Fortive Corporation Marketing Communications Intern (Summer 2018) in Stow, Ohio
Marketing Communications Intern (Summer 2018)
Matco Tools is a manufacturer and distributor of quality, professional grade automotive equipment, tools and toolboxes. Over 13,000 products are sold to customers through franchise business owner/manager mobile tool operators. Matco employs approximately 600 associates in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada and reported record financial results for 2015.
Founded in 1946 with headquarters in Stow, Ohio, Matco Tools is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, and has revenues in excess of $400 million. Matco distributors operate in all 50 states, as well as in Canada and Puerto Rico. Matco Tools was ranked as the #1 Tool Distribution franchise in 2010 by Entrepreneur Magazine and recognized as Best Automotive Franchise in 2009 by Franchise Business Review. Matco offers its franchise owners industry-leading training, on-going field support, pre-identified customers, and in-house financing. Those thriving in an innovative, supportive, energized organization where continuous learning is the norm will find themselves well rewarded.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.
The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a "Fortive Company." Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf . Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request accommodation.
POSITION SUMMARY :
The Marketing Communications Intern will support the Marcom team in our Stow, OH location and help to implement Matco’s Distributor communication strategy. As part of this internship, you will help to develop a mobile app, designed to support and foster communication between Matco and our 1,700 Distributors. This internship will also support Matco’s content marketing and social media strategies. You will assist with content curation, scheduling, posting, and monitoring across all social media platforms. This position will report to the Marketing Communications Manager but will also support the entire Marketing team.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Assist with Guidebook mobile app development for sales meetings and general communications
Load app content, build custom lists, monitor activity, and publish changes within Guidebook
Work closely with Marketing Specialists to coordinate and support social media postings
Track and measure campaign performance and report on key KPIs
Monitor comments and coordinate responses
Monitor Distributor and competitor social media engagement
Additional marketing projects as assigned
Must be a current student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Marketing, Management, Entrepreneurship, Communications, or Psychology
Prior work experience preferred
3.0 minimum GPA preferred
Proficient in Excel
Effective time management and personal organization
Ability to adapt to new IT systems quickly
Must be able to multi task and work on multiple projects at once
Strong communication skills, creative thinking and willingness to learn
Working knowledge of digital marketing and social media tactics. Familiarity with Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube best practices
Ability to work cross functionally and in a team environment
Excellent communication skills, written and oral
Above average social skills and ability to adapt to different social settings
Prior experience with app development and/or familiarity with Guidebook or other app building software
Fortive Corporation Overview:
Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.
Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: www.fortive.com .
Job: Marketing / Communications
Primary Location: North America-United States-OH-Stow
EEO Statement: "The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a ""Fortive Company."" Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail email@example.com to request accommodation."
Req ID: MAT001669