Position title
Marketing Intern – Summer Contract
Description

Company Background:

BG Fuels is a leading retail gas and convenience company that operates 235 locations under the Mobil, Mr. Gas, and Waypoint Convenience brands. BG Fuels is a portfolio company of Brookfield Business Partners. With our strategic partnerships, BG Fuels is the exclusive Mobil branded wholesaler within Canada and offers Canada’s leading PC Optimum loyalty program at these locations. BG Fuels wholly owns and manages the Mr. Gas and Waypoint Convenience brands. BG Fuels prides itself in operating highly utilized assets that provide superior value to our customers and industry leading returns to our shareholders. More information can be found at www.bgfuels.com.

Role Background:

Join a growing team for a summer contract position with an exciting opportunity to build a new Canadian convenience brand and offer. Reporting to the Brand and Communications Manager, this role will be primarily responsible for executing on the local product category management as part of the convenience retail brand positioning.

Responsibilities

Role requirements:

  • Local Product Category Management
    • Execute local product sourcing, selection, distribution and overall category management tactics as determined by the convenience retail team
    • Engage local producers and suppliers for improved category sales
    • Support broader convenience retail team in promotion cycle
  • Category analysis and support
    • Work collaboratively with the convenience retail team on category management insights that drive incremental margin improvement
    • Support broader category management initiatives where required
  • Support overall BG Fuels Convenience Retail Team
    • Opportunities for additional work in marketing, promotions, activations, category management, analytics, research and insights based on immediate corporate needs and individual capabilities
Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a university program, preferably in retail, business, commerce or marketing

Attributes of a Successful Candidate:

  • Eager, ambitious, and curious with a self-starter attitude
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills and an ability to turn insights into action driven results
  • Passion for retail and product management
  • Able to multi-task and manage a number of differing priorities
  • Strong supporter of local products and passion for story telling/creative
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in MS office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
Job Location
Markham, Ontario, Canada
Date posted
February 12, 2020
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Position: Marketing Intern – Summer Contract

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