Havas Edge Internship Program

  • Job Reference: 381763666-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Havas Edge
  • Location: Carlsbad, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Agency :

Havas Edge San Diego

Job Description Summary :

The Havas Edge Internship Program is a paid internship and an excellent way for students or recent graduates to dive in and experience what it's like to work at a performance marketing agency. Our program is designed to give our interns the same hands-on training as our entry-level employees, so that one can apply these skills to "real" work. As a result, interns will have a stimulating, challenging, rewarding, and exciting experience!

The Havas Edge Internship Program will be 9-weeks and run from the end of January 2022 to April 2022. We are seeking interns that can work part-time at a minimum of 20 hours a week, with a max of up to 40 hours, in our Carlsbad office. Hours and duration of internships will vary based on school requirements, availability, and intern assignments.

Job Description :


We are currently offering internships in our Media, Client Services, and Growth teams. Each opportunity offers a unique learning and hands-on experience that fit your career goals and interests.

Offline Media Intern:

The Offline Media Intern will play an integral part in our Integrated Media Buying department by supporting our Media Planners with data entry, coordination, and scheduling of campaigns for our Performance Marketing clients across the agency.

* Support the Media Planners in regulating the volume and flow of incoming media logs
* Learn how to enter and facilitate automated entry of media logs into our media system in a timely manager for media buys
* Monitor and analyze various reports daily to ensure there are no discrepancies or other media related issues
* Work effectively and communicate regularly with Media Planners and Media Buyers regarding status of media schedules and needs
* Partner with Media Planners and Media Buyers to ensure timeliness and accuracy of media plans and that all media purchased is scheduled to run accurately across stations
* Learn how to submit media orders to stations and confirm receipt prior to scheduling on air
* Assist Media Planner in verifying media ran accurately across stations following media runs through station post logs and monitoring/updating the media system accordingly
* Help identify and research discrepancies in media runs that look to be impacting campaign performance and results (i.e., no data for a media buy or major variations from typical response)
* Assist with preparation of reports and media updates for Media and Client Services departments
* Keep up to date on media trends within the industry and ongoing evaluation of media opportunities
* Other duties as needed that allow for a comprehensive learning experience

Account Management Intern:

The Account Mangement Intern will support our Clients Services team on a few Performance Marketing clients across the agency. General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Attend weekly client calls and assist with preparation of all materials needed for client calls
* Identify, document, and communicate client needs, goals, and expectations to team and parties involved
* Communicate regularly and effectively with internal teams regarding status of campaigns and scheduling
* Assist with assigned client's deliverables, including media schedules, pre-logs, call forecasting and media performance reports
* Support team members in reviewing media performance to ensure clients' KPI's (key performance indicators) are being met
* Learn how to create campaign performance reports in Excel, PowerPoint, and PowerBI; provide daily/weekly reporting updates to clients as needed
* Assist Client Strategy Team with the planning and management of client budgets
* Other duties as needed that allow for a comprehensive learning experience

Growth Intern:

The Growth Coordinator will focus on conducting competitive research for current and new clients, updating and documenting data within Salesforce, pitch deck support, and more. Additionally, you will provide other support to our growth development efforts and have direct exposure to every facet of the business and gain a thorough understanding of our service offerings.

* Conduct competitive research for current and prospective clients using various market research, insights, and data tools
* Support in researching key decision-makers and upcoming initiatives for active and inactive clients, as well as sales leads, and compile findings into actionable insights
* Provide research needed to respond to internal and external research requirements
* Ensure data accuracy when updating and documenting new sales data within Salesforce
* Support with reviewing and proofing of proposals, presentations, and other pitch efforts/new business materials used for external and internal audiences
* Stay abreast with relevant news and events, and share updates regularly with the CEO and Growth team
* Be pro-active in learning our business and building relationships with other departments
* Become a subject matter expert on all services offered by Havas Edge
* Other duties as needed that allow for a comprehensive learning experience


As an intern, you will participate in on-the-job training with members of the department for which you are assigned, as well as receiving exposure to other departments so that you may learn how each function within the agency supports and interacts with the others. You will have access to technology and tools to support you throughout your internship, as well. Additionally, you will be assigned a mentor, who will assist you with any questions you may have and may assign you work as needed. You will work in a dynamic, engaging environment alongside experienced team members - some of whom were interns at Havas Edge themselves.


You've studied, you've learned and now you're ready to put everything you've learned into action. As an intern with Havas Edge, we commit to helping evolve your experience, skills, confidence, and connections during your time in the program - all of which can put you ahead of the curve when entering the job market.

As an intern, you can expect the following:

* Application of Education. Apply your knowledge from the classroom or other internships to a real-world experience. We want to watch you flourish in the workplace and put those skills to work.
* Active Learning and Hands-On Experience. You will grow a deep understanding of how your role plays a vital part in our agency's success through shadowing, hands-on learning, and more. The internship will prepare you for what to expect in this field and increase your confidence in the workplace.
* Culture and Work Environment. Nothing compares to living the actual experience. You will learn and experience our culture, agency operations, how we collaborate and more. We thrive off building relationships, with our clients and our people, and you will see that emphasis in everything you do in the internship.
* Professionalism. We're here to help grow your soft skills needed in the workplace. Skills, such as communication, leadership, problem-solving, and teamwork can all be learned through your experience here and utilized in future career opportunities.
* Networking. Building your professional network is invaluable. You'll have the opportunity to meet professionals in the career field you want to pursue, as well as clients and other interns who have similar interests.

In some cases, an internship can even lead to a permanent position, provided there are available positions following completion of your internship.


We are looking for highly motivated, creative, and organized interns who are driven to see clients' businesses and brands thrive. You're creative and analytical with a proven track record of facing problems with confidence, overcoming obstacles with limited time or resources, and maintaining composure under pressure.

Ideal candidates will meet the following qualifications and possess the following skills/abilities:

* Min 3.0 GPA
* Preferred course of study in Marketing, Sales, Business, Communications, or other related disciplines
* Ability to execute tasks in a deadline-oriented environment, with the ability to work independently
* Basic understanding of marketing/advertising, media, and business in any discipline
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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Here at Havas across the group we pride ourselves on being committed to offering equal opportunities to all potential employees and have zero tolerance for discrimination. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants irrespective of age, sex, race, ethnicity, disability and other factors that have no bearing on an individual's ability to perform their job.

Due to high volume of applications, only eligible or matching candidates will be contacted by us.