Project Coordinator Intern

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States | Client Experience | Part-time | COVID-19 remote

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Looking for your chance to make a real impact? 

Firespring, one of the largest marketing communications firms in the Midwest, is looking for our next amazing human to join our team. We’re known for providing marketing, printing, websites and strategic guidance to thousands of brands, businesses and nonprofits. Our clients and partners count on us as a force in our areas of expertise to help them do more good. 

See if this position sounds like your dream job. We can’t wait to find out if it could be you.

Job Description

You’ve got to be fast on your feet, always two steps ahead of our clients, without breaking a sweat and with a smile on your face. They can hear those smiles right through the phone. This is not your ordinary internship. You’ll be working with our most valuable people outside our walls. Get ready to side seat our Account Managers. You will gain exposure to managing client communications and projects, generating ideas and brainstorming tactics to better our clients’ marketing efforts. In the end, you’ll be seasoned to tackle any project that consists of marketing tactics and delighting clients.

If you agree, read on.

Qualifications

  • Organizer extraordinaire—in fact, it slightly bothers you that this list of bullet points isn't in alphabetical order.
  • You are energetic and ready to learn. 
  • Persistent and task oriented.
  • You can explain a concept to your IT guy, or your grandma. Whoever’s listening.
  • You can juggle more than the average juggler, figuratively. (If you can actually juggle we will also want to see that...)
  • Quality is job one, and two and three.
  • Your ego boost comes from checking tasks off of a list and getting people pointed in the right direction.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Account Management team in client meetings, task assignments and keeping projects on track.
  • Show some tough love and crack the whip to motivate the fulfillment team and keep them on track.
  • Communicate across departments to ensure proper set up, design, and customizations are completed to client specifications.
  • Find creative ways to coordinate and get projects done.
  • Record all client-related correspondence so we know what we've done to help.
  • Be able to move that occasional elephant in our three-ring circus.
  • Communicate with Account Managers, project traffic, designers and copywriters.

Compensation and Benefits

  • SalaryHourly, we like to take care of our interns and your parents will like that you don’t need to hit them up…as much.
  • Hours20-40 hours/week, flexible
  • FunMillions of people go to work, punch the clock from 8 to 5 and hate every moment of it—that’s not the case here. We have an indoor slide, a game room that includes shuffleboard, a pool table, a foosball table, a Ping Pong table and more. To put it mildly, we’re serious about having fun.
  • Miscellaneous BenefitsNot all benefits are about the Benjamins, baby. Some of the things you’ll enjoy while working here include unlimited soda, tea and beer (of course only if of age). And don’t worry about your duds—casual is the dress code here. Still looking to make your cubicle-shackled intern friends jealous of your new gig? Our company-wide social and recreational activities are sure to do just that.

Ready to come aboard?

Please include a cover letter. Resumes without one won't be considered. Seriously.

While we genuinely appreciate your interest in employment with Firespring, we can only respond to the most qualified candidates.

Firespring is an EEO/AA employer.