Intern, PDI Marketing


Chicago, IL, US, 60654

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role: 


Barry Callebaut is a global organization poised for growth; a company which has embraced the vision to delight its customers, while out-performing its competitors, a business which is committed to sustainability, has innovation in its DNA, is a leader in complex manufacturing and supply chain solutions and is focused on being a best-in-class employer. Barry Callebaut seeks diverse and passionate people who thrive in a dynamic environment, focused on continuous learning, living BC’s Values and of course loving chocolate.


Barry Callebaut is looking for a qualified intern to join our PDI Marketing team for the summer.  The Summer Intern for Premium Decorations and Inclusions (PDI) will be responsible for supporting the PDI brands across a variety of marketing activities, from updating brand presentations, social media, and websites to maintaining and updating product data. Working efficiently and effectively across a variety of projects and stakeholders will be critical for this role. 

The PDI brands are:

  • Mona Lisa (chocolate decorations)
  • American Almond (specialty nut products)
  • Gertrude Hawk (ice cream inclusions and toppings) 

Key responsibilities include: 


  • Consolidating product information for a large portfolio of chocolate decorations, premium nut-based products, and inclusions (in Excel)
  • Supporting improvements to our websites: adding products, images and details (using a Content Management System)
  • Update brand presentation and assets for our chocolate decorations brand (in PowerPoint)
  • Support the management of social media content generation and planning (across various social media platforms)


About you:


  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree, with interest in business/marketing 
  • Interest in food manufacturing, culinary arts, chocolate
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Excellent project management skills – ability to juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines 
  • Teamwork and cooperation 
  • Sense of urgency and initiative 
  • SAP and Salesforce knowledge a plus
  • Language skills (particularly Spanish and French) not required for this role but are valued within the company

What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:


  • Environment that welcomes workplace flexibility 
  • An atmosphere where diversity is embraced, and inclusivity is second nature. We call it #OneBC! Just ask our champions with the Americas Women’s Forum and the Racial Equality Forum!
  • Ability to grow personally and professionally within an organization that values development and internal career growth
  • Be part of our mission in making sustainability the norm through Forever Chocolate with priorities centered around prospering farmers, zero child labor, carbon and forest positive, and creating 100% sustainable ingredients in all of our products.  

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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