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Job Title:
Marketing Intern, Media Sales & Marketing (Undergraduate)
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Job Function:
Full/Part Time:
Job Category:
Marketing & Communications
New York, NY US
Business Unit:
AARP Services
New York
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

Integrated Communications is a multimedia, service-focused communications operation that leads in shaping the impression of AARP by providing communications planning, support and execution for AARP’s strategic business units. 

Summary Statement

Are you interested in developing your professional skills in marketing?  Join the AARP Media Sales and Marketing team as a summer intern in their New York city offices.  You will be teamed with seasoned professionals and develop your tool kit for enhancing your professional skills.  


Integrated Marketing

  • Assist Marketing Manager with the distribution and coordination of the quarterly call for success stories (case studies) in print + digital.  Compile ideas and suggestions from representatives and present them to the Marketing Manager;
  • Assist with conversion of our library of success stories (case studies) to a new format in PPT
  • Compile regular reports of relevant or interesting native content among our competitors, using BrandTale
  • Proofread and act as a second pair of eyes for presentations and other materials before they are submitted to sales reps and clients
  • Help manage updates for general presentations that are available via an internal site for all sales reps
  • Find and pull stock images to use in presentations as needed



  • Work with Insights team to cultivate category intelligence.  Conduct internet searches for current trend data on relevant categories for use in internal materials, to educate sales reps or as background for sales requests
  • Work with Insights team to analyze survey results and compile reports for clients detailing ad performance. This helps sales reps and clients identify opportunities and challenges based on feedback from AARP members
  • Organize and consolidate shared research drive to make this resource easier to use
  • Analysis of AARP Consumer Panel insights for broader use
  • Organize a monthly “Fun Facts” documents into a library by category, for easy access by reps


    Events and Trade Marketing

  • Assist Associate Director with preparations for annual National Sales Meeting offsite, including welcome kits and any other projects as needed

     Operations and Administration

Assist Marketing Associate with managing and maintaining internal collateral site through Sharepoint, which may include posting materials online and finding/correcting any broken or outdated links.

  • Must work closely with different members of the team to support a broad range of projects and activities, which require analytic, quantitative, organizational and creative skills
  • Must be proactive and try to seek out solutions to problems individually
  • Must have ability to prioritize and juggle a broad range of projects
  • Must be highly responsive, clear and thorough in communications with marketing and sales teams


Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0; and be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors.   

AARP also considers non-traditional interns who are looking to re-enter the workforce or change careers.  This may include those who have previously graduated college and are now enrolled in a continuing education program. 

  • Expertise using Microsoft Office skills including PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Word;
  • Solid writing and proofreading  skills;
  • Solid analytical and quantitative skills;
  • Ability to pick up new technical skills quickly;
  • Basic knowledge of any programs within Adobe Creative Suite a plus;
  • Can-do attitude;
  • Being organized and the ability to prioritize with attention to detail is required.

To Apply for this Opportunity

  1. Click APPLY to complete the online application and submit a current resume in response to this posting;
  2. Attach a copy of your transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required);
  3. Be prepared to submit two letters of recommendation; which can be from a college or university professor or a manager who is familiar with your work (please note that we cannot complete the hiring process without these references)
  4. Be prepared to submit writing samples, if required for the position

Instructions for Uploading Your Documents

  1. Attach your resume as part of the online application
  2. Click the SUBMIT button at the end of the application
  4. Select the MY ACTIVITIES
  5. Select “Add Attachment” under the section labeled COVER LETTERS & ATTACHMENTS
  6. Select the Attachment Type and list the Attachment Title
  7. Select Upload your document
  8. Select Save
  9. If uploading multiple documents, repeat steps 5-8

Benefits Offered

Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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