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Job Description


Marketing Intern

Assist marketing director in expansion of Waypoint's digital and social media platforms.

Waypoint is a national sales and marketing agency primarily representing leading brands that enjoy top positions in their categories within the foodservice industry. Our mission is to be a seamless and flexible extension of our clients, unmatched in our market reach and business intelligence. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and the comprehensive and evolving foodservice marketplace across a broad platform of strategic and tactical execution methods with both expansive and direct impact. Our empowered sales force is equipped with the latest technology to stay on top of the changing local marketplace and drive immediate follow through and follow up. Waypoint is an inclusive work environment where our passion for the business drives us to gainfully connect our clients and customers, helping each reach their full potential. Our people are by far our greatest asset and together we live our motto every day - WINNING AS ONE.

Come be part of our team! Take this opportunity to join North America's leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry. Apply today!

What we offer:

* Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
* 401(k) with company match
* Training and Career Development
* Generous Paid Time-Off


* Social media best practices for a food company - case study
* Primary interface areas - client team, culinary team, sales team
* Travel approximately 5% of the time


* Currently enrolled in a four-year accredited college or university
* Areas of Study: Business / Marketing
* 2-3 years' experience desired
* Management experience through volunteerism desired
* Microsoft Office proficiency; Advanced Microsoft Excel; working knowledge of SharePoint


The Company is one of North America's leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Intern provides day-to-day and project support across multiple groups or business units as required by business needs

Internships provide students with challenging, relevant work experience in their field of interest as well as introduce them to additional career opportunities. Internships may lead to future opportunities within the Company, although there are no guarantees for full-time employment. Internships are offered in the following areas:

* Sales & Marketing, Retail Teams, Human Resources, Accounting & Finance, Retail, IT

Internship Criteria

* High School Diploma or GED
* Applicants must be attending any accredited, two or four-year degree-granting institution or an accredited
* Graduate Master's or MBA program, in the United States
* Applicants must be senior status or have graduated during the previous year
* Applicants need to have a minimum 3.0 GPA
* Applicants will be required to submit at least two personal letters of recommendation
* Applicants must be working towards a Business or Business related major. Some applicable majors are:
* Marketing
* Business Administration
* Accounting / Finance
* Leadership and Organizational Development
* Human Resources Studies
* Business Management
* Business Information Systems
* Economics
* Political Science

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

* Responsible for leading or assisting in the completion of business unit projects as assigned
* Assist the business unit team with day-to-day work that covers activities across the division
* Assist in developing new systems, reports and analytics to support business unit needs
* Audit/review documents submitted for completeness and accuracy
* Work with others in the business unit group on initiatives aimed at process improvements
* Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel is not an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is an essential duty or function of this job.

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: coursework emphasis in applicable major

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

* Strong prioritization skills
* Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
* Team building Skills
* Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
* Ability to interact in a courteous, helpful, and professional manner
* Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws including Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinances. All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

About Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is the premier consumer packaged goods sales and marketing agency in North America, committed to building brand value for our clients and customers. ASM was formed in 1987 in Southern California. In 1997, over a three-year period, 21 Tier I companies throughout North America joined Advantage and by April 2000, ASM's goal of becoming the leading sales and marketing agency serving the consumer packaged goods industry was achieved. Today, ASM is the number-one sales and marketing agency in the industry with revenue exceeding $900 million.

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