Internship (Marketing): Childcare Brand Management
Are you looking for a marketing internship where you will gain a broad experience through having responsibilities across multiple marketing projects? Are you excited about working in an inspiring category and make a real impact on the business and people’s lives?
About the Job
Nutricia Specialized Nutrition is part of Danone. Since 1896, Nutricia has pioneered nutritional solutions that help people live longer, more joyful, and healthier lives. With its nutritional solutions, Nutricia supports healthy growth and development during the first 1000 days and helps to address some of the world's biggest health challenges; pre-term birth, faltering growth, food allergy, rare metabolic diseases, age-related conditions and chronic diseases, such as frailty, cancer, stroke and early Alzheimer's disease.
We are looking for an intern who will work within a team which focusses on the Baby & Toddler milks under our power brand NUTRILON. The objective of the team is to reach, connect and engage with our target group of Healthcare Professionals (ao. pediatricians and midwives). Healthcare professionals are the number one touchpoint for guiding parents in their choice of childcare and specifically on nutrition (milks) for little ones from 0 to 36 months.
By supporting them with the right information & tools, we empower them to take up their role towards parents and families. In this role you will working very closely with the Senior Brand manager, developing and activating plans which will drive this category in Belgium.
In direct support with the Senior Brand Manager, your key responsibilities will include:
- Analysis of business performance to inform strategic decisions
- Co-creating business & marketing plans to build sustainable relationships with our main target group of Healthcare Professionals
- Leading the execution of essential marketing materials to activate these plans ( ao. Agency follow up, cross-functional teamwork with Sales & Science teams)
- Developing a brand new digital platform through a test-and-learn project and generating traffic to this platform through communication campaigns
We are looking for a Bachelors/Masters student studying a field related to the role, such as Marketing or Business Administration. You are an enthusiastic team-player with a strong drive and the motivation to go the extra mile. We expect you to be a good communicator who enjoys building strong working relationships as you will be connecting with many people from different job functions and cultures. You are agile and can easily adapt when there is a change of direction, finding creative solutions to overcome challenges. Furthermore, previous experience in project management would be considered a plus.
Next to this, there are a few hard requirements:
- Enrolled as a student on a course where it is mandatory to do an internship during the whole internship period (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Belgium university);
- Ideally available to start in mid-September 2020 for a minimum of 6 months, 5 days per week;
- Fluent in Dutch and/or French - oral and written and have a good working level of English;
- You are able to work from Brussels, Belgium once the COVID-19 situation allows us to go to the office
Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies. Want to discover more about Danone in the Benelux? Check it out here.
You’ll be part of the Strategy Healthcare Team focusing on the Healthy paeds category. Your projects will be in partnership with your manager Lowie Mijten, Senior Strategy Manager Benelux.
Proactivity, empowerment, and diversity are the basis of Danone culture. You will be part of an international environment where every day can be a fresh adventure, full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn.
You will be joining the team at an exciting time where engagement with our Health Care professionals is more interesting than ever. Shaping marketing plans towards this target group will give you a very strong foundation to kickstart your career in Marketing. This role will give you practice in essential marketing skills such as project management, Agency follow up and marketing plan execution whilst giving you an introduction into Brand Management.
Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.
Apply to become our Childcare Brand Management Intern as of September 2020 at our Brussels Office.
Hit the “apply now” button – you have until the closing date 11th August to apply. The recruitment process for internships is as follows: Stage One – submit your application with your CV and Cover Letter; Stage Two – we will get to know you better through answering some questions which you will submit through video (or a written) format; Stage Three – we will invite you to an interview with your team. Please note that sometimes there are slight changes to this process.
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