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Marketing Strategy Internship – Spring 2022 (Jan. 10 – April 15)


Are you someone who seeks to understand? Were you the kid that constantly asked questions about how things worked and why? Would you like to put those critical thinking skills to use and help brands build better strategies for success? If so, great! We are looking for individuals who excel at quickly understanding the business models and marketing strategies of our clients and their competitors. This information will then be effectively communicated to other key members of our team and will strongly influence the creation of brand strategies and executing tactics for our clients.

4 Obsessions:

In this role, you will find success if you obsess about:

Obsession 1 – Process

Obsession 2 – Create value

Obsession 3 – Manage expectations

Obsession 4 – Communicate strategy

Job Accountability

  • I support my community internally and externally.
  • I strive to be and do my best.
  • I make it fun.
  • I understand the data I gather and ensure that it is accurate before sharing with team members.
  • I complete projects assigned to me on time and in budget.
  • I effectively deploy the direction provided to me.
  • I maintain up to date records as it pertains to my department.
  • I carry out daily and weekly tasks as assigned to me.
  • I get it: I understand the inner workings, systems, and responsibilities of my position.
  • I want it: I love to do my job.
  • I have the capacity for it: I have the mental, physical, and emotional ability to do my job.


  • Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets
  • Computer savvy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to self-educate

Wish list Skills

  • A degree, background, and/or interest in Journalism
  • Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, & Photoshop)
  • Teamwork PM (Software)
  • Experience with brand archetypes
  • Background/experience in psychology

Growth Path with Deksia

  • Level 1: Marketing Strategy Intern
  • Level 2: Marketing Strategy Apprentice
  • Level 3: Marketing Strategist


  • 3 month internship
  • Unpaid internship, available for college credit
  • Flexible work environment
  • Part-time (20 hours per week)


  • Grand Rapids, MI

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