Internship (Sales/Marketing) - Category Management (Sept 2020)
Do you want to get an unique opportunity to get to know the work of a category manager and learn how to translate data into essential category insights? Are you a self-starter and an accurate person who is curious about shopper behavior?
About the Job
You will be part of the Category Management team of Danone Dairy NL, which is responsible for growing our share in dairy with innovation and new channels. During your internship you will get the chance to see how category management works and how shoppers behave when buying dairy products across multiple channels. You will support the team on reporting and on working with different customers and shopper types. Your tasks will include finding solutions on how we can influence shopper behavior to raise the awareness of our products.
Your key responsibilities will also include the following:
- Monthly reporting and analyzing data;
- Deriving customer, shopper and category actionable insights from data;
- Translating insights into actions such as positioning on shelf, promotion plans and range assortment
- Connecting with different internal departments such as Brand Managers and Account Managers
In addition to the above, you will also have the opportunity to be part of other projects that will be available during the internship period.
We are looking for a Bachelor/Master student in Business Administration, International Business or any other related studies to the previous ones. We expect you to be a good networker in which you are not afraid to connect with different people from various departments within the company. Furthermore, you have strong analytical skills and enjoy overcoming challenges. You are a self-starter who can work independently while still being a team-player. In addition you should be an accurate person who likes to handle a lot of data.
Next to this, there are a few hard requirements:
- You are enrolled at university during the whole period of the internship (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
- You are fluent in English and Dutch – written and spoken;
- You can start as of September 2020 for 5-6 months; 4-5 days per week (minimum 32 hours);
- Willing to travel or relocate close to Utrecht once Netherlands if 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 will be part of the Category Management team, a small team of three (two Senior Category Managers and the Head of Field Sales) with an open culture. This team has varied experience within Category Management and Marketing, bringing unique point of views and a diverse learning opportunity for their future intern. You will be supervised by Charley Potasse, a Senior Category Manager within the team.
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.
As our new Category Management Intern, you will learn how to deliver data and how to translate it into actions to unlock growth opportunities. You will develop shopper insights within the dairy category across multiple channels and learn how we can influence their behavior Furthermore, you will have the unique opportunity to learn Category Management within a global FMCG which empowers the countries as a local region to make their own decisions to meet their local needs.
We offer a gross monthly internship allowance of 450 (HBO students) or 550 (University students) euros per month plus reimbursement of home-work commuting cost in the Netherlands. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.
Then become our Category Management Intern as of September 2020 at our Danone Dairy Office in Utrecht, NL.
Hit the “apply now” button – you have until the closing date 10th 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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