Marketing Leadership Development Program (MLDP) - Program Associate, E

Recruiter
Cigna
Location
Bloomfield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 13, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Role
Research
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
**Description:**

The Marketing Leadership Development Program \(MLDP\) is dedicated to developing high potential, talented individuals that possess marketing skills and seek a deep understanding of the people we serve\. Throughout their development journey, participants build a multi\-disciplinary perspective and cultivate the skills necessary to meet the challenges of continuously changing business conditions\.

Participants in the MLDP will gain valuable experience by completing three, 12 to18 month\-long personalized rotational assignments\. Rotations are aligned to Cigna's growth strategy as well as each associate's personal development needs and career interests\. The program prepares associates for a successful career in Global Marketing with an extensive foundation of broad experiences\.

Rotational assignments may include, but are not limited to:

+ Brand Management and Sponsorships
+ Customer Experience
+ Digital Marketing
+ Insights and Innovation
+ Marketing Communications
+ Market Research
+ Product Development
+ Segment Marketing & Strategy

As an associate in the program, your experience will include:

+ Competency\-based development focused on coaching and advocacy
+ Exposure to senior leaders, focused mentorship, leadership coaching, and professional networking
+ A supportive and collaborative community of peers
+ Cohort style learning with workshops, case studies, and capstone projects
+ Events such as an ongoing dedicated marketing leadership lunch and learn series
+ Outreach opportunities through community service and charitable events
+ Cross functional learning with Cigna's other premier leadership development programs

**Qualifications:**

+ Pursuing or recently completed an undergraduate degree with a focus in marketing, business, finance, social sciences, or a related field\. 3\.0 GPA preferred\.
+ 0\-1 years of professional work experience\. Previous business exposure in marketing, communications, or product development is preferred\.
+ Desire to cultivate a career in the marketing field\.
+ A drive for delivering results coupled with proven project management skills\.
+ Evidence of strong analytical ability, innovative thinking, and data driven problem solving skills\.
+ Emerging leadership skills demonstrated through student organizations, academic projects, or community involvement\.
+ Aptitude to work across a variety of environments with a growth mindset\.
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills\.

USCandidates Only: Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status\. If you require a special accommodation, please visit our Careers website or contact us \.com\.

**Primary Location:** Bloomfield\-Connecticut

**Work Locations:** 900 Cottage Grove Road Wilde Bloomfield 06152

**Job:** Marketing\-\-Business Strategy

**Schedule:** Regular

**Shift:** Standard

**Employee Status:** Individual Contributor

**Job Type:** Full\-time

**Job Level:** Day Job

**Travel:**

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