Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Design Intern

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Primary Posting Location : City
    New York
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    NY
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2018-150926
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Marketing (Corporate): Integrated Marketing, Experiential Marketing
  • Summary

    Design Intern

     

    As the Design Intern, you’ll have the chance to work closely with an amazing team of creative individuals to learn how to work within a project life-cycle. You’ll be involved from brief to concept all the way through execution. Therefore, you’ll need strong design skills, a competency for the digital landscape, a solid understanding of social media, a mastery of the Adobe Suite of Design software, unrelenting attention to detail, a pro-active “can do” attitude and a desire to do cutting edge creative work.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Work with Creative and Business Development teams to develop a wide variety of day to day projects.
    • Assist Creative and Business Development teams to create mistake free presentation deck graphics and visual assets.
    • Contribute to well-developed ideas during conceptual meetings and juggle numerous small design and production projects at any given time.

    Qualifications

    • Strong prioritization skills.
    • Solid skills in Adobe tools such as Illustration, Photoshop, InDesign.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills.
    • Passion for design and out-of-the-box ideation with a constant drive to learn.
    • A collaborative work ethic with superior organization skills.
    • Ability to interact in a courteous, and professional manner and work well with others.

    Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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.

    Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Responsibilities

    Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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.

    Position Summary

    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 

    Internship Criteria

    • 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:
        • Marketing
        • Business Administration
        • Accounting / Finance
        • Leadership and Organizational Development
        • Human Resources Studies
        • Business Management
        • Business Information Systems
        • Economics
        • Political Science 

    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

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    Direct Reports

    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

     

    Indirect 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. 

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    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. A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department.

     

    Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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.  Advantage Solutions 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.

     

    Important Information

    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.

                                        

    Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Solutions. Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

     

    Advantage Solutions 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, Advantage Solutions 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.

     

    Advantage Solutions will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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