WHO IS DEKSIA AS AN EMPLOYER:

As a creative strategy agency, our passion is helping small to medium-sized business succeed. Rather than the typical tactic-based approach, we offer more holistic strategies that fit our clients properly. While we’re committed to our clients, our team is just as important to us. We do our work according to these values: honesty, support community, strive for better and promote fun. If our company sounds like a good fit for you, please review the position description.

 


 

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP

Deksia seeks a young professional to work closely with our design and production team in Des Moines, Iowa in the Fall & Winter of 2017. We’re looking for an eager and hard-working individual, who can assist our creative team with producing an award-winning caliber of material.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Critical thinking skills

Responsibilities:

  • Project brainstorming, concept, production and final stages
  • Ability to multitask well, meeting multiple project deadlines daily
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with co-workers

Personality qualities they must have:

  • Positive member of their community   
  • Honest   
  • A desire to be the best at what they do  
  • Promote an environment of fun  

Job Location:

  • Des Moines, IA

Job Type:

Flexible schedule / Hourly

Requirements:

Minimum of 2+ years of study in a design or art-related field.

Does this sound like you? Tell us why at info@deksia.com

 


CHICAGO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Do you want to be paid what you are worth? This position has a modest base salary, but will really allow you to spread your wings based on your ability to do the following:

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Identify potential business opportunities by analyzing factors such as current market conditions, use of current tactics, and financials.
  • Engage and foster new relationships with prospective clients
  • Educate prospective clients on the value of working with Deksia
  • Develop and negotiate proposals
  • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements
  • Continue to grow client relationships
  • Maintain personal & community networks
  • Represent yourself in an ethical manner, both personally and professionally
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Be an active participant in the office culture

Personality qualities they must have:

  • Positive member of their community   
  • Honest   
  • A desire to be the best at what they do  
  • Promote an environment of fun  

Job Location:

  • Chicago, IL
  • Training will be in Grand Rapids, MI

Job Type:

Full Time / Salary + Commission

Requirements:

Minimum of 2+ years sales or related experience.

Does this sound like you? Tell us why at info@deksia.com

 


DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN

Do you want to learn more about the marketing industry through real-world experience? Do you think in 140 characters and spend your days staying up to date with the latest digital marketing news and trends? If so, Deksia has the internship for you. We are seeking a self-motivated, problem solving, young professional to work with our digital team in Grand Rapids in the Fall of 2017. This is an unpaid internship opportunity.

Skills/personality traits we are looking for:

  • Enjoys looking for marketing insights located in percentages and other stats.
  • Enjoys testing strategy: expected outcomes vs learned outcomes.
  • Enjoys solving complex problems our troubleshooting issues.
  • Ability to research quantitative data.
  • Have an elementary understanding of paid search advertising, PPC, and other online advertising terms.
  • Basic HTML is a plus
  • Knowledge of WordPress is a plus
  • Proficient in Excel or Google Sheets

Some potential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Compile reports and send to the digital specialist.
  • Performing keyword research, competitive audits, and other optimization tasks for PPC campaigns.
  • Gather research data on latest trends within the industry.
  • Posting articles to WordPress CMS platform.
  • Curating content for various marketing strategies, scheduling, and posting on various platforms.

Personality qualities they must have:

  • Positive member of their community   
  • Honest   
  • A desire to be the best at what they do  
  • Promote an environment of fun  

Job Location:

  •  Grand Rapids, MI

Next Period:

  • Winter of 2017

Does this sound like you? Reach out to lauren@deksia.net and tell us why.


MARKETING RESEARCH INTERN

Deksia seeks a young professional to work closely with our Grand Rapids team. We’re looking for an eager and hard-working individual, who can assist Deksia with specific projects and day-to-day tasks. This is an unpaid internship opportunity.

Internship programs are tailored to fit the intern’s interests, so descriptions and responsibilities of the position will vary from candidate to candidate.

Some potential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring social media & crafting social media posts
  • Copywriting; both technical & creative
  • Learning the branding process
  • Market research assistance
  • Data entry and reporting
  • Preparing presentation documents for strategy meetings

Requirements:

  • Background in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other related disciplines
  • Strong written & oral communication skills
  • Creative and flexible
  • Eagerness to learn independently using online resources
  • Familiarity with social networking sites
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite & Google equivalents
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is a plus, but also a learning opportunity

Personality qualities they must have:

  • Positive member of their community   
  • Honest   
  • A desire to be the best at what they do  
  • Promote an environment of fun  

Job Location:

  •  Grand Rapids, MI

Next Period:

  • Winter of 2017

Does this sound like you? Reach out to lauren@deksia.net and tell us why.


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INTERN

Deksia seeks a young professional to work closely with our sales and business development team in Grand Rapids, MI for the Fall of 2017. We’re looking for an eager and hard-working individual to assist our business development team in expanding a strong growth initiative as we branch out into new markets nationwide.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in a sales environment
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Excellent grammatical skills and an ability to spell correctly

Responsibilities:

  • Assist business development team in the following:
    • Developing new lead strategies
    • Identifying and contacting potential leads in new markets
    • Creating effective marketing materials
    • Launching lunch-and-learn initiatives in expansion markets
    • Identifying appropriate networking opportunities in new markets
  • Create and present a Powerpoint presentation in final week on the best strategy for launching a brand in a new market

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2+ years of study in a business related field.

Job Location:

  •  Grand Rapids, MI

Next Period:

  • Fall of 2017  August 15th – December 15th

Does this sound like you? Tell us why at info@deksia.com