Legg Mason

  • Event Planning: Next Gen Internship

    Job Locations US-CT-Stamford
    Req. #
    Global Marketing
    Position Type
  • Position Overview

    If you are a student passionate about the Marketing field and interested in managing events for a firm that is always bringing it's best, than this could be a great opportunity for you!


    Legg Mason’s elite Next Gen Internship program is seeking interns who can bring TOP talent (new technologies, outlooks, and perspectives) to the firm!  If you are looking for a rich opportunity to apply your skills and to gain a deeper understanding of the financial industry, than this is the Internship for you!


    Our Global Marketing and Communication (GMAC) team is seeking an innovative and technology solutions driven Next Gen Intern for the 2018-2019 school year! This intern will focus on supporting the Event Planning team by working on projects related to client event analytics and technology.

    Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

    • Create and maintain new event campaigns within our client relationship management (CRM) system in collaboration with the Global Business Analytics team in order to track ROI.
    • Manage the ROI analysis and event summaries using post-event metrics to determine impact as well as capture best practices of meetings, sponsorships and conferences.
    • Collaborate with the event team to streamline the event app process and use onsite meeting technology to plan and capture meaningful data with polling and survey questions.
    • Partner with our outside app vendor manage conference metrics including booth traffic, breakout attendance and engagement with electronic materials.
    • Create a streamlined process for the management of extensive monthly American Express charges and make recommendations for improvement to reconciliation process
    • Potential for client-facing work

    Ideal Qualifications and Experience

    • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and/or Technology or Business
    • College Junior or Senior
    • Innovative thinker; can take a fresh look on current processes and identify new and creative ways to challenge the status quo
    • Agile learner; can quickly come up to speed with the business
    • Detail-oriented with superb organizational skills
    • Excellent communication and project management skills
    • Collaborative, team player
    • Professional manner

    Company Overview

    This program is designed to provide a rich opportunity for students who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the financial services industry and contribute while working on special projects. This Internship will run three consecutive semesters (Summer, Fall, and Spring), full-time during the Summer and part-time during the Fall and Spring semesters, and students will connect with fellow interns, and the Legg Mason community.


    If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.


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