Pella Internship - Product Management - Summer 2018 in Pella, Iowa

Pella Corporation

Product Marketing Internship - Summer 2018

Pella, IA

Are/you/someone who is looking for development opportunities? Would/you/like more than just a job? How about a career in which/you/are empowered to leverage your strengths and apply them each and every day? If so, apply today at www.pella.com/careers to join our winning team!

Pella Corporation is a growing family owned business, established in 1925. We are an Industry leader in environmental standards and support our local communities through charitable giving and volunteerism.

If/you/want to work for a reputable company with a strong brand and a vision for the future, Pella Corporation is interested in YOU!!

Position Summary

The Product Management team is responsible for the creation, positioning and strategic direction of Pella Corporation’s product portfolio through the entire product lifecycle. Pella’s Product Management team supports the go-to-market efforts of multiple business segments & channels by delivering high quality and high value product solutions for the customers Pella Corporation serves. The Product Management function as such serves as a critical bridge between manufacturing, design, quality, customer service, channel & segment management, information technology, finance & supply management.

Key Responsibilities and Duties Include, but not Limited to:

  • Extracting and analyzing data, formulating preliminary conclusions and presenting findings.

  • Review the offering to ensure there is line logic and market alignment

  • Competitive research to help inform strategic objectives

  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining various competitive information, including; product and feature matrices, promotions, etc.

  • Develops product specifications for new products and features

  • Assists on key initiatives, including development of special presentations and other projects

  • Manages project work while working directly with product managers for status updates

  • Conducts light project management

  • Reviews, proofreads, edits marketing materials

  • Provides input to the strategic planning, forecasting, and pricing plans.

  • Conducts research and recommendations business about product needs/gaps

  • Field research and presentations

  • Travel not to exceed 10-20%

Ideal Qualifications & Experience:

  • Pursuing bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university – Business, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Industrial Design or Interior Design majors preferred

  • Junior or senior at an accredited College or University

  • Previous coursework directly related to the open position's need

  • Strong academic candidate

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Adobe, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Comfortable learning new technologies/systems

  • Detail-oriented; able to juggle multiple projects and changing priorities

  • Team player

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Enthusiastic team player with ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to prioritize work/projects and meet deadlines; uses time efficiently

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proactive; solution-oriented

  • Clear and effective communicator

  • Detail oriented and organized

  • Able to be present in the office during regular business hours, unless otherwise authorized

  • Able to interact in a professional manner with employees and colleagues at all levels across the organization

  • Experience with teamwork and leadership, especially outside of the classroom

  • Excellent verbal, written communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to manage projects from concept to implementation.

  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts including basic algebra

  • Strong analytical and analytical skills are necessary

Visit www.pella.com /careersfor a full list of/Locations/of our current job openings and toApplyon-line today! Refer to www.pella.org for housing and community information in Pella, IA.

Pella Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Smoke Free Environment.

Job: *Marketing

Title: Internship - Product Management - Summer 2018

Location: Iowa-Pella

Requisition ID: 17000517