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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Finnegans Irish Amber - Promotional Marketing Internship

FINNEGANS IRISH AMBER is a locally brewed beer that gives 100% of its profits to local charities to help fund programs assisting those in poverty. Since 2003, the FINNEGANS Community Fund (a 501c3 non-profit) has given back over $170K.


ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP:
FINNEGANS is currently looking for Promotional Marketing Internship candidates who will work with our Vice President of Sales and Sales Team to implement a large-scale, branded promotion. This is a semester long internship, with the possibility of extension. Qualified candidates will assist in managing and marketing promotional events for branding and sales generation. This is a great opportunity to gain management, sales and promotional experience while making contacts within the business community.

ADDITIONAL COMPANY INFORMATION:
FINNEGANS is a 10 year old company that has been built on the foundation of good beer, good people, fun, and helping the local community. You will receive excellent training and experience in a specialized industry with the opportunity to meet and be mentored by some of the brightest, passionate, and most accomplished professionals in the Twin Cities. FINNEGANS is a nationally recognized brand and has been featured on most local television and radio stations, CNN, and in national periodicals and newspapers.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Vice President of Sales, the Intern will provide assistance in a variety of marketing, promotional, and sales activities to ensure implementation of company strategic revenue and promotion goals.
- Assist in the marketing and management of a FINNEGANS branded promotion
- Creation and implementation of a grassroots marketing support plan
- Management and organization of volunteers for promotional projects and events, as needed
- Attendance and participation in Team meetings, conference calls, etc. as needed
- Product promotion to new and existing clients
- Learn about the product, the beer industry, and marketing in this particular industry in order to be informed and knowledgeable about the product
- Receive training and mentoring to improve sales skills and develop competency
Schedule: Flexible
Salary/Wages: Unpaid/Volunteer

Requirements

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
* Must be of legal drinking age
* Must be motivated and comfortable taking initiative
* Must be willing to engage all types of people, be outgoing and sociable
* Able to work independently and to seek consultation when needed
* Excellent interpersonal communication abilities, problem-solving, time-management and organizational skills
* Interested in marketing, sales and/or promotional events
* Dependable, professional, and responsible
For the Twin Cities Internship, attendance at the Jan. 5th Informational Session is highly recommended for consideration of the applicant.
Please send a current resume and cover letter to Tricia at ProjectCoord@finnegans.org.