Temporary Global Head of Design


Heule-Kortrijk, VWV, BE, 8501

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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

We are looking for a marketer with a strong affinity with design for a 4 month assignment with the Mona Lisa Brand Team. You will be responsible for managing some of our most important projects. You will be reporting directly to the Global Mona Lisa Brand Leader.


Key responsibilities include

  1. Project management and co-leading the marketing and commercial work stream of the Heartbeat project. Responsibilities include:
    1.  Follow-up and help coordinate new decoration pieces &  product portfolio management with R&D and Masterdata
    2. Creation of new packaging labels with our agency
    3. Create and deliver the new content for the launch of the Mona Lisa Studio. Manage the brief to the agency and follow-up on all photo-shoots
    4. Acts as essential link between global marketing department and all internal departments (trade marketing, sales, business development, R&D… ) providing information and support  on Heartbeat
    5. Responsible for delivery of all gate document for NPD process
    6. Monitors  the budget of Mona Lisa Studio and Heartbeat project


  1. Coordinate the creation of the last IBC Catalogue Winter 22 including all content, evaluation and brainstorming, designs, photo shoots and video productions in conjunction with the IBC design team and agency.


About you

- You are proficient in MS Office, a good knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator is an advantage 

- You are fluent in Dutch and English

- As a person you are inquisitive and a stress resistant team player, flexible and accurate, structured

- You can easily work independently

- You have strong interpersonal skills: communicative and social

- And most important: flare for design!


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.

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