Intern

Advantage Solutions - Springfield, MO3.5

Full-time | Part-time | Internship
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Summary

Intern

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses!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
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!

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

Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED

Applicants must be attending any accredited, two or four-year degree-granting institution

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

Responsibilities

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.

Primary Posting Location : City Springfield

Primary Posting Location : State/Province MO

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2019-222930

Position Type Part Time

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)