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Why You Should Intern With Us

Our Company

The Catholic Company is a small, family-owned and operated Catholic business with a heavenly mission. There is nothing more important in our lives than our relationship with God. We know that the Catholic books and gifts we sell have the ability to strengthen and build up the faith of our customers. This is what drives us to seek excellence in every aspect of our business, from the products we select and design, to our marketing efforts, to our social media presence, to our customer service, to our packing and shipping strategies. We are a close-knit that team that works hard, has fun, and celebrates life and faith together, just like family. It is a great place to work for the advancement of the kingdom of God‒one product, one package, one post, one heart at a time. Because faith matters.

Is This You?

  • Working towards Bachelor's Degree
  • Rising Junior or Senior
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Detailed and accurate
  • Able to utilize good grammar, spelling, and proofing skills
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Google Apps)
  • Proficient writing and communication skills

Additional Information

  • Internship to be completed during 2016
  • Minimum hours requested = 120
  • A small stipend for excellent work is offered
Megan

Megan Coffman
(Customer Care Specialist)
Belmont Abbey Alum - 2015

"Applying for a job at the Catholic Company made me feel confident in my potential future career knowing I had classmates from Belmont Abbey who already had an amazing experience working here. When I began my work here in Customer Service, I was immediately pleased to be working for a company who stands by the ideals I learned at the Abbey through the Abbey community and my major in Theology. Even in serving customers daily I am able to utilize my degree and I am pleased to put my education to work for such an outstanding Catholic Company."

Position Summary

The marketing team is primarily responsible for selling more items, to more people, for more money, more often. We use a variety of means to reach prospective and previous customer segments, including, but not limited to, email, display, paid search, organic search, analytics, marketplaces, and site design. We strive to optimize our customers' experience with our brand.

The marketing intern is responsible for learning about and participating in the multiple activities of the department. The intern should expect to work in a fast- paced environment, communicating with all levels of management and with multiple departments. Upon completion, the intern will have learned crucial aspects of online retail marketing and will be able to use these skills to further a career in this sought- after field.

Expectations

  • Site testing
  • Proofreading and editing advertising and creative
  • Gather marketing related data and creative
  • Research competitive sites and promotions
  • Gather customer insights through various internal and external tools
  • Track product information through various departments
  • Provide support for various internal departments including content, social media, analytics, merchandising, and photography
  • Complete one main project during the course of the internship
Mary Kate

Mary Kate Reid
(Marketing Intern)
Belmont Abbey Alum - 2016

"The internship experience overall was informative, productive, fun, and a great way to learn more about marketing and put to use some skills I've learned in classes. I appreciate the culture of The Catholic Company, where everyone is friendly, caring, faithful, and gathers each day at noon to pray and to ask for prayer intentions."


Send resume to: nicholas@trinityroad.com

Position Summary

The merchandising team is primarily responsible for selecting products for our web site and catalog. This process involves research, selection, and importing products into our inventory management system. The merchandising intern is responsible for learning about and participating in various functions of the department.

The intern should expect to work in a fast-paced environment, interacting with all levels of management and with multiple departments. Upon completion, the intern will have learned crucial aspects of online retail merchandising, and will have developed critical skills sought by employers.

Expectations

  • Assist in writing and updating product copy
  • Gather product-related data and creative
  • Research competitive sites and products
  • Process mail, sort catalogs and promotions
  • Help prepare for and digest materials gathered at trade shows
  • Work with vendors to gather product information
  • Track product information through various departments
  • Complete one main project during the course of the internship.
Laura Jean

Laura Jean Rabiipour
(Merchandise Manager)
Belmont Abbey Alum - 2014

"Belmont Abbey provided me with a great liberal arts education and the Catholic Company took the time to train me in the areas I didn't study - merchandising and marketing."


Send resume to: nicholas@trinityroad.com

Position Summary

The content team is the voice of the company and is primarily responsible for crafting a dialogue between the company and our customers. We accomplish this by communicating through several social media platforms including Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, and Instagram. We also communicate our brand promise though our blogs, site content, photography, and videos.

The content intern is responsible for learning about and participating in these functions of the department. The intern should expect to work in a fast-paced environment, interacting with all levels of management and with multiple departments. Upon completion, the intern will have learned crucial aspects of online retail content and social media strategy, and will be able to work as a highly- functioning professional in these areas.

Expectations

  • Assist in researching and writing copy for the website, blogs, and social networks
  • Moderate comments and product reviews
  • Monitor other content-producers and suggest ideas
  • Pinterest: follow and engage topical users, new pinners, and brand advocates
  • Facebook: comment and engage with followers and other pages or people
  • Twitter and Google+: develop ideas, images, and posts; engage followers; organically follow topical users
  • Participate in photography and video shoots
  • Complete one main project during the course of the internship
Brian

Brian Smith
(V.P. of Operations)
Belmont Abbey Alum - 1978

"I can attest that the broad education I experienced at The Abbey comes into play nearly every day at The Catholic Company. From Theology to Economics to Sociology...all have a place in the real world when promoting products that have the potential to be life-changing to the customer.The cognitive thinking skills learned at The Abbey ensure great collaboration between work associates as tasks and challenges are presented on a daily basis."


Send resume to: nicholas@trinityroad.com
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