Estágio (IEFP) Estratégia - CEO Office

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Executive

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

From the Lisbon office of Wunderman Thompson Portugal, we see the Tagus River, and from the Porto office, the Atlantic – but in both scenarios our eyes are on the future. We have one purpose: to grow our clients’ brands and businesses, driven by an indomitable desire to combine creativity, data, and technology to do what hasn’t been done before.

You will be part of a company that excels in the industry with end-to-end multiple capabilities and has a commitment to delivery amazing results by mixing technicality and expertise with the unbreakable commitment to our company behaviours and values.


Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a Strategy Intern to support the work of our Chief Executive Officer across various initiatives across all areas of the business.

This role offers a rare opportunity to:

  • Observe the priorities, business practices and decision-making of the organisation’s chief executive.
  • Develop knowledge of the network and its companies’ global capabilities, clients and activities.
  • Build relationships with senior executives within the network. 

Please note that this is an IEFP Professional Internship.

You must be eligible to apply


What you will be doing:

No day is the same. You need to work alongside and move at the same pace as the CEO and be on hand to jump into anything at the very last minute. However, below are some of the core areas that you will be expected to deliver on:

  • Working with the CEO to develop and implement the business plan.
  • Supporting the CEO with any ad-hoc day-to-day projects or initiatives.
  • Preparing presentations for the CEO for any meetings with clients or prospects.
  • Draft communications for the CEO to clients, prospects and internal staff.
  • Provide support to the strategy team to maximize research capabilities.

What you'll need:

  • Master in Management, or similar;
  • Excellent communication skills a must (written and verbal). Fluency in English (written and spoken) is required;
  • Proactivity: an ability to go beyond the brief;
  • Disciplined and organised: able to juggle priorities and multi-task. To work, unflustered, to tight deadlines and unforeseen requirements;
  • Confidentiality and diplomacy: given the sensitivity of disclosed materials and conversations, these are mandatory skills.
  • Delegation: effective delegation to individuals across the network, acknowledging that these people have to balance HQ requests with their own full-time jobs.
  • General presentation skills.
  • Be eligible for an IEFP Internship


What We Can Offer You

We don’t settle for people who can just do the job, we look for people that go beyond that and always push our thinking to be better than yesterday. We believe that this is what makes our agency a great place to be – a space where you’re never far away from the best minds to learn from.

We want you to be comfortable and proud every day of the week and have created an open and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. We don’t want you to just fit into our culture, we want your uniqueness and diversity of background to add to it and make this an agency where we all have a real sense of belonging and purpose. We are a community.

Our focus is on keeping teams connected and engaged whether we're in the office or working from home, putting people’s wellbeing first, ensuring every person has access to our learning and development programme and building an inclusive workplace. Your career development is important to us. Thrive will provide you with the framework and support needed to reach your career aspirations. There really is no shortage of opportunities here for the right person that is prepared to roll their sleeves up, get involved and collaborate with those around them to deliver the best work for our clients and our agency.

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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