Bayer Assistant Brand Manager Intern (2017 MBA Summer Internship Program) in Whippany, New Jersey
Your tasks and responsibilities
Bayer seeks high energy leaders ready to help shape the future by confronting new challenges, embracing new experiences and taking on increasing responsibilities. Related to this internship program, Bayer offers:
•An 11-week summer program with effective orientation and onboarding coordinated with other MBA interns by members of the Consumer Health Brand Management Recruiting Team; •An opportunity to work within a dynamic environment as a key contributor championing business building ideas and presenting recommendations to Senior Management based on sound business analysis; •A practical, hands-on assignment which impacts a meaningful mission and allows the chance to demonstrate potential by leading projects or initiatives that will maximize sales and profit growth for an assigned brand; and •Competitive salary and housing options. Additionally, the Brand Intern will have an opportunity, under the direction of the Brand Manager, to be responsible for one major project which may include: •Evaluating the attractiveness of specific consumer segments and recommending, as appropriate, how to position the brand against these consumer segments; •Recommending the attractiveness of new product opportunities based on factors such as market size, strategic fit and financial attractiveness; •Assessing competitors' strengths, weaknesses, strategies and plans to recommend options to compete more effectively; •Quantifying incremental sales opportunities via increased distribution in new channels; •Determining if consumer promotions programs are driving trial and/or loyalty profitably; or •Leveraging analysis to update management.
Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, the Bayer Consumer Health division seeks an individual who is working toward a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and who possesses:
•Knowledge and ability to work in marketing, typically acquired through the courses within an accredited MBA program plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience; •Leadership, demonstrated through ability to lead projects, establish and deliver goals in a team or independent environment and work successfully with diverse team members while working within a fast-paced, changing environment •Integrity, supported by a proven record of delivering results, fostering open and honest communication, preparing well-written communication and presenting information effectively •Flexibility, evidenced in partnering effectively and achieving results through influencing other team members and agency partners; and •Efficiency, exhibited through strong financial and analytical skills with the ability to make recommendations based on in-depth quantitative analysis, sound problem-solving and decision-making skills with demonstrated ability to identify key issues, consider customer needs, make well-support fact-based recommendations, and identify and implement appropriate actions; and •U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident Status (sponsorship not provided)
Other advantageous qualifications include:
•Marketing or marketing-related experience (such as advertising, media, internet marketing, medical marketing, public relations, market research, consumer promotions or new product development); OR •Consumer packaged goods or healthcare related work experience.
We welcome those who will be attending the 2016 National Black MBA Career Conference to state they will be attending by typing ‘NBMBAA’ in the Application Source Tab when applying.
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.