Summit Product Management Internship

Product Management Internship

The Product Management Internship will provide hands-on learning in the areas of inventory management, customer service, and the best marketing and sales practices for in-store and online retail. This intern will be responsible for all aspects of bookstore operation for Colorado summer conferences under the direction of the Product Manager.

The ideal candidate for this internship is willing and able to take initiative on specified and/or unspecified tasks, brings new and insightful ideas to the team, works well on their own tasks, and is willing to work on all projects that help the publishing team test and develop new strategies to expand Summit’s reach and distribution of Christian Worldview resources. This person’s time will be split between office and in-store work. Daily education, spiritual development, lots of hands-on practice, and regular feedback are major parts of the program.

Reports to: Aaron Klemm, Product Manager
Location: Summit Headquarters, Manitou Springs, CO
Department: Publishing
Hours: 40 hours per week, overtime as needed
Compensation: Paid/bi-weekly stipend plus meals & housing

Interns work for one or both time frames:

  • May 14th – July 13th
  • July 16th – August 31st
2018 Product Management Intern photo

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist in accomplishing Summit’s resource sales goals
  • Take responsibility stocking, organizing, and manning on-site bookstore
  • Engage with customers regularly, creating a welcoming and informative environment in the bookstore
  • Must be an advocate for the bookstore with staff and students during daily interactions. This also includes making regular announcements in the Classroom about related books and materials.
  • Keep the bookstore and backstock tidy and clean at all times
  • Assist the Publishing team in administrative tasks such as data cleanup, order and customer entry, and product information accuracy checks
  • Manage work schedule between bookstore and in-office hours and projects
  • Communicate regularly with product manager and shipping team to aid in smooth process execution

Skills and qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old by internship start date
  • Eagerness to learn through receiving feedback
  • Adept at creative problem-solving, works well in a team, willing to be flexible, and able to manage projects and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a plus
  • Ability to move up to 50lbs for stocking, storage, and relocation of books

Applications for 2019 are now closed. Please send any questions regarding this internship to Aaron Klemm.