Marketing Development Intern-Fall 2018

Raymond James Financial

About Us:

When Bob James founded Raymond James, he did so based on a belief that clients deserved more than help with investment decisions, they needed advice that considered their entire financial picture.

Today, that client-focused approach has extended to serve client accounts through 7,500 financial advisors in the United States, Canada and overseas. Further, the company has expanded through the years to serve corporations, institutions and municipalities through significant capital markets, banking and asset management services.

No matter the business, we believe if we do what’s right for clients, we’ll help them achieve success while also realizing our own. It’s that simple.

Position Details

Marketing Development Intern-Fall 2018
Southwest Florida
Saint Petersburg, FL

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, Marketing Development interns get hands-on experience and exposure to various functional departments within Raymond James Marketing. The Marketing Development Internship offers different areas of focus depending on the candidate’s experience and interest.

Designed for students looking for exposure to a variety of marketing functions, the Marketing Development internship offers cross-functional and hands-on experience in the areas of account management, product management, research and analysis, corporate communications, and marketing strategy. Rather than a formal rotation, interns are assigned projects such as working with our media planning team to assess the value of a potential sponsorship; assessing the competitive landscape for social media practices and making a recommendation for strategy changes to public relations management team; analyzing digital advertising engagement and assessing the impact of different creative and media alternatives. Projects are also assigned based on their interests and the needs of each department within Marketing. High potential candidates must demonstrate excellent academic performance; an interest in marketing; and strong communication, organizational, and critical thinking skills.

Knowledge of:

  • Business and/or marketing processes 
  • Basic concepts, practices, and procedures of project management 
  • Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Skill in:

  • Organization, planning, and time management 
  • Exercising judgment and self-direction to independently complete projects 
  • Business and communication skills sufficient to work in a professional environment

Ability to:

  • Exercise initiative and problem-solving skills to independently resolve issues 
  • Self-manage and prioritize projects and responsibilities 
  • Learn new procedures independently and accurately 
  • Learn new software packages and systems thoroughly and efficiently 
  • Work across functional areas and teams to accomplish objectives 
  • Attention to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation 
  • Read, interpret, analyze, and apply information from a variety of sources 
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing 
  • Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a degree seeking program
  • Undergraduate student, set to graduate May 2019 or later. Pursuing a degree in marketing, advertising, business, or any related arts or sciences field (economics, psychology, math, philosophy, sociology, statistics, political science, etc.) 
  • GPA requirement - minimum 3.5 strongly preferred

Paid position, part-time. Start date is September 4th. Internship will last approximately 10 - 12 weeks (duration is negotiable). Projects may vary depending on intern’s area of focus.

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