American Express Careers

Marketing Intern – Campus Recruitment

Toronto, Canada
Digital Commerce Marketing


Job Description

American Express Canada – Marketing Intern – Campus Recruitment
Toronto, Ontario
Full-time, Temporary
Fall Term 2018: September-December


A career at American Express is more than an opportunity to work with a leading global brand. It is the chance to connect markets and find innovative ways to communicate all that we have to offer. A proud Canadian employer for over 160 years, as a member of the Amex Canada team you’ll be a part of a global network of employees that shapes our image, nurtures our partnerships and inspires our Card Members.
 
Our open-concept Amex Canada office offers employees a modern work environment, equipped with collaboration areas, unassigned desks and a full service cafeteria to foster innovation, provide flexibility and build a positive corporate culture.
 
Role Description:
As a Marketing Intern at American Express you will shape how we engage with our customers, while developing the skills needed to be a marketing guru. Whether you are advertising to prospective customers, or creating marketing programs for our most tenured, you bring innovative thinking and compelling campaigns to market, and ensure that American Express delivers differentiated marketing solutions. In this role, you will be exposed to different functions across the company and be involved in various stages of marketing campaigns, from ideation to post-execution analysis.
 
Marketing Interns will gain invaluable experience through a variety of initiatives. Efforts in this role will require and nurture a broad set of skills: creative thinking, analytics, effective communication, relationship building, strategy, problem solving and leadership to name a few.
 
At the end of this internship, you will have developed, utilized and completed the following:
 
Marketing Skills:
    • An ability to drive results with a ‘speed-to-market’ focus, contributing to the implementation of marketing initiatives including campaign planning, management, tracking and delivery
    • Quickly adjust actions in response to a constantly changing digital environment and loyalty landscape, knowing when to adopt existing ideas and when to innovate for ongoing campaign and/or product management
 
Relationship Management:
    • Successfully manage and coordinate efforts within and across teams to deliver against marketing plans
    • Turn relationships into productive partnerships across multiple internal and external stakeholders  for successful collaboration and project/campaign success
Communication Skills:
    • Superior communication and influencing skills that result in buy-in and acceptance across multiple stakeholders
    • Present business recommendation and marketing plan to senior leadership
Analytical Thinking:
    • An ability to select, review, and analyze performance drivers and data sets related to performance of products/services.
    • Draw actionable insights from analyses and initiate collaboration with internal/external partners to optimize marketing programs

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Currently pursuing Commerce/Business/Management degree with a demonstrated interest in marketing and/or general management. 
  • Demonstrated ability with multi-tasking, project management, attention to detail and prioritization skills in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated communications skills, both written and verbal  
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A proven ability to challenge the status quo and improve existing processes
  • A focus on innovation and the desire to own a project from conception through implementation, and evaluation
  • Excellent relationship management, and comfort working across various levels within an organization to drive results
  • Target graduation date in 2019 - 2020
Please ensure you sign the electronic signature on the last page of the application in order to submit your application successfully!
ReqID: 18007287
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time