Avery Dennison Marketing Communications Co-Op/Intern in Mentor, Ohio
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products and solutions, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
What we are looking for
We are seeking innovators, collaborators, and problem solvers. Our interns and co-ops do not shy away from a challenge, and are looking for a chance to create a real impact with our company. Avery Dennison’s Internship & Co-Op Program has a single business focus to cultivate future talent for our rapidly growing organization. With a concentrated blend of experiential on-the-job learning, a dynamic environment, access to business leaders, and an encouraging team of co-workers, peers, and supervisors, the program will provide you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and collaborate on a number of strategic projects.
We’re seeking a Marketing Communications Co-Op / Intern to join our Avery Dennison Smartrac business in North America in Summer in a full time capacity moving into the Fall . You will provide support for North America operations. As a Marketing Communications Co-Op, you will be supporting the global Marketing Communications team in managing our customer inspiration center in our HQ in Mentor, Ohio, and providing logistics support for our global events. In this position, you’ll be reporting to the Events Manager.
This role offers a unique opportunity for a 6(+) month period to develop and learn within the global marketing communications function.
This role will involve supporting the activities in our customer inspiration center in Mentor, Ohio. This would include project coordination, registration, maintenance, updates, and setting up customer tours. In addition, this role would provide logistics support to our events team with executing global event activities.
What you will be doing
The primary roles and responsibilities of this internship will be:
Facilitate tours in our customer inspiration center in Mentor, Ohio
Coordinate visitor registration, maintenance updates, design updates, and setting up customer tours
Support Events Manager with all administrative and logistical activities as it relates to global events
What sets us apart
Avery Dennison’s Summer Internship & Co-Op Program is unlike any other with its emphasis on networking, community and support. From Day 1, networking is encouraged, promoted and expected within the program. As you are on-boarded with other summer interns and Early Careers Program associates from various tracks, you quickly develop a community of individuals all committed to make sure you have what it takes to succeed.
A core component of the curriculum is the mentoring program. Paired with an Early Careers Associate or program graduate within the organization, the program focuses on the transition from college to corporate, leveraging strengths, networking and defining your early career path.
In addition, as an organization that values diversity and inclusion, we welcome our associates to take an active role in our Employee Resource Groups(ERG’s). ERG’s are a group of employees that help advance and promote diversity, cultural awareness and an inclusive work environment. Some of our ERG’s are Black Employee Resource Group (BERG), Elevate(Woman’s), NEO Chinese Association, Unite(LGBT+), Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG), and Voz Latina.
Internship positions at Avery Dennison are paid and relocation assistance is provided for those that qualify.
What you will need to bring to the program
Avery Dennison has a long history of being an industry leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:
- Pursuing a BS in marketing, required.
Previous internship/co op experience or relevant work experience (a plus)
A confident and articulate communicator
Highly flexible and adaptable to learning new concepts
Energetic and enthusiastic
Teamwork, and leadership skills in order to cut across many diverse functional disciplines and regional cultures
Experience via student organizations, such as Beta Alpha Psi, Association of Latino Professionals of America, Multicultural Business Association, Finance Association, Women in Finance, Women in Business, or Business related organizations etc.
Volunteerism or similar activities
This position will be in person, therefore, reliable transportation to and from work is required.
Equal Opportunity Statement
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