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Marketing Intern

General Internship Information

  • Business Area: Marketing
  • Location: Beijing
  • Duration: 4 months - 6 months
  • Allowance: 1,000.00 CNY
  • Other benefits:
  • Reference: 127

Daily Tasks

Marketing interns play a supportive role to the Marketing Director and the COO, they are involved in the companies marketing work including Online, Offline and In-store Marketing and Promotional Campaigns.

- Assist with Online Marketing
Currently the company does marketing in both English and Chinese. English speaking interns will be involved in Facebook, Linkedin online marketing. The intern will also help support promotional campaign ideas for the Chinese twitter called weibo. Other promotional online activities are aimed at increasing sales on the chinese e-commerce site taobao.

- Assist with Pitching to Media
The intern will help with the company's offline marketing including print magazine, newspapers or preparing promotional materials related to sales. This work will include pitching story ideas to English speaking media. The intern will also be involved in creating newsworthy content based on the company's activities, writing of press releases, organizing and consolidating media contacts and other efforts to assist the marketing director

- Developing In-store Promotional materials
The intern will also be responsible for other ideas and developing strategy for means of in-store promotion. For example promotion of products can also be done through display ads, buy 1 get 1 free promotions, word of mouth, etc.

- Exhibitions and Expos
The company often participates in Green Food, Food shows or community Expos and events. The Intern will help out in company events and exhibitions. There may be a few days on the weekend in this case that the intern can exchange for a weekday. This is a team event, and a good chance to learn about our products, company and interact with the community.

- Grocery Store Promotional Sales
The company currently sells products in expat stores such as April Gourmet and Jenny shop. Promotion of products is key in order to sell products. The intern will participate in their in-store promotion activities, targeting Foreign and Japanese clients. Other tasks may include SWOT analysis of grocery store locations.

- Office administration support
The company is a natural products company, the administrative work supports the company’s day-to-day operations. As needed the intern will help the administrative work in the company as related to marketing. Examples of this can assist in printing promotional materials, facilitating translation of promotional materials and other marketing admin work.

- Involved with the day to day operations of the Office
The company main efforts in Beijing are with marketing and sales. The intern will have a chance to get involved with the company's team members. This will be a great chance to use any Chinese knowledge you may have. Examples of this work can be ingoing and outgoing deliveries, assisting in preparing orders, participating in company events for marketing and sales and other work as assigned.

- Other tasks as assigned during internship

Interns are expected to deliver a high quality of work and professionalism. The company provides an excellent environment for interns to thrive and grow their skill sets. Over a 3-6 month period we expect high levels of achievement.


Requirements

Interest in:
- Socially Responsible business Models
- Natural Products of FMGC (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
- China, Beijing and Yunnan
- Fluent English required (basic Chinese skills are a plus)
- Enthusiastic and self motivated
- Hardworking and ready to take leadership over responsibilities
- Basic Marketing Knowledge necessary
- Relevant Marketing, PR or Communications Degree
- Marketing, PR of Communications work experience is mandatory
- Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator is a plus
- At least going into 3rd year university
- Relevant degree, or training
- Outgoing, ready to meet people
- Good attitude, and ready to contribute
- Self Starter, can do tasks independently and a produce good level of results


Additional Information

- This internship position offers an allowance from 1000 to 1700 CNY


Company Description

This is a social enterprise that brings you the finest in natural products. The company takes great care in selecting the purest natural ingredients and takes great care in quality of their products to give their customers a healthier alternative. Consuming natural foods has wide ranging benefits for health; switching to organic and natural foods is an easy way to minimize the toxins our bodies have to cope with in the modern world.

They are also committed to giving back to our community. The company donates a portion of profits to their non-profit partner, the Yunnan Mountain Heritage Foundation, to support projects in poverty alleviation, cultural preservation and community service in mountainous Yunnan province. They provide income generation by buying at fair trade prices and also offer new skills and training to local farmers. They encourage organic farming in every way possible and choose products with minimal impact on local ecology.

Their products range from gourmet coffee and honey to natural cosmetics. The premier grade coffee is grown by a cooperative of farmers in the pristine environment at altitudes of 3000 to 4000 feet above sea level. Their honey is made by bees from wildflowers with strong health benefits. The cosmetics line uses fresh natural ingredients with no synthetics, additives or preservatives. All of their products use organic growing methods, which are 100% natural.
This company puts quality first. Taste, purity, careful cultivation, protecting our environment and supporting their farmers are all crucial parts of this quality.

Their products are distributed in over 10 cities. Their client portfolio includes companies such as Microsoft, Unilever, Sodexo, the Mandarin Oriental and the Four Seasons. They have developed over 150 sales channels in the areas of hotels, offices and grocery stores. The Company has earned over 100 media opportunities with domestic and international TV, radio, magazines and newspapers to date. The Founders were invited speakers at TEDx Great Wall 2012, received the China Right Here 2010 Award for contribution to biodiversity, and a “Certificate of Appreciation” from the Dr. Jane Goodall Institute in 2010. One of the Founders was an Asia Finalist for the Cartier Woman’s Initiative Award held in Deauville, France in 2009.


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