eCommerce Marketing Intern - Summer 2024

Post Consumer Brands

Business Unit Overview:

Headquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands, a business unit of Post Holdings, Inc., is dedicated to providing people and their pets with delicious food choices for every taste and budget. The company’s portfolio includes beloved brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats®, PEBBLES®, Grape-Nuts® and Malt-O-Meal® cereal, and Peter Pan® peanut butter, as well as Rachael Ray® Nutrish®, Kibbles ‘n Bits® and 9Lives® dog and cat food. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all. 


Post Consumer Brands invests in opportunities for early career talent to grow their career through meaningful work, sponsorship, networking, and intentional experiences. We believe early career team members possess unique skills that are valuable to the growth of our company and can grow to become future leaders of our organization. Through this investment in early career talent, we have developed roles to help early talent bring their skills to work to grow themselves as well as the organization. To fully realize the value of diversity of talent, experience, strengths, and backgrounds each of us brings to Post Consumer Brands, we are committed to creating an inclusive culture built on these behaviors:

  • Be open to new ideas 
  • Listen attentively as a partner 
  • Model collaboration 
  • Be accountable 
  • Respect all viewpoints

Location Description:

Post Consumer Brands corporate headquarters in Lakeville, Minn. is about 20 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Lakeville has all the benefits of smaller town living with access to everything a large metropolitan area has to offer. Join more than 400 team members collaborating on the two-building campus to help put breakfast on the tables of millions of consumers in North America.


Looking to pursue a career in eCommerce? Do you want to gain hands-on experience in a growing, mission-driven, consumer-centric organization? Post Consumer Brands is looking for an eCommerce Intern for a 12-week summer 2024 immersive & transformative internship experience. Post Consumer Brands is unique as our core values & missionis at the forefront of our efforts. Consider joining our team to launch the success story of your career journey and help us deliver our purpose of: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all.

Position Details

eCommerce Marketing Intern - Summer 2024
Twin Cities Metro
Lakeview, MN


The purpose of this position is to learn through immersion within the eCommerce Team. The intern will be a key member of the team, working on various projects throughout the summer and will close with a final presentation to the Marketing Leadership Team. It is an exciting opportunity to hone skills and drive volume growth byidentifyingand delivering on consumer and customer needs. This role is a great step in developing a long-term marketing or communications career within Post Consumer Brands.


The eCommerce Intern may assist in a number of project and/or operations support roles in the Marketing department. Assignments may include work such as:

  • Competitive Audits & Recommendations for eCommerce Content, Media, Programs & Promotions 
  • Contribute to creating an eCommerce Product Launch Plan for a Post cereal brand based on a brief outlining annual brand goals and objectives 
  • Engagement with all functions within the marketing organization including: Brand Management, Marketing Communications, Creative Services, Product Innovation, Category Management, Consumer Insights & Shopper Marketing 
  • Present findings & plan recommendations to Marketing Leadership Team, including the Chief Marketing Officer 

Specific project and operational roles will be identified 30-60 days prior to the start of the internship, based on business need and intern interests.

  • Candidates must be pursuing a four-year undergraduate or graduate degree or at an institution with an accredited program in Communications or Marketing with a graduation year in 2025.
  • Proven leadership, problem-solving and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work independently and inteams 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • The ideal candidate is a self-starter who takes initiative to identify areas of opportunity and take action 
  • A high levelof competence in computer applications and the ability to use technology as a decision-support tool 
  • Ability to identify and evaluate tactical methods to achieve objectives, identify deviations from the plan, and facilitate resolution 
  • Ability to handle confidential information and use discretion within and outside of the organization 
  • Previous internship or work experience (strongly preferred) 
  • Interest in the consumer packaged goods / manufacturing industry with the desire to start a career with Post Consumer Brands after graduation (strongly preferred) 
  • We are unable to proceed with candidates who require visa sponsorship now or in the future

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