International Merchandising Internship

International Merchandising Internship

Job Category: Internship On Site Unpaid
Job Location: Houston

International Merchandising Internship

McLane Global is looking for a qualified international merchandising intern to assist in various projects with our dynamic international sales team, that engages in merchandising a range of branded CPG grocery and healthy products to retailers across the globe including Asia-Pacific, Middle-East, Latin America and more. The role will include both project-based assignments as well hands-on experience with day-to-day functions in the office and warehouse facilities.

The ideal intern will be a great fit for our energetic and creative team. You’ll gain hands-on experience working on challenging, meaningful projects with guidance from a mentor and other members of our team.

International Merchandising Intern Duties and Responsibilities

Project based assignments for example…

  • Develop a business case to launch a new Lady Liberty Brand sku
  • Work with the Brand Sourcing Innovation Manager on new product development projects from idea to commercialization
  • Develop a social media campaign for a specific product launch
  • Measuring consumer satisfaction with specific product lines

 

Additional day-to-day assignments

  • Work with Sales Managers on customer quotes, load plans, shipment OOR reports
  • Assist in weekly reports, shipment planning with different DCs
  • Learn SO and PO creation in MS Dynamics; follow up with vendors
  • Pack and ship samples to potential customers
  • Maintain a database of regulatory documents, multi-lingual stickers, sales sheets, quotes on SharePoint
  • Work on e-blasts and other marketing material for the sales team

 

Requirements

  • Sales, Supply Chain, Marketing, or Business major
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Curiosity & Learning Orientation: Actively identifying new areas for learning and applying newly gained knowledge/skill on the job.
  • Interpersonal Skills & communication: Ability to work collaboratively and partner well with others, express oneself verbally and in writing, and listen well.
  • Experience with PowerPoint, and intermediate Excel required

 

Benefits

  • Work on increasingly challenging and engaging real-world projects
  • Gain hands-on experience in each stage of the international sales funnel
  • Collaborate with experienced international CPG products sales and merchandising professionals
  • Work closely with a mentor with extensive experience in the field
  • Attend meetings, lunch/team events, and other networking opportunities

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx