ValueVision Media (previously ShopNBC)

Product Coordinator Intern

Eden Prairie, MN
Apr 06, 2012
Jun 05, 2012
Employment Status
Full Time
Job Title: Product Coordinator Intern
Location: Eden Prairie, MN
Department: Merchandising Operations
Reports to: Product Management Team Managers

Who is ShopNBC?
ShopNBC is a multi-channel electronic retailer offering brands and products that are meaningful, unique and relevant to our customers. We have a strong presence in television home shopping and on the Internet, where we are positioned as the premium lifestyle brand. Our merchandise extends across many categories, making us the destination and authority for jewelry, watches, home, fashion, beauty and electronics. ShopNBC is broadcast to millions of homes, selling our products live, 24-hours per day, seven days a week. Our company headquarters and broadcast facilities are located in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, approximately 15 miles outside of Minneapolis. We also have fulfillment facilities in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

ShopNBC is an equal opportunity employer, looking for talented and dedicated individuals to join our team. Innovation, creativity and agility are valued traits throughout the company. We have a fast-paced environment that relies on the energy of each team member. You will immediately feel a part of the team with a friendly, welcoming, and casual work environment. Again, we appreciate your interest in employment with ShopNBC!

Each year ShopNBC seeks out talented individuals for our summer internship program at our Headquarters in Eden Prairie, MN. This summer we are looking for Sophomore, Junior or Senior undergrads to intern in various areas of our business. During the 12 week unpaid program, interns will be placed in a department that complements their field of study, and provided with opportunities that will enhance their experience as well as their portfolios.

Position Overview:
Responsibilities center on building high quality, customer focused product information into ShopNBC's system, preparing items for sale via the TV, web and mobile channels.

Success Attributes:
• Team player, positive, flexible, highly productive, organized, accurate, good communicator.
• Candidates should be good at multi-tasking, hard working, and be detail oriented.
Essential Functions:

Principle Accountabilities & Authorities:
• Partner with Merchandising and QA teams to compile detailed and accurate product information.
• Analyze vendor datasheets and validate product information before entering it into ShopNBC's systems.
• Describe products beyond what is provided from the vendor, using ShopNBC data standards.
• Assist in creating product titles for TV graphics and Internet, following AP and ShopNBC style guidelines.
• Partner with Internet Merchandising team to ensure stellar product presentation for the ShopNBC website.
• Partner with Legal department to maintain FTC compliance.
• Assist with photography and customer reviews for the ShopNBC website.
• Other duties as assigned.

No travel required.

Career Path:
• Product Coordinator >Merchandise Coordinator > Assistant Buyer > Buyer Or • Product Coordinator > Internet Merchandising Specialist > Senior Internet Merchandising Specialist > Manager

Bachelor's Degree candidate

• Customer service experience in retail or e-commerce
• Microsoft Excel experience preferred
• Writing coursework preferred

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