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North Central Texas Council of Governments


Intern – Media Buying and Campaign Analysis


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616 Six Flags Drive, ARLINGTON, TX

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The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking Interns to provide assistance in strengthening the region’s engagement in air quality and transportation projects/programs/policies.  This position will provide assistance in media buying and campaign analysis.  Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, including other internship opportunities, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings.  Qualified candidates must be attending an accredited college or university while in the position and able to work at the NCTCOG offices in Arlington, Texas.  All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume and examples of design work, writing and/or campaign development(s).

Ideal candidates should be able to work at least 25 hours a week while attending school.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting with media buying and purchase management of advertising, print, event, and collateral items
  • Performing campaign education and outreach analytics/performance measure data collection and preparing associated reports
  • Assisting with coordination needs, brainstorming of advertising strategies, and outreach insights for advertising and other communication outlets
  • Assisting with the oversight of invoices and tracking payment of advertising, print, event, and collateral items
  • Assisting with data entry and database maintenance
  • Assisting with creative work and other elements related to air quality and transportation communication campaigns
  • Assisting with planning air quality and transportation events and committee meetings
  • Drafting website, social media, and publication content
  • Drafting elements of awareness campaigns such as Air North Texas
  • Assisting in the development of graphic, visualization and communication elements of the Transportation Department’s plans, events, programs, and projects
  • Serving as a representative of NCTCOG’s goals and mission

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required as well as Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams
  • Experience with design software (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) would be a plus but not required
  • Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented, organized, creative, and possess ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • General knowledge of survey tools
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

Required Experience

  • Must be attending an accredited college or university during employment. Pursuit of a degree in a related field desired.
  • No work experience required; at least one year of school-related experience desired

FLSA: Non-Exempt


Starting at $12.00 per hour

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility, and innovation.

NCTCOG is recognized as a military-friendly employer and values the knowledge, experience, and skills acquired during your military service career.  All qualified veterans are invited to apply.  

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employment actions, including but not limited to  recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, and compensation  without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, political affiliation, or other protected class.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need an accommodation in order to apply for a position with NCTCOG, please contact Human Resources by calling 817-695-9234 or by email at

This position is located at 616 Six Flags Drive, ARLINGTON, TX. View the Google Map in full screen.