28 days old

Regional Marketing Intern

Framingham, MA 01701

Staples US Retail Marketing is looking for an enthusiastic intern to join our team and help activate our Brand strategy. Staples US Retail is on a journey to transform to be the leader in working and learning, and this role is part of the team to bring it to life for our customers. As a Regional Marketing intern, you will gain exposure to a wide variety of Marketing disciplines, as well as functions outside of Marketing including Merchandising, Strategy, Store Operations, eCommerce and the Field to name a few. Youll be a part of one of the most exciting seasons of the year at Staples US Retail Back to School. And will have the opportunity to roll your sleeves up in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a fantastic group of team- and results-oriented professionals.

Staples is focused on our customer and our community. The **Regional Marketing** **Intern** for Staples Retail will have the chance to make a lasting impact on our efforts to connect stores with their local small business communities under the guidance of the Regional Marketing Senior Manager. Our team supports 1,070 Staples stores with their local marketing needs. Central to this are our partnerships with the stores local Chambers of Commerce and the exclusive discount we offer to its members. You will be the point person for developing an advertising program that generates awareness of the discount program to drive sign-ups. This is a unique opportunity to own an important project from start to finish, including ideation, strategic planning, creative development, campaign execution, analysis of results, and program recommendations. In doing so, you will gain broad marketing experience that will complement your studies. Come leave your mark on a brand that's leading the way in a new era of working and living while also learning the fundamentals of retail marketing!

**What You Will Learn & Do**

Under the guidance of the Senior Manager, you will learn and do the following:

+ **Strategic Thinking & Project Planning:** You will partner with select Chambers of Commerce to assess advertising opportunities, develop a strategy for generating awareness about our exclusive discount program, and create a project plan for execution.

+ **Creative Development:** You will work with our creative agency to develop your marketing assets by writing a creative brief and providing feedback on creative proofs.

+ **Project Management & Campaign Execution:** You will manage the project from start to finish, including the delivery of assets to Chamber partners so they can execute the advertising campaign.

+ **Campaign Analysis:** You will leverage data to analyze the results of the campaign and to derive insights on its effectiveness.

+ **Program Optimization & Presentation Skills:** Based on your analysis, you will make strategic recommendations on how to improve the advertising program and present your findings to the team.

+ **Budget Management:** You will be given a budget to finance your advertising campaign and will learn how to process invoices and track your spending through all phases of the project.

+ **Additional Opportunities** : You will learn about different functions within Retail Marketing by attending Meet & Greets with key leaders throughout the organization. You will also have the chance to support ad hoc projects as they arise.



+ Currently working towards a degree in a related field of study

+ Enthusiastic and open to learning

+ Proactive, self-directed individual who works with a sense of urgency

+ Detail oriented and highly organized with strong problem-solving skills

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills, including being comfortable talking on the phone and initiating conversation

+ Demonstrated analytical skills

+ Proficiency in MS Office applications, specifically MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

+ Retail experience a plus but not required

**_Click to learn more about the employee benefits, programs and perks offered at Staples. (https://recruit.smashfly.com/SmashFlyMedia/Docs/17604/17604\_20380\_PR23016\_BOS\_CWW\_RTL\_FLD\_CROS\_HR\_Benefits\_Promo\_Flyer\_r1%20(2).pdf)_**

_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._


Posted: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-05-09

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