Copywriter Intern (Summer 2024)

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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05/01/2024

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Copywriter Intern (Summer 2024)

 

We’re passionate about expanding the boundaries of what we offer our clients by bringing diverse perspectives to the table.  

 

As part of a dynamic content creation team our creative intern will work with all members, including senior leadership, creative directors, designers, art directors, copywriters and producers. 

 

From creative brainstorming to day-to-day execution, Weber Shandwick’s Interns form the foundation of a talented team that generates groundbreaking, award-winning programs. During the program, you’ll will work on campaigns for iconic brands and companies you’re likely encounter every single day.   

 

What’s in it for you? Our Interns will earn practical experience as fully integrated members of account teams and will receive coaching from team members to help advance your career goals.

 

More about the position:   

What you’ll do all day:  

  • Work within a creative team and collaborate actively with account managers and strategists to produce campaigns from conception to completion
  • Develop powerful copy and have the flexibility to work on any number of other assignments – from 360° brand platforms to video, social, experiential, print, tech, and more
  • Share big ideas in brainstorms and with teams. Bring fresh thinking, elevated creativity and great ideas to every assignment
  • Track brands in traditional and social media  
  • Be proactive and deliver assignments on-time

 

What we’re looking for from you:  

  • Thinking: Do it out of the box. Actually, it’s best if you’re wholly unfamiliar with the concept of boxes.
  • Digital: Know all the old school and the latest social media platforms, what brands are 
    doing on them and what they should do next
  • Communication: Speak, write and edit succinctly and compellingly  
  • Management: Meet deadlines, put out fires and multi-task. Work fast, and work well  
  • Detail-Oriented: Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering clear and precise work is a must  
  • Dynamic: Ability to work in a fast-paced agency environment  
  • Spark: Understand what sets you apart 

 

What you’ll get from us:

  • Support: As you navigate a hybrid workplace, you’ll have regular check-ins, calls and touchpoints with your teams and the whole office to feel connected
  • Mentor: You’ll be paired with someone in the office to mentor you and help you navigate the waters
  • Learning and development: Keep sharp and learn all the new skills with access to trainings and tutorials through complimentary access to LinkedIn Learning as a WS employee
  • A possible career: Internships have the possibility of growing into a full-time position
  • A paycheck! Interns are paid hourly, at 40-hours per week

 

Requirements: 

  • The ideal candidate must be a college graduate by the start of the internship or have demonstrated transferrable skills
  • Must be available to work 40 hours a week from June-October

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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Job Description

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Global Client Experience and Market Resource Management

 

The Weber Shandwick Collective is the earned-first strategic communications and consulting network built for the convergence of society, media, policy and technology. Backed by a Collective of specialist brands, including Weber Shandwick, and built for the era of earned, we help brands earn value by contributing value.

 

At Weber Shandwick, we create cultural value and help brands navigate the ever-changing age of earned. Our talented team builds brands by finding connection points in the real world. We energize the right mix of talent, using the right platforms and latest technology to choreograph stories that make a real and meaningful impact for some of the world’s leading brands. 

 

 

The Role: 

Weber Shandwick is looking for a Junior Associate, Global Client Experience and Market Resource Management.  In this role, you will work with the global client experience leads to apply the deep understanding of client needs to resources required by client teams, including:

  • Supporting training and management of market resources enabling client work.
  • Supporting agency leaders responsible for managing client experience across North America as they work to uplevel skills throughout the community, share impactful work, bolster thought leadership and learning.

 

Ideally, you’re curious about the industry, a multitasker, detail-oriented, responsive and adept at managing deadlines.

 

Skills: 

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (most notably Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong attention to detail and responsiveness

 

Years Experience:

  • Approximately 3 years experience in an Administrative Support, Operations, Customer Service, or Coordination role

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support in global client survey coordination
  • Support NA client experience leaders’ logistics and content needs (including scheduling meetings, aggregating and organizing content and casework)
  • Review industry news for latest market resources developments
  • Explore new market resources and tools with initial vendor vetting requirements
  • Track and report usage of existing market resources
  • Assist in market resource onboarding and basic training

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Employee Family Leave
  • Family Building Benefit

NYC Salary range: $50,000 – $55,000

Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position; market considerations; budgetary considerations; tenure and standing with the company (applicable to current employees); as well as the employee’s/applicant’s background, pertinent experience, and qualifications.

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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New York, New York, United States

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Who We Are

United Minds is a global change consultancy that helps Fortune 500 clients transform their organizations, with a particular focus on the people side of change.

