2020 Strategy & Planning Intern Undergrad

RAI - United States

Internship
2020 Summer Strategy & Planning Undergraduate Internship

Reynolds American (RAI) is a family of companies working to transform the tobacco industry. Our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco and/or nicotine.

We take pride in the growth of our people. Join us and you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with the visionary, principled and passionate people every day that makes ours an award-winning culture.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
At RAI, the Strategy & Planning function operates as the eyes and ears of the organization. During your summer internship, you will assist the function in delivering Marketing Research, Consumer & Trade Marketing Insights, Forecasting and Demand Planning projects that will help RJ Reynolds on the journey of transforming the Tobacco Industry.

As a Summer Intern, you will have Winston-Salem based assignments. The internship will provide challenging assignments and significant exposure to other company functions outside of Strategy & Planning.

MAKE AN IMPACT THIS SUMMER:
Previous Strategy & Planning Interns have:
Engaged with key stakeholders in our Strategy & Planning, Consumer Marketing, Trade Marketing and Finance functions to gain foundational category knowledge;
Performed a market basket analysis of the nicotine category for our key customers;
Reviewed market data obtained from a new data source and utilized it to analyze and better understand consumer purchasing patterns;
Leveraged market basket analysis to capture new insights around nicotine category trends and overall consumer purchasing dynamics;

Presented your findings and recommendations to the leadership team of our Strategy & Planning function as well as the President & CCO of RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company.
TO SUCCEED AS A STRATEGY & PLANNING INTERN IN 2020 YOU SHOULD BE:

A student who has completed core coursework toward an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Marketing Research, Statistics or Finance;
Proficient with MS Office desktop including advanced Excel skills;
A strategic, analytical and creative thinker;
A dynamic and innovative leader;

AND SOMEONE WHO:
Has superior verbal and written communication skills;
Possesses a high sense of urgency and strong work ethic;
Displays excellent interpersonal skills;
Is willing to relocate to Winston-Salem, NC for the summer.

BY THE END OF YOUR INTERNSHIP YOU WILL HAVE:
Spent time with c-suite leadership during a series of leadership roundtable events
Gained insight into what it’s like to work here, global development opportunities and career pathways
Worked directly with experienced Strategy and Planning professionals on a challenging and meaningful project
Presented your findings and recommendations to the Strategy and Planning Function including the Leadership Team and key personnel.

AS AN INTERN DURING THE SUMMER OF 2020 YOU WILL ENJOY:
Generous salary
Paid housing
Company provided laptop
Leadership training opportunities
Fun! Lots of chances to get to know your fellow interns socially
Connecting with senior leaders during roundtable networking events
Participation in our 401(k) retirement savings plan –we contribute 3% regardless of whether you participate, and on top of that we match your contribution at 100% up to 6%
Confidential personal financial counseling service at no cost to you

RAI is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c. and the U.S. parent company of R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Kentucky BioProcessing Inc.; RAI Innovations Company; and RAI Services Company.