Assistant Brand Management Intern in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/30/2021

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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. ​

We’re looking for an Assistant Brand Management Intern to join our Marketing team. This position may be based remotely or at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  

Our internship program is designed to cultivate the professional growth of students through a dynamic work environment. Over the course of 12 weeks you will work on meaningful projects and have opportunities to network with and learn from industry leaders. We are committed to your development but will also rely on you to bring new knowledge, new ideas and innovation into our organization. 

What you’ll do in this role:

An Assistant Brand Management Intern will spend their summer as an integrated part of the Brand teams and will manage 2-3 individual projects. These projects will be strategic, creative, and analytical in nature and will provide critical experience in consumer brand marketing. You will be asked to present your findings halfway through the program and continue to refine your recommendations before a final presentation to senior leadership. In addition to these projects, you will participate in key meetings that occur in the normal course of business and be expected to identify opportunities and solve problems outside the scope of your projects. The goal of this internship is to provide you with a learning experience and empower you to add a unique perspective to help the business teams achieve their strategic goals.

Future career growth includes the potential of joining our team as an Assistant Brand Manager (ABM). As an ABM you would be assigned to work on one of the company’s Brands supporting the business in any number of facets including: cross-functional team leadership, brand positioning, marketing communications strategy, pricing and promotion analysis, and P&L management.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Enrolled in a top 50 Masters of Business Administration program

  • Interested in pursuing a career in brand management

  • Possess strong analytical and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication, including presentation and storytelling

  • Prioritize collaboration and problem solving. 

  • Ability to immerse yourself in a new business quickly

  • Comfort with ambiguity, social networking, and initiating contact with cross-functional partners

  • Manage multiple tasks and is detail-oriented. 

  • Have at least 3 years of prior work experience

How we work together:

The ScottsMiracle-Gro Marketing Department has taken on a “virtual-first” approach. For most of each week, employees will work remotely. Depending upon the needs of the business, you may be required to be present in the office on certain days of the week or for certain meetings. 

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands. 

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, Tom Cat, Ortho, Round Up, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard. 

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

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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.  

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

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

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law