Advantage Solutions Intern in Irvine, California
Edge Marketing Internship
Edge is a brand activation agency focused on consumer-packaged goods and commerce marketing. The Edge Internship Winter Program begins on or around January 17, 2022 and ends on or around March 31, 2022. You will work cross-functionally across teams, and throughout the internship you will have weekly meetings with your supervisor to discuss performance, goals, and projects. There are many opportunities to engage in activities to learn about marketing, develop skills and insights, and have some fun!
The position will be 100% remote.
At Edge Marketing, we are committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from qualified candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic.
Duties & Responsibilities
Will vary based on assignment to Business Leadership (Account Management), Creative or Planning & Strategy
Analyzing data to identify consumer trends
Research and provide recommendations for new tactics to reach consumers
Preparing marketing proposals and presentations based on company needs
Monitoring and managing project workflow
Attending weekly intern meetings
Skills & Qualifications
Organization and time management skills
Ability to quickly learn and process information
Strong verbal and written communication skills
High energy team player
Interest in marketing as a profession
Proficiency with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Program Dates: January 17, 2022 thru March 31, 2022
Availability to work 15-20 hours between Monday-Thursday
Be a Rising Junior, Senior or Graduate Student
Note: Creative Intern applicants must have a current / updated portfolio link accessible via their resume.
The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
The Intern provides day-to-day and project support across multiple groups or business units as required by business needs
Internships provide students with challenging, relevant work experience in their field of interest as well as introduce them to additional career opportunities. Internships may lead to future opportunities within the Company, although there are no guarantees for full-time employment. Internships are offered in the following areas:
- Sales & Marketing, Retail Teams, Human Resources, Accounting & Finance, Retail, IT
High School Diploma or GED
Applicants must be attending any accredited, two or four-year degree-granting institution or an accredited
Graduate Master’s or MBA program, in the United States
Applicants must be senior status or have graduated during the previous year
Applicants need to have a minimum 3.0 GPA
Applicants will be required to submit at least two personal letters of recommendation
Applicants must be working towards a Business or Business related major. Some applicable majors are:
Accounting / Finance
Leadership and Organizational Development
Human Resources Studies
Business Information Systems
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for leading or assisting in the completion of business unit projects as assigned
Assist the business unit team with day-to-day work that covers activities across the division
Assist in developing new systems, reports and analytics to support business unit needs
Audit/review documents submitted for completeness and accuracy
Work with others in the business unit group on initiatives aimed at process improvements
Perform other duties as assigned
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements
Travel is not an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is an essential duty or function of this job.
Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience
Field of Study/Area of Experience: coursework emphasis in applicable major
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Strong prioritization skills
Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
Team building Skills
Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
Ability to interact in a courteous, helpful, and professional manner
Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Office / Sedentary Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
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Primary Posting Location : City Chicago
Primary Posting Location : State/Province IL
Postal Code 06901
Primary Posting Location : Country US
Requisition ID 2021-399645
Position Type Part Time
Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)