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Foodservice Innovation Intern
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The Kraft Heinz Company | Amsterdam, NY
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Job Description

Our Company

The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry - we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream - it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best - best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.

It's a Question of Taste

Do more, be more. Whatever your aspirations, experience something exceptional at Kraft Heinz. We'll give you the freedom to determine your own direction and deliver in your own style. Outperform our expectations and you'll move forward faster than you ever thought possible. Come ready to dream. Come eager to grow.

Get a taste of what your career could be at kraftheinzcompany.com/careers.

Job Description

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an Innovation & Marketing Assistant to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Innovation & Marketing Assistant lies within the EMEA Foodservice Team). You'll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You'll be reporting into the Foodservice Marketing & Strategic Lead (based in The Shard), as well as a dotted line to the Foodservice Marketing Operations Manager Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders. The delivery of successful Innovation launches will be your primary responsibility. You'll also be constantly looking for improvement activities and processes within the Foodservice Team.

In brief, you will be responsible for;

* Support delivery of key tasks in product development (Cross-functional alignment, Label design development, Data management, NPA forms)
* Owner of your dedicated projects (E.g. Small NPD Launches such as Range Extensions or Flexible Formats and the communication linked to it, Activations linked to Retail campaigns, Online activities)
* Efficient management of business processes (product catalogue, product discontinuation, artwork, sampling, Information sharing)
* Creation, collection and organization of marketing materials (trade decks, product information, promo materials, specs)
* Liaise and - where appropriate - manage external agencies e.g. Repro, Handling House, Creative

You will be part of the EMEA Foodservice Team, working closely with 11 markets. You will work on large scale projects with R&D and supply chain mainly in order to develop concepts and new products.

You will be able to considerably develop your skills by being part of Kraft Heinz, a multinational company in a very dynamic, fast-paced environment where you will be supported to grow.


Hard Skills

Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.

* Master student preferably (Marketing, Business & Management, Supply Chain, Psychology)
* Strong affinity with marketing and new product development
* Thesis to be studied needs to link closely to outputs of the responsibilities as above
* Proactive attitude - Problem Solving - Strong Communication Skills - Analytical Skills - Organizational skills - Attention to detail
* Quick learner that thrives in a fast paced international environment
* Excel / Power point - Intermediate / Advanced

Professional Attributes (examples, choose max 5)

* Communication Skills
* At Kraft Heinz you'll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it's important you have excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.

* Resilience
* You're able to bounce back after a disappointment or set back, big or small. And always continue to move onward & upward.

* Ability to Simplify
* We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated, when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.

* Curiosity, positivity & enthusiasm
* You're curious, positive and enthusiastic. People know you as the driver of the team.

* Networking skills
* You're able to be interesting and interested in business conversations, motivating people to want to be in your network. The stronger the network you have, the more easily you can get things done. You, highly aware of that, are constantly expending your network.

What we offer you

* An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
* A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
* A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
* Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
* Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!