Consumer Research Intern
The Kroger Company - Cincinnati, OH

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Learn and assist with the coordination, management and completion of projects. Set deadlines, monitor and provide summary on the progress of projects. Prepare reports for managers.

Essential Functions:
  • Assist in interfacing with clients to set research objectives and determine the type of research needed for any given project.
  • Assist with the development of research proposals, questionnaires and discussion guides.
  • Analyze research data, including statistical methods.
  • Assist in interfacing with vendors to ensure on time delivery of project materials.
  • Assist in writing reports and presentations on research findings.
  • Practice research cost control.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Partner with project manager as needed on specific projects.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Behaviors/Skills:
Some of the behaviors needed to successfully perform this position are:

Leadership Behaviors:
  • Puts the customer first — Anticipates customer needs, champions for the customer, acts with customers in mind, exceeds customers’ expectations, gains customers’ trust and respect
  • Communicates effectively and candidly — Communicates clearly and directly, approachable, relates well to others, engages people and helps them understand change, provides and seeks feedback, articulates clearly, actively listens
  • Achieves results through teamwork — Is open to diverse ideas, works inclusively and collaboratively, holds self and others accountable, involves others to accomplish individual and team goals
  • Leads through positive influence — Demonstrates strong character, builds partnerships, models a conscious balance between work and personal life, takes personal responsibility for own development, role models leadership qualities such as motivation, inspiration, passion and trust
  • Coaches and develops others — Develops and cares about associates, builds effective teams, helps people be their best, values and manages diversity, provides candid and constructive feedback
  • Leads change and innovation — Challenges the status quo, embraces technology, puts forward creative ideas, champions and implements process improvements, gathers the ideas of others, demonstrates good judgment about which ideas will work
  • Executes with excellence — Is action-oriented, drives for results, sets clear expectations and milestones, reviews progress, acts decisively, solves problems, can be counted on to consistently meet or exceed goals
  • Provides clear and strategic direction — Plans and organizes well, sets a clear and simple course of action, stays focused on the most important priorities, has the ability to visualize and plan for the future, understands the industry and marketplace
  • Safety Awareness — Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety, upholding safety standards
Requirements

Minimum Position Qualifications:
  • Junior or Senior Undergraduate or Graduate Marketing student at an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Responds to change as a positive challenge
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Commitment to providing customer service
Desired Previous Job Experience:
  • Involvement in leadership and community activities
Potential Career Path from this Position:
  • Entry-level position in marketing
It is the policy of The Kroger Co. to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment.

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