2024 Summer Intern - Patient Marketing, Reproductive Medicine & Maternal Health
As a privately-owned, biopharmaceutical company, Ferring pioneers and delivers life-changing therapies that help people build families and live better lives. Our independence helps us cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit and long-term perspective that enables us to achieve growth and scale, while remaining agile and true to our ‘people first’ philosophy. Built on a 70-year plus commitment to science and research, Ferring is relentless in its pursuit of science that drives powerful discoveries and therapies to help people build families, stay healthy, and stand up to the world’s oldest enemy: disease.
As the 2024 Summer Intern – Patient Marketing, Reproductive Medicine & Maternal Health you will focus on supporting patient marketing initiatives for Ferring’s Reproductive Medicine and Maternal Health business unit. Specifically, the role will involve strategy and tactical execution for patient education programs (such as Fertility Out Loud) and products for aspiring parents looking to start or grow their families. The patient marketing intern will work closely with the patient marketing team and marketing agencies. The patient marketing intern will also be expected to collaborate with other interns and teams at Ferring.
With Ferring, you will be joining a recognized leader, identified as one of “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” by Fast Company, and honored by Fortune with inclusion on its “Change the World List,” for addressing society’s unmet needs. Ferring US is also Great Places to Work® Certified, distinguishing it as one of the best companies to work for in the country.
Patient Strategy Development
Synthesize and summarize patient marketing gaps and opportunities
Provide perspective on opportunities to expand reach and serve diverse patient populations
Support patient research initiatives through notetaking, synthesis of ideas, and insight generation
Participate in the brand planning process and leverage research insights to inform future strategies
Tactical Development and Measurement
Analyze reporting dashboards and prepare slides with key takeaways for reporting calls
Partner with marketing agencies to develop print and digital tactics (including website and media)
Content Development and Curation
Support social media content calendar development for Fertility Out Loud
Research and provide a point of view on emerging social media platforms and trends in pharmaceutical industry to inform future tactical recommendations
Education and coursework relevant to patient marketing or health communication
Relevant majors/minors include marketing, communications, PR, business administration, psychology, public health, life sciences
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Experience analyzing data preferred (including Google Analytics and social listening tools)
Strong work ethic and collaboration skills
Interest in/passion for reproductive medicine and maternal health
This role is expected to work no less than three days at our site in Parsippany, New Jersey, on days in conjunction with your assigned team; you may be able to work two days per week remotely. This role may also be eligible for Ferring Summer Fridays, where meetings and most work commitments end by 1 PM each Friday.
Standard requirements for all intern positions:
Ability to complete the entire 10-week program (from May 28, 2024 to August 2, 2024) and commit to 37.5 hours per week
Cumulative 3.0 GPA or above; college transcript required
Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university for undergraduate, graduate or PharmD program
Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. Ferring cannot sponsor work visas for summer interns
At least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date
Pass a drug screen and background check prior to start date
Virtual interviews with HR and hiring manager
Final presentation to manager & department team members at the end of the 10-week program (mandatory)
Must apply to online job posting and provide resume & cover letter
Application deadline is Thursday, February 29, 2024
Ferring + you
At Ferring, we offer competitive total compensation along with an exceptional range of flexible benefits, personal support and tailored learning and development opportunities all designed to help you realize your full potential both in life and at work. From working hours that respect your lifestyle, a culture that is welcoming and equitable, and the chance to work with the industry’s most impressive people, these are just some of the ways we live our "People First" philosophy.
Our Compensation and Benefits
At Ferring, base pay is one part of our competitive total compensation and benefits package. The hourly rate for undergraduate interns is $20 per hour and the hourly rate for graduate students is $25 per hour.
This internship role is for the specific date range of May 28, 2024 to August 2, 2024. You will be eligible for any company-paid holidays that occur during that range.
During the internship, you will accrue sick time. However, use of this accrued sick time must occur after you have worked for Ferring for 120 consecutive days in 2024.
As a summer intern, you are ineligible for other Ferring benefits, comprehensive healthcare (medical, dental, and vision); a 401k plan and company match; short and long-term disability coverage; basic life insurance; wellness benefits; reimbursement for certain tuition expenses; and paid vacation time. You are also ineligible for pay of Company holidays that occur before or after the internship, should your internship be extended to part-time status.
Ferring is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local laws.
Join our team and your voice will be heard, and your contributions will be valued. If you love to come up with new ways to make a positive difference and see them through, you will fit right in.
We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (including Disability/Protected Veterans). We maintain a drug-free workplace.