Brand Marketing Associate Intern
Lakeville, MN 
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Looking to pursue a career working on marketing and management of iconic cereal brands? Do you want to gain hands-on experience in a growing, mission-driven, consumer-centric organization? Post Consumer Brands is looking for a Brand Marketing Associate Intern for a 12-week summer 2020 immersive and transformative internship experience. Post Consumer Brands is unique as our core values and mission is at the forefront of our efforts. Consider joining our team to launch the success story of your career journey.

Job Title: Brand Marketing Associate Intern

Department: Brand Marketing

Location: Lakeville, MN

Date: 9/06/2019

JOB FUNCTION

The purpose of this position is to learn through an immersion within the Brand Management Team. The intern will be a key member of the team, working on various projects throughout the summer and will close with a final presentation to the Marketing Leadership Team. It is an exciting opportunity to hone skills and drive volume growth by identifying and delivering on consumer and retailer needs. This role is a great step in developing a long-term marketing or communications career within Post Consumer Brands.

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES / DUTIES

The Brand Management Associate Intern may assist in a number of project and/or operations support roles in the Brand Management department. Assignments may include work such as:

  • Weave together all components of the "4 P's" (product, price, place, and promotion) to deliver a compelling consumer and retailer need
  • Identifying Key Issues and Opportunities for the Brand and contribute to annual planning process
  • Present findings and plan recommendations to Marketing Leadership Team, including the Chief Marketing Officer

Specific project and operational roles will be identified 30-60 days prior to the start of the internship, based on business need and intern interests.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidates must be pursuing a four-year undergraduate or graduate degree or at an institution with an accredited program in Marketing or Management
  • Proven leadership, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and in cross-functional teams (R&D, Marketing Communications, Insights, and Sales)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • The ideal candidate is a self-starter who takes initiative to identify areas of opportunity and take action
  • A high level of competence in computer applications and the ability to use technology as a decision-support tool
  • Ability to identify and evaluate tactical methods to achieve objectives, identify deviations from the plan, and facilitate resolution
  • Ability to handle confidential information and use discretion within and outside of the organization
  • Previous internship or work experience (strongly preferred)
  • Interest in the consumer packaged goods / manufacturing industry with the desire to start a career with Post Consumer Brands after graduation (strongly preferred)

Additional Program Information & Perks

  • Offering competitive compensation
  • Access to a dynamic internship event program including development, networking, & social activities
  • Eligible for subsidized housing & relocation stipend
  • Cereal galore - enjoy a variety of cereal and oatmeal options in our break room, for free. Free milk, coffee, and conversation included as well. We promise you won't be disappointed.

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Learn more about Post Consumer Brands

Post Consumer Brands is a business unit of Post Holdings Inc., formed from the combination of Post Foods and MOM Brands in May 2015. Headquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands today is the third-largest cereal company in the United States, with a broad portfolio of products spanning all segments of the category - from iconic household name brands and value ready-to-eat cereals to natural/organic and hot cereal varieties. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make better happen every day. For more information about our brands, visit .

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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