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Friday, March 09, 2012

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 Minnesota for the second year in a row by the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper, ranking ninth 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
·    Completion of a minimum of two semesters of college with a major or concentration in Marketing or Business Administration is required.
·    Technical aptitude
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