Perdue Marketing Internship

Summer 2018 Perdue Marketing Internships
 We are currently recruiting for outstanding students to join our Marketing team at Corporate HQ in Salisbury, MD for an exciting summer internship with Perdue. This is not your average internship – our paid interns receive hands-on, dynamic work and are part of the team.  Our interns assist the Marketing department in creating consumer demand for Perdue Foods Brands.  They are responsible for marketplace analytics and business insights, executing product and packaging commercialization, developing consumer communications and project management through cross-functional collaboration to achieve results.
Responsibilities/Duties Include:
1. Assists with the management of cross-functional teams (Sales, Finance, R&D, Supply, Packaging, Purchasing, Operations) to ensure marketing initiatives go to market on time, on budget and are successful.  2. Assists with the introduction of line extensions and product and packaging quality improvements that meet consumer needs and quality expectations. 3. Assists with marketplace analytics and consumer insights through primary and secondary research.  4. Assists with the implementation of marketing tactics for sales material, consumer research, public relations, promotion, and packaging.  
Qualifications:
 Must be a current Junior on track to achieve a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management or Marketing.  Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required, 3.5 is highly preferred..  Must possess:
• Strong desire to learn and professional drive • Ability to work in a team environment and willingness to take on challenging tasks • Outgoing, comfortable, interactive, self-starter and a self-thinker • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Experience working in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Power Point • Prior internship experience in consumer packaged goods with an emphasis in commodity markets and/or meat specific experience is a plus
 
All interested applicants must send their resume to Kate Barnes  Kate.Barnes@perdue.com DEADLINE TO APPLY: DECEMBER 1st, 2017