Welcome to the CPG / Retail Community!
This is a community for CPG/Retail careers, and brings together news, resources and events from the CDO, Clubs, and MIT Sloan community.
MIT Sloan attracts a number of retail companies, especially those that leverage technology as a core function of their business model. Three of the most popular beginning career paths for business students in retail are product management, brand management and marketing analytics. Companies hiring for these roles typically seek graduates with strong communication, quantitative, analytical, and relationship-building skills.
Sample companies that have recruited at MIT Sloan for retail roles:
Amazon, Nike, Stitchfix, Wayfair, Barkley
Consumer Package Goods (CPG)
CPG is a popular option for students focused on marketing. Graduates may start as Assistant or Associate Brand Managers, Product or Marketing Managers.
Key companies in this industry are:
J&J, P&G, Unilever, Clorox, Bayer, General Mills/Pillsbury/Kraft/Nabisco, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Mars, Brown-Forman, Seventh Generation, Ocean Spray, Kimberly Clark
AB InBev | Amazon | Be Well | Cencosud SA | Falabella | Farmer’s Fridge | Gorton’s | Hello Fresh | Jet.com | Nike | Redstone Haute Couture | Rent the Runway | Staples | Shopbop | Starbucks | Target | Wayfair | ZX Ventures
SAMPLE JOB ROLES
Associate Marketing Manager | Brand Director | Customer Experience Manager | Global Sourcing Manager | Leadership Development Program | Mobile Marketing Manager | Operations Manager | Product Manager | Senior Category Manager | Senior Manager | Senior Product Manager | Senior Vendor Manager | Supply Chain Manager
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