Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Digital Shelf Strategist/Project Manager Intern

Job Locations US-MO-Saint Louis
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Saint Louis
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Part Time
Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)
USD $18.00/Hr.
USD $20.00/Hr.


Digital Shelf Strategist/Project Manager Intern



At AUC, we create commerce marketing campaigns that fill carts and win hearts for some of your favorite household brands and services.  We’re looking for Summer Interns to join our 100% remote teams and help us create campaigns that can be experienced online, in-store, via social and over the air.


Summer Interns will learn from and collaborate with agency leaders across creative, studio, media, account service, strategy, and ecommerce teams to gain an understanding of the fast-growing commerce marketing industry, and work on actual name-brand clients. 


The Digital Shelf Strategist/Project Manager Intern is actively learning how to assist in the development and execution of a comprehensive digital shelf strategy to support our clients and brands across all touchpoints, portals, and databases. As an intern you will gain experience in working with cross-functional teams to build a best-in-class digital shelf presence.

  • Program Dates: May 28, 2024-August 13, 2024
  • Position Location: Remote
  • Paid position

General Qualifications:

  • Be a rising junior/senior or graduate student
  • Field of study/area of experience: Marketing, IT, Communications, Liberal Arts, or related field
  • Availability to work four days a week from 9am – 5pm

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Organization and time management skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and process information
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical mindset
  • Team player
  • Interest in Marketing as a profession with a curiosity to learn more
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint


Job Will Remain Open Until Filled


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.


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. 


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).


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.

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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