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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Schwan Food Company - Marketing Intern Summer 2014

Description


Marketing Intern
Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. | Schwan’s Home Service, Inc.| Schwan’s Food Service, Inc.
The subsidiaries of The Schwan Food Company have created and developed some of the nation's most recognized and successful brands, such as the Red Baron®, Freschetta® and Tony's® brands, among others. Every day we strive to ensure that our brands meet the needs of consumer across North America. Our teams of engaged employees bring these brands to life by working in a collaborative environment that fosters innovation and achievement. Together, these are the ingredients that make for compelling opportunities and rewarding careers. Discover Schwan: winning brands, engaged people, meaningful careers.

Currently, Schwan is seeking summer interns in our Consumer Brands, Food Service and Home Service departments. If you are a marketing student who is highly creative and interested in applying the skills you have learned in school while gaining valuable work experience, check out this opportunity! These positions will be located in either Bloomington or Marshall, MN.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Designs, executes and implements specific marketing initiatives that contribute to business objectives
Assists with longer-term strategic initiatives
Creates sales and marketing materials through collaboration with our in-house agency
Conducts research to help identify trends and evaluate competitors
Creates various reports and PowerPoint presentations
Creates, analyzes and tracks various cost saving initiatives and makes recommendations
Assists with day-to-day projects and tasks

Qualifications


Education: Currently enrolled in college degree program in Marketing or related field with strong creative abilities, a research background and demonstrated problem solving skills. GPA of 3.0 or higher and junior or senior status preferred.
Work Experience: 0-2 years
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be detail oriented, creative and have strong problem solving and project management skills. Ability to deal with ambiguity and take initiative while working on multiple projects required. Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, and PowerPoint necessary.
EOE