CME Group Marketing Internship - Summer 2018 in Chicago, Illinois
CME Group: Where Futures Are Made
CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day – whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.
Fully integrated with our team on Day 1, marketing interns wear many hats and gain exposure to a range of marketing activities, from strategy and execution to metrics and reporting to competitive intelligence.
Principle accountabilities include:
participating in brainstorming sessions for product positioning and campaign planning
maintaining and creating client-facing materials in print and online
pulling and analyzing data from a range of marketing channels and using this data to inform distribution strategy and tactics
monitoring the competitive landscape to help identify real-time marketing opportunities across social and digital channels
Currently pursuing a BA/BS degree
Passion for marketing and communications; interest in financial markets a bonus
Highly-organized and able to manage projects and conflicting priorities
Proactive and eager to learn
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Candidate must thrive in a fast paced, iterative, deadline-driven environment
The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, ready to learn and act quickly and will have completed at least one marketing internship previously. While a familiarity with economics is a plus, it is not essential. An insatiable curiosity and willingness to learn are crucially important.