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Marketing Research Internship (paid)

Company: Food Bank of South Jersey
Date Posted: August 26, 2013

Marketing Research Internship (paid)

Position Description

The Marketing Research Intern (MRI) is responsible for organizing three in-person focus groups and 2 online surveys for the Food Bank of South Jersey and preparing a statistical analysis to summarize findings.  The MRI will design the focus groups and surveys for a sampling of the following audiences:  lapsed members, the general public and current supporters.   

This is an excellent position for a graduate-level student wishing to gain experience in a stimulating, non-profit, environment. The MRI will report to the Individual Giving Manager.


About the Food Bank of South Jersey

The Food Bank of South Jersey exists to provide an immediate solution to the urgent problem of hunger in South Jersey by providing food to needy people, teaching them to eat nutritiously, and helping them to find sustainable ways to improve their lives.


Duties include but are not limited to:

   • Work with Individual Giving Manager to recruit participants via social media (South Jersey Patch, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

   • Contact members of the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Advisory Council to invite them to participate in a focus group with dinner, provided by our Healthy Living Initiative, or to complete an online survey. Coordinate focus group date and attendance with HLI Manager.

   • Analyze and present the results of the focus group study.

   • Perform administrative tasks as needed.









The ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and experience in writing, analytical and research skills. Applicants should be comfortable working independently and have strong organizational and presentation skills. Experience working with the public and market research experience is a plus.


Duration and Compensation

The Marketing Research Internship is a twelve-week, paid position. The intern works the equivalent of two days per week (16 hours) for the duration of the internship.


Application Information

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Mandy Santiago, Individual Giving Manager at  with “Public Relations Intern” in the subject line. Please include your days and hours of availability in the letter.

The Food Bank of South Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.