Content Marketing Internship - Summer 2019

Join Our Team

Yakkety Yak is one of Chicago’s fastest growing Content Marketing Agencies, and we’re now accepting applications for our Summer 2019 Internship Program. With opportunities in the area of content, design and analytics, we are offering the right candidate the chance to work for a dynamic business in an exciting industry that is constantly evolving. During your internship, you will be immersed in the ins and outs of content marketing, social media, digital communications and inbound lead generation. In addition to participating in the daily tasks of our business, as part of your internship, you will have the opportunity to develop a digital marketing strategy for a nonprofit organization. Our goal is that you complete our program with real world experience to equip you for a career in digital marketing. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate to gain agency experience in a startup environment with dynamic culture. Interested candidates should use the form below to submit their resume, cover letter  and five reasons why Yakkety Yak is the job and company for you.


  • Play an active role in the development and reporting on high-quality, content for clients looking to enhance their communication strategy

  • Draft social media content, blogs, website content and newsletter copy

  • Collaborate with editorial, graphic design and analytics teams to make sure all projects stay on-brand and meet client deadlines

  • Contribute innovative ideas to drive the agency forward

About You

Yakkety Yak is a fast-paced, startup environment where marketing and editorial excellence is considered a core competency and employees are expected to continually improve upon this excellence. The ideal candidate for this position has the following:

Bachelor's degree with relevant coursework (journalism, communications, English, marketing, design)
Background in writing and editing, design or analytics
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to take your own initiative, own your work, but also work collaboratively with teammates in all departments of the agency
Open to constructive feedback

Technical Skills

HubSpot Inbound Certification (required upon first day if hired)
HubSpot Content Marketing Training
Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Working knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest
WordPress and SquareSpace knowledge
Experienced in SEO and organic marketing
Email automation in platforms including Constant Contact, MailChimp and HubSpot

About Yakkety Yak

Our mission is to make it easier for businesses and brands to reach their ideal customers through creative and smart communication. We help our clients define their voice, develop a content strategy and implement a successful campaign to expand their reach and increase revenue. While we really like to have a good time, we prioritize accuracy, creativity, and professionalism. We are meticulous about our work, driven to excel and innovative with our ideas. To us, that is what content marketing is all about.

Yakkety Yak is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Yakkety Yak recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.


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