Arla: Customer Development Intern, Aarhus

Arla: Customer Development Intern, Aarhus

As Customer Development Intern you will join Customer Marketing; the cross-field between sales and marketing in Arla Denmark. We focus distinctly on winning at the moment of truth when the shoppers decide on a purchase in the store. We deliver shopper insights, analysis and recommendations on how to increase category spend, and naturally the sale of Arla’s products.  

Among other things, we drive the development and execution of Arla’s strategies for product range, price, promotion, space and navigation. We have a wide range of data sources available as a base for making our recommendations.

We are based in Viby J, close to Aarhus, Denmark and this is where you will work from. 

About the Internship
During the internship in Customer Marketing you will be assigned your own projects as well as being a contributor to other projects working closely with Customer Marketing team members as well as other key stakeholders. Your main responsibilities will be focused around customer development of our retail customers.  

As part of Customer Marketing you will work on the following during the internship:

Shopper Insights 
Deep knowledge of Danish FMCG shoppers is essential to Customer Marketing. As an intern, you will analyse shopper trends, shopper profiles and brand performance to optimize the customer’s dairy categories.

Performance management
Monitoring performance of category sales across our retailers is necessary to drive decisions and ensure corrective actions. As an intern, you will track monthly dairy performance, and develop deep-dives in order to make recommendations on optimization of assortment, prices, promotions, space etc. tailored to the customer.

Cross-category projects 
We are currently looking into different cross-category projects that will influence future dairy category landscape. As an intern, you will drive development and responsibility of a selected project regarding e.g. private label, sustainability or customer portfolio optimization. Depending on your interests and capabilities, we will find the right project for your internship.

Your profile
We are looking for a candidate with strong analytical skills and a strong commercial understanding. 

  • Good English and Danish skills are needed along with good presentation skills. 
  • We expect you to be a super user in Excel.
  • A well-developed attention to details is needed for this position as well as a natural flair for numbers.
  • You are most likely a cand.merc, cand.oecon or cand.scient.pol student.

We are also looking for a person who can work independently as well as a part of a team. Time management skills are also a huge benefit as deadlines need to be met.

Application and contact 

We look forward to receiving your application. Please apply no later than 28th February 2021. 

For additional information, please contact Customer Development Manager Anna Friis Christensen on +45 91311772. 

Covid-19 notice

We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes, so we enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone’s safety.

Ref.: 70194

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