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US_Novi_30001 Cabot Drive, US_Stamford_400 Atlantic Street
Additional Location:
Novi, United States of America | Stamford, United States of America
Job Family:
General & Administration
Worker Type Reference:
Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee) - Intern
Pay Rate Type:

Description & Requirements

About the Role 


HARMAN’s diverse portfolio of businesses and customers offer interns a great opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of projects and practicesAs a member of our team your primary focus will be on consumer activations, sports and influencer partnerships, and go-to-market strategies for our retail partners in the Americas. The responsibilities will include working directly on initiatives involving our sports partnerships/ambassadors, college NIL student athlete partnerships (Name Image and Likeness), and lifestyle influencer partnerships.  

Your Team 

This person reports to the Go-to-Market (GTM) Marketing Manager and will support the North America GTM Marketing team. 


What You Will Do  

  • Aid in the launch of North American influencer & sports ambassador programs for the Consumer Lifestyle division to support product launches, campaigns, and cultural brand moments and events 

  • Conduct NIL research on college athletes for seeding and potential ambassadorships 

  • Identify the most suitable college athletes to partner with on programs based on social pull, interests and cultural relevance 

  • Develop and execute marketing programs supporting college, sports marketing, and NIL athlete partnerships 

  • Support Influencer retail programs, customer retail media, and marketing activation programs  

  • Cross-collaborate on campaigns across multiple marketing teams; brand, social, digital, influencer, e-commerce, product marketing, public relations, sales, experiential & events to bring to life go-to-market strategies for consumer audio (earbuds, headphones, portable speakers, and home audio) 

  • Manage end-to-end fulfillment of seeding campaigns  

  • Oversee marketing assets providing guidance and direction on concepts and content 

  • Provide actionable feedback and suggestions to align with brand messaging 

  • Provide regular campaign reporting and communicate performance and trends  

  • Create monthly competitive report identifying key influencer & sports partnership trends and insights  

  • Provide actionable recommendations and strategies to help JBL better engage Gen Z target and gain a competitive edge on ecommerce websites 


What You Need 

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program at an accredited institution in the Sophomore year or later, taking at least one class in the semester/quarter prior to participation in the internship program and returning to school for at least one semester upon completion of the internship program 

  • Must have taken courses in marketing or related field 

  • Usable knowledge of Microsoft Office, new presentation formats, photo editing platforms preferred 

  • Must work collaboratively with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills 

  • Project management and problem-solving skills with experience driving projects within defined schedules and the ability to resolve problems while maintaining schedules 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Self-starter with the ability to thrive in fast-paced environment 

  • Ability to change priorities and handle multiple projects at one time 

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and enthusiasm towards tasks and projects, fostering a collaborative work environment 


What is Nice to Have 

  • In-depth knowledge of Social Media Platforms (e.g., Instagram, TikTok)

  • Strong analytical skills and experience with social media analytical tools 

  • Familiarity with content editing tools 

  • Experience with marketing and event activation experience preferred  

  • Entry level work experience preferred 


What Makes You Eligible 

  • Must provide own housing and transportation to/from work  

  • Must be willing to work in an office in Novi, Michigan or Stamford, CT.

  • Ability to work in a hybrid working environment (mix of home and office)

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization 

  • Must provide full work availability from May 20, 2024 through August 9, 2024 and be able to work 20-40 hours per week depending on workload  

  • Highly prefer candidates who live within a commutable distance 

  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment 


What We Offer  

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class HARMAN products (JBL, Harman/Kardon, etc.) 

  • Real-world work assignments and the opportunity to make an impact on our business 

  • Opportunity to collaborate with talented teams across the organization 

  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development 

HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.