The Economist

Returning Candidate?

Marketing & Lead Generation Internship

Marketing & Lead Generation Internship

Job Locations 
United States-IL-Chicago

More information about this job





The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is a leading provider of business intelligence and consulting services. Our growing consumer practice serves global consumer-facing companies in strategy, analytics and intelligence, with a strong focus on data-driven and quantitative analysis.

Canback (, a subsidiary of The Economist Intelligence Unit, is the world’s leading management consulting firm leveraging predictive analytics. We have established a truly unique position as the world’s most analytically rigorous firm. This allows us to make recommendations based on facts instead of conceptual frameworks and partner wisdom.

Currently we have a Marketing and Lead Generation internship opportunity within our Research Department in our Chicago office.

This is a 2 to 3 month internship.



How you will contribute:

  • You will help compile marketing lists of senior business leaders globally, and find missing information for our email marketing outreach efforts
  • Help coordinate email programs to create incremental sales and engagement
  • Report metrics against goals and provide monthly reporting of campaigns
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of new email programs
  • Assist in brainstorming new concepts and strategies for lead generation 

Experience, skills and professional attributes

The ideal skills for this role are:

  • Outstanding data entry, data cleaning and research skills
  • High creativity to discover new sources of information and find missing data
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work on a monotonous task for several weeks
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, i.e. must be fast at cleaning the data you compile
  • Ability to follow detailed processes but work independently and take ownership of outlined responsibilities
  • Ability to handle confidential information responsibly
  • Attracted by being part of an intellectually intense environment

If this role matches your skills, experience and motivations then please submit your CV with a covering note identifying why you feel you would be great at this task.