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Merck 2020 Marketing Co-op Poultry Team- Madison, NJ in Madison, New Jersey

Job Description

The Future Talent Program features cooperative assignments that last up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

We are looking for a driven, business-savvy individual with a proven track record of leadership, to assist in the management of key Poultry brand marketing projects. The individual will report to the Marketing Director but also assist in the management of key projects for Poultry team members, including our technical services veterinarians, and our Executive Director.

The projects help drive growth for our innovative products across the world, by strengthening our understanding of, and communications to, several stakeholders – the internal marketing and sales teams, customers, and broader poultry industry.

Primary Responsibilities/Tasks:

  • Driving consistent and effective communication with key internal stakeholders via multiple channels: a monthly poultry newsletter, social media (Yammer), monthly brand report(s), etc.

  • Actively participate in external communications efforts in a cross-functional team, including PR, social media, and event presence.

  • Drive approval process for marketing and technical documents. This includes a detailed proof-reading of the original draft and subsequent agency layout, a thorough review of final marketing materials, designating approving team members, tracking progress and ensuring timely review/approval /certification

  • Liaise with creative agencies to enable optimization of marketing materials according to our company team feedback, ensure all is applied in every detail

  • Assist in key marketing meeting & event planning: scheduling, location scouting, agenda creation and dissemination, attendee communications, etc.

  • Assist in correcting English in posters and presentations for major meetings, as these are often submitted by technical people whose first language is not English.

  • Prepare analysis of sales trends for routine communication with internal stakeholders

Education:

BA or BSc, Business, Marketing, Animal Biology/Animal Science, Communications or English major.

Required:

  • Ability to apply critical thinking to carry out instructions and make rapid, disciplined decisions within scope of authority

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several variables

  • Ability to follow policies and procedures

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

  • Ability to write clear and concise e-mails to domestic and international audiences

  • Demonstrated leadership ability, proactive nature, and solid work ethic

  • Strong command of English language, additional languages will be considered an asset

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in a multinational, corporate business setting

  • Previous experience working with, or demonstrated passion for animals

  • Previous experience in consumer or professional marketing, PR or advertising

Our Animal Health division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to the health and well-being of animals. 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. We offer one of our industry’s most innovative portfolio of products, services and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species.

Who we are …

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth .

INVENT.

IMPACT.

INSPIRE.

FTP2020 MAH2020

If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com

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We are an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:

Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified

Shift:

Not Indicated

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID: R39028

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