Intern - Account - 2023

Mis à jour: March 9, 2023
Emplacement: Santa Monica, CA, United States
Identification d’emploi: 147937


An internship with us gives you the opportunity to work side by side with passionate problem solvers on powerful and fulfilling work. Our collaborative culture inspires you to learn from the expertise surrounding you and to share your own knowledge and experience with colleagues. You’ll be asked to speak up and challenge the status quo – you have a voice and will be encouraged to use it.

Additionally, over the summer, there will be opportunities to participate in events just for our interns:  social events with other interns, career development workshops, community service projects, and networking with senior leaders – just to name a few!

This Opportunity

GSW is a full-service healthcare communications agency that goes beyond advertising to create personalized brand experiences. We develop strategic marketing solutions for pharmaceutical, biotech and health-and-wellness clients around the world. We create experiences that involve, inspire, educate and activate people through ongoing brand journeys.

Our GSW team is looking for an intellectually curious problem solver to join our team to help us continuously deliver strategic and data-driven solutions to our business unit partners and clients.

This is a 12-week internship; full-time over Summer 2023

The goal of this internship is to offer the candidate a full view of what it is like to work in the healthcare communications field as part of a creative agency. During your time with the agency you will get exposed to all aspects of the agency and what it takes to bring an idea and bring marketing campaigns to life.  As an Account Management intern, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of our business, work on real client deliverables, receive 1-on-1 mentorship from experienced advertising industry professionals, develop your professional skills to meet day-to-day agency and client expectations, and more


  • Serving as an active member of the account team, learning the fundamentals of account management, understanding what “good” account management looks like, and how to confidently provide client service support
  • Contributing to roles that bring projects to completion effectively & efficiently cross-functionally, under the supervision of an account team member
  • Completing day-to-day tasks associated with running projects, including capturing internal and client feedback, assisting with collateral updates, writing meeting recaps, creating project briefs, updating status sheets, overseeing project budgets and timelines, organizing files on the agency server, daily administrative tasks, etc.
  • Collaborating successfully with all agency departments, including ensuring teams are prepared for internal and external meetings, coordinating meetings, and follow-ups on outstanding items
  • Participating in team meetings and, as appropriate, in client presentations
  • Performing market analysis and research on competition and shares findings with the team
  • Collaborating with fellow interns to complete a special project and presenting to the executive leadership team
  • Seeking out increased opportunity for learning and exposure to aspects of the agency world that intrigue you most
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Students entering their Senior year Fall 2023
  • Current pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or similar
  • Past internship experience or project work in Communications, Advertising
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Teams), and email
  • Above-average attention to detail, effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a workload consisting of several concurrent projects or tasks
  • Ability to stay organized, multi-task, and be proactive
  • Can collaborate well with internal team members
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Passion for the marketing and advertising industry
  • Must be able to work internship dates - May 22nd to August 11th.

GSW turns against the premise of doing the “same old.” Our culture is focused on collaborative, meaningful advertising and day-to-day interpersonal interaction. We value the diverse backgrounds of our team members, and everyone has the opportunity to provide input and be heard.

GSW is comprised of creative, motivated individuals who are all here for a reason. We welcome those who strive to work above and beyond their role, who voice their opinion and who are engaged in all aspects of the agency.

GSW is part of Syneos Health Communications, a purpose-built collective of agencies focused on supporting health and biopharmaceutical innovators. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. In today’s fast-changing and complex environment, success lies in making connections: between science, emotion, and technology; between data, design and human insight. We’re able to make those connections because our medical communications, digital, advertising, public relations, data science, research and market access specialists work closely with each other and with healthcare experts, including physicians, pharmacists and advocates. Together, we are the connected healthcare partner tapping rich insights to drive innovation, change behavior and pioneer a new era of accountable marketing.

Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organization designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life.

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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. Except in those locations where state or local law impacts this vaccination requirement, this position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition, sincerely-held religious belief, or other reasons recognized by applicable law. Submission and approval of an exemption request does not necessarily guarantee that an accommodation can be provided for any specific job. 


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