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.
Working with us means you’ll be making an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We work as a team which celebrates successes and supports one another. Our associates work with a diverse group of like-minded people, in an innovative environment committed to do the right thing – all across the world. What you will do here get noticed.
Within our Global Professional Marketing team, you will be part of the Category team, with an specific focus on sustainability. You will be:
1. Supporting the Beans and Liquid coffee category on projects and brand activities in area of:
Packaging design / artwork process
Marketing communication materials like brochures and selling stories
Internal communication like Newsletter and engagement activation
Collaboration with agencies
2. Working on a sustainable packaging project from a Global Marketing perspective which focuses on converting our current packaging material into recyclable material. You will:
Align with the local markets involved
Assist within the design process
3. Driving internal engagement to establish continuous awareness for key priorities (e.g. the sustainability agenda) across the markets Jacobs Douwe Egberts Professional operates in. Helping to set up a communication calendar for this.
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.
To be successful in this role you need to:
Be currently following a Bachelor/Master degree in Marketing/Management (only students still registered at college (HBO) or university (WO) during the whole internship period will be considered)
Be fluent in English in both speaking and writing
Have a hands-on, pro-active, and eager to learn mentality and act with a sense of urgency
Have a decent balance of analytical, social and creative skills
Have good Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
Have experience within the FMCG market is not mandatory but would be an advantage
The monthly internship allowance is € 500,- for a WO student, based on a fulltime 40 hour workweek. For this internship at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS PROFESSIONAL a standard compensation applies. This internship is for a period of 6 months, starting in July 2021, 5 or 4 days a week. If regulations allow, you will be working at the Jacobs Douwe Egberts Professional headquarters based in Utrecht.