Panasonic Business Communications Intern (Summer 2018) in Newark, New Jersey
Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding almost a century ago, we’ve been committed to improving peoples’ lives and making the world a better place–one customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time. Come join our journey.
What You’ll Get to Do:
Responsible for all product/marketing activities for the Business Communication Division including product and channel business strategy and execution, product/marketing communications and event support.
Support for product manager to make Promotional Plans/Marketing activities
Based on market conditions, prepare detailed marketing plans for key product including promotional budget planning, analysis, materials and media, and public relations. Coordinate closely with all sales groups.
Project management assistance (documentation of the process & business flow)
Communication with 3rd party partners, Specific promotion activities, Develop new business partners
Communicate directly with personnel from associated manufacturing divisions to provide information on product performance, market acceptance, new specifications and features, and new technological developments to assist in new product design. Coordinate new product introductions with all sales groups.
PSI Control support
Work with all sales groups to coordinate and manage PSI input. Keep ending inventory levels and turnover days within Business Plan target levels. Make a forecast of Gross Profit and check individual product cost situation in a category PL to hit Business plan of profit
What You’ll Bring:
Education & Experience:
Undergraduate: Sophomore, Junior or Senior (Rutgers, Montclair, Seton Hall, Steven's Tech, NJIT, St Peter's, William Peterson, FDU, NYU, Columbia, Baruch, Cooper Union, Fordham)
Major in marketing, business, graphic design or communications helpful, but not required.
Know How: Functional ability to operate PC platform is mandatory to accomplish specific duties listed above including Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Marketo are a plus.
- Excellent judgment and be able to work in a challenging matrix management environment.
Strong written and oral communication capabilities are required.
Project management skills are a plus.
Ability to professionally communicate with key internal/external contacts.
- Flexible days and hours – ability to create your own schedule and adjust based on classes and workload. On average around 15-20 hours/week
What We Offer:
Family like environment with an entrepreneurial spirit
Collaborative culture that thrives on innovation and new ideas
Rewards and recognition for great achievements
Growth opportunities for career development
Flexible work arrangements to help balance life and work
Competitive benefits and compensation package
Through its broad range of integrated business technology solutions, Panasonic empowers professionals to do their best work. Customers in government, healthcare, production, education and a wide variety of commercial enterprises, large and small, depend on integrated solutions from Panasonic to reach their full potential, achieve competitive advantage and improve outcomes. The complete suite of Panasonic solutions addresses unified business communications, mobile computing, security and surveillance systems, retail information systems, office productivity solutions, high definition visual conferencing, projectors, professional displays and HD and 3D video 4K Cinema production. As a result of its commitment to R&D, manufacturing and quality control, Panasonic engineers reliable and long-lasting solutions as a partner for continuous improvement. Panasonic solutions for business are delivered by Panasonic System Communications Company of North America (PSCNA), Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America (PNA), the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation.
Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.