Jack Link's Beef Jerky Associate Marketing Manager Intern in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jack Link's isn't made up of a bunch of button-up, corporate types. Like our beef jerky, we believe in being authentic and genuine. Life's too short to be artificial. We've never done things the way everyone else does. Over the years, it's always been more than just a way of doing business. It's a way of life. We push hard and take risks - with the unwavering passion to get done what we've set out to do. All backed up by an unflinching eye on quality. So when you picture the people who make North America's best-selling brand of beef jerky, you'll find we're just a bunch of regular folks, inspired to make the finest beef jerky possible, every single day. We're just lucky enough to have the whole world asking for a taste. The story of Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a story of family traditions. It began with treasured family recipes that were passed from generation to generation, ultimately transforming a small North Woods business into one of the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturers in the world. Today Jack Link's sells more than 100 different meat snack products in more than 40 countries. More than a century has passed, but the Link family principles and traditions remain the same: hard work, integrity and a commitment to earn consumer respect by delivering the best-tasting meat snacks in the world. POSITION SUMMARY At Jack Link s, Marketing is the key leader of the business and so the ideal candidate will have a mix of strong business and marketing skills. The Associate Marketing Manager (AMM) or Marketing Associate (MA) will be responsible for helping the marketing team grow their businesses and brands, including the flagship Jack Link s brand. Other brands under management include Lorissa s Kitchen, Matador, World Kitchens and Grass Run Farms. The typical marketing intern program will consistent of two to three key projects that span across our businesses. Projects are likely to include some of the following: Supporting the development of new product opportunities Leading the execution of key marketing programs including price, promotional, digital, and other types of programs. Competitive and consumer analysis work. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead analysis of brand performance utilizing syndicated and internal data to gain insights and form recommendations. Execute marketing plans including consumer promotions, advertising, shopper marketing, PR, digital and events. Assist Trade marketing team with the development and tracking of pricing and retail promotional strategies. Develop consumer actions plans in partnership with the Consume Insights team. Assist with compiling monthly financial and category reviews. Lead agencies through the development and execution of the advertising and consumer promotion support plan. Lead new product and packaging projects and new product pipeline development. Manage marketing budgets. Develop sales sell stories and support their presentations to key customers.