The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is a member supported organization that empowers the media and marketing industries to thrive in the digital economy. Our membership is comprised of more than 650 leading media and technology companies that are responsible for selling, delivering, and optimizing digital advertising or marketing campaigns.
As an intern with the IAB you will have exposure to some of the most important issues facing the industry today and the thought leadership initiatives designed to solve for those issues. You will learn how our organization functions and how we manage a large amount data that allows us to serve our members. Our intern program provides weekly learning sessions developed around key topics each department is working on and an opportunity to participate in industry events hosted by the IAB. We expect you to bring a fresh approach and have input on business objectives and strategies. Networking is large part of what we do so you will be given the opportunity to meet employees throughout the organization as well as interns from other programs to exchange ideas, learning experiences and the insight you have gained into the digital economy and how it functions.
The IAB is seeking an HR Intern to assist the Vice President of Human Resources with various projects, to gain a better understanding of the role HR plays in a non-profit trade association. The preferred candidate is highly self-motivated, collaborative, organized, detail-oriented, a quick learner, and feels comfortable working with systems.
The position begins June 10th and ends August 16th. Interns are expected to work approximately 40 hours a week and will be paid $15/hour.
Duties and Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
Assist with recruitment activities, such as managing the recruitment mailbox, coordinating interviews, applicant tracking, conducting reference checks and posting open roles;
Provide support in the execution of HR/company initiatives;
Create new hire packets and assist with processing employee paperwork;
Maintain HR and employee files in compliance with company policy and State and Federal laws;
Generate HR/employee reports as needed;
Recommend process improvements in the HR department;
Work with HR systems; and
Assist with projects and other tasks as assigned.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Self-starter, quick learner, and ability to provide ideas for process improvements
Ability to work independently and as a team player
Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality of information
Strong attention to detail
Excellent time management, project management, and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
Comfortable working with systems (HRIS, etc.)
Interest and/or major in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field is preferred.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) empowers the media and marketing industries to thrive in the digital economy. It is comprised of more than 650 leading media and technology companies that are responsible for selling, delivering, and optimizing digital advertising or marketing campaigns. Together, they account for 86 percent of online advertising in the United States. Working with its member companies, the IAB develops technical standards and best practices and fields critical research on interactive advertising, while also educating brands, agencies, and the wider business community on the importance of digital marketing. The organization is committed to professional development and elevating the knowledge, skills, expertise, and diversity of the workforce across the industry. Through the work of its public policy office in Washington, D.C., the IAB advocates for its members and promotes the value of the interactive advertising industry to legislators and policymakers. Founded in 1996, the IAB is headquartered in New York City and has a West Coast office in San Francisco.