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Taste & Beyond Marketing Intern

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Through our summer internship, students can discover all our industry has to offer. Our interns are given hands-on, holistic view of what it takes to run a global F&F company. From networking events to resume building we’ll set you up for a long and rewarding career, at Firmenich & beyond. Our Princeton, NJ office is seeking an intern for our Marketing Department in Taste&Beyond.   

 

Internship to begin first week of June and goes through to the last week of August.  

The working hours are Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week) 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Create market overviews, category analysis, trends and support to shape internal category and business plans that also informs the solutions we generate for our customers with the guidance of Marketing Managers 

  • Develop category market snapshots, summarize relevant consumer trends and market launches and create compelling snapshots of content that demonstrate Firmenich Taste & Beyond market category understanding and that position our key technologies for advantage with our Food & Beverage customers. 

  • Candidate must have the ability to creatively integrate market data, emerging lifestyle trends, consumer insights, product, brand and competitive intelligence with a lens on food & beverage categories  

  • Content developed will be used both internally and with our Customer Accounts teams as they meet with customers and position Firmenich technologies and our category acumen 

  • Extract insight from secondary data sources (Mintel, Euromonitor, etc) to add value and thought-leadership for our internal and external customers 

 

Requirements 

  • Third year+ student in a Business program with a focus on Marketing, Food Marketing, Innovation, Communications 

  • Understanding and passion for pop culture, art, design, and food & beverage trends  

  • Able to sift through a lot of information to create compelling communications with a focus on storytelling 

  • Excellent MS Office skills including PowerPoint 

  • Eye for design and layout; Graphic Design ability a huge plus  

 

We value 

  • Accountability, a growth mindset, impact obsession 

  • Passion for the consumer 

  • Customer focus 

 

We offer: 

  • The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry 

  • A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the food and beverage industry  

  • Learn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectively 

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran 

 

At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly.  

 

The intern will learn the following: 

  • A robust understanding of how a Flavor company works and services Food & Beverage customers 

  • How to identify consumer trends using secondary data sources such as Mintel, Euromonitor, etc 

  • How to use social listening tools to understand key trends and to separate trends from market noise 

  • Ideation techniques to translate market trends into product ideas 

  • Communication and presentation skills for effective communication 

  • An overview of how to develop product demos that unite market trends and company technologies  

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