Marketing Intern

Western States

As the premiere manufacturer of envelope, label and packaging products, Western States serves a national market of customers that include printers, distributors, mailing-service providers and end users like you. Headquartered in Butler, Wisconsin (west of Milwaukee), we operate four full-service plants that comprise our Envelope Division (Butler, WI; Erlanger, KY; Walbridge, OH and Vadnais Heights, MN) and our Sun Prairie, WI plant that is our Label Division. We have been in business since 1908.

We are proud of the support we give back to the communities where we work and live through our Community Outreach Area initiatives. We are committed to Environmental Stewardship via Chain of Custody (CoC) Certifications through the Forest Stewardship Council®(FSC®) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative®(SFI®) and have a “Passion for Preservation” via recycling, energy efficient facilities and Eco-Friendly Products that include CoC Certified and recycled and reusable envelopes.

At the center of it all, our adaptable, dedicated and enthusiastic team of employees are committed to Continuous Improvement and the right solutions for our customers’ needs. We don’t just make envelopes, labels and packaging products, we create Custom Solutions. Proven Results. Since1908.

Position Details

Marketing Intern
Southeast Wisconsin
Butler, WI

Are you pursuing a Bachelor Degree or an Associates degree in Marketing or related Business/Communications field and looking for an internship where you can gain hands-on learning and experience in the field in addition to what you are learning in the classroom? This is not an internship of just getting coffee and copying manuals. This would be a contributory role on our Marketing Team which will allow you to dive in, roll up your sleeves to build your resume while making a difference.

If you are organized, detail oriented, a self-starter and meet our Required Qualifications, please apply for consideration to join our Team and #PlaceYourStampHere at our Butler Plant located just minutes from Milwaukee, WI.

The position will be full-time in the summer months, with an opportunity for part-time hours during the school year all on day shift.

What does my workday look like in this role?

  • Gain professional experience by working directly with Marketing Team members, including our Graphic Designer and Marketing Lead with projects and daily administrative tasks.
  • Assist Marketing Lead in implementation of Marketing Automation Software
  • Help coordinate and distribute/mail marketing materials
  • Update company database as required
  • Assist in the generation and proofreading Marketing Collateral
  • Review and update website meta tags for search optimization

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursing a Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Marketing or related Business/Communications field. 
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Computer literacy and proven proficiency in MS Office Software
  • Knowledgeable of various social media platforms.
  • Personable and able to work with both internal and external customers at all levels in their organizations
  • Positive and energetic demeanor.
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Approachable,empathetic, caring, ethical.

Physical demand, work environment and other requirements:

  • Duties include but are not limited to standing, walking, twisting, bending, lifting, seeing, talking and hearing in an office/manufacturing work environment.
  • Starting Salary Determined by Your Skills, Experience and Match to the Positions Essential Responsibilities and Qualifications.
  • Periodic Performance Reviews with Merit Pay 
  • Increase Opportunities
  • Ability to Grow Your Career and Progress in Responsibility and Pay Based on Performance

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