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Solution Strategy Intern

Framingham, MA 01701
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**Description**

Staples US Retail Strategy & Insights team is looking for an enthusiastic intern to join our team and help activate our brand strategy. Staples US Retail is on a journey to transform to be the leader in working and learning, and this role is part of the team to bring it to life for our customers. This involves research, competitive analysis, identifying trends and new products, SKU set-up/maintenance, proofing marketing assets and more. You will gain exposure to a wide variety of cross functional teams including Merchandising, Marketing, Inventory Planning, Store Operations, eCommerce and the Field to name a few. Youll have the opportunity to roll your sleeves up in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a fantastic group of team- and results-oriented professionals.



**Impact on Business & Key Responsibilities:**



+ Conduct market research, gather industry data, track trends, themes, competitive shopping to assist with item selection

+ Review competitors store and online experiences for new product ideas, notable presentations and pricing discrepancies

+ Assist manager with vendor onboarding, sku set ups and field communication of new products

+ Manage sample requests and assist manager with in-store displays

+ Communicate new programs and products to field associates



**Communication/Interactions** **:**



+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Highly collaborative team player with can-do attitude

+ Results-oriented, analytical thinker, intellectually curious



**Qualifications**



**Essential skills and experience:**



+ Detail-oriented, organized

+ Project management

+ College student or graduate with an interest in learning, growing and having fun!



**Preferred skills and experience:**



+ Knowledge of MS Office, PowerPoint and Excel a plus



**_Click to learn more about the employee benefits, programs and perks offered at Staples. (https://recruit.smashfly.com/SmashFlyMedia/Docs/17604/17604\_20380\_PR23016\_BOS\_CWW\_RTL\_FLD\_CROS\_HR\_Benefits\_Promo\_Flyer\_r1%20(2).pdf)_**

_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._
Posted: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-05-10

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