Programmatic Display Marketing Summer Internship

Periscopix Ltd
London (Greater)
£18,000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The role

Our Programmatic Display Marketing Internship will start in Summer 2018 and is open to penultimate-year university students across all degree disciplines.

    Eight-week insight to our world of Programmatic Display MarketingIntensive training, Google qualifications, client workOpportunity to fast-track into our Graduate Scheme
Programmatic Display – never heard of it? Well, it’s the fastest-growing branch of digital marketing! It specialises in using intellectual technology platforms to efficiently place adverts online through a programmatic buying or real-time-bidding process. This engages hundreds of ad exchanges and publishers, and enables advertisers to show their Display ads to the right users at the right time.

Life on the Programmatic Marketing Summer Internship

    Complete the training programme and assist your client team on their account(s)Participate in a Programmatic Display Campaign Challenge, launching and optimising a campaign for a real clientGain exposure to strategy planning, performance analysis, bid management and optimisation and reporting for our clientsReceive one-on-one mentorship from an experienced Programmatic Display Account ManagerAttend meetings, training sessions and 1:1s with your mentor and managerSuccessfully become Google CertifiedTake part in an immersion session at Google’s officesPresent to your fellow interns and management in the final week
Upon completion of the internship, you may be given an opportunity to directly secure a place on our graduate scheme!

What we’re looking for in you

We’d love for curious, ambitious and passionate students to join our Internship Programme!

The skills we’re looking for candidates to demonstrate are:

    Impressive grades, both accomplished and predictedNumerically-minded, with a basic understanding of ExcelOur campaigns decisions are made based on data, so logical thinking is keyMust be patient, hard-working and eager to learnMust be able to communicate effectively by phone, write clear emails and memos and enjoy explaining complicated concepts to othersAbility to balance high-quality standards with schedule pressures and the capability to work both independently and within a teamMust have a strong grasp of numbers, be comfortable with simple statistics and be interested in learning the ins and outs of online direct marketingShould have a baseline knowledge of digital industry trends
Finally, passion, ambition and curiosity are all great traits in any candidate as they demonstrate your ability to be a good team-player who will contribute to our ongoing success. At the point of application, the candidate must have the right to hold a full-time working position in the UK.

About Merkle

In 2015, Periscopix were thrilled to join the Merkle organisation as part of their drive to become a worldwide leader in tailored data-driven digital marketing. Merkle is a performance marketing agency which specialises in the delivery of personalised customer experiences across platforms and devices. We call it ‘people-based’ marketing, and we are proud to be recognised as an industry leader. Merkle, headquartered in the States, have focused on expansion by acquiring businesses internationally and by joining the Dentsu Aegis Network, one of the largest Global media companies, in 2016. This has offered us opportunity to further expand our growth and services.

The last twelve months have been a whirlwind of pitch wins, new hires and expansion for Merkle in the UK. Having grown at a tremendous pace, our workforce is now split between two open-planned, modern London offices (London Bridge and St. Katherine Docks). It’s an exciting time to be joining the company; we have no plans to slow down! We take great pride in our company values and culture; we regularly host socials and strive to create a working environment where our employees enjoy coming into work.

A few of the benefits

We’re committed to ensuring that you’re learning new skills, being challenged whilst also feeling valued and supported. We’re proud of our company values and culture; we have regular company / team socials and want all our employees to enjoy coming into work. Some of our benefits include:

    Fantastic training and mentorship programmeFriendly, approachable office atmosphere - and business-casual dress codeFree breakfast (toast, spreads, fresh fruit, coffee, tea, etc)Regular company socials (including bowling, Crystal Maze, quiz nights, annual Christmas and Summer parties to name a few!)Fun clubs including Yoga/Pilates, Football Teams and Book ClubOn-site Games Room with ping pong and pool tableThe company pays for our lunch on the last Friday of every month (we try a new place every month)On Fridays at 4:30pm (aka. Four Thirsty) everyone can help themselves to a celebratory drink
Merkle | Periscopix are proud to have consistently featured in the Sunday Times Top 100 Small Companies to Work For. We take great pride in this as it’s awarded as a result of employee feedback – we’re committed to maintaining a positive and enjoyable workplace.

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter via the 'Apply' button.

Merkle does not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Experience stipulated in this job description serves as a guide only and all applications will be considered on their merits, irrespective of experience.

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