Panasonic – Marketing & Business Development Intern (Summer 2021)
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What you will get to do:
Panasonic is looking for a Marketing & Business Development Intern to support the research, marketing, sales and new business development activity of Panasonic’s extensive product portfolio excluding rechargeable batteries. This position can be remote.
The way people and products move has been evolving across all modes of transportation. New technology and new perspectives have enabled new business models and companies to emerge rapidly.
The shift towards electrified, connected and autonomous mobility is no longer a concept but an emerging reality. If you’re fascinated and excited about groundbreaking ideas and products in this nascent industry of new mobility, come join our team. Support the research, marketing, sales and new business development activity of Panasonic’s extensive product portfolio excluding rechargeable batteries.
Drive primary research for developing and evaluating new business opportunities. Carry out secondary research and interview key stakeholders internally. Work closely with team members to understand the competitive landscape, market size and technology trends.
New Business Development:
Support team to identify, prospect and nurture new opportunities. Assist with cross-functional business development activities to streamline processes. Conduct web research to uncover appropriate contacts, teams, policies and projects for existing and new business prospects. Document all activities and interactions in company CRM tool.
Review and archive existing presentations on company SharePoint; build and prepare new presentations as necessary. Create documentation, presentations, spreadsheets and other material to convey research findings to stakeholders. Review industry events and create a managed, trackable calendar
What You’ll Bring:
Education & Experience:
Current 3rd or 4th year undergraduate of 1st or 2nd year MBA student studying engineering, business, economics, marketing or communications
Experience in hi-tech traditional automotive or electric vehicle industry is a plus
Attention to detail, flexibility, strong follow through and the ability to embrace the unexpected
Ability to conduct qualitative and quantitative market research to determine business opportunities and strategic direction
Ability to analyze, synthesize, and clearly communicate research findings to key stakeholders
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives at once
Self-motivated, as well as a strong team player
Outgoing, friendly and positive personality, adaptable to a professional environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills, ideally with a blend of business acumen and technical aptitude
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Experience with CRM system a plus
No travel required
Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.