A little bit about us 
As a company made up of pet owners, we believe that pets and people are better together. If you share our passion for pets and you’re looking for a career where you can take ownership, collaborate and contribute to challenging, satisfying and meaningful work, then you are the type of person we want at Nestlé Purina PetCare Canada. We are a leader in the pet care and pet nutrition industry, producing Canada’s best loved brands including Alpo ®, Beneful ®, Beyond ®, Dog Chow ®, Cat Chow ®, Fancy Feast®, Friskies®, Tidy Cats®, Pro Plan®, Purina ONE® and many more. Join us in enriching the lives of pets and the people who love them.

Position Snapshot
Business areas:  Nestlé Purina PetCare Canada
Job title: Marketing Development Organization Internship
Location: Mississauga, ON 

Position Summary 
We are seeking a Marketing Development Organization Intern based out of our Mississauga location from May to August 2024. You will work with our Category and Shopper Insights team to provide insights on the Pet Category through POS, shopper and consumer data.

A day in the life of a Marketing Development Organization Intern

  • A day in the life as a Marketing Development Organization Intern consist of working with a number of data sources to identify shopper/category insights and bring forth key messages to various stakeholders within the organization.

You will also:

  • Provide insights on category roles & consumer behavior through internal & external shopper data Prepare and analyze data reports to support various projects.
  • Develop new and enhance existing category reports and tools.
  • Assist in the development of presentations as required.
  • Work cross-functionally to improve and standardize routine processes.
  • Work with internal support teams and other departments to roll out project recommendations.

What will make you successful?
As the successful candidate, you will be a self-starter and have excellent interpersonal skills coupled with experience working cross-functionally with sales and marketing.  You will have proven problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to gain insights and develop recommendations. Internally, communicates with other employees primarily in Market Development Organization (Category Development, Shopper Marketing, Category Sales Insights) to obtain, clarify and discuss information required in performing the duties of the job.

You will also be:

  • Full-time undergraduate student in your 3rd year of a bachelor’s degree in business, Math, Finance, Commerce preferred or a related field, and are continuing your studies in 2024.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with strong strategic thinking capability.
  • Self-starter, driven, with a high attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with strong proficiency in Excel.
  • Work well in teams and have the ability to build and influence interpersonal relationships.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

We have a friendly, supportive team with a coaching and mentoring environment. There are real opportunities for future development and progression – this really could be a move towards the exciting Sales career you’ve always wanted.

What you need to know 
What can we offer in return? Excellent training and development programs as well as opportunities to grow within the company. You will also receive developmental feedback throughout your work-term to ensure that you are learning and understanding the importance of Technical and Production within the world’s largest food company. You will also build your business acumen and leadership capabilities and support your development and long-term success.

We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

Nestlé is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Nestlé will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate 

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