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Summer 2024 Intern, Marketing

Your Opportunity as a Marketing Intern 

As an intern within our Marketing department, you will evaluate data and business trends and communicate those insights to the core business team. You will execute specifically requested analyses via syndicated data (Circana & Internal Sales systems) and provide the “story,” not just the data, to managers and supervisors. You will also complete an in-depth study of an industry topic, and present out to the broader organization, leaning on strong data points to deliver a recommendation/path forward. 


Location: Orrville, OH 


Work Arrangements: Hybrid, 25% in Office expectation  


In this role you will have the opportunity to be on one of the teams below:  


Brand Marketing 

Work directly on JMS brands to execute projects and develop the long-term trajectory of the brand.  

Balance the analytical analysis of the business with creative growth strategies by leveraging all different marketing tactics. 


Lean in on consumer trends to create the next new item in our portfolio that will drive growth for both JMS and the categories we play in.  

You will start from a concept and work across teams to bring the item to life, all while keeping the consumer at the core of the proposition & brand’s long term strategy top of mind. 

Integrated Consumer Experience (ICX) 

Partner with our internal center of excellence and brand teams as well as external agency partners to deliver consumer engagement programs utilizing data, content, technology, creative and media strategies.  

Work to provide input into critical campaign briefs, integrated experience mapping, and related tactical plans/deployment. 


Represent the voice of the consumer by understanding consumer interactions & perceptions of our brands and products.  

Closely collaborate with cross-functional teams and bring together key consumer learnings to make strategic recommendations on our businesses.  

Leverage analytical tools and vendor partners to dive deep into both quantitative and qualitative studies. 

Category Strategy  

Leverage data to be a strong partner to both the brand and customer teams, as you create actionable insights to deliver category growth.  

Focus on data and creative solutions to ensure that the categories JMS plays in drive success. 

Capitalize on trends & ensure JMS and market is well positioned.  


What we are looking for:  

Rising Junior or Senior standing in school with requisite educational experience in Marketing, Business Analytics, Data Science, Statistics, Category Leadership, or another related field 

A GPA of 3.0 or higher  

A well-rounded skill set including strong critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and project management skills as well as an interest in data visualization, advanced analytics, and finding innovative solutions to complex business questions. 



Why the J.M. Smucker Company’s Internship Program is Right for You 

Looking for a world-class internship program at a Fortune 500 company? At Smucker, we’re committed to offering you that world-class experience and the opportunity to:  

Learn: Realize your potential in a collaborative, supportive environment where you’re part of the Smucker Family and challenged to be your best.   

Grow: Receive hands-on training from a dedicated mentor and connect with peers and leaders across our Company.   

Lead: Contribute to high-profile projects that support our strategic priorities along with opportunities to get involved in many ways including our continued progress on the journey to become the organization we expect to be on inclusion, diversity and equity. We firmly believe that an inclusive environment and diverse organization strengthens our Company and enables every employee to reach their full potential.  


Beyond the purposeful work you'll be doing each day, we offer a wide variety of perks to help make your experience a memorable one. Examples include: 

Unique opportunities to network and engage with company leadership 

Participate in tailored professional development sessions 

Take part in networking events and outings with fellow interns 

A fully equipped fitness center with a basketball court, indoor walking track and rec league sports 

The Orchard, our gourmet cafeteria serving breakfast and lunch, with specials derived from seasonal and local ingredients 

A competitive compensation package and paid corporate holidays 

Employee discount at our Company Store 

Housing stipend for those relocating for their internship 



Learn more about working at Smucker:  


Our Total Rewards Benefits Program  

Our Thriving Together Philosophy Supporting All Impacted by Our Business  

Our Continued Progress on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity