Marketing Intern-Summer 2018

Location US-IL-Lake Zurich
# Positions
ACCO Brands

Position Summary

If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, a Kensington® computer mouse or a simple box of ACCO paper clips, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation, one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions.  We have great brands that people in 100 countries all over the world use to stay organized, such as:


AT-A-GLANCE®   Day-Timer®   Five Star®   GBC®   Kensington® Mead®   Quartet®   Swingline®   Wilson Jones® & others


We need great talent at ACCO Brands, and value different talents, aspirations and views to create a highly motivated, action-oriented atmosphere. Our winning team shares the ACCO Brands Vision of being a company that Achieves, Creates, Collaborates, and Organizes. We have a dynamic and healthy culture that is shaped by leaders and lived by employees at all levels.


We are currently seeking a Product & Brand Marketing Intern to join our team for Summer 2018. The Marketing Intern will have the opportunity to support the day-to-day marketing activities for our Swingline, Quartet, Wilson Jones, and/or GBC brands as part of the Global Marketing group.


The position responsibilities include:

  • Support critical day to day business activities of marketing managers including financial analysis, promotional planning, customer presentations and customer support activities.
  • Develop and manage aspects of marketing campaigns including printed materials, web content, promotional programs and customer collateral.
  • Assist in critical research projects for product positioning and new product development.
  • Perform competitive analysis including pricing, product positioning, specifications and go to market activities.
  • Assistance with ongoing projects that require gathering data from the cross-functional teams along with the development of the action plans for project execution.

Position Qualifications

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree 
  • Computer Skills (proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Hands-on, detail orientation to delivering business results
  • Ability to thrive in fast paced environment
  • Availability to work during normal business hours
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical & critical thinking skills
  • Aptitude to analyze performance of a business
  • Business plan development (assisting in development or have developed)
  • Aptitude to identify problems, develop and execute a corrective action plans in a cross functional organization
  • Prioritization and time management skills required
  • Project management
  • Local candidates only

Equal Opportunity Employer

ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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