Intern - Online Merchandising/Buyer Intern

Location Atlanta, Georgia Job Number 174449 Brand CMG Corporate Services

Description

Digital start-up business in the media division of a Cox Enterprises, a multi-billion dollar company based in Atlanta. For the true entrepreneurial editor who is ready for the next challenge, it is a ripe opportunity to take a business plan and funding and be one of the founding team members that brings this eCommerce Business to life!  This initiative blends the best of southern food, entertainment and lifestyle content together with the ability to buy products, highlighting unique products from artisans, craftsmen and retailers.  The ideal candidate will thrive on a fast-paced and competitive marketplace and will relish the opportunity to grow a business quickly from its infancy to a significant e-commerce retailer.

Qualifications

Education:  Working towards 4-year degree in retail/merchandising, finance, strategy, business, entrepreneurism
Required Requirements:  
  • Interest in merchandising, buying or planning within design or related industry (e.g. consulting and entrepreneurship)
  • Computer skills, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Web skills, experience with shopping platforms such as Shopify, Bigcommerce or Spree is a plus.
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on an extremely small team in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excitement at the idea of taking full responsibility for an idea and project and seeing it through to execution and completion.
  • A passion for design and product
  • Ability to use independent judgment
  • Detail orientation
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is required
  • Work with merchandising and content teams.
  • Work with external vendors and providers to build and maintain relationships.
  • Occasionally deal with customer feedback to help improve product selection and experience.


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America's leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings.


The company's operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.


CMG currently operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 32 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners.


For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at http://www.coxmediagroup.com



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Level: Entry Level

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing