ACCO Brands Marketing Intern-Summer2018 in Lake Zurich, Illinois

If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, a Kensington® computer mouse or a simple box of ACCO paper clips, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation, one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions. We have great brands that people in a 100 countries all over the world use to stay organized, such as:

AT-A-GLANCE® Day-Timer® Five Star® GBC® Kensington® Mead® Quartet® Swingline® Wilson Jones® & others

We need great talent at ACCO Brands, and value different talents, aspirations and views to create a highly motivated, action-oriented atmosphere. Our winning team shares the ACCO Brands Vision of being a company that Achieves, Creates, Collaborates, and Organizes. We have a dynamic and healthy culture that is shaped by leaders and lived by employees at all levels.

We are currently seeking a Marketing Intern to join our team full time in the Summerof 2018. The Marketing Intern will have the opportunity to support the day-to-day marketing activities for our Swingline and Quartet product lines, as part of the U.S. Marketing Department.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support critical day-to-day business activities of marketing managers including financial analysis, promotional planning, customer presentations and customer support activities

  • Conduct market audits and provide product placement analysis

  • Assist in critical research projects for product positioning and new product development

  • Perform competitive analysis including pricing, product positioning, specifications and go-to-market activities

  • Assistance with on-going projects that require gathering data from the cross-functional teams along with the development of the action plans for project execution

  • Participate in day-to-day product marketing activities

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree, Marketing focus preferred.

  • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and working knowledge of the Internet

  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines

  • Sound analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Demonstrate quality, attentiveness and attention to detail in all work activities

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Eager to learn, team player, with a great attitude.

  • Maturity

  • Strong interest in building a career in consumer goods

  • Aptitude to identify problems, develop and execute a corrective action plans in a cross-functional organization

ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Posting Job Title: Marketing Intern-Summer2018

External Company Name: ACCO Brands USA LLC

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