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Procurement Intern (Fall 2024)

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Marketing
  • Chicago

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor's degree in Business, experience with Excel and Google Apps, strong communication and analytical skills, ability to work independently, and authorization to work in the US.
  • You will assist in analyzing operational data, developing relationships with partners, participating in meetings, proposing revenue-driving initiatives, presenting data, and engaging with stakeholders to achieve key deliverables.

Requirements

  • Preferably a rising college junior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Writing, Graphic Design, or a related field.
  • Familiarity and previous experience with Google Applications (Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets), InDesign, Canva are preferred.
  • Ability to effectively and objectively communicate and work with internal and external customers, as well as strong analytical skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Must be comfortable working autonomously and multi-tasking in a fast paced environment with changing deadlines.
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States (currently, we are not offering this program under OPT or CPT or sponsoring work visas for these roles).

Responsibilities

  • The Marketing Intern will work closely with the Marketing team to coordinate and facilitate activities that ultimately drive our strategy forward. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience and exposure to various functional areas, such as: digital marketing, national branding, communications, operations, and media.
  • Network, develop and maintain relationships with relevant internal and external business partners to identify and execute key deliverables.
  • Participate in meetings and observe the process of collaborative, strategic communications. Understand how different departments work cross functionally to develop and manage business processes and execute operational goals.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with members of the marketing team on various projects and strategic initiatives
  • Research and develop best practices on website content, online reputation, search marketing, media, email marketing and other marketing channels
  • Verify and validate the authenticity of marketing information online via ad hoc audits
  • Analyze competitor online reputation to be ranked against our portfolio and presented to upper management
  • Network and engage with key stakeholders across the organization to establish and accomplish key deliverables.
  • Provide support for national media initiatives including photo, video and 3D tour upload support, photographer communication, caption writing and digital merchandising (neighborhood).
  • Analyze customer feedback to identify trends and opportunities for business enhancements

FAQs

What qualifications do I need to be considered for the Procurement Intern position?

Prefer candidates pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Sourcing /Procurement, Supply Chain, Economics, or a related field. Familiarity and previous experience with Microsoft Excel and Google Applications (Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets) is preferred. Additionally, candidates must have strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with internal and external customers.

What will my responsibilities be as a Procurement Intern?

As the Procurement Intern, you will assist in collecting and analyzing operational data and market metrics, develop and maintain relationships with internal and external business partners, participate in operations meetings, develop proposals for operations initiatives, participate in data-driven projects, and network with key stakeholders across the organization.

Can international students apply for the Procurement Intern position?

Unfortunately, at this time we are not offering the internship program under OPT or CPT or sponsoring work visas for these roles. Candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States in order to be considered for the position.

Creating communities where people thrive.™

Real Estate
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1967
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded owners and operators of high-quality rental apartment properties and we were one of the first real estate firms included in the S&P 500. At Equity Residential, our Purpose is Creating Communities Where People Thrive. Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and Total Wellbeing are key drivers in our commitment to creating the best apartment communities for people to live, work, and play. Our portfolio of approximately 78,000 apartments in Boston, New York, Washington D.C, Southern California, San Francisco, Seattle and Denver is focused in urban and high-density suburban locations. Our employees -- about 2,600 strong -- are really good at what they do, work hard and enjoy the ride, appreciate the community at large and value the contributions of others. At Equity, we take pride in providing a culture where employees can be themselves and be heard and where our residents Live Remarkably.