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Programmatic Trading Associate



Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

Are you looking for an opportunity to obtain real work experience while making an impact on Democratic campaigns and progressive causes? Join DSPolitical’s Internship Program! We’re looking for ambitious candidates to contribute value in a dynamic, client-centered environment.

Who Are We?

DSPolitical pioneers the best integration of data and technology to persuade audiences and deliver wins for Democratic and progressive candidates, causes, and issues with the most efficient and effective digital advertising campaigns in politics and issue advocacy.

As a digital media agency, DSPolitical doesn’t just offer solutions -- we create them. Our award-winning team works hand-in-hand to develop and deploy leading-edge solutions, uniquely crafted to reach the audiences our clients need to be successful in both the public affairs and political arenas.

DSPolitical works hard to provide our clients with innovative solutions based on the diverse perspectives of our team. To that end, we’re committed to recruiting team members from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.

DSPolitical is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applicants of all races, colors, gender identities, religions, ages, sexual orientations, national and ethnic origins, disabilities, marital status, veteran status, and all backgrounds. DSPolitical job offers are contingent on the results of a background check.

We’re always looking for exceptional people to join our team. If this sounds like you, please apply!

Why work for DSPolitical?

This internship provides an opportunity to obtain:

  • Real hands on experience
  • A chance to work with innovative professionals
  • Monthly all staff celebrations and fun
  • A diverse work culture
  • Networking opportunities

About the Position

This internship runs June 2024 through to November 2024. This is a paid internship. To participate in our internship program, interns must commit to working a minimum of 20 hours per week, not to exceed 30 hours per week.The Operations Intern works closely with the Operations Coordinator, DSPolitical staff members and provides support to the Operations Department.

Specific duties may include the following:

  • Support office management functions such as vendor coordination, kitchen schedules, and ordering and restocking of supplies
  • Support asset tracking and management for corporate equipment
  • Research applicable compliance regulations
  • Assist with event concept building and theme development
  • Assist in preparing and coordinating all logistical aspects of company sponsored events
  • Assist in communications involving event management including BEOs, timelines, calendars, reports, diagrams, etc.
  • Request estimates, reach out to vendors, and interact with all departments within the company
  • Perform general administrative duties related to operations support
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time

Essential Attributes & Experience

  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills; ability to effectively present and communicate to all levels within an organization
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple types of administrative tasks
  • Some event planning experience
  • Solution-Oriented Focus
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Positive Personality
  • Ability to think creatively and take initiative
  • Excellent Computer skills, including Microsoft and Google Suites
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Currently pursuing a degree in a related field

DSPolitical is proud to offer:

  • Paid Internship program at a rate of $17.50 per hour
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition programs

Office Hours:

This position will be working on a hybrid basis at the Washington, DC office. Work hours are consistently 9:00 A.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, with the expectation that evening and weekend work will be required as necessary.

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