Perfetti Van Melle is a privately owned company that manufactures and distributes candy and chewing gum in over 150 countries worldwide. Today, Perfetti Van Melle is ranked as the third largest sugar confectionery/chewing gum company in the world, second in Europe, with strong brands like Mentos, Chupa Chups, Fruittella, Frisk, and Smint. The ability to develop products, varieties and flavors that meet the different demands and opportunities of markets is one of the Group’s keys to success. Our Group Marketing team is looking for a:
Trainee International Consumer & Market Insights (40 hours per week)
As International Consumer & Market Insights trainee you will assist the Consumer & Market Insights Analyst by helping convert Market, Consumer and Shopper tracking data and other continuous sources into relevant and actionable insights that will drive growth for the Global Perfetti van Melle brands. You will help track data that enables clear understanding of our category, brand, product portfolio & activity performance. Furthermore you will assist in identifying growth opportunities at market, category, brand & product level working with global sources such as Innova, Ebiquity and Euromonitor.
We are looking for candidates with a university level degree in with the following attributes:
- Experience in Market research/Consumer research;
- Excellent MS Excel knowledge with emphasis on macros, pivot tables and conjoining disparate data sets;
- Strong business acumen with the ability to draw conclusions from data;
- Pro-active attitude;
- Self-starter with above average interpersonal skills;
- Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment;
- Good energy and spirit;
- Good communication skills,
- Social and able to work together.
We are looking for candidates with an international mind-set who are fluent in English and available as of October 2016.
Why do a traineeship at Perfetti Van Melle?
We are one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of confectionery and chewing gum. We create imaginative products and brands that are enjoyed in over 150 countries. By working as trainee within our company you will be able to gain experience within one of the most successful FMCG companies at the moment. You can expect only the best guidance by our passionate professionals. Our traineeships have been designed for ambitious and eager students who want to gain experience before starting as a Young Professional. As a trainee you will be working for 1 year in our Group Marketing team based in our Schiphol office in Amsterdam.
For more information on the company check out www.perfettivanmelle.com. For more questions regarding the vacancy please contact Lore Dortland, +31 76 52 75 383. You can apply for this position by clicking on the below given link and uploading your cv and motivation letter there.