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    Full-time Position
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    Sales & Retail
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  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      November 24,2021
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    Marketing Intern Global Sales Professional

    Company Description

    For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.

    JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

    What’s it like to work at JDE?

    We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

    At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.

    Job Description

    At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love.

    What is it like to work at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS?

    We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS: A coffee for every cup.

    Working with us means you’ll be making an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We work as a team, celebrating successes and supporting one another. Our associates work with a diverse group of like-minded people, in an innovative environment committed to doing the right thing – across the world. What you do here will get noticed.

    We want to welcome you into the Professional Global Business Development (GBD) team. We are an agile team dedicated to introducing new customers and consumers around the world to our great brands and range of coffees and teas via our Partner network (business-to-business). Our objective is to grow current markets as well as strategically enter new growth markets. The medium term goal for most these markets is to develop the business to a scale which warrants setting up a JDE presence there in the future. Our International Key Account team is also part of the GBD department.

    Tasks and responsibilities

    During your internship, you will be assisting in the execution of the Growth Drivers and Marketing strategy towards Partners in a range of markets globally, from Europe, to the US, Africa, Middle East and Asia. You will do this in line with the centrally defined marketing, sales and brand strategies, activities and guidelines. At times, you will also get a chance to work together with agencies.

    You will be involved in Portfolio management, organizing the Partner Event in March 2022, Cross Sell for the partners as well as for the International Key Accounts, including hands-on operational activities like sending samples and arranging new product listings. For market research / desk research it is about identifying white spaces and size of the prize in different markets as well as for new value propositions

    You will be truly part of the Global Sales team and you will work together the Global Business Development Managers of all GBD countries, the Partner Marketing Specialists and the International Key Account managers.

    We are open to discuss the possibility to use one of the projects as the topic for your graduation thesis.


    If you’re brimming with entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. Working globally and locally, our Associates have been positively influencing the world of coffee for over 265 years. We love people who are not afraid to try, and who try until they get it right. We value strong convictions and encourage debate. And all this in an open, friendly environment where you can approach anyone and grow any way you like.

    In order to qualify for this internship you need to:

    • be in the final phase of your Bachelor or Master’s education
    • be fluent in English (written and spoken)
    • have excellent analytical skills and commercial accumen
    • have an education background in either marketing, data analysis, Communication / Business Economics/Management, affinity with digital marketing (in specific SEO) is a pre
    • be a pro-active self-starter with good communication skills and an entrepreneurial spirit
    • have Microsoft skills and expertise (Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
    • be committed, outgoing, have strong interpersonal skills, work disciplined and independently and enjoy working in teams.

    Additional Information

    For this internship at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS a standard compensation applies. This internship is for a 6-month period and starts in December/January 2021-2022. It is a full time internship. Only students still registered at college (HBO)/university (WO) during the whole internship period will be considered. An online assessment is part of the selection process.

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