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University Recruiting - Associate Marketing Manager Intern

Job Number: 1282

Work Location: US-MN-Minneapolis

Careers that nourish lives.


Our people have an opportunity to nourish lives around the globe every day. One of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$17.8 billion during fiscal 2013.


We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company that makes a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance the industry through innovation and nourish the world.




Marketing Vision: Be the Most Advantaged, Effective & Agile Marketing Organization

At General Mills, brand marketing is the focal point from which all general management decisions are made. The Associate Marketing  Manager  (AMM) position will provide you with great opportunities to both make an immediate impact and leave your legacy on our brands.

Our 12-week AMM Intern program provides outstanding hands-on marketing experience allowing for personal and professional development opportunities. Internship posting is for the 2015 summer.

Key Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Develop Brand Strategies: Analyze  business and consumer trends, identify key issues facing your business and build and execute innovative marketing and general management plans.
  • Drive Innovation: Identify new, innovative ideas to drive brand growth. Develop new product ideas and strategies.  Create high-impact promotions, advertising, packaging, sales or operational innovation.
  • Provide Team Leadership: Lead cross-functional teams in the development and execution of marketing plan strategies — including advertising, product development, packaging, trade and consumer promotions, and business operations.
  • Deliver Financial Management: Provide input into volume, profit and share objectives.  Work with the team to manage projects to help deliver against these objectives.

Opportunities & Career Path

As an AMM intern, projects are carefully crafted to ensure real business challenge and impact.  You will work within one of our seven operating divisions leading marketing initiatives on beloved brands such as Cheerios, Yoplait, or Chex Mix.  In addition to strong project work, marketing interns also participate in multiple development opportunities, such as our monthly Brand Champions “First Wednesday” meetings where you learn about marketing strategies and best practices across the organization. Finally, through formal and informal events throughout the summer, you will have access to – and network with – fellow interns, world-class managers and senior leaders, including our CEO.


Degrees Preferred

MBA with Marketing and/or General Management concentration(s).

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