Proofpoint Marketing Part-Time Intern - Undergrad in Sunnyvale, California

Marketing Part-Time Intern - Undergrad

Location:Sunnyvale, CA


Company Overview

At Proofpoint, we’re a team of superheroes protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We scout the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

It is our sole mission to help our allies protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Become a Superhero-In-Training

Proofpoint’s Field Marketing & Demand Generation teams are responsible for building and executing marketing programs that drive demand and generate significant sales pipeline for the company.

We work closely with several teams throughout Proofpoint (including regional sales groups and other marketing functions) to launch programs. As an intern, you’ll support Field Marketing & Demand Generation by:

  • Supporting Field Marketing in the execution of regional marketing plans (including onsite event support when required)

  • Owning campaign creation, invitation emails and landing pages in Marketo

  • Monitoring campaign performance in Salesforce & providing regular reporting to key stakeholders

  • Managing fulfilment houses for Field Marketing

  • Managing creative requests process with Brand team & 3rd party vendors

  • Assisting with paid social media campaign set up, launch, & optimization

  • Supporting Field Marketing with regional direct mail campaigns

  • Supporting Demand Generation with overall marketing programs including launch & set up of one-off Account Based Marketing programs

Your Current Super-Skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Detail-oriented, able to meet deadlines efficiently while maintaining high standards of execution

  • Ability to work well under pressure, managing multiple priorities independently

  • Strong communication skills

  • Must like to work in a collaborative environment with team goals

Your Superhero Profile

You have the ability and interest in working part time (30 hours/week at maximum) onsite in our Sunnyvale, CA office. You are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree, and are successfully maintaining an above average GPA, preferably 3.0 or higher. This internship is scheduled to begin immediately and end on approximately August 30, 2019.

Launch your #LifeAtPFPT

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. Our summer interns are highly valued, and we strive to ensure all interns are provided with a meaningful work experience, as well as projects that are relevant to our interns’ interests. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!


Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any recruiter or agency fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.