Internship Marketing & Portfolio Management


VOV, BE, 9280

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 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 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!

Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for Internship Marketing & Portfolio Management in Belgium (BE) for Lebbeke-Wieze (BEWI). Our broad range of products and services span all aspects from cocoa sourcing to fine chocolate products, which are loved by people of all ages worldwide. We are passionate about our business and work hard every day to ensure that there is enough chocolate in the world. Nothing is more important to our success than the combined expertise of our 8,500 Barry Callebaut employees around the world. Our international focus in the fascinating world of cocoa-growing and chocolate are the colorful backdrop for our many functions across a wide range of disciplines. In addition to sharing a passion for chocolate, Barry Callebaut employees live our other corporate values every day - customer focus, entrepreneurship, integrity and team spirit. We are committed to making sure that they have the right skills, know-how and deep understanding of our customers and their needs. Engaging and developing our employees is the key to our success. Because our business focus is so broad, the scope of career opportunities within Barry Callebaut can cover many functional areas.


About The Job 


  • An internship of at least 4 months in our EMEA Marketing division for FM (located in Wieze, Belgium) starting April 2019
  • The possibility to make an impact in a highly entrepreneurial environment 
  • Exciting tasks in a dynamic & international marketing team


Key Responsibilities Include



Market Segment Development 

  • Building up toolboxes (market data, brands, new product launches, trends, etc)  
  • Conducting desktop & field research around certain topics to generate market insights 
  • Creating product concepts in cooperation with chefs 
  • Support in running co-creation days with our customers  
  • Running ad-hoc MSD projects
  • Running ad-hoc MSD tasks


Portfolio Management  

  • Creating nicely structured and visualized portfolio overviews to present our high quality ingredients 
  • Identifying innovation opportunities 
  • Creating marketing briefs for R&D 
  • Running ad-hoc portfolio projects 
  • Running ad-hoc portfolio tasks 

About You 


  • You are enrolled as a student (EU resident) and looking for an internship of at least 4 months 
  • You are about to acquire your Master Degree in international management or marketing
  • You have study and work experience outside of your home country   
  • You are fluent in English
  • You have a great interest in FMCG products, brands and trends 
  • You can work independently but like to be part of a team
  • You are customer focused and willing to go the extra mile
  • You would describe yourself with the words pro-active, hands-on, curious, analytical, creative, detail-oriented  
  •  You are passionate about chocolate

Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.

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

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