Marketing Internship in Sydney – Optical Lens Manufacturer & Retailer


Internship Code: Marketing 1
Company Location: Alexandria, Sydney
Number of Employees: 60

Company Profile:

This Australian based company established itself as Japan’s first manufacturer of optical glass in 1941. Since then they have diversified into several business areas including Electronics, Optics, Photonics, Crystal and Vision Care. They now have establishments all over Europe, America, Asia and Australia. The companies Head Office Australia is based in Sydney and has Laboratories both in Sydney and Perth. Their global enterprise maintains its standard of excellence by providing their valued customers with high quality lenses.

This company have had many of our marketing interns over the years and all have had excellent feedback on the type of work and the opportunities the company have given them during their placement.

Intern Duties:

The company is currently undergoing a process improvement strategy, some of which covers the areas of Sales and Marketing, with major input from Finance, IT and Operations. There is a focus on providing a Management Information System (MIS) using a newly implemented software system called Qlikview. We envisage that Martin will be involved in a number of projects over the internship period:

1. Customer Profitability

i. Look at the commercial drivers to calculate (gross profit) GP and GP% by analysing the impacts of pricing, rebates and discounts

ii. Using Qlikview to create standardised reports for sales reps eg. Top 10 customers / products

2. Daily, Weekly, Monthly Management Reporting

i. Creation of dashboard and traffic light reports

ii. Automation of capturing rebates using Qlikview

3. Budgeting Process and Cost Centres

i. Further develop the budgeting process using Qlikview

ii. Tracking the Sales and Marketing cost centres actual versus budget

4. Sales and Marketing Duties

All Sales and Marketing related projects including marketing research, surveys, implementation of marketing and pricing programs, local area marketing, website creation, tactical promotions, product launches, and post analysis of marketing programs.

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