Marketing Intern - Brand and Communications

Follett School Solutions

Follett School Solutions is the largest provider of library and educational technology for K-12 districts and schools in the United States and a trusted supplier to institutions worldwide. Our mission is to drive student success by offering future-forward technology solutions that help educators track investments, maximize resources, and tap into student data. These solutions extend to library systems, administrative operations, IT and resource management, and fundraising management. We enable enhanced student discovery, end-to-end district-wide management of educational tools, and seamless integration of automated workflows.

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Position Details

Marketing Intern - Brand and Communications
Northern Illinois
McHenry, IL


Join our dynamic marketing department as an intern and bring your creativity to the forefront in helping us reach our goals. You will engage in various administrative tasks related to developing and implementing marketing strategies.

As a marketing intern, you will work closely with our marketing and communications teams throughout all phases of our marketing campaigns. Your innovative contributions will be vital in developing, expanding, and maintaining our marketing channels.

This internship offers a hands-on learning experience in marketing, communications, writing, and design. You will also gain in-depth knowledge of various marketing strategies. By the end of the program, you will be equipped with a broad set of skills, ready to thrive in any fast-paced work environment.

We are looking for interns who share these core values:

  • Growth Mindset: Continuously improves self, processes, and results 
  • Pragmatic: Solves problems in a way that suits the conditions that exist now, rather than relying on fixed theories or idealism 
  • Gritty / Scrappy: Determined spirit, can do a lot with a very little, navigate chaos, do what needs to be done 
  • Accountable / Reliable / Dependable Team Player: Dedicated to the success of the overall team rather than themselves 
  • Passionate and Enthusiastic: Exudes enthusiasm for their work, company, customers and education 
  • Strong Communication Skills: Effectively shares and conveys information readily

General Responsibilities:

  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data from marketing campaigns 
  • Perform market analysis and research on competition 
  • Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks 
  • Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, email and digital) 
  • Prepare presentations 
  • Conduct data entry like lead reporting, blog creation, or website maintenance 
  • Manage and update company database and customer relationship management systems (CRM) 
  • Help organize marketing events

Requirements and skills:

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive 
  • Solid understanding of different marketing techniques 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong knowledge of Google Workspace 
  • Willingness to ask questions and feel uncomfortable 
  • Passion for the education or marketing industry and its best practices 
  • Desire to learn new concepts like Google Analytics, excel pivot tables, BeePro Email tools, AI tools, and more!

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