Intern, Corporate Social Responsibility in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 6/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

This part-time paid position will be filled by a university junior or senior with the goal of exposing the selected candidate to the varied aspects of corporate affairs, with emphasis on corporate social responsibility and community relations. This internship will be based at our headquarters in Marysville, Ohio. Work assignments will complement university studies, where applicable, and be meaningful in nature.

Corporate social responsibility

  • Corporate Responsibility research

    • Collect and analyze data and narrative information on company-wide responsibility achievements and plans to inform responsibility reporting.

    • Write and edit report content as assigned.

    • Research best practices for corporate social responsibility and present findings to team.

  • Grant renewals and disbursements

    • Collect and review environmental and community garden grantee reports.

    • Summarize reporting data and prepare presentations for executives and foundation team.

    • Assist with annual grant disbursements and notifications.

  • Thought leadership

    • Draft and help place articles and other submitted content.

    • As needed, research and draft position papers on areas of corporate priority related to sustainability.

Community relations

  • Research and strategize for potential volunteer incentive program.

  • Review and respond to general inbox inquiries on topics including grant and product requests and sustainability.

  • Process approved product donations.

  • As needed, assist in planning and executing associate volunteer events.

Public and government relations

  • Research and draft policy position papers on areas of corporate priority.

  • As they arise, assist with Marysville on-campus events involving community partners, nonprofits, and elected officials.


  • Generate content on corporate affairs topics for associate communications channels.

  • Contribute to communications knowledgebase, including corporate style guide, image banks or other assets needed.

  • As needed, populate social content pipeline for CSR, community relations, and youth empowerment content.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.