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IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. | Westbrook, ME
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Job Description

IDEXX Laboratories is a global, S&P 500 company on the cutting edge of innovation in the veterinary industry. From our World Campus global headquarters in Westbrook, Maine, "IDEXXers" drive our business forward every day, tackling new challenges and solving pain points for customers that help them run their veterinary practices more efficiently and provide the best care.

IDEXX is looking for a flexible marketing athlete to join the Media Strategy and Marketing Communications Team for the summer. This is IDEXX's in-house creative agency responsible for:

* Inbound marketing
* Paid media
* Web strategy and design
* Social media
* Search strategy
* Content strategy
* Public relations
* Copy writing and editing
* Graphic design

You will be supporting functional teams within the marketing communications department throughout your summer to help IDEXX execute on the many projects on our docket each week. Day-to-day asks are likely to include:

* Creating and editing webpages on idexx.com
* Supporting marketing communications managers on project management and strategic communications planning
* Creating and maintaining internal reports
* Editing and copy writing
* Conducting website audits
* Uploading content to IDEXX marketing platforms
* Building digital assets, e.g., banner ads, email templates
* Graphic design work

A summer intern on this team will also take on a strategic project that answers a pressing question the business needs to answer-and you'll get to present it to senior leadership at the end of your experience. Interns will also be exposed to all aspects of marketing at IDEXX and be invited to participate in an intern-only slate of programming that includes access to senior leaders, outings, and other special experiences.

Ideal skills IDEXX Summer Marketing Intern has include:

* Self-starter who can drive projects independently
* Intellectually curious
* Interested in following the latest trends in marketing and communications
* Well-versed in Microsoft Office suite, with demonstrated skills in PowerPoint
* Familiarity with digital marketing platforms (web CMS, social media, marketing automation)
* Comfortable with public speaking
* Strong writer with understanding of writing for various target audiences

Requirements for the role include:

* Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a focus on media, marketing, communications, public relations, or other related discipline
* Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must have completed at least one year of college.

* A track record of student success and potential as demonstrated by GPA, research portfolio, prior work experiences and/or the recommendation of a professor preferred.

About IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (IDEXX) develops, manufactures and distributes products, and provides services primarily for the veterinary, and the food and water testing markets. IDEXX's primary products and services include point-of-care veterinary diagnostic products, comprising rapid assays and instruments and consumables; laboratory and consulting services used by veterinarians; information products and services, and digital radiography systems used by veterinarians, and point-of-care electrolytes and blood gas analyzers used in the human medical diagnostics market. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company operated primarily through three business segments: products and services for the veterinary market, which it refers to as Companion Animal Group (CAG); water quality products (Water), and products for production animal health, which it refers to as the Production Animal Segment (PAS). (Source: 10-K)