Marketing Channel Intern (Retail)

Oatey Co. is a privately held global corporation that manufactures and distributes products for plumbing professionals and consumers. The company is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and has manufacturing and distribution facilities located in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China. Oatey products can be found in residential and commercial applications and have achieved excellent brand name recognition with plumbing professionals and consumers. The company continually strives to offer innovative solutions to any plumbing application, and products are backed with the highest quality technical and customer support programs in the industry.

2023 Oatey Summer Internship Program – The Oatey Intern Experience

Interested in an internship with challenging projects, high visibility, professional networking, development, and fun?

Oatey is currently seeking college students for the summer of 2023 to join our award-winning program: The Oatey Intern Experience. Oatey offers a 12-week summer internship that will expose you to meaningful work and exceed your expectations. You will be a part of a diverse, collaborative team environment yet experience your own personal and individual growth. Our interns deliver excellence through high engagement and performance, which is why we often hire them post-graduation*.

* Based on outstanding performance and organizational needs

What we're looking for…

The Oatey Intern Experience supports our growing organization by attracting talented students to develop them into future leaders. It is unique with one-on-one mentorship, developmental feedback and coaching, lunch series, engaging networking events and weekly forums. You will work closely with experts to develop your skills and gain valuable insight in your chosen career field. Additionally, you will have exposure to all leadership levels of Oatey. Lastly, you will have a great time networking with other interns and forge lasting relationships.

Oatey offers a vigorous program that includes:

Learning and Development • Peer Mentoring • Challenging Team Projects • Community Involvement

Retail Channel Intern Position Summary

Oatey Retail Channel Marketing Team is looking for qualified interns to join our department. Our team focuses on creating and driving branded merchandising experiences for the end users with our customers partnership and seeks a summer intern who can participate in various aspects of the department including:

  • Assisting with product and merchandising assets (new product launches, and existing)
    Marketing & Category research analysis

  • Communications with inside and outside sales team

  • Other projects assigned

The Retail Channel Intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of (retail) channel marketing.

Expectations & Accountabilities…

  • Perform analysis of marketing and sales data including product/customer category performance and promotions.

  • Gather/listen/analysis end-user needs in specific product subcategories.

  • Prepare presentations in preparation for customer meetings and pitches.

  • Assist in the distribution or delivery of sales/marketing materials

  • Assist with execution new and existing product/program launch materials

  • Assist with the preparation and delivery of training materials

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • Undergraduate student who is majoring in sales, marketing or advertising

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of Office 365 software including PowerPoint, Word and Excel

  • Self-starter mentality

What will set you apart…

  • Merchandising and consumer packaged goods experience is a plus and will be considered when choosing the best applicant for this internship position.

At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!