Innovation Intern -Marketing

Enjoy Life Foods Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

Description

Enjoy Life Foods is the #1 packaged food brand in the North American Free-From category and we are seeking motivated, passionate, and hard-working team members to make an immediate contribution to the company as it continues to grow.

Requirements

As an Innovation Intern, you'll apply your passion for marketing and new product development while contributing to several key projects. As a member of the Innovation team, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about the company's innovation process and how to develop a new product pipeline

  • Gain experience working with cross-functional teams in finance, marketing, sales and operations, and understand how departments work together to develop products and drive success

  • Execute tasks on key new product development and marketing projects including:

  • Applying market research to form insights that will inform our innovation pipeline

  • Supporting packaging development for new innovation and renovation items

  • Assisting in developing marketing plans to support 2019-2020 new product launches

  • Contributing to the 2020 new product sales materials

  • Evaluating success of current product launches and marketing programs

In addition to assisting the Innovation team on key projects, you will be assigned ownership of one project to be completed and presented by the end of the summer. Project will be tailored to intern's interest and current needs of Innovation team. Potential projects could include competitive analysis of 2020 innovation items or recommending innovative marketing launch activations.

Skills/Experience

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or a similar field

  • Prior work experience and/or classwork in marketing, research and project management

  • Intermediate skills in PowerPoint and Excel

  • Eagerness to learn

  • Creative and a forward-thinker

  • Strong attention to details

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment

About Enjoy Life Foods

Enjoy Life Foods is the leading brand in the growing Free-From category, featuring a robust portfolio of Certified Gluten-Free and Non-GMO Project Verified products that are free-from the eight most common food allergens, identified as wheat, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, soy, fish and shellfish. Founded with the mission to create great-tasting Free-From options anyone can enjoy, Enjoy Life's product line includes cookies, snack bars, chocolate bars, baking chocolate, baking mixes, cereals, seed and fruit mixes and Plentils, a plant-based savory chip made from lentils. Enjoy Life's mission and brand promise is to deliver safe, better-for-you products free-from the top eight food allergens, but not free-from taste, so everyone can Enjoy Life to the Fullest!

Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or applicable state law.

Disability Accommodation for Application: Enjoy Life Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability to use our online system to apply for a position at Enjoy Life Foods, please send us an email at hr@enjoylifefoods.com.


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