Marketing Research Intern

Location US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2018 4:03 PM)
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If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard ( Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


The Marketing Department is responsible for managing external communications: i.e. advertising, PR, Thought Leadership, The Standard’s website and other digital properties, trade shows and events, Employer Benefits department sales support, and brand identity.


The Marketing Research team supports the Marketing team and provides insights and research support across business units.


The summer intern will be learning how Marketing Research supports the broader Marketing team as well as other Business Units research/insight needs.


They will be working closely with the Marketing Research Director, but may also work on projects with the Competitive Intelligence Program Manager.  Expectations include: an interest in Marketing and Marketing Research.  Additionally, an interest in learning all aspects of market research project management (both primary and secondary) including data collection, data analysis and visualization, and communication/presentation of research findings is required.  


Expected outcomes:

At the end of the internship the intern will be expected to:

  • Make a presentation to the marketing department on a project they completed to demonstrate what they achieved.

Gain a more in depth understanding for Marketing, Marketing Research, The Standard, and its industry.


Introductory College Level Marketing and Marketing Research course work


The ability to work independently with minimal direction

The ability to work as a part of a team

Written and oral communication (presentation)  

Advanced skill levels in Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly PowerPoint



Intermediate/Advanced College Level Marketing and Marketing Research course work


An interest in the Financial Services industry



Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


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Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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