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Category Analyst Intern

Bloomington, Minnesota

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Category Analyst Intern – Summer 2021

LOCATION: BLOOMINGTON, MN

About the Company:

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com.

About the Program:

  • 12-week long internship program (Typically May-August)
  • Opportunity to work on and take responsibility for exciting, strategic projects that are relevant to your coursework with real-world applications.
  • Exposure to upper level management, executives and the CEO.
  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. Internships at Schwan’s often lead to full- time job opportunities upon graduation.
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.
  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.

What you will be doing:

  • Mine customer, shopper, consumer, E-commerce and internal data that will be used to improve overall category performance and results
  • Analyze category landscape to develop actionable insights that drive category growth
  • Present consumer, shopper and category insights in a comfortable, positive, influential manner
  • Development, tracking and delivery of weekly/monthly retailer category performance scorecard
  • Analyze Key Customer Modular/Digital Shelf and provide recommendations to enhance efficiency/effectiveness
  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing, Shopper Insights and other cross functional teams to develop category focused solutions
  • Prepare clear and concise business reviews that deliver executable insights
  • Compile and analyzes market level data to identify opportunities to drive profitable business
  • Develop and maintain syndicated data reports and tools based on standard category management measures
  • Complete/attend all necessary information & technology training

What the expectations are of you:

  • Strong customer facing, interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinker who can use solid business acumen to proactively advise client and develop strategy
  • Self-starter – Motivated and driven with a passion for taking the business to the next level. Demonstrate high level of independence and self-motivation. Take initiative and show resourcefulness while working in an independent, yet flexible team environment
  • Communication Skills – Demonstrate ability to present detailed information to multiple audiences with different knowledge levels both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks and situations in a calm and effective manner
  • Attention to detail and technical learning capacity
  • Technical ability in Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

Qualifications

  • Candidates should be currently earning a bachelor’s degree in marketing, finance, information systems, or related programs,  with an anticipated graduation date of December 2021 or May 2022.
  • GPA of 3.0+ preferred.

Job Type: Non-exempt Business Unit: Schwan's Consumer Brands, Inc. Req #: 20004177

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Brand Logos
  • Big Daddy's
  • Edwards
  • Mrs. Smith's
  • MINH
  • Red Baron
  • Freschetta
  • Pagoda
  • Tony's