Join our Hydro Flask Team at Helen of Troy as an International Business Development Intern and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day. As the world's premier company for insulated products, Hydro Flask began with a challenge: to create a reusable water bottle that truly performs in any environment. It had to keep hot liquids hot and cold liquids cold. Period.
Do you love unique problems and challenges? We are a group of hard-working people and outdoor enthusiasts who are constantly putting our products to the test and delivering "ahh" experiences to engaged consumers worldwide. We live our brand values every day, supporting a reliable, playful, adaptive, honest, inclusive, and unconventional culture where employees can learn, thrive and grow.
Our Hydro Flask Team is based in breathtaking Bend, Oregon. There is a desert to the East of town and mountains to the West. Our geography says a lot about who we are. We bike, ski, swim, do yoga, run, hike, and play outside. We grill and share kombucha and growlers in our backyards. We go for it wholeheartedly. That may sound like the weekend, but that is how we live every day of the year. We also offer a casual and dog-friendly environment.
*This position will be based in Bend, Oregon, and temporarily eligible for Work from Home. When our office reopens, you will be required to work from the office Monday-Friday.*
What you'll be doing:
Our work environment is for those who are not afraid to have more freedom, try new things, and see their ideas come to life. Be yourself, encourage others to reach higher, and soar together. We are an established dynamic company with a culture of inclusiveness. We will provide technical training, coaching, mentorship, and professional guidance while working directly with our two-person International Sales team responsible for the Asia Pacific and Latin American markets for OXO and Hydro Flask. Involvement in a dynamic, collaborative, cross-functional work culture with diverse colleagues who are enthusiastic about our products and brands. Working knowledge of how Hydro Flask and OXO seek out, evaluate, onboard, and support the growth and success of distributor partners overseas. Hands-on experience solving problems and helping to drive process improvements across supply chain/operations, sales and marketing, and customer service. Market research related but not limited to the competitive environment, pricing, supply chain strategy, etc. You will have access to online training modules to further develop your soft and technical skills, and hands-on experience to include networking, mentorship, volunteering opportunities, speaker sessions, visibility to top leaders, and much more.
Collaborate with other hardworking problem solvers, including both interns and team members.
Your creativity and determination will make a difference in the outcome our products
Successful graduation from our program will result in consideration for career opportunities at various brands and locations.
Effectively connect with an international multi-functional team
Compensation: Paid Hourly Wage
Skills needed to be successful in this role:
Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
Positive attitude, desire to learn, and works well in a collective environment
Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, or Mandarin is a plus
Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands. Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skillset, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.
Will be expected to work from home if our offices have not reopened due to COVID19
Full-Time undergraduate or graduate student
Completed at least two years of a four-year Bachelor's Degree program
Major or field of study related to internship (International Business, Economics, or related field)
Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Commit to a 10-12 Week Summer 2021 Internship Program
Work 40 hours per week at the specified location of this internship
Proficiency with MS Office
Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
For more information about Helen of Troy, visit www.helenoftroy.com
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. Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.
We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000.
Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Vicks®, Braun®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Hot Tools®, Drybar®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.
We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.