Bishop White Insurance & Financial Services, Inc.
699 Walnut St., Ste 400
Des Moines, IA 50309

515-724-5930
Fax: 515-724-5801


Bishop White Marketing & Business Intern Fall 2021:

About this Job

This position offers the opportunity to learn about the $600 billion domestic insurance industry, along with hands-on training and the “real world experience” that college interns regularly ask for. It also offers the chance to manage the entire online presence of a small business. 

Unlike many internships, the Bishop White Internship Program does not have a definitive end date. The program will begin once a candidate has been selected (ideally at the start of the Fall semester, 2021), and the intern will operate indefinitely as a regular associate of Bishop White Insurance. The program will terminate at whatever date the intern and the company agree to, mutually or individually, or at such time as the intern is promoted to higher levels of responsibility within the Bishop White organization.

 

Job Duties

  • The intern will learn basic principles of the insurance industry, related to products for families, businesses, and farms. The associate will also be taught how to navigate the technology platforms of major insurance companies, such as Nationwide, Progressive, and Columbia. 
  • The associate will be responsible for non-licensed insurance tasks, such as responding to requests for policy information from banks and financial institutions, making required updates to clients’ policies, or generating price comparisons between various insurance companies.
  • Upon completion of on-boarding, the intern will become fully responsible for managing the online presence of Bishop White Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. This body of work will include:

1.      Regular interactions with Bishop White’s web management / SEO vendor, Insurance Technologies Corp.

2.      Tracking progress and making adjustments to Bishop White’s website, in order to optimize traffic to the site and gain a preferred position on search engines.

3.      Weekly management of all social media platforms, including collecting, writing, and posting content to LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Google My Business.

·       Responsibilities may also include some traditional marketing, for instance attending networking events as a company representative, creating mailers for existing clients, creating and distributing door hangers to local homes, or researching the value of disparate marketing campaigns.

 

Requirements

The Bishop White Internship Program is open to college or university students with graduation dates in June, 2023, or earlier. Successful candidates will have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2, in addition to a demonstrated work and/or internship history. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of unofficial transcripts via Handshake, or email to kara@bishop-white.com. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.