Merck 2022 Marketing Specialist Co-op in Madison, New Jersey
As a science-based healthcare company with a longstanding commitment to inventing and providing important medicines and vaccines, subject to applicable law, we require all U.S. and Puerto Rico based employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption or accommodation. We are committed to supporting our employees during this process as we work to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
The Future Talent Program features Cooperative (Co-op) education that lasts up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Animal Health Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.
Our Company's Animal Health Division works to improve the health of animals around the world through collaborative partnerships and a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and planet. This team of energetic, independent thinkers offers one of the industry’s most innovative portfolios of products, services, and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species both domestically and internationally.
The job scope and primary focus for this position is to actively support the regional sales and marketing strategy across the regions and territories via coordination and execution of sales support and marketing activities including:
Support and service the product portfolio.
Logistical support for marketing activities.
Participate in field based events (trade show support; customers education regarding the features and benefits of our Companies products and services).
Ensure clear, concise, and timely communication and also problem identification with Sales, Marketing and Tech Services.
Required Education and Experience:
Candidates must be currently in the process of earning a BA or BS in Animal Science, Agribusiness, Veterinary School, Animal Health, Business, Marketing, Communications or related degree program.
Candidates must have completed at least 2 years of college course work by January, 2022
Candidates must be available to work full time for 6 months
Candidates must have critical thinking skills to carry out instructions and make decisions within scope of authority
Candidates must be able to use problem solving skills involving several variables
Candidates must have the ability to follow policies and procedures
Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, especially PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
Candidates must have excellent English communication skills, oral and written.
Candidates must have the ability to adapt communication to international audiences
Candidates must be positive attitude and a strong work ethic
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Candidates should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
Candidates should have leadership roles during college
Candidates should have additional language fluency
Candidates should have previous experience working in a multinational and/or corporate business setting
Candidates should have previous experience working in consumer or professional marketing, PR or advertising
Candidates should have a love and passion for animals
Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance 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 care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.
Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.
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 …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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Requisition ID: R159131