Bizzy the Beaver

Student Internship; Marketing Department

Bizzy the Beaver

Internship Description:

Busy Beaver Button Company is a high volume button and magnet manufacturer operating independently for the last 21 years. Considered one of the premier button manufacturers in the nation, our company is strong, stable and financially secure. The office is located in Logan Square and is seeking an intern for our Marketing Department. There are 8 full-time administrative employees and 15 part-time production employees at the company. This is an un-paid internship, and the working hours are 10-15 hours per week with possible evening and weekend events. Students seeking college credit hours are preferred. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting and supporting the Marketing Department with a variety of marketing, sales, and community engagement initiatives.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

Marketing Department Responsibilities: Work directly with the marketing team to plan, organize, and execute sales campaigns among various customer segments. The candidate will manage segment analysis for future campaigns as well as consistent social listening for business development initiatives. They will engage with the CEO/President and marketing team members on a regular basis to brainstorm ideas for new and innovative marketing and community engagement campaigns. They will assist with gathering data for marketing reports and sales operations while also supporting a variety of sponsorship/partnership relationships. General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Researching segments for marketing/sales campaign innovation, maintaining Customer Relationship Management system data, facilitating event sponsorships and representing company at said event, community outreach, existing account outreach, and relationship management.   

Job Requirements: 

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as a strong desire to learn about the inner workings of a small but successful business. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills is a must.  A college concentration in marketing or a similar field is desired. Candidates should be seeking a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, or Communications. All applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. Transportation to and from the internship is the responsibility of the candidate.

Qualifications: 

Please see job description. Hours Per Week: 10-15 w/ some evening and weekend availability required.
Apply by sending resume to:
ben@busybeaver.net
3407 West Armitage Avenue Chicago IL 60647 
EOE M/F/D/V

Date Posted: 02/01/2018

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