Annie's, Inc. Business Development Intern Located in Berkeley, CA

Annie’s, Inc.
Business Development Intern
Located in Berkeley, CA, Annie's Inc. (wholly owned subsidiary of General Mills) is a rapidly growing natural and
organic food company with a widely recognized brand, offering consumers great-tasting products in large packaged
food categories. We sell premium products made from high-quality ingredients at affordable prices. Our products
appeal to health-conscious consumers who seek to avoid artificial flavors, synthetic colors and preservatives that
are used in many conventional packaged foods. Our loyal and growing consumer following has enabled us to
migrate from our natural and organic roots to a brand sold across the mainstream grocery, mass merchandiser and
natural retailer channels. Today, we offer over 145 products and are present in over 35,000 retail locations in the
United States and Canada.
We are mission-driven and committed to operating in a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable
manner, with an open and honest corporate culture. Our company mission is to cultivate a healthier, happier world
by spreading goodness through nourishing foods, honest words and conduct that is considerate and forever kind to
the planet. We are focused on building a successful and growing business in pursuit of our mission. We strive to be
a responsible company that evaluates our success not only through financial measures, but also through our social
and environmental impacts.
Qualified candidates should submit resume to and include position title in subject.
Position Summary:
The Business Development Intern will assist the Sales team through a variety of tasks providing well-rounded
exposure to all facets of selling at a CPG company. This role will offer support gathering and analyzing data,
assisting with demand planning, providing resources used in selling presentations and measuring results.
By the end of the internship you will learn how to:
 Analyze syndicated data and generate insights with regard to business questions
 Present findings in written, verbal and electronic formats utilizing Excel and PowerPoint
 Develop better teamwork and interpersonal skills
Key Responsibilities:
 Assist with sample mailings, mass communications, and sourcing competitive products as well as verifying
retail conditions
 Spreadsheet analysis of syndicated data and taking customer specific information and putting it into a
usable format
 Sales premium and sample inventory management
 Compiling information from multiple sources and placing them into a usable master document
 Logistical support for the National Sales Meeting
 Rising undergraduate Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree
 Microsoft Excel proficient
 Microsoft PowerPoint a plus
 Strong analytical skills
 Ability to learn new and disparate systems
 Financial acumen a plus
Note: This is not a Marketing role. The tasks and responsibilities of this position will be focused on Sales and
support of selling initiatives.