Intern, Marketing Insights (Summer 2017)

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/4/2016

The J. M. Smucker Company Orrville, OH

Company
The J. M. Smucker Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
57067
AJE Ref #
576124917
Location
Orrville, OH
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Temporary
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
For more than 115 years, The J. M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America with annual net sales of approximately $8 billion. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's , Folgers , Jif , Dunkin Donuts , Crisco , Pillsbury , R.W. Knudsen Family , Hungry Jack , Caf Bustelo , Martha White , truRoots , Sahale Snacks , Robin Hood , and Bick s . In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix , Milk- Bone , Kibbles 'n Bits , Natural Balance , and 9Lives . The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about the Company, visit jmsmucker.com.



TITLE

Intern, Insights Summer 2017



LOCATION

Orrville, Ohio (Close proximity to Cleveland/Akron)



We offer the benefit of intern housing assistance, for those that qualify based on proximity, to ensure interns have a positive experience and are financially able to afford living for the length of the internship.



REPORTS TO

Manager, Consumer Insights



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Assist Insights team across a wide range of activities, including: survey design, fieldwork preparation, data analysis & reporting

* Analyze consumer & marketplace trends using syndicated data sources (IRI, NPD, etc.)

* Conduct analysis and present results of intern anchor project (topic TBD)

* Demonstrate flexibility and initiative in managing workload while assisting supervisors with ad hoc requests and other assignments as necessary

* Build positive, professional working relationships with Insights team, internal business partners, and external supplier partners

* Learn how to apply individual talents to a successful team in a high-paced, professional business environment



SELECTION CRITERIA

Education

* Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor s Degree (Business, Economics or Communication majors and other degrees related to Marketing)

* Minimum GPA of 3.0 required



Other

* Strategic mindset, strong analytical skills, attention to detail & accuracy

* Works well independently and as a team player

* Excellent communication and presentation skills

* Genuine interest in Consumer Insights, Shopper Insights, or Analytics as a career path

* Proficient in business software applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe)





The J. M. Smucker Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person will be discriminated against in hiring or in any other aspect of their employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.