Business Development Internship (Spring 2019)

Hanson seeks a sales and marketing intern with excellent communication and project management skills. Based out of our Columbus, Ohio office, this Business Development intern will provide day-to-day support for the New Business team and will support prospecting, lead generation, outbound communication, presentation/pitch development and more.

You don’t have to be expert in web development, application design, brand strategy or our other agency disciplines –but you do have to demonstrate interest.

If you’re a do-whatever-it-takes go-getter willing to jump in and learn the ropes, you may be just the person we need. We will help you grow as a professional by sharing the real world operation of a marketing agency.

Ideal Qualities

Operates with Discipline

  • Well organized
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to handle numerous tasks simultaneously
  • Good time management
  • Understands Hanson process
  • Understands larger Hanson context

Communicates Effectively

  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Keeps open lines of communication
  • Reads verbal and non-verbal cues

Thinks Strategically

  • Strong problem solver
  • Student of clients’ businesses and our business
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Critical/analytical thinker

Builds Relationships

  • Relationship building internally

Embraces Our Values

  • Shows initiative, demonstrates proactivity
  • Passion and enthusiasm
  • High energy level
  • Embodies Hanson values
  • Respects others

Acts Like A Leader

  • Demonstrates accountability

Skill Mastery

Demonstrates ability to support the daily needs of the new business team

  • Proficiency in typical office applications/software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote, Google Drive)
  • Develops proficiency in third-party and Hanson-specific applications/software (PipeDrive, LinkedIn,, Seamless.AI, Hanson Dashboard)

Demonstrates mastery of developing and making outreach to leads that follow our business strategy and vertical expertise

  • Building account/company lists based on industry, size andcurrent state of digital presence
  • Developing prospect information (email, phone, social handles) aligned to company, titles and priority
  • Executing outbound email, call and social communication
  • Manage accounts and leads in CRM
  • Supporting marketing/sales material development of Hanson’s offering and expertise

Demonstrates interest in and increasing knowledge level of all agency discipline