CAREER TUESDAY: Private Brand Intern, Family Dollar

Private Brand Intern: Family Dollar, Matthews, NC

Description:
The internship is designed to provide hands-on experience in Private Branding. The Intern will work with the Private Brands team to develop key initiatives and be a part of meaningful projects that contribute to the success of our business. During the course of the program the candidate will be exposed to many different Private Label concepts and practices. The candidate will also gain experience on how to best communicate with employees in multiple departments potentially including Merchandising, Global Sourcing, Marketing, Public Relations, Customer Research, and/or Store Operations by participating in various cross functional projects.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This is a great opportunity for a student pursuing an under graduate or graduate degree in Merchandising or Business to gain on-the-job experience with one of the fastest growing retailers in the country.
  • Candidate must be detail-oriented and have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to work independently is critical, while working collaboratively with all levels of the Private Label team and our business partners.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills.

Qualifications:
Education: Candidate must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the above noted disciplines or a related field with a sophomore standing or higher. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Skills/Experience: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, self-motivated, organized and able to handle a fast-paced environment, strong research and analytical skills, must be able to work in a team environment. Candidate must be detail-oriented and have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects. Ability to work independently is critical, while working collaboratively with all levels of the Private Label team and our business partners. Must be able to demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills.

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Christopher Durham
Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan). Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s. Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago. Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.