SPRING 2023 - Marketing Co-ops (6 Months)
Boston, MA 
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Job Description

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters - to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.

What you will be responsible for:**PLEASE READ** This posting is for Co-op positions only, NOT summer internships. Co-ops are 6 month, full-time placement. If you are looking for summer internships, please apply to the SUMMER 2023 positions.

MFS is a global investment management firm focused on creating long-term value responsibly by doing what's right for our clients every day. Our rich history dates to 1924, when our founders invented the mutual fund. Since then, collaboration and innovation have fueled our success. Our unwavering commitment to finding the best, most durable investment opportunities is what sets us apart - and our success is grounded in our unique approach, disciplined philosophy and collaborative culture.

Joining our team provides opportunities to share your voice and talents, tackle challenging problems, create solutions and collaborate with dedicated co-workers.

This Co-op experience provides participants with a meaningful, relevant work experience as part of their academic studies. In addition to daily responsibilities, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a series of structured activities designed to enhance their learning experience including:

* Co-Op New Hire Orientation

* Senior Leadership Speaker Series

* Social & Networking Events

* Presentation Challenges

At the conclusion of this position, co-ops will have increased their knowledge of investing, the mutual fund industry, employee engagement, and a firm understanding of how marketing works at an asset manager.

MFS co-op positions are a 6-month commitment (January 9th 2023 - June 30th, 2023), working Monday - Friday and work between 35-40 hours. Our program is designed for undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in a co-op program through their college or university and can meet our requirements.

MFS is a hybrid work environment (with 2 remote days and 3 on-site days) unless otherwise stated in the job posting. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless MFS approves an exemption as an accommodation due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission of an exemption request does not guarantee that an exemption will be approved or that the request can be accommodated.

About Marketing Co-ops

Our marketing teams stay connected by researching, writing, e-mailing, advertising, strategizing, planning, responding to RFP's, tweeting, podcasting, and concepting to keep MFS employees, clients, and partners engaged and well informed. It's marketing's job to communicate the key elements of the MFS story - our global, collaborative investment, and research platform, innovative history, and disciplined process - to audiences around the world. In order to successfully accomplish this, we need knowledgeable, creative and dedicated people to carry us into the future.

The co-ops will be key members of the marketing teams and participate as full members in executing on our business plan and moving key initiatives forward. Successful co-ops will be given the opportunity to assist in managing new marketing initiatives and pursue a project or projects pertaining to competitive research, channel development, segment marketing, campaign management, and branding depending on their capabilities and the business needs.

Positions in Marketing typically include:

  • Global Retail Marketing Co-op
  • Advertising Co-op
  • Institutional Marketing Co-op
  • Global Marketing Social Media Co-op
  • Request for Proposal Co-op

Some principal responsibilities of co-ops in this group may include:

  • Working with Marketing team on promotional campaign materials.
  • Identifying and pursuing opportunities to integrate new technologies into marketing initiatives.
  • Assisting in competitive research studies (e.g., Website assessments, marketing materials comparative study).
  • Interacting with multiple marketing professionals, compliance officers, editorial copywriters, graphic designers and production staff to manage the development of each project.
  • Providing conference support, coordinating logistics with Marketing team and external

conference organizers as needed.

  • Completing quarterly due diligences as requested by MFS' clients by providing firm and investment strategy language and data.
  • Assisting with the preparation and presentation of final RFP submissions. This includes printing, collating, binding, packaging and shipping documents to one or more recipients.

Qualifications
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Comfortable working as a part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to learning, creativity and critical thinking.
  • Ability to multitask and complete tasks & projects in a timely manner.
  • Strong organizational skills, a willingness to work hard and being an effective communicator in a collaborative culture are essential.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills, a keen eye for detail, and very process orientated.
  • Marketing, Business and Finance majors are preferred.

If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please contact MFS at 617-954-5000 or email for assistance.

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What we offer:
  • Generous time-off provided: including "Responsible time off" for many roles, paid company holidays when the US Stock Exchange is closed, plus paid volunteer time
  • Family Focus: Up to 20 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, adoption assistance, generous caregiver leave
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with company contributions
  • Wellness Programs: Robust wellness webinars, employee assistance program, gym reimbursement through our medical plans, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan, Defined Contribution plan- 15% of base salary invested into the Plan, competitive total compensation programs

MFS is a hybrid work environment (remote/onsite) unless otherwise stated in the job posting.

This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless MFS approves an exemption as an accommodation due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission of an exemption request does not guarantee that an exemption will be approved or that the request can be accommodated.

If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please contact MFS at 617-954-5000 or email for assistance.

MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Please see the EEO is the Law document and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision, linked for your reference.


MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Click here to view the EEO is the Law poster and supplement.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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