Branding + Marketing Intern

Otherwise Incorporated

Otherwise Incorporated is a Chicago branding agency that creates and builds inspiring brands, enabling our clients to navigate moments of change.

We help our clients — from some of the world’s most respected companies to promising up-and-coming ventures — understand, illuminate and position their brands for impact and scale. Together we grasp and respond to their often-seismic shifts in brand relevance, market positioning, technology adoption, customer behaviors and product offerings.

We use our unique empathic approach to brand strategy as a guide to deploying creativity, technology and the tools of graphic design to create relevant, resonant marketing programs across diverse print, digital and social media platforms.

Position Details

Branding + Marketing Intern
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Branding + Marketing Internship provides an opportunity for immersion in numerous aspects of our branding and marketing practice. The role requires a highly motivated individual with a passion for learning and leveraging experience to deliver exceptional strategic and creative engagement to our clients.

The candidate will work under the direction of Otherwise principals to participate in branding and marketing programs for Otherwise clients, as well as for our own social media program. In the course of the Internship, the candidate will support an expansive range of initiatives, including:

  • Social media marketing (strategy + implementation) 
  • Research 
  • Information architecture (sitemapping, wireframing) 
  • Copywriting/content development 
  • Brand and creative strategy development 
  • Event planning 
  • Project management 
  • Client liaison

The ideal candidate for the Branding + Marketing Internship:

  • Has recently earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts (with a minimum 3.5 average) 
  • Has experience in some aspect of the advertising or marketing space 
  • Is conversant with current and evolving social media practices and venues 
  • Is self-motivated with a willingness to learn 
  • Is able to multi-task and work successfully with teams 
  • Has excellent research, critical thinking and problem solving abilities 
  • Has excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills 
  • Has excellent time management skills

This is a paid position. 40 hours per week for three months. The start date is January 2, 2019.

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