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Future Opportunities Intern Innovation (Winter 2024)

Posted Date:  Sep 11, 2023
Requisition Number:  119807

Location: Mississauga 

Duration: Winter 2024 (January - April 2024) 


You will gain an understanding of the multi-faceted areas in Marketing that are required to support a leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) company.  This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the organization during your work term and to gain hands-on experience in the field of consumer marketing. 

If you thrive in a fast paced, dynamic and innovative environment, we have a unique opportunity for you. 


What will you do? 

  • Assist project managers in planning, executing, and monitoring innovation projects from inception to completion. 

  • Conduct market research, competitor analysis, and trend studies to identify opportunities and risks for innovation projects.  

  • Maintain project documentation, including project plans, schedules, and status reports. 

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams across all key departments within Hershey from R&D to Sales as you commercialize new items. 

  • Assist in the day-to-day execution of business priorities and manage the P&L 

  • Have exposures to all aspects of the business, round out general management skillset in addition to marketing fundamentals.  

  • Opportunity for exposure to the Hershey Canada Leadership Team  

  • Be part of a high performing team that works hard and has fun! 


Minimum Requirements 

  • You are Enrolled in a business / marketing program at a post-secondary or post-grad institution with a focus in Project Management 

  • You can spot and seize opportunities, while ensuring deadlines are met. You don’t just stop there you drive the solution to the end - even if it’s outside your responsibilities. 

  • You have demonstrated leadership ability by creating authentic relationships with other functions to discuss challenges and incorporate their perspective, creating a mutually beneficial solution. 

  • You are quick to adapt to new processes and can own and manage your projects neatly from end-to-end. You know how to get the job done while creating the future. 

  • You can look at an analytical dashboard and gain insights to recommend actionable next steps.  


Benefits & Perks of working with us: 

  • Strong work-life balance values (flextime and work from home options available) 

  • Flexible dress policy – this includes jeans! 

  • Working in a LEED certified and open concept environment 

  • Of course, some of the world’s leading chocolate & sweets at your fingertips! 

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