Product Management Intern

Location
Bloomington, MN
Posted
Dec 15, 2021
Closes
Jan 14, 2022
Ref
JR3081
Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

This position will learn about and contribute to three key functions within the Commercial Division’s Product Management group:

Product Line Management

  • Support and contribute during new product development and stage gate processes
  • Operate prototype and production machinery
  • Assist with the strategic and tactical process of Annual Planning
  • Assist with new product launches
  • Create web content, sell sheets, press releases, testimonials
  • Direct and e-marketing campaigns (including social media)

Channel and Customer Relationships

  • Communicate and interact with distributor partners and customers
  • Assist with planning and execution of key customer events

Marketing Research

  • Assist with collection of market research and voice of customer (VOC) data to determine feasibility of new product concepts and/or markets
  • Analyze and prepare reports using data generated from lead management tool
  • Research and analyze the market opportunity for potential new products

Key Benefits of Internship:

  • Introduction to Product Line Management and product life cycle
  • Gain an understanding of essential marketing research techniques that drive decisions in new product design and positioning
  • Ability to enhance verbal and written communication skills via numerous contacts with multiple customers and distributors
  • Experience in developing and documenting key marketing processes

Job Qualifications:

  • Junior academic status, degree in process
  • Engineering or Business major desired, but others may be considered
  • Solid mechanical aptitude, able to turn a wrench and not afraid to get hands dirty
  • Capable of operating machinery. (utility vehicles, Commercial mowers, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills – requires strong ability to interpret and analyze various types of data, summarize, and clearly present findings
  • Proficient Microsoft Suite skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), database/data mining experience a plus

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. ​ ​

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