Kellogg Temporary Student Support – Specialties Gordon Food Service (GFS) in GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan

As a Temporary Student Support on the Specialties team, you will be performing a mixture of administrative duties and ongoing project support work. Intrigued yet? Because it only gets better! In this role, having an “owner’s mindset” paired with your initiative and curiosity will take you a long way. You will be encouraged to “follow your nose” (as Toucan Sam would say) and pursue opportunities to engage in a collaborative environment, sharpening your business acumen. And did we mention there’s plenty of snacks?!?

You will be working out of Grand Rapids, MI where you will gain exposure to both Kellogg’s and Gordon Food Service (GFS). This is a unique opportunity as you will gain valuable experience and make connections with two great companies. During the first half of the assignment, you will be working at Kellogg’s. The second half, you will be working at the corporate office of Gordon Food Service. Here, we need your help in driving efficiencies between Kellogg, GFS, and the distributor team in order to create insights to the mutual business. Now, let’s achieve something great together!


  • The Daily Grind – You will need to be comfortable working independently. And your analytical skills will be much needed in this role! Day to day, you will work through daily tasks such as data mining, marketing metrics, and geographic targeting that contribute to the success of the business.

  • You’re Part of a Team – Your main contact will be the Distributor Development Team. However, communication will be key as this role does require cross-functional work with areas such as Marketing, Sales Strategy, and Customer Service.

  • Special Projects – This role requires strong project management skills. Your skills will be utilized during one to two special projects over the duration of your role that will require you to work closely between the Marketing and Sales teams.

  • And you have to be able to juggle – Multiple and conflicting priorities will come up under specific time constraints. You have to be quick to act when these issues arise.



  • Pursuing degree in Sales, Marketing, Communications, or other related field at an accredited institution

  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours

  • Must live within a commutable distance to the work location

  • Minimum of 2.7 GPA (Cumulative)

  • Available for a 9-month assignment

Bonus Points:

  • Knowledge of Excel

  • Experience with Digital Marketing

  • Background in Sales


It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

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The candidate should be able to work 15 - 29 hours per week. The position is based out of Grand Rapids, MI.

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at for English or this Link at for Spanish.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Temporary Student Support – Specialties Gordon Food Service (GFS)

Location: USA-MI-Grand Rapids

Requisition ID: SAL009043

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Internship/Graduate

Closing Date: Jun 23, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No