Cree Marketing Intern in Durham, North Carolina

Marketing Intern

Our commitment to excellence doesn’t stop with our technology, it extends to the people we hire. When you join Cree, you’ll find yourself immersed in a culture similar to any startup environment – fast decision making, passionate people and constant innovation.

What can Cree do for you?

Cree offers an extensive 12-week internship program that aligns with our new hiring model and talent development strategy. Students a part of our internship program will develop knowledge and skills across their areas of interest while gaining insight into unit operations. Additionally, you will have the ability to apply academic concepts to real–world business challenges. An intern has the opportunity to be a key strategic contributor from the ground up.

What can you do for Cree?

  • Bring enthusiasm, creativity, and an open-mind to help strengthen our culture and build on our success

  • Bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face

  • Learn from an experienced team

  • Deepen your understanding of classroom concepts

  • Gain real-world experience

What you need for success:

Enrollment in an accredited collegiate program

Maintains a 2.5 GPA or above

Excellent communication skills

Relevant Experience

Ability to work without sponsorship now or in the future

Who You’ll Work With

Opportunities in this internship may include: Graphic Design, Communications, Public Relations, and Designer and Copywriter, and Product Management.

  • Graphic Design- This intern will be responsible for creating and/or modifying graphics and design layouts for retail product packaging, sales and marketing collateral, spec sheets and install guides, point-of-purchase merchandisers, merchandising planograms, eNewsletters, web banners and graphics, customer sales presentations (PPT), advertising, and more. This intern will also collaborate across the marketing team and with external vendors to support initiatives with compelling on-brand design solutions, and assist in procuring and editing photos, labeling and meta-tagging photos, and uploading photos to an online image library, entering or proofing product data.

  • Employee Communications- This intern will assist in executing the internal communications strategy in conjunction with corporate marketing teams, draft content for internal communication mediums including intranet, newsletters, corporate emails, etc., support external marketing team to maintain consistent internal/external messaging, and identify opportunities for strengthening partner and community relationships.

  • Public Relations- This intern will assist the PR team with projects that may include developing media pitches and storylines, researching press release background and developing key points, writing press releases, assisting with media interview spokesperson preparations, and PR project development.

  • Designer and Copywriter- This intern will be responsible for creating and/or modifying graphics and design layouts for sales and marketing collateral, writing marketing copy to support the campaigns designed, and developing a comprehensive collection of collateral that supports Cree’s semiconductor business, including Cree LEDs and Wolfspeed RF and Power products. This intern will also assist in procuring and editing photos, labeling and meta-tagging photos, and uploading photos to an online image library.

  • Product Management- This intern will assist OEM/ODM product managers with day-to-day activities including product category strategies, competitive intelligence, pricing comparison strategy, product data entry and database cleaning, product data hub improvements, and market research.

Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requisition ID: 2018-6894

External Company Name: Cree, Inc

External Company URL: www.cree.com

Street: Cree, Inc., c/o Shared Services

Post End Date: 12/31/2018