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Business, Marketing & Analytics Intern - Summer 2018

Hallmark Kansas City, MO
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Make your mark with Hallmark!
We will be the company that creates a more emotionally connected world by making a genuine difference in every life, every day.
We need sharp, energetic people to help us create, engineer, market, and deliver our products worldwide. Challenging summer internship opportunities are available for candidates pursuing degrees in areas such as Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Communications, Engineering, Human Resources, Psychology, Statistics, Physics, Data Science, or Computer Science.
The Hallmark internship program (typically end of May through early August) provides the valuable opportunity to apply your classroom knowledge to meaningful projects in a corporate environment. You not only work on meaningful projects tied to Hallmark business objectives but you will also gain exposure to Hallmark leadership, learn more about products and initiatives, visit with employees and interns from other disciplines, and enjoy what life is like in Kansas City. Never been to Kansas City? You've been missing out on the city consistently ranked among the best in terms of culture, livability and opportunity for recent college grads! Check out www.thinkkc.com for more information on living and working in Kansas City.

Internship Description
Hallmarks Business, Marketing & Analytics (BM&A) Interns are typically business students with focus in business management, finance, accounting, marketing, supply chain, or economics.  As a BM&A intern you will work on impactful projects rooted in real business need. You will use your business acumen and problem solving skills to understand Hallmark's business priorities, the goal of your project(s) and to research, strategize, and develop a feasible solution for your project(s) or the problem at hand. In addition to your project work, you will have opportunities to expand your professional skill set, connect with corporate senior leadership, and engage in lots of fun social activities with your fellow interns.
Past projects have included:

  • Creating a national product replacement strategy for key customer accounts
  • Completing a competitive analysis, analyzing current performance, making strategy recommendations, and translating that strategy into a model line for a new product line
  • Developing a strategy to engage a new consumer base on a new and innovative product line
  • Building a tool to inform large category product placement based on individual store traffic, consumer patterns, and consumer demographics.
  • Develop a segmentation strategy to ensure the proper product assortment meets consumer needs

Requirements:
To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must currently be enrolled in a Bachelors degree program or MBA / Master's program with a graduation date of December 2018 or May 2019
  • 3.0 GPA or higher. Must be stated on resume. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pursuing a degree with a major in one of the following areas:  Business Administration, Marketing, Retail Management, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Supply Chain Management, MIS, information technology, or economics
  • Strong quantitative/analytical skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated creativity, innovation, and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and capacity to think critically
  • Ability to draw conclusions from research/data and translate into clear, concise recommendations
  • Aptitude to think strategically

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

All internships will be at the Hallmark Headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. This internship will occur summer of 2018 (typically end of May through early August). The intern program at Hallmark is the primary source for full-time hires. Full-time hire decisions are based on performance and business need. #internhallmarklife

The application deadline for our internships is October 31st, 2017 and we plan to have all decisions made by Thanksgiving. We sincerely appreciate your interest in our program. You will not be contacted unless selected for an interview.

 

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 

Job Details

Date Posted August 29, 2017
Date Closes September 28, 2017
Requisition 426533800
Located In Kansas city, MO
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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