Design and Marketing Intern (8204 )
North Mankato, Minnesota
Position at Taylor Technology Services, Inc (TTS)
Innovation Center – Design & Marketing Intern
Taylor Corporation is seeking an entry-level Design and Marketing intern to join the Taylor Corporation Innovation Center team! We are looking for an innovative, resourceful, energetic, and talented individual who is ready to take the next step towards a career. This person should be well-rounded in graphic design and marketing communications as well as being up for the challenge of taking on a wide variety of projects and initiatives.
The chosen candidate will work in close collaboration with the Innovation Center Manager, Taylor Digital Director of Marketing, and a team of other interns. As a Design and Marketing intern, you will help develop engaging visual and written content used in the production of marketing and sales promotional materials, conduct independent research on customer motivations and market trends, and provide recommendations on brand positioning. This is a paid, real-world learning experience that will help set you on a bright career path with the potential for full-time placement within one of our companies.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maximum of 30 hours per week, flexible schedule
This internship position will involve a range of creative and marketing facets and will require excellent attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple tasks on tight deadlines, and strong communication skills.
Work with marketing, sales, and creative departments to support the creation and evolution of digital and print marketing materials for an emerging technology company
Collaborate with executives and company leadership to establish brand identity, communication planning, and marketing opportunities for corporate and company initiatives
Ensure design consistency such as the appropriate usage of color, composition, perspective, and layout to maintain consistency across multiple brands and channels (e.g. social media posts, email, blog posts, newsletter, web, presentations, videos, and print materials)
Investigate and understand consumer motivations using surveys, market research, and competitor analysis
Proof and edit the work of others, as well as your own, to ensure consistency in style and tone
Work both individually and in groups to produce defined project deliverables on tight deadlines
Effectively communicate conceptual ideas, research findings, and marketing rationale to clients, leadership, and peers, in a verbal, visual, and written format
Pursuing or recently attained a degree in Graphic Design, Mass Media, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Communications, or other related disciplines
Able to provide work samples that demonstrate creative design and marketing experience
Proficient with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Publisher), Adobe (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premiere, After Effects, InDesign); Google Documents, WordPress, and Skype
Experience designing and creating social media content for a brand is ideal
Able to think critically and creatively while not being afraid to go outside their comfort zone
Excellent written and verbal skills and enjoys problem-solving
Must be highly collaborative and open to constructive feedback from peers and clients
Exhibit a positive attitude, skill, and innovative spirit for problem solving and taking on challenges
Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment, and manage several projects at one time
Able to work between 12-30 hours a week during the school year and up to 30 hours a week during breaks and office out of our North Mankato, MN office starting in September 2018
Interest or experience in project management, social media, analytics, video production, or web development is a big plus, but not necessary for employment
HOW TO APPLY:
You may submit your resume for consideration via http://jobs.jobvite.com/taylorcorp/, email firstname.lastname@example.org , or by mail to 1725 Roe Crest Drive, North Mankato, MN 56003. EOE. Only candidates who most closely match the requirements will be contacted.
Taylor Corporation is a Minnesota-based, global leader of business and personal communication products, technologies and services that connect people and grow businesses. As one of the largest commercial printers and one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, we are comprised of more than 90 companies and employ over 13,000 employees globally. This position is available through our corporate office, which is the holding entity for the diverse network of companies around the globe that form Taylor Corporation (to learn more about Taylor Corporation, visit our web site at www.taylorcorp.com).
To learn more about the Taylor Corporation Innovation Center, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/TCInnovationCenter.