy Intern

Brand Strategy Intern

This intern may be remote (US).


Do you have a passion for social media and influencer marketing? We are searching for an ambitious Intern who excels in all things internet and will help support our Strategy efforts in a fast moving environment.

You will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of influencer campaigns and get an in-depth understanding of the influencer marketing landscape.

The best Brand Strategy interns are genuinely excited about influencer marketing and the evolving industry. They are patient, motivated, and great communicators. If you're looking to start a career in marketing, advertising, strategy or social media, this is the internship for you!

About IZEA:

IZEA was built to connect the world’s top brands with influential content creators and publishers to enable influencer marketing and content production at scale. With over 500,000 Creators reaching over 3 billion fans and followers around the globe, IZEA is unmatched in its industry experience, network diversity, and technology ecosystem. A career at IZEA offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast-growing organization! 

Internship Details

We’re looking for Undergraduate Juniors & Seniors and Graduate-level students who are interested in a remote internship this Spring. Best fits are those majoring in or have experience in the following areas: Marketing, Advertising or Communications. You will report to the Senior Manager of Strategy who provides strategic direction to various team members in support of our Influencer campaigns.

  • Currently recruiting for Spring 2021 (Mid January - Mid April)
  • All IZEA internships are for-credit-only arrangements 
  • Students must receive academic credit for the internship, please confirm with your school that this is available
  • NDA paperwork will need to be signed by students
  • Availability for at least 15-20 hours a week

IZEA Provides

  • Relevant work assignments across IZEA departments including Client Development, Campaign Management, Influencer Ecosystem and Customer Service
  • Personnel, time and facilities to assist interns
  • An assessment of individual interns at the end of the program

As a Brand Strategy Intern, you will gain experience with:

  • Gathering consumer research, including social media usage, purchase behavior, interests, etc. across a variety of industries to incorporate into new campaign pitches and ongoing campaigns.
  • Helping create guides on industry trends & best practices to share with the Client Development team. Recent examples include Facebook Brand Collaboration, Managed Service vs. Self Service, and Video Content.
  • Learning SEO best practices and utilize a variety of SEO tools to support IZEA's custom content campaigns. This includes research about prospective clients as well as ongoing strategy work for existing campaigns.
  • Supporting the Strategy team in creative brainstorm sessions and concept ideation with Account Directors for prospective and existing campaigns.
  • Being involved in reviewing and improving existing custom content objectives to meet established client goals.

You will also learn about:  

  • Emerging social platforms, social and marketing trends
  • How to think critically about bigger marketing objectives
  • The basics of influencer marketing -- from research to outreach tactics and tracking
  • Exposure to other cross-functional teams


  • An individual with experience (0-2 years) and interest in Strategy
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Passionate about influencer marketing, content marketing, and digital strategy.
  • Able to collaborate and work well within a team.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to balance multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, with an eye for prioritization
  • Motivated and focused while working independently due to the virtual nature of this internship

Bonus if:

  • Strong Time management skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Problem Solver
  • You have experience with SEO and familiarity with tools such as Google Analytics and SEMRush.

Additional relative job titles include - Marketing Strategy Intern, Campaign Strategy Intern, Advertising Strategy Intern, Influencer Marketing Strategy Intern

Why would you want to intern here?

As an intern, you have the opportunity to be part of a company that is constantly evolving in an ever-changing world. Your time here will be exciting and educational as you gain real-life experience in the world of content marketing. Our interns are not used for coffee runs. Instead, we focus on developing skills that will further assist you in your career goals.

With IZEA, you have the opportunity to join a non-traditional corporate culture, where creativity and productivity are valued over a suit and tie. As an intern, you will be welcome to join in with all IZEA events and activities. We treat our interns as employees-in-training. We look to interns first when filling full-time position openings. As such, we expect interns to be hardworking, dedicated and perhaps a touch quirky.

You get the opportunity to work with the latest technology and tools that make us the best in the industry. As an intern, the work you put in will directly affect what you get out of the internship. We push each other, learn from each other, and strive to continually grow as a team.

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