Marketing Intern

Date: 16 Sep 2023

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers, and, general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet, and gyms in a variety of formats including powders, bars, and Ready-to-Drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in 24 countries.


Job/Project Summary:

Be a key contributor to the GPN Marketing Team and gain valuable hands-on experience. Complete projects and address key business issues to help grow our key brands' position in the weight management or healthy lifestyle category. Support the team in briefing and execution of brand programs (various brands) as part of brand plans.

  • Project assignments will range from Brand Management, Marketing Activation, Innovation, Consumer Insights, Category Management & Analytics, and Digital Marketing
  • Opportunity to work on projects with some of the most well-known brands in the country
  • Opportunity to work with cross-functional teams in Sales, Operations, Supply chain, R&D, and, Finance 


Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a holistic understanding of the GPN business and culture and delve into the hands-on experience of day-to-day marketing tasks.   
  • Develop your marketing and brand management skills.
  • Gain an understanding of how brands come to life within the retail landscape
  • Develop skills to convert data findings into insights, actions, and recommendations.
  • Learn how brand and product strategies are developed and executed focusing on a target consumer.
  • Gain exposure to brand management, innovation development, and consumer insights teams.
  • Develop cross-functional team management.


Expected Outcomes:

  • Intern team project and final project presentation
  • Strong team collaboration in day-to-day tasks
  • Active participation in company and intern activities


Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates should be a current junior in their undergraduate program, studying Business, Marketing, or a related field. Must be able to commute to Downers Grove, IL. 


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago