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Monday, August 09, 2010

Benchmark Learning - Marketing Intern

General Description:
Benchmark Learning offers customers targeted education on cutting-edge applications for IT, Developer and Business Professionals. Our team is seeking a Marketing Intern to compliment an already successful and talented marketing team.

Benchmark Learning, has an immediate opening for a Marketing Intern at its
Edina, MN Campus.

We work hard and play hard, too. Youll enjoy a fun atmosphere where people actually like coming to work. Every day is different so youll gain experience in a plethora of areas making you a more valuable applicant for future positions. We teach the stuff people want to knowincluding you. Along with learning a ton about real-world marketing (both B2B and B2C) you get to take some of our Business Software classes for FREE over the course of your time here! Youll be able to pick from web design, print design, Microsoft Office, professional business skills and much more. This internship is an experience you wont want to miss. Plus, the hours are flexible. You can come in any time between 7am and 5 pm for a total 15-20 hours a week.

Position Overview:
Researching, writing, editing, and proofreading communications for both print and online media
Supporting all functions of the marketing team
Ensuring that all documents meet established messaging and branding standards
Metrics and Analysis
Event Marketing

Compensation
College credit to use toward earning your degree (as stipulated by your college or university)
The ability to take Benchmark Learning Business Software courses (these include web design, print design, Microsoft Office and more) at no cost. The number of courses you can take is dependent on the length of your internship.
Gain invaluable real-world experience in a fun and motivating environment.

Minimum Qualifications Include:

  • Working on earning a bachelor's degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or related field of study
  • Some experience in marketing communications that includes significant writing responsibilities and experience with Web-based communications (websites, email programs, etc.)
  • Excellent decision-making and problem solving skills, and the ability to make mature judgments in matters related to communications efforts
  • Solid skills in project management exemplified by past results in successful completion and outcomes of class projects
  • Exceptionally good with details, self-management and task organization strategies
  • Proven analytical skills and a dedication to quality
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Solid computer experience including proficiency in Windows XP and Microsoft Office
  • Exposure to Adobe Creative Suite or a willingness to learn more as needed

    Desired Qualifications:
  • Understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, or the willingness to learn more as needed
  • Understanding of HTML, or the willingness to learn more as needed
  • Public Relations experience
  • Working on earning a bachelor's degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or related field of study
  • This position reports to the Marketing Specialist but will work cross-functionally with Sales, IS, Business Intelligence and business line owners.

    Submit your resume, why you're interested in joining this team and 2-3 writing samples.