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Friday, March 25, 2011

Graco - Marketing Internship

What are you looking for in your career?
  • Global Organization
  • Career Advancement, Development, and Training
  • Great Culture and Benefits
  • Industry Leader
  • Innovation and Collaboration
Graco Inc. has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Twin Cities metropolitan area by the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper, ranking third in the Large Publicly Held Companies category. 
Come be a part of a winning and reputable tradition at Graco Inc!
Job Purpose:
Works as a part of the Marketing Team and has an opportunity to gain knowledge and work experience regarding Market Research practices and procedures in a real-world corporate setting.
Essential Duties:
·    Exercises excellent judgment and initiative in handling business assignments for secondary market research on new application opportunities.  Responsibilities may include limited primary market research opportunities.  Work with key personnel to understand work assignments and foster timely communication on research progress status.
·    Define details on assigned applications:  Market size and segmentation, primary players in the industry, SWOT analysis, competitive landscape, industry trends, etc...
·    Develops concise reports summarizing and detailing market research findings
·    General administrative and project support

Essential Requirements:
·    High School Graduate
·    Minimum two semesters of college with a major or concentration in Marketing or Business Administration is required.
·    Strong understanding of basic Marketing Prinicpals
·    Effective written and verbal communication skills
·    Able to organize and prioritize work assignments while handling multiple tasks and deadlines
·    Detail oriented and ability to work well within a deadline-driven environment
·    Exhibit skills in researching
·    Excellent teamwork attitude
·    Perform functions efficiently and accurately
Launch your career with Graco!

Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for both professional development and career progression. Graco’s comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, stock purchase plan, 401(k) and tuition reimbursement. Our expectations are high. That's why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!
For more information or to submit your resume for consideration, go to, click on Employment, and apply online. 
All applicants must submit an on-line application to the specific job to be considered.