Marketing Communications Intern

Milk Specialties Global

At Milk Specialties Global, our focus is to create high-quality ingredients designed to optimize health and nutrition. We are passionate and dedicated people. Each day, we collectively explore new, innovative ways to enhance product performance and value through our broad human and animal nutrition portfolios. The Animal Nutrition Division is a leading supplier of functional fats, proteins and carbohydrates supporting the dairy industry. The Human Nutrition Division is a global leader of dairy protein ingredients supporting the sports nutrition and functional foods industries. Both divisions are backed by the speed, execution and passion it takes to exceed the expectation of our customers.

Position Details

Marketing Communications Intern
Twin Cities Metro
Eden Prairie, MN

Milk Specialties Global has an exciting opportunity available for a Marketing Communications Intern in our Eden Prairie, MN Corporate Office targeting an effective date of November 1, 2019.

The Marketing Communications Intern will be a part of the Marketing team supporting both Animal and Human Nutrition Divisions. The individual will collaborate and be responsible for a wide range of activities focused on the brand building and higher external awareness of Milk Specialties Global.

In addition to performing the responsibilities outlined below, the intern will also have a development project to help the intern to understand the responsibilities of business to business marketing.

Marketing Communication Intern Responsibilities:

Marketing Assistance

  • Tactical execution of sales support materials and presentations 
  • Support event planning/trade show execution for domestic and international presence 
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

Marketing Material Development

  • Produce marketing collateral using Adobe Suite Programs, Microsoft Illustrator and other programs, for both internal and external audience, as directed by the Marketing Manager. 
  • Use Adobe Suite Programs and PowerPoint to input copy, images, and edits. 
  • Customer Analysis in Excel for targeted communication opportunities 
  • Manage updates to internal libraries and share updates to sales.

Marketing Communication and Creative

  • Planning support for Social media initiatives and continuous build of content. 
  • Executional support for direct marketing initiatives via CRM platform 
  • Bring a creative approach and fresh ideas to marketing collateral.

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Position Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Marketing, Communication, Business or related field, and a minimum of 2-years university coursework completed. 
  • Agriculture/Nutritional Science background or coursework preferred. 
  • Excellent computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Illustrator and Adobe Suite, strong project management skills. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Strong record of prioritization, organization and follow-through 
  • Experience with video and photography is a plus. 
  • Enthusiastic, willingness to learn. 
  • A team player who wants to contribute to a thriving culture.

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