The 360i Media Academy is a cutting-edge, intensive 10-week program (June 3 – august 9) where you will gain the digital media skills to launch your career in marketing. We’re hiring a class of seven self-starter Junior Associates in Chicago’s Paid Search Media department who will help manage top clients’ media to deliver best-in-class results for clients’ marketing budgets. We are looking for individuals with analytical minds, a natural curiosity for learning, and a penchant for problem solving. You’ll be trained by the best and brightest leaders from award-winning agency 360i, with additional hands-on instruction from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo & more. At the end of the program (August 2019), there may be an opportunity for a select number of successful academy graduates to be offered full-time employment at 360i as an Associate Media Manager either in Chicago, Atlanta or NYC.


During the Academy you will

  • Be challenged in an immersive curriculum including classroom learning, team projects and hands-on client work.

  • Get one-on-one career coaching from managers and career experts.

  • Receive intensive experience in Search Engine Marketing (SEM), as well as a keen understanding of other marketing channels including SEO, Display and Programmatic.

  • Learn advanced Excel & other technical skills.

  • Complete Google AdWords and Microsoft Bing certification.


Who We’re Looking For

Ideal candidates are recent graduates or professionals excited about growing their digital media skills in a supportive, hands-on environment. Our previous Junior Associate classes was a mix of recent graduates from top universities across the country, existing professionals seeking an inroad into digital marketing, former military members re-entering the workforce, and more.


I gained the knowledge and skills needed to start a career in digital marketing. I learned from awesome mentors and became immersed in 360i’s culture.
— Hannah B.
My experience in the Media Academy was great. It showed me so much more about Google AdWords, Paid Search, and other programs that I never knew.
— Dimitri B.
The Media Academy taught, tested, and trained me enough to start a successful career at 360i. I developed valuable technical, strategic, and creative skills.
— Kristina E.

About 360i


360i is a full-service digital and creative agency. We have been named AdWeek's Breakthrough Media Agency of 2018, Search Agency leader by Forrester five times, and on AdAge’s A-List for 8 years running. Our clients include Absolut, HBO, DSW, JCPenney, Hanes, SoFi, FTD, Canon and many other brands you know & love.

But enough of the accolades; let’s talk about the culture. Located in the heart of River North, the Chicago office boasts a fun & vibrant culture, with events like happy hours, Office Olympics, office trivia & beer-cart Fridays. Refreshments (yes, even the alcoholic kind!) on tap, ping pong, and a “work hard, play hard” attitude make work genuinely enjoyable, and you’ll find rewarding career growth while working alongside groups of fun, young, motivated professionals.


How To Apply

  • Subject line: 360i Media Academy – Chicago

  • Applications must be submitted by March 15th  

  • On a rolling basis through April 15th, Talent Acquisition will follow up with applicants via email confirmation and request for information that may include:

    • Dates applicant expects to be available to interview

    • Interest in Relocation:  specifically, any openness regarding 360i location (CHI, ATL, NYC)

    • Any applicable work samples applicant has worked on during previous internships, class projects, etc.

  • If selected, you will be invited to take part in interviews.  All interviews will take place on a rolling basis through April. By April 30th, all Junior Associates will be selected.