Essilor of America, Inc. (Essilor), part of the dynamic and growing consumer durables/medical devices/healthcare industry, is the leading manufacturer and wholesaler of prescription eyeglass lenses in the United States. Essilor and its subsidiary, Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc., own the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the United States. Essilor of America is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International, S.A., a publicly held company traded on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (Reuters: ESSI.PA). This helps keep Essilor insulated from the volatility experienced by US-based companies. Our Franco-American corporate culture is collegiate and visionary, unique in its long-term approach to business and talent.
Essilor is the world leader in ophthalmic optics, and we are committed to our mission of improving lives by improving sight. Essilor leads the industry in the research and development of innovative products, and has been recognized as one the World’s Most Innovative Companies for seven years in a row by Forbes magazine. We also have been listed as one of the top 51 companies that will change the world by Fortune magazine.
At Essilor, we believe everyone deserves good vision, and that’s why we are passionate about providing access to vision care, correction and protection of the world’s vision, and advocacy about the need for vision services We do this by bringing the most visionary lens technology and the most recommended lens brands to eye care professionals and consumers across the globe. As the creator and founding member of a variety of global and local initiatives focused on building public awareness about the importance of vision health, as well as leading the research and understanding of the socio-economic impacts of vision issues, Essilor and its employees strive daily to help reach our goal of eradicating poor vision in one generation.
JOB DESCRIPTION: ESSILOR SUMMER MARKETING INTERN FOR MBA/MS/MSMR
Essilor seeks thoughtful marketing talent with adesire to work in a global company based in Dallas, TX. Our MBA Summer Intern Program is the entry point to employment opportunities in Essilor’s marketing department. Interns are assigned to one of several groups: Product Marketing and Brand Management, Service Marketing, Lab Channel Marketing (B:B marketing), Retail Marketing (B:C), Managed Care Marketing (B:B:C), Marketing Research, Market Analytics (B:B, B:C) PR or the Advertising (B:C) group. Interns are given the opportunity to work on all aspects of real marketing projects, from strategic direction to tactical execution. Projects will be determined based on each student's individual background and are designed to provide challenging opportunities and to meet specific business needs of the company. Responsibilities cover various marketing functions such as business analysis, marketing research, promotions, marketing services, merchandising, digital marketing, brand advertising, new product development, channel strategy and/or pricing strategy.
MINIMUM CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS: We consider candidates with all levels of experience pursuing an MBA or similar Master’s level degree with a Marketing orientation. Ideally we seek candidates with leverage-able work experience (e.g. sales, marketing, research, analytics, general management, project management) but can accommodate those who exhibit the transferable skills from other areas.