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2021 Global Marketing Companion Animal Biologicals Co-op

Merck Animal Health

Last Updated: 4/10/21

Job Description


Job Description

The Future Talent Program features co-operative assignments that last up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

The job scope and primary focus for this position is to actively support the global marketing strategy (for our pet vaccines) across regions and markets via coordination and execution of marketing activities including:

  • Support, service and analysis for our companion animal biologicals (vaccines)

  • Logistical support for marketing activities and new tools

  • Special projects related to the growing vaccine portfolio

  • Participation in global marketing meetings and support for such meetings

  • Ensure clear, concise and timely communication and coordination with companion animal global colleagues, with colleagues in other countries, in other species groups and other functional groups

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Candidates must be in the process of earning a BA or BS in Business, Marketing, Biology, Pharmacology, Animal Science, Agribusiness, Veterinary School, Animal Health or related degree programs

  • Candidates must have completed at least 2 years of college course work by June 2021

  • Candidates must be available to work full time for 6 months

  • Candidates must have critical thinking skills to carry out instructions and make decisions within scope of authority

  • Candidates must have problem solving skills involving several variables

  • Candidates must have the ability to follow policies and procedures and be an active member of a team

  • Candidates must have proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

  • Candidates must have excellent English communication skills, oral and written.

  • Candidates must have the ability to adapt communication to international audiences

  • Candidates must have a positive attitude and a strong work ethic

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Candidates should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Candidates should have an additional language fluency

  • Candidates should have previous experience working in a multinational and/or corporate business setting

  • Candidates should have previous experience working in sales, marketing, PR or advertising

  • Candidates should have had leadership roles during college

  • Candidates should have a love and passion for animals

Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.

Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.




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Employee Status:

Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


No relocation

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Requisition ID:R104024

Company Details

Merck Animal Health

Madison, New Jersey, United States

Merck Animal Health is a research-driven company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of veterinary medicines and services. We offer one of the industry’s most innovative portfolios, spanning products for the prevention, treatment and control of disease in all major farm and companion animal species.