Paid Media Intern

The Influence Agency is a growing marketing agency that specializes in Influencer Marketing, Community Management, Content Strategy & Development, Paid Media, Web Design & Development, SEO, Paid Search and much more!

We are currently hiring for a Paid Media Intern position, which will be virtual while we Work From Home during COVID-19. You will be expected to be working from our office in Toronto once this pandemic ends. At our agency, a Paid Media Intern will be responsible for supporting Google Advertising, and Social Media advertising for our client accounts. The successful candidate will have a passion and skill for Ad Copy writing, an interest in performance data, and a general curiosity to learn.

This is an exciting position at a fast-moving agency that is focused on challenging industry norms and developing programs that are best in class.

Paid Media Intern - Careers

About The Influence Agency

The Influence Agency is a team of digital marketing professionals that specialize in custom Digital Marketing Campaigns. Our team is composed of passionate, talented, creative and hard-working people that support each other, and put our clients first. We know the work we do matters, and we enter every day with a sense of purpose.

Team Member Traits

Personal Characteristics

  • Cares greatly about their clients, coworkers, and self.
  • Highly empathetic, positive, and competitive.
  • Analytical thinker
  • Hard-working, prompt, organized, effective, detailed, and has meticulous follow-up.
  • A passion for learning and improving
  • A natural problem solver that identifies solutions
  • Trustworthy
  • Sense of humour
  • Ability to think quickly and learn fast
  • Is a team player but also knows how to work independently

Abilities & Skills

  • Has experience managing and growing Social Media accounts
  • Has experience with Google Suite
  • Excel or Google Sheets fundamentals
  • Superior written and verbal communication
  • Works well with others
  • Bonus: has experience or understanding of Influencer Marketing, Social Media, Photography / Videography, Google Analytics and / or SEO

Experience

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant field of study
  • Looking for an individual with a passion and skill for performance marketing

Key Responsibilities

The ebbs and flows of work at an agency may require you to pitch in on a variety of projects in different ways. The right candidate will embrace the diversity of this environment, and view it as an opportunity to learn and try new things

New Client Setups

  • Support the development of new client accounts
  • Support setting up accounts within our software
  • A meticulous eye for detail across all campaign creative
  • Work alongside designer and Paid Media Managers to strategize, setup, and optimize campaigns
  • Gain an understanding of how Paid Media platforms work, how to interpret data, and how to make thoughtful adjustments

Internal Management

  • Work with Client Success Managers and Paid Media Team to organize creative assets and Ad Copy
  • Support the development of Paid Advertising strategies for each account
  • Support the development performance reports
  • Learn how to make adjustments to advertising campaigns across multiple platforms
  • Track results and use that data to inform future decisions
The influence agency Toronto

Culture

Our office culture is one of challenging work and fun. The office features an arcade machine with over 30,000 games, a cinema room, and a vibrant staff that enjoys positive energy and laughter. Everyone is encouraged, enabled and recognized for implementing their own innovative ideas.

We hold office events, quarterly socials and go to different industry-related events. We are looking for new teammates that complement our existing culture, and have the ability to maintain a positive attitude and sense of humour while managing the pressures of client work.

If you enjoy a corporate environment with tight oversight and management, this is not the right role for you. We are looking for individuals that appreciate mentorship and support, but also have the attitude of a self-starter.

The Influence Agency’s office is located on Geary Avenue in Toronto, in the trendy Artisan Lofts factory. Learn more about all the local amenities here.

Qualifications

  • Interest and curiosity in performance marketing
  • Graduate of College or University
  • Understanding of Google and social media platforms
  • Keen eye for design
  • Ability and skill in writing Ad Copy
  • Excellent grammar and email etiquette
  • Excellent organization, research and data assimilation skills

Excellent to Have

  • Vehicle and Drivers License
  • Excel fundamentals
  • Project Management experience
  • AdWords experience
  • Facebook Ad Manager experience
  • Photoshop skills
  • Google and/or Facebook ads certification ( Blueprint / Skillshop )

Progressive Compensation

  • This is a 3-month internship that includes compensation of $1,000.00 / month
  • A thriving team member has the opportunity to see growth in their responsibilities, and the potential for full-time salary employment at the conclusion of the internship.
  • We would like our team members to have a defined career path to grow internally with incentives for professional growth.
  • A parking pass will be provided to the successful candidate, and/or a TTC transit pass.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to paidmedia@theinfluenceagency.com.

Read what our clients have to say

Universal Music

"At Universal Music, we are frequently tasked with launching new albums and products with little to no notice which can prove challenging for traditional agencies.
The team at the Influence Agency have proven time and time again their ability to be both nimble and efficient at delivering influencer campaigns that are strategically targeted, creative and most importantly impactful with our artists audiences."

Fraser MacKenzie -
U Music

Plan International

"The Influence Agency is phenomenal. They’re incredible outside-the-box thinkers and we’re a great alternative to the traditional marketing efforts taken for the NFP I work for. We worked directly with Stephanie and Tom, both who had a high level understanding of the industry and a completely professional approach to social promotion. Looking forward to working with their team again!"

Nicki Lamont -
Plan International

Distorted

"As a creator, it was so easy working with The Influence Agency. They've put me forward for a number of awesome campaigns and have given me full creative control to execute them. I can't wait to work with them in the future!"

Distorted Lens -
@distorted.lens

The Rosé Picnic

"The Influence Agency has been a huge part of our success for The Rose Picnic!! We love working with the team and look forward to many more great years together!"

Adam Julian Mahgoub -
Rosé Picnic

Exodus Festival Las Vegas

"The Influence Agency is by far one of the best agencies I've worked with in Toronto. They provide so much value to each and every one of their clients, and I've had the pleasure of working with them on many different campaigns. Not only are they professional, but very personable. They are a delight to work with, and I would recommend them to anyone interested in growing their brand or business in an meaningful and creative way."

Kassandra Nunes -
Exodus Festival Las Vegas

Mel Inspired

"Having blogged for 10 years and having worked with a plethora of agencies, The Influence Agency team has been one of the top agencies I've connected with. Their ability to both balance creator relations and interests, while maintaining the priorities of their brands is incredibly impressive. As a creator, the team is always supportive and responsive and truly makes developing branded content seamless! I always look forward to working with them!"

Mel Inspired -
@melhwang

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