General Electric Marketing & Catalyst Intern in Boston, Massachusetts

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The GE Ventures Associate Marketing Intern will work with GE Ventures industrial portfolio and help implement and manage projects to enhance the GE Ventures presence. The selected candidate will be able to balance multiple, simultaneous projects, across various industry sectors (Energy, Lighting, Internet of Things, Advanced Manufacturing and Enterprise Software) and operate in a fast-paced, matrixed environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Help the investment team in charting out the overall software venture enablement strategy and rollout for global incubators ( under the GE Predix )

  • Market Research: (a) Identifying venture capital firms ans startups to target (b) online research to profile specific firms/individual contacts and update in salesforce. (c) Continue to build out the benchmarking of other CVCs and the competitive landscape from public information online

  • Work with investors to properly update and implement tagging of our existing database of venture partners as it relates to software investments.

  • Work with operations and finance teams to update salesforce system to accommodate the necessary input for implementation and maintenance over time.

  • Work with communications to support implementation and campaign planning as needed

  • Support marketing & communications to implement premier partner event(s), and other premier partner ideas for top partner segment

  • Understand and communicate new marketing and communications methodologies and tools for GE Ventures consideration (such as Marketo)

  • Manage project plan and set up regular operating rhythms on implementation tasks

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, business, or related field

  • Experience with segmentation, salesforce, database management, market research. Relevant undergraduate and/or graduate level work and course work to be considered.

  • Some course work or prior experience in marketing, market research, strategic marketing, or marketing operations preferred

  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication skills- demonstrated ability to digest complex information into a clear message.

  • Able to operate in a highly matrixed organization

Eligibility

Requirements:

  • MUST submit application for employment through COS (internalcandidates) or www.gecareers.com (external candidates) to be considered forthis position.

  • MUST be at least 18 years of age.

  • MUST be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, includingbut not limited to, drug testing, reference verification and background check.

  • MUST be willing to travel up to 10% of the timeLegal authorization to work in the United States is required.

  • We willnot sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for thisjob opening

Desired Characteristics:

  • MBA

  • Excellent organization, follow-up skills, and the ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously

  • Ability to work with systems, such as salesforce and/or database-driven digital tools

  • Professional approach, proven good judgment, creative problem-solving capability

  • Demonstrated ability to balance workload under tight deadlines and constantly changing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience supporting teams within the Marketing/Sales functions

  • Must be reliable, punctual, and dependable

Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Boston

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.