Advertising Sales Internship, Chicago – Summer 2020

We’re looking for passionate Advertising Sales Interns to #JoinTheBand.  As an intern within our Advertising Sales organization, you will be responsible for assisting the full sales cycle from pre-sales through campaign execution. You must be organized and motivated as well as have the drive to succeed in a startup environment. You will closely with the team and act as e a reliable support resource who can anticipate client and sales team needs. This role includes analysis, planning, research, project management and brainstorming.  

What you’ll do:

Review RFP proposals and prepare corresponding sales proposals

Assess accurate industry forecasts and data as well as analyze research requests

Verify inventory availability throughout the sales process

Create internal orders and insertion orders and adhere to defined business processes

Communicate ad specifications and creative lead times to advertisers/agencies

Work with Traffic team to monitor campaigns and ensure campaign delivery

Assist with campaign performance and make optimization recommendations

Work with the ad operations team to provide clients/sales team with any necessary campaign reporting, including post-campaign analysis

Assist with sales/pitch presentations by preparing key data points, findings and relevant research

Interact with the Accounting department in regards to client credit and billing requests/issues

Who you are:

You are a highly self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented undergraduate junior or senior focused in sales, with previous internships or experience in  digital/radio/mobile/online planning or buying

You thrive in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment

You have exposure in CRM and Order Management Systems — for example: Salesforce, DFP or DSM is preferred

You are a highly organized and focused multi-tasker with strong attention to detail

You have excellent verbal and written communication skills

You have great presentation skills and you demonstrate the ability to think creatively, sell strategically, and communicate efficiently internally and externally

The Intern Gig:

Spotify is looking for enthusiastic students/recent graduates with a passion for music and an ambition to go far. This isn’t just any internship! Our paid internship program will give you the chance to gain in-depth knowledge of what it’s like to be a Spotify employee as well as get the opportunity to see the technology side of a fast growing company! Our summer internships will last for 10 weeks this summer and start in the beginning of June.

The deadline to apply is November 11th, 2019 at 11:59 PM, EST. You can expect the following application timeline:

Mid November, 2019 – Mid January, 2020: Application Review

Mid December, 2019 – March, 2020: Interviews

January, 2020 – April, 2020: Offers given out

June, 2020: Intern program start


We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

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