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Marketing Intern - Summer 2019

Company Overview

The Bradford Group is a world leader in direct to consumer marketing and provider of gifts, collectibles, home décor, and jewelry. Founded in 1973, we have an unyielding commitment to product quality and exceptional customer service which has helped us become one of the premier direct marketing companies in today's international economy.  

Job Summary

We are seeking outstanding Marketing Interns to assist various business units within The Bradford Group with the execution of direct marketing advertising campaigns in this 10 – 12 week summer experience. This position requires strong communication skills, PC proficiency (with special emphasis on Microsoft Excel), and the ability to prioritize assignments and work in a fast-paced environment. Throughout your internship you will assist marketing managers in conducting quantitative analysis on specific customer segments, track revenue results and projections, advise product development teams on the wants/needs of customer segments, and organize direct mail advertising campaigns. This is a unique opportunity to gain marketing experience in a hands-on role at a world leader in the gifts and collectibles industry. Located just outside of Chicago in Niles, IL, this full time internship (40 hour/week) is a paid position ($15/hour).

Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Analyze data and provide key customer insights to drive decisions on new product and advertising campaigns.
  • Perform customer segmentation and provide recommendations to marketing team.
  • Analyze effectiveness of marketing campaigns.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Preference is given to Junior and Senior candidates
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or a related field
  • Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Experience with SPSS, Access or other databases a plus
  • Experience with direct marketing is a plus
  • Quantitative, analytical, and detail-oriented mindset, with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

What we offer:


  • Paid internship ($15/hr)
  • Network and build relationships with peers
  • Intern events, lunches, outings and more
  • Professional development and training including career tips, executive leadership and change management
  • Creative work environment

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Adem Tahiri at 847.581.8529 or

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