Marketing Associate - Rise Academy job from TEAM LEWIS in Washington, DC 20006, United States

Friday 6th, May 2022


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Washington, DC 20006


School Leavers

Salary : USD 18

TEAM LEWIS is a reputed company based in Washington, DC 20006. We are looking for talented professional from the field of School Leavers to join our team as Marketing Associate - Rise Academy.

This role will be hybrid-remote, hence we are targeting candidates that are able to commute to either the Boston, Chicago, D.C. or New York offices at certain times throughout the program.This role is full-time and will be paid at $18/hr.

TEAM LEWIS is looking for ambitious school leavers or career changers with a strong interest in communications and marketing to join its RISE Academy. This six-month training program provides the chance to develop a career in the marketing industry without having a degree or relevant work experience. The RISE Academy participants will be actively engaged with teams on client work. Whilst learning rapidly on the job, they will also go through a rigorous training and development program to provide the foundational knowledge to thrive at a digital marketing agency. This will involve seminars and workshops, certification courses, shadowing senior marketing professionals and international markets exposure. The RISE Interns will be exposed to all facets of marketing including digital, lead generation, creative implementation, content marketing, rich media production, social media execution, media relations and more. This six-month long program is aimed at developing the participant’s skillset to potentially fulfill a full-time employee’s job duties. There will be the opportunity to rotate across different teams to apply learnings.


The company is an integrated communications agency that has gone from start-up to multi-national in a little over two decades. The company now ranks in the top 40 agencies worldwide and has 24 offices. Its success is due to a combination of factors: talented people delivering award-winning campaigns; expanding client relationships into new markets or services; making strategic acquisitions. The agency, its people and client campaigns have won many prestigious awards, including Cannes Lions, PRovoke Media, ICCO, European Excellence, PRCA Digital, Digital Impact, Global Digital Excellence.

Purpose of the role


The RISE Academy participant provides critical support to the client servicing teams. The role requires the ability to handle several projects and tasks simultaneously, delivering high quality work within tight deadlines. The RISE Intern will develop a clear understanding of the team’s requirements and objectives, learn about the clients’ industries and businesses, be proactive in attitude, fast in responding to online community and team requests, and be supportive of their teams.

Coupled with this, the RISE Interns will undergo weekly training sessions covering all aspects of marketing services. This will include individual and group project tasks to apply learnings. At the end of the program, there may be the opportunity to join one of the client services teams depending on personal goals and career aspirations.

Check out this Q&A video from our recent RISE Academy graduates to learn more!

Interview Timeline

  • Applications open: April 18th - May 16th
  • Phone Screen: May 16th - May 27th
  • Writing Assignment: May 30th - June 3rd
  • Final Round Interview: June 13th - June 17th
  • Offers extended: June 20th - June 24th
  • Start date: August 1st

Main responsibilities

  • Attending the RISE Academy training workshops to develop knowledge and skills
  • Support the account servicing teams with delivering client campaigns, projects and initiatives
  • Assist with the coordination of media related and client events
  • Understand and avidly follow the news agenda, helping to position clients within context
  • Research and identify appropriate journalists, bloggers and analysts on an on-going basis, foster media and blogger relationships for self and on behalf of the team
  • Monitor relevant news sources and alert the team to relevant breaking news opportunities
  • Develop compelling content (biographies, briefings, media alerts, press releases, soundbites, backgrounders and boilerplates), producing copy for all channels using relevant techniques and language
  • Support proposals, new business credentials and pitches by providing research and coordination
  • Learn how to operate global standard analytics tools under the TEAM LEWIS tech stack to support new business, assist in driving strategy that feed into existing client work and campaigns.
  • Implement client campaigns across the full spectrum of social media channels including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and Tik Tok
  • Provide social media insight as well as execution and management of related digital activity
  • Coordinate reporting to clients and in a timely manner

About you

Agile, bold, collaborative, inquisitive and spirited. These are the values sought in every person at TEAM LEWIS.

  • A strong entrepreneurial spirit who thrives on challenges and is keen to work in a fast-paced, international environment.
  • Passionate about marketing communications as a profession and motivated to learn and develop
  • Keen interest in the media (print, broadcast, online), current affairs and the news agenda
  • Self-starter with ideas and initiative, who works hard and is goal driven
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – highly articulate and presentable
  • Proficiency with social media and enthusiasm to engage and promote content on the platforms available
  • Well organized with strong attention to detail; calm under pressure
  • Collaborative instincts, flexible and adaptable – a natural team player
  • Energetic, confident, personable, and a sense of humor!

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities for this role. Other responsibilities may be added from time to time.

TEAM LEWIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating and fostering an environment focused on equality, empowerment and respect. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that supports and celebrates our diversity. We continue to invest in our efforts to ensure that TEAM LEWIS is a place where everyone can thrive.

Skills required

How To Apply

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