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Merck 2021 Marketing Intern - Poultry Team in De Soto, Kansas

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The Future Talent Program features internships that lasts up to 12 weeks and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Animal Health can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

The Animal Health US Poultry Marketing Intern position will be an office-based position supporting the our Company Animal Health poultry business in Desoto, KS.

The intern position will provide added value to both internal and external customers of our Company Animal Health. The intern will assist US Poultry marketing’s key initiatives related to supporting the field based teams with new marketing tools. The job scope and primary focus for this position is to actively support the marketing strategy in the following areas:

  • Marketing tool development : work with US poultry marketing lead to assist in the development of new and updated marketing tools for the sales team to use with customers.

  • Support marketing platforms : learn and manage the HUB, VEEVA review system and the US poultry marketing share point site.

  • Marketing agency collaboration : attend and document all marketing agency meetings and participate in the decision-making process.

  • Customer and internal meeting management : Support the organization and document management of meetings as appropriate

  • Communication : Regularly develop communications to the field teams to inform about new marketing tools and events. Assist in answering questions from the field about marketing collateral logistics and supply

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Candidate must be currently enrolled in a bachelor or master’s degree program related to Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Communications, Animal/Poultry Science, General Marketing, Business Administration, etc.

  • Candidate must have completed at least 2 years of college course work by May 2021.

  • Candidates must be available for a period of 10-12 weeks beginning the last of week of May 2021.

  • Candidates must be able to Travel 10%.

  • Candidates must have excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills.

  • Candidates must have general computer skills including working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Candidates must be proficiency with social media platforms (Linked In, Yammer, etc.)

  • Candidates must have ability to be organized, adapt to a changing environment, work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Candidates should have previous work experience in marketing or sales.

  • Candidates should have extracurricular and/or volunteer experience.

  • Candidates should have GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • Candidates should have Spanish speaker preferred.

Our Animal Health division is a global leader in veterinary medicine and digital solutions dedicated to the health and well-being of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal health and well-being and supporting a safe food supply. Through our commitment to the Science of Healthier Animals®, w e offer one of our industry’s most innovative portfolio of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and digital health management solutions including traceability and monitoring products that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth .




FTP2021 MAH2021

US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:

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We are an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

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Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


No relocation

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Requisition ID: R77445