Creative Strategy Intern

Lagos, Nigeria

Position Summary

Pulse is looking for a Creative Strategy Intern with a passion and curiosity for the ever-evolving digital ecosystem. As a Creative Strategy Intern, you will be supporting the team in generating compelling ideas for digital campaigns that can be adapted across various media platforms. Our ideal candidate is a storyteller who is equal parts a meticulous planner and a spontaneous creative thinker.

About Pulse

Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience and producing content and creative digital marketing solutions for top brands. We run news platforms and social channels and marketing and production in four countries - Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and Senegal.

We are the platform leading in reach - with over 100 million users and over 100 million video views on our own channels per month. We're also a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360-degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of the regional Business Insider Africa.

The role

The Creative Strategy Intern is a position we’re hiring for in our Lagos office. The role will report to the Head of Creative Strategy.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing sales and marketing material to support the Sales teams across Africa.
  • Assist in dissecting client briefs and proposing innovative creative and marketing strategies that will enable brands to connect to their audiences and achieve their business goals in the most effective manner.
  • Support in developing compelling proposals to communicate these strategies.
  • Contribute, and sometimes lead, in-house ideation sessions.
  • Conduct digital audits that yield rich insights into consumer and competitor’s online behavior and key motivational/attitudinal behaviour.
  • Support the sales team in any and all activities that will help the team meet its overall revenue and profit targets including occasional client meetings and prospecting.
  • Develop a total understanding of online target audience and mindset modes.
  • Assist in creating budgets for proposed strategies in line with the company rate card, working with all relevant internal post-sales and execution teams.
  • Manage timelines and monitor progress, ensuring deadlines are met


Desired Skills & Experience

  • A genuine passion and interest in digital marketing and strategy.
  • Excellent research, presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.


Joining the Pulse Team

The Pulse team is made up of passionate individuals who go above and beyond to inform and engage our young audience with quality content - also delighting our clients and partners with their creative ability to engage these audiences.

From the moment you join us, you will be empowered to run projects, solve problems and develop solutions that can impact our audience of millions and our clients and partners. You will get to work collaboratively with a pan-African team in a fast-paced environment.

To know more about what it’s like to work at Pulse, you can check out www.pulse.africa/careers - here you will see our vision and mission, our core values, what our team members have to say about working with us, and some amazing projects we’ve worked on for clients.


How To Apply

If you would like to apply, please submit your application using the form below. You will receive an email confirming that your application has been received.

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