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2024 Summer Field Trade Marketing Intern

 Reynolds American is evolving at a pace like no other organization.


To achieve the ambition we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be the change!




JOB TITLE: Territory Manager Intern

FUNCTION: Marketing

SUB FUNCTION: Marketing - Trade Marketing & Distribution - Field



What are the key objectives and expectations from this role?  

Territory Manager Interns are charged to learn and embody Reynolds Marketing Services Company’s (“RMSC”) strategic vision of transforming the tobacco industry, while working alongside full-time RMSC employees as they consistently demonstrate their entrepreneurial approach in the selling and execution of the company’s brand marketing plans by leveraging the Marketing Principles.


Each Territory Manager Intern is provided exceptional training. This includes comprehensive industry learning and coaching support that enables the individuals to leverage their strengths.  During the Internship Program, the intern will complete a project centred around business opportunities that drive company results. This exposure will help to best prepare for a career at RMSC.


A strong candidate for the internship program will need to exhibit professional maturity, fundamental knowledge of the marketing principles, have strong decision-making skills, have influencing capabilities, previous sales experience, strong organization skills, time management skills, and have proficient data-analytic skills. 


Reports to

Senior Division Manager

Number of Direct Reports


Geographic Scope


Core Relationships

Internal – Division, mentors and regional teams

External – Retail customers

Travel Required

5 days per week, up to 100 miles per day (greater travel could be possible)



  • Can you work a full-time schedule during the 10 weeks of the summer internship program?
  • Do you have an interest in how data analytics is used to drive commercial business?



  • Participate in a full-time Internship Program for 10 weeks. 
  • Learn about our brands, products, sales, distribution, and consumer marketing brand strategies.
  • Make sales visits to established traditional and non-traditional retail outlets (c-gas, tobacco shops, convenience stores
  • Actively promote the marketing mix to drive performance measures
  • Using Data Analytics to make informed decisions and drive the business forward
  • Exhibit Relationship building and collaboration with our customers and co-workers in other Regions and Divisions
  • Effectively and appropriately use independent judgment in making business and strategy recommendations
  • Develop and present a strategic business analysis project addressing real business opportunities and creating action plans against the opportunity
  • Timely completes administrative tasks including e-Learnings, expense reports and vehicle mileage reports.



Essential Requirements

  • 21 years or older at the start of Internship Program
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license with no restrictions and safe driving record


Experience Required

  • Established ability to work independently and with a team
  • Demonstrated ability to build collaborative working relationships
  • Commitment to personal and professional development
  • Proficient with MS Office Applications and Data Analytics 


Technical / Functional / Leadership Skills Required (*Essential functions)

  • Transformational Mindset: effectively exhibits change agility, translates vision into actionable plans, challenges the status quo, manages ambiguity, simplifies, and prioritizes tasks
  • Inspiring Leadership: drives alignment, sets clear expectations to elevate individual and team performance, and identify, lead, and support initiatives that challenge prevailing mindsets and current processes
  • Develops and Stretches Talent elevates individual and team performance, shows evidence and interest in stretch opportunities, and demonstrates a visible commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Insight and Execution demonstrates optimism, a winning mindset, ability to be nimble and pivot when needed and drives high quality output
  • Ability to communicate with and engage retail customers 
  • Innovative problem solver with strong communication skills
  • Leadership, self-motivation, and initiative
  • Has a high level of grit, persistence, resilience, and results orientation
  • Vigorously embraces change
  • *Ability to work full time, 40 hours per week
  • *Ability and willingness to drive up to 100 miles per day (greater travel could be a possibility)

Physical Requirements (*Essential functions)

  • *Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • *Ability to climb and work from heights ranging from 9 to 12 feet
  • *Ability to access and work in limited and confined spaces
  • *Ability to visually inspect and manipulate merchandise and advertising displays
  • *Ability to frequently stoop, kneel and crouch

Education / Qualifications / Certifications Required

  • Rising senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Business Preferred



At Reynolds American, we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at REYNOLDS AMERICAN.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 British American Tobacco employees across more than 180 markets
  • Reynolds American certified as Great Place to Work 
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies 


Have you been on a career break for 18 months or longer? Are you ready to return to your career? If your answers to these questions is yes, we would love to hear from you. Regardless of why you took a break, we value you for all the skills you can bring to the workforce. Reignite your career, work flexibly, be part of a dynamic team and upskill yourself with on-the-job training and development support.

Collaboration, diversity, and teamwork underpin everything we do here at Reynolds American. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!



Wage Information 

Hourly Rate: Undergraduate Rate: $21.00 per hour / Graduate Rate: $38.50 per hour


Benefit Information 

  • Leadership training opportunities
  • Roundtable Networking Events with senior leadership
  • Engagement Events with fellow interns
  • Generous salary
  • Housing stipends provided 
  • Company provided laptop, vehicle, and gas card
  • Participation in Reynolds American’s award-winning 401(k) retirement savings plan including company contributions
  • Confidential personal financial counselling service at no cost to you



Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility, and creativity for motivated employees that welcome opportunities for growthWe are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences, and talents to improve the company's potential for optimally achieving its business objectives!


Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religionsex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly via email at


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