What Makes Us Different

At United Minds, our purpose is to make business more human – because we believe our collective futures depend on a human-powered world. We do this by helping leaders decide, design, develop and drive the future of their organization in partnership with people, and for people, using business intelligence to inform human-centered change experiences.

Partnering with some of the world’s biggest organizations, we deliver impactful, enduring change. Our core services include organizational transformation (M&A, spinoffs, restructures, marketing and digital transformation), leadership alignment, talent strategy development, culture change and employee experience. 

Our values – Big Thinking; Little Details; Giant Heart – inform our work… and the way we work with our client partners. We thrive on bringing original ideas to the table but know this only comes alive in the details. And most importantly, we do this with our whole heart – giving ourselves permission to care for each other, for the work, for our clients and ourselves.

What’s more, as part of The Weber Shandwick Collective, we’re able to tap into award-winning creative capabilities, the latest in AI thinking, and research, data and analytics to supercharge our solutions for clients.

Our Growth Ambition

We have big, bold growth ambitions at UM. And in a world defined by “extreme change”, we’re uniquely positioned to help our clients navigate the myriad of challenges they face. Our agile, innovation-first mindset means we are constantly incubating new offerings such as stakeholder fluency and narrative intelligence to ensure we’re as future-oriented as the companies we propel forward.

As part of our continued growth, we are looking for an Associate Pricinpal to join our North America team who can lead client-consulting projects, contribute to thought leadership, and participate in new business. 

Responsibilities

Client Solutions and Team Lead

  • Owns daily client lead relationship, demonstrating a bias for delivering strategic POVs and inspiring confidence that business objectives and challenges are understood
  • In partnership with senior leaders, oversee development of strategic recommendations on change management, organizational culture and and/or employee engagement projects, requiring knowledge of change management processes and principles, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Understands the end-to-end methodologies across the core suite of UM offerings and, as such, when to pull in senior leaders or specialists from other practices
  • Establishes internal review and quality control mechanisms to guarantee client satisfaction with deliverables
  • Ability to share insights, distill findings, and trends with clients and teams to mobilize, develop and motivate live in meetings
  • Where appropriate, act as a main day-to-day contact for a cross functional team, working with other practices in the Weber Shandwick Collective, to drive holistic solutions for our clients

Account Management Expert

  • Partner with Senior Principals and Principals to design the project team structure and organically grow the business – identifying new opportunities and proactively developing client relationships
  • Effectively “manages up,” proactively seeking out senior input and counsel when needed rather than waiting for senior team members to check in
  • Tracks and reports revenue by account to Finance and Leadership for revenue recognition and forecasting
  • Drive creation, approval and management of SOWs and project budgets
  • Identify resourcing needs/gaps/opportunities to solve with UM’s VP, Operations

Talent and Culture Cultivator

  • Exemplify our values of Big Thinking, Little Details and Giant Heart, and bringing them to life into relationships with clients and colleague at all levels
  • Role models and fosters collaborative and supportive relationships with team members and counterparts in other practices
  • Integrate junior staff into workflow scenarios; possesses the ability to delegate tasks while remaining accountable for outcomes
  • Supervise junior staff by motivating, coaching, consistently providing feedback

Growth Enabler

  • Drives and/or contributes to development of new business response (depending on scale/scope of opportunity)
  • Helps plan and participate in pitch meetings, demonstrating ability to confidently present UM capabilities
  • Contribute to thought leadership and offering development

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  • At least 8-10 years’ of consulting experience working in human capital and organizational transformation in large, complex, multinational organizations.
  • Excellent team and client management skills
  • Ability to professionally interface with and influence clients
  • Embraces ambiguity and approaches challenges with curiosity, applying past experiences but not limiting solutions to them, to continuously improve and innovate what we do for clients and our own business alike
  • Emphasizes attention to detail and quality, while working with a sense of urgency
  • Shows exceptional judgment when working with team members, client contacts and vendors
  • Exhibits a strong commitment to agency and personal growth
  • Master’s Degree in Organizational Development or related field, and/or change management certification such as Prosci are a plus

 

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Employee Family Leave
  • Family Building Benefit

NYC Salary range: $145,000 – $180,000

Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position; market considerations; budgetary considerations; tenure and standing with the company (applicable to current employees); as well as the employee’s/applicant’s background, pertinent experience, and qualifications.

