Business development internship at situation

Situation helps brands build passionate communities through digital-first marketing strategies. Since our founding in 2001, we’ve worked with some of the world’s leading brands including Stoli Vodka, The Metropolitan Opera, HBO, Major League Soccer, Wicked, National Geographic, Meals on Wheels and The Ad Council. Our competitive edge continues to be our ability to develop and leverage proprietary insights gathered from joining the front lines of the world’s most passionate brand communities. Our work spans creative, media, communications, and technology solutions for a wide range of industries.

Situation has also been honored with numerous workplace awards from Crain’s, Best Companies Group, Cynopsis, Digiday, and Fortune. As an agency, we bring a spirit of corporate citizenship into everything we do. If you’re looking for a work environment that values big ideas, diverse voices, and above all, its people, you will love working here.


We are seeking a Fall Business Development Intern for our growing Business Development Department. You’ll work with our Executive Director of Business Development, Senior Communications Manager, and Business Development Coordinator to drive growth for the agency. You’ll help gather and organize assets for pitches – while observing and assisting with other aspects of the client acquisition process. You’ll research opportunities for exposure across awards, conferences, thought leadership, trade publications, social media and more. You’ll also help plan, curate, and activate external events hosted by the agency in addition to a medley of interactive internal events. What’s more, you’ll assist in making sure we’re communicating all our amazing efforts effectively across our owned channels as well as in the office. Overall, you’ll help drive thoughtful exposure to elevate the agency while bringing in new connections, partners, and prospects.


  • Are a college senior or recent graduate ready to take the next step in your career

  • Are not afraid of a rapidly-changing environment that is the advertising world

  • Value organization, timeliness, and professionalism… while maintaining a good sense of humor

  • Have experience in Microsoft Office (especially in PowerPoint), Wordpress, and Google Suite products

  • Have a keen eye for detail and have experience in editing and proofreading work

  • Can be a confident and clear communicator with everyone you speak with (regardless of position)

  • Have a solid grasp on social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn

  • Love networking, meeting new people, and organically make a lasting impression


  • How a digital-first marketing agency really works

  • How we find, pitch, and sell to new business prospects

  • Exposure opportunities in the advertising world and how to get them


  • Links to 2-3 published writing samples (article, interview, research paper, blog post)

  • Or, 500-800 words on why you’re excited to work in the digital space, particularly in advertising

Situation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.