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INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Duration :

2 - 4 Months

Email :

Email Subject* :

Internship - Name

Address :

2nd Floor, The Copacabana, Lower Bay Street Bridgetown St.Michael

Submission Deadlines :

Summer - April 15tth

Fall - August 15th

Winter -  December 15th

program overview

It's Barbados Internship Program is a two to four month program (based on availability) designed to provide interns with practical experience in the marketing industry.
 

Our internship program is designed to provide you with real-world experience in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work with our team of experienced marketing professionals on a variety of projects, including digital marketing, social media management, traditional marketing campaigns, content creation and a host of ancillary marketing services.

This program is ideal for marketing and creative students, recent graduates, career switchers, and anyone looking to forge a dynamic career in marketing and creative services.

 

No prior experience is necessary but would be an asset.

a bit about us

It's Barbados is a full-service creative agency based in Barbados. Our mission is to help our clients build and maintain strong brands that connect with their consumers in ways that ensure longevity. We offer a full range of marketing and creative services, including digital strategy, social media management, traditional marketing strategy, campaign development, content creation (photography, videography, motion and graphic design), campaign management, Google and Meta ads, copywriting, email marketing, search engine optimization, event management, and more.

UWI Volunteer Program

Need Volunteer hours? It's Barbados is already part of the UWI Volunteer Program.

Marketing
program

Designed for those who are passionate about the world of traditional and digital marketing. This experience will give you insight into the innovative strategies and tactics that drive success in marketing.

Dive into the heart of marketing campaigns, market analysis, consumer behavior, and digital trends. Here, you'll gain the skills and insights to shape marketing strategies that make waves in the industry.

Some of the key responsibilities of our marketing interns include:

  1. Assisting with the development and execution of marketing campaigns

  2. Conducting market research and analysis

  3. Creating content for social media, websites, and other marketing materials

  4. Assisting with event planning and execution

  5. Contacting and liaising with media outlets, printers and more

  6. Supporting our team with day-to-day tasks as needed

Creative program

If your passion lies in the visual arts, whether it's photography, videography, graphic design, or motion design, this program is for you. Here, you'll have the chance to work with one of the most innovative teams on the island, honing your craft under the guidance of industry experts, transforming ideas into captivating visuals. 

Please let us know the disciplines you are interested in, when submitting your application. *Must have some experience in each field*

Some of the key responsibilities of our creative interns include:

  1. Collaborate with our experienced creative team on various design projects

  2. Participate in concept development meetings to contribute fresh and innovative ideas for creative projects.

  3. Capture compelling photos and videos that align with our brand's visual identity.

  4. Assist in project coordination

  5. Hone your skills with industry-standard software

  6. Quality assurance - Pay meticulous attention to detail to ensure the quality and consistency of visual materials.

marketing & Creative program

Join our Marketing and Creative Program for a dynamic blend of marketing and creative experiences. This four-month program offers a unique opportunity to delve into both fields, allowing you to discover your true passion. In the marketing phase, you'll master market research, digital advertising, and content strategy, while the creative phase lets you explore one or two of the following : photography, videography, graphic design, and motion graphics. Guided by industry experts, you'll gain invaluable insights, hands-on experience, and a comprehensive view of our business.

For the creative phase, please let us know the disciplines you are interested in, when submitting your application. *Must have some experience in each field*

Some of the key responsibilities of our marketing phase include (2 months) :

  1. Assisting with the development and execution of marketing campaigns

  2. Conducting market research and analysis

  3. Creating content for social media, websites, and other marketing materials

  4. Assisting with event planning and execution

  5. Contacting and liaising with media outlets, printers and more

  6. Supporting our team with day-to-day tasks as needed

Some of the key responsibilities of our creative phase include (2 months) :

  1. Collaborate with our experienced creative team on various design projects

  2. Participate in concept development meetings to contribute fresh and innovative ideas for creative projects.

  3. Capture compelling photos and videos that align with our brand's visual identity.

  4. Assist in project coordination

  5. Hone your skills with industry-standard software

  6. Quality assurance - Pay meticulous attention to detail to ensure the quality and consistency of visual materials.

application guide

To apply for the It's Barbados Internship Program, send an email with your resume and a cover letter to jobs@itsbarbados.com with "INTERNSHIP," and your name in the email subject.

In your cover letter, please include the following:

  1. Your name,

  2. Contact information

  3. Current academic status (if any)

  4. A brief overview of your relevant coursework and experience (if any)

  5. What internship program interests you the most

    1. Marketing (2 - 4 months)​

    2. Creative (2 - 4 months)

    3. Marketing & Creative (4 months)

  6. Your career goals and how this internship will help you achieve them

  7. Any marketing or social media experience you may have

  8. Any experience you may have in photography, videography, graphic design, or motion design

  9. Your availability to work with the team, including any scheduling conflicts or constraints

Please see internship requirements below.

Training
& development

During your internship, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in the following areas:

  • Digital marketing

  • Social media management

  • Content creation

  • Market research and analysis

  • Copywriting

  • Project management

In addition to gaining valuable experience in the marketing industry, our internship program offers a number of other benefits, including:

  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced marketing professionals

  • Opportunities for networking and building professional connections

  • Exposure to a variety of marketing disciplines and techniques

  • The chance to work on real-world projects and make a meaningful impact

Business Meeting

Internship requirements

To participate in the It's Barbados Marketing Agency internship program, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. MUST HAVE your own Laptop

  2. Previous experience in marketing / creative services OR be enrolled in or graduated from a relevant degree program (e.g., Marketing, Communications, Business, Visual Arts)

  3. Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher (if applicable)

  4. If applying for creative internship, must have prior experience with the relevant creative softwares

  5. Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  6. Be proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite

  7. Have a strong work ethic and willingness to learn

  8. Be able to work independently and as part of a team

  9. Available to attend office within hours (9am-4pm)

  10. Having access to reliable transportation is a plus

reference letter

At the end of the internship program, each intern with a positive final review will be eligible to request a reference letter, outlining their responsibilities, achievements, and growth during the internship. This reference letter can be used as a powerful endorsement for future job applications and will be a reflection of the intern's work ethic and character. Showcasing their professional development and commitment to their chosen field.

Laptop

Future Career Opportunities

It is important for us to mention that should the internship prove successful and the intern demonstrates exceptional performance, we would be open to considering them for potential job opportunities within the company. This is not a guarantee, but rather an indication of our commitment to providing valuable work experience and potential career growth for our interns. We believe in investing in our employees, and if the intern shows a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a dedication to their role, we would be thrilled to have them join our team on a more permanent basis.

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