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Packaging Sustainability Intern

Apply Job ID 23053 Date posted Aug. 17, 2022 Location Remote Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

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Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

General Purpose:
The Packaging Sustainability Intern will report to the Packaging Solutions Strategist.  The primary role of the Packaging Sustainability Intern is for direct contact and overall coordination of a range of external Product Suppliers, as assigned by the Packaging Solutions Strategist.  The Packaging Sustainability Intern will be in continual communication with the Product Supplier through email and phone conversations to understand all details of their product packaging. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads research and analysis used to develop sustainability benchmarking to determine when private branded products are environmentally friendly, compliant with corporate definitions, and government rules and regulations. 
  • Collaborates with other project managers and project lead to implement processes and communication strategies that increase speed from request to returned data. 
  • Promotes and explains the organization’s sustainability philosophy to internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Confirms quality of returned information and suitability for use, taking appropriate action to correct, clarify, and educate as necessary.
  • Ensures that project department milestones and goals are met and adhere to approved budgets.

Must be available 40 hours/week, Monday - Friday.
Work from Home available

Job Requirements:
Education: 

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in Packaging, Sustainability, Communications, or Business.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to speak, read, and write in the English language
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and the ability to learn new software systems
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Effective time-management and prioritization skills
  • Desire to accept mentoring and guidance in an effort to grow skill set

Must be available 40 hours/week Monday - Friday.
Work from Home available

Additional Company Information  

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.  

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. 

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