United Minds is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. United Minds recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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Senior Vice President, Influence

Senior Vice President, Influencer Strategy 

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  • Earns the trust of senior level and C-suite clients with strategic counsel on approaches to influencer marketing – across the spectrum of identification, compensation, analytics, and risk management. 
  • Play a lead role in the agency’s Influencer center of excellence in our West Region, covering LA and San Francisco, which develops and manages key relationships with content creators, and institutionalizes a set of best-in-class tools and processes for identification, contract negotiation, content planning, measurement, and ROI analysis 
  • In partnership with other senior Influence team members, drive and contribute to the evolution of the Agency’s POV for Influencer marketing. 
  • Have a business growth mindset and desire to build teams, grow accounts and bring in new prospects.  
  • Participate and be positioned as the influencer strategy lead on new business RFPs and help field and support inbound requests across the network (3-4X per week).  
  • Experience working within Travel, Tech and Entertainment is a plus as much of our growth in the region is centered around these types of clients.  
  • Design and establish strong influencer marketing teams on major client engagements. 
  • Develop a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and target audiences, and working in close collaboration with our Creative, Insights and Client Experience teams, lead the creation and execution of integrated multi-platform campaigns that drive meaningful results. 
  • Build social influencer strategies cross-functionally to align strategic efforts and priorities and be able to develop strategic outputs with little to no oversight. Collaborate closely with strategy, creative, paid and larger integrated agency teams to deliver program initiatives. 
  • Proactively and effectively grow and retain talent in West through coaching and mentorship; identify and drive participation in training, development, and career growth opportunities for team members. 
  • Collaborate effectively with inter-agency teams to develop holistic plans and fully integrated strategies for our clients. 
  • Lead a high-performing team; mentor and develop junior team members. 

Qualifications: 

  • 9+ years of experience, preferably within an agency environment 
  • Strong understanding of the overall influencer marketing landscape 
  • Deep expertise in managing influencer programs and leading strong influencer marketing teams. 
  • Strong knowledge of social platforms, including paid amplification and campaign optimization. 
  • Familiarity with a broad set of social, media and influencer analytics tools. 
  • Detail-oriented, multi-tasker with excellent time-management skills. 
  • Strong written, verbal communication, negotiation and presentation skills. 
  • Experience leading a team is an asset. 

Is this you? 

 

Be a driver of culture: Must have true passion and understanding of pop culture and are part of the community (be it music, gaming, fashion, food, internet culture, etc.) This job is the intersection of creative, strategy, marketing, technology, content creation and production; your energy must be driven by your lifestyle. You must influence creative ideations: from the ideas presented, to the influencers selected, to the content created, all the way down to the language used in post copy.  

Have high cultural competencies: Understand the role and importance of diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I) You must be culturally vigilant with the ability to understand, communicate with and effectively interact with people across cultures.   

Have “Gravitas” in the influencer space and skin-in-the-game:  Deep understanding of the influencer landscape is required. Proven ability to build, speak and grow relationships with change agents and cultural makers (celebrities, influencers, artists, thought leaders) directly or via their agents. You must be open to a public-facing role; willingness to speak publicly about influencer trends when opportunities present itself to the WS Influencer Team.  

Know how to identify and manage diverse vendors and partners: in an industry where technologies (saas platforms, AI, managed services, etc) are popping on the daily, at high volume, no less, you must have experience working with RFPs and meeting with leading tech companies to understand their services and identify their uniqueness (and keep up with their ongoing changes in our WS influencer database)  

Be ready to lead at any moment: working with the Influence Lead, NA, you will learn to “step up to the plate” and lead effectively in the client’s and agency’s best interests while also helping to cultivate, mentor and coach mid to junior staff members on the influencer team.   

Hustle: identify influencer opportunities (organic or new) to ensure influencer marketing continues to be a strong marketing discipline and revenue driver on your assigned account or at Weber Shandwick.   

Think like a lawyer: risk management is big to us.you understand how important it is to follow best practices (FDA guidelines, FTC updates, platform requirements), continuously build our COE by partnering with DXTRA legal and finance to ensure risk and liabilities are reduced and tamed for every campaign you touch.  

Have experience building engaged audiences: on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, Clubhouse and other distribution platforms.   

Know how to build a story: you will build client presentations that tell smart, compelling stories, never “rinse and repeat” which requires you to be highly motivated, energetically charged and inspired at all times.  

Be curious, always: You are willing to learn a little bit of everything, and open to take on anything.  

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
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  • Paid Employee Family Leave
  • Family Building Benefit

[California/Washington] Salary range: $160,000 – $225,000

Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position; market considerations; budgetary considerations; tenure and standing with the company (applicable to current employees); as well as the employee’s/applicant’s background, pertinent experience, and qualifications.

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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