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E-Commerce Sales & Marketing Intern

About Us
Merrill Manufacturing is North America’s leading manufacturer of parts and accessories to the water, well, and irrigation industries. We are a family-owned company known for our incredible service, quality products, and diverse selection. Our values guide everything we do. Our team at Merrill strives to do the right thing, shares our passion for the brand, has a can-do, will-do attitude, thinks of we before me, and is part of the solution.
Job Summary
The E-Commerce Sales & Marketing Intern is responsible for assisting with Merrill’s goals to increase E-Commerce sales, build additional sales channels, streamline sales processes, and increase Marketing’s return on investment. The E-Commerce Sales & Marketing Intern will also work closely with IT and Operations to implement improved sales order process. In addition, the intern is given the opportunity to apply skills and gain an understanding of the Merrill organization. They will provide sales and marketing support and gather Merrill business data to better understand how to strategically execute on business goals. 
Work Responsibilities & Duties
  • Setup and position products in multiple e-commerce platforms
  • Utilize Marketing Automation tools to help drive sales and customer experience
  • Coordinate with Operations & IT to facilitate best practices to scale business
  • Measuring customer satisfaction with products and support
  • Monitor social media for trending topics to utilize on social media channels
  • Collecting and analyzing data to improve functionality performance and design while identify trends
  • Perform other duties as assigned by direct supervisor
Qualifications and Education Requirements
·        Must be a sophomore or higher pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a Marketing or related field 

Preferred Skills and Expectations
  • Knowledge of marketing strategies, including continuing education of new marketing tactics and tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
  • Aptitude with various social media platforms as well as the data tracking tools associated with them
  • Familiarity with consumer psychology and buying habits
  • Ability to quickly learn and process information
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Able to communicate with his/her manager about ideas and ways to improve
Additional Notes 
Equipment provided
Must have the right to legally work in the United States
Ability to manage one's own travel within Storm Lake, housing provided if needed
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.