WE'RE HIRING

Horizon’s looking for a few great interns

Horizon is looking for thinkers, doers, dreamers, makers, planners, crafters and risk takers. If you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program (associates or bachelors) and are interested in a paid, hands-on experience in the media industry, then we'd like to hear from you.​

Our internship program is recognized as the best in the industry. You'll learn about all aspects of our business, and you'll have a great time along the way.​

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APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FROM FEBRUARY 26, 2024, THROUGH MARCH 8, 2024

WHAT IS MEDIA ?

Media is the business side of advertising. What good is a great ad campaign if the right people don’t see or experience it? We media enthusiasts ensure that the brands we work with connect with the right people, at the right time, in the right place.

Why Horizon?

In 1989, CEO and President Bill Koenigsberg founded Horizon Media with the vision of creating a workplace where Business is Personal. 32 years later, the agency continues to grow without sacrificing that original vision; Horizon is a place full of great ideas and talented people. How do you know that an agency is happy, healthy, and driving growth in the all the right ways? When you’re recognized year in and year out with awards that honor your incredible culture. We’ve also created an environment where our people are free to invent, explore, share and excel.

What You’ll Get... As An Intern​

An internship at Horizon is not coffee runs and photocopies. Here, we get work done and like to have fun. An internship at Horizon is an opportunity to get involved in real work with real results. 

Our Summer Internship Program is a 8-week long, paid, full-time (40 hours/week) immersive experience that exposes interns to all facets of the media industry. Interns will develop personal and professional skills, make lasting connections, collaborate with each other and learn from the best in the industry. In addition to daily work within your department, interns participate in:

Hands on Learning Weekly trainings to provide insight into our different departments, grow your understanding of media, and further your professional skills

Presentation Experience End of program project with your peers to practice the presentation skills you’ll learn during the program, and the chance to pitch an idea to the entire company

Management & Mentorship Employees guide interns throughout their summer.  Each intern will have a manager on their team, and a mentor from a different team. From assistance with projects to general advice, day to day guidance, and career tips, the managers and mentors are there to help

Senior Leader Exposure The opportunity to meet with senior executives is always available to learn about their past and current career experiences and provide valuable advice

Field Trips  Visit big name companies in the industry for a chance to see other sides of the business firsthand. Past trips include Snapchat, iHeart Media, TikTok and Google 

Team Building Each intern class will have dedicated programming and events to help you get to know each other and form long lasting friendships! 

Intern Class

 

WHICH ROLE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?


Head for Business → Business Solutions ​

Provides counsel and advice across entire continuum of marketing communications — central point of contact for our clients and agency​

Targeting & Storytelling → Social Media ​

Analyzes the social marketplace and digital consumption to recommend high performing strategies and drive revenue​

Sports Lover → Sports & Entertainment ​

Amplifies client marketing campaigns in compelling live environments through sponsorships and activations – both in person and virtually​

Math Geek → Analyst / Data Scientist

Makes sense of data and identifies trends that help our teams build media strategies; dives headfirst into data to  make decisions that build brands​

Online Shopping Guru →  Night Market ​

Consults our clients on their e-commerce presence, helps them own their customer journey, and drives revenue through our proprietary technology​

Search & Destroy → Paid Search​

Dominates search results and drives the bottom line through auction-based paid search bidding & optimizations, coupled with an understanding of SEM marketing trends and best practices

Loves Instant Gratification → Horizon Next 

Works with performance focused clients who reap the benefits of driving sales overnight and their brand overtime​

Culture Enthusiast → Multicultural ​

Integrates all facets of the agency and provides informed media strategies through traditional and digital expertise,  driving inclusive consumer engagement ​

Strategic Creative → Blue Hour Studios ​

Produces fresh creative formats, original content, and influencer activations that deliver resonate brand messages, and a deeper form of engagement​

Gift of Gab → Media Buying​

Negotiates and secures the best prices to enhance creativity and engagement; including first to market opportunities, unique integrations and sponsorships for National and Local across Video & Digital​

Auction Winner → Programmatic​

Combines audience strategy, inventory selection, and bidding tactics to win auctions in real time over other advertisers for desirable digital advertising placements​

Culture First Creatives →  305 Worldwide

Brings together different perspective, with a focus on diversity and inclusivity, to redefine media and creativity through an integrated end to end strategy for our clients

APPLY IF YOU:

  • Are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program (associates or bachelors), have a GPA of 3.75 or above, and are interested in hands-on experience in the media industry

  • Possess a strong interest in media, advertising, research and/or analytics and aren’t afraid to use numbers (Excel experience is a plus)

  • Can prioritize multiple projects/assignments and have excellent written and verbal skills

  • Are able to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Want to have an educational, fun-filled summer and build your professional network

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APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FROM FEBRUARY 26, 2024 THROUGH MARCH 8, 2024

Application Timeline

 

FAQs

What is the application deadline?

  • March 8th, 2024

What are the minimum requirements?

  • Applicants must currently be enrolled in an associates’ or bachelors' program, have a minimum GPA of 3.75, and need to be rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors. We encourage students to apply that enjoy working with numbers and problem solving creatively (Excel experience is a plus). Interested students should also possess a strong interest in media, advertising, technology, research and/or analytics. Applicants must be able to balance learning and working in a dynamic, fast paced environment. 

Is this a paid internship? 

  • Yes.

Is this a rotational internship or will I be placed with one team for the duration of the internship?

  • You will be placed on one team for the duration of the internship. However, there will be opportunities for you to shadow other departments of interest. 

What do I need to prepare?

  • Familiarize yourself with our website, social media accounts and articles written in the trades. Ensure your resume reflects all relevant coursework taken, internship/work experience and extracurricular activities. Set up time for a mock interview with the Office of Career Services at your school. Review the “which role is right for you” guide and decide which team(s) you are interested in. 

How do I choose which department I'd like to intern with? 

  • Learn about the teams that have opens in the "which role is right for you" guide on our website. Applications are submitted for the internship program at large; however, your interviewer(s) will ask you what teams you are interested in. You will be matched with a team based on your interests, skills, aptitude, as well as the team’s needs. 

How long does the program last?

  • Our internship program is 8 weeks.

Will I receive college credit?

  • If your college/university deems you eligible to receive college credit for your internship, then yes.

How many hours do I need to work per week?

  • 40 hours.

What is the hiring process, and what can I expect?

  •  The hiring process includes an online application, HR phone screen, and final interviews with multiple teams. Please be prepared for an in-person or virtual video interview, depending on your location. 

Will the Internship be in-person or remote?

  •  2024's program will be Hybrid. Horizon teams are in office three days a week, Tuesday through Thursday. Interns are expected to work in-office these days and will work from home on Mondays and Fridays. Additionally, this summer’s program will include a mix of in person and virtual training, networking, and social activities.

Do I have to live in NY or LA during the program?

  • Yes, due to the hybrid nature of this summer’s program you will need to live in the city that your team reports into for the duration of the 8-week program.

How do I apply?

  • Through our partner RippleMatch, here!

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