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A day in the life of an Associate
As our new Student Associate you will be a valued member of the Swedish Sales team at Mars North Europe, a team driven to sell our chocolate, confectionary, pet food and food brands in Sweden. You will work closely together with our Business Managers to create insights and analyses that can improve our sales. The role entails plenty of personal responsibility, varied tasks and broad exposure in the organization. To be successful in this, we are looking for someone who can thrive in the detail-oriented arena of data management & analysis. At the same time, someone have the personal and professional skills to communicate and contextualize the derived insights to colleagues and customers.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Your responsibilities will include supporting our Business Managers in their daily work and include practical tasks such as:
- Perform ad hoc analyzes using scanner, sales, and store data
- Help with campaign planning and follow-up
- Ensure correct invoice prices
- Shopper and customer analyze
- Preparation of presentations for internal and external use
- Update of different forecast and sales report on regular basis
- Translation of trade presentations and other trade materials
In addition, you will progressively be given the chance to drive and manage projects yourselves, supporting a wide variety of stakeholders.
The job is a part-time position of approximately 20 hours per week divided into at least 2 days per week.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who is not afraid to learn new things, someone with a mix of hard and soft capabilities and the desire to challenge the status quo You are ideally at the 3rd year of your Bachelor’s degree. The elements of your current degree and future master’s degree relates to the subject area of the position (directly or indirectly). You will distinguish yourself based primarily on having a curious analytical mind and the ability and desire to create effective solutions.
Company language is English, but fluency in Swedish is required. You have a strong understanding and experience with Excel and Power Point. Any prior experience with areas such as database management or business intelligence (e.g. Nielsen Answer Desktop) will serve as a plus.
At Mars, we strongly believe in developing talent in the early stages. In fact, many of our current senior managers started with us as students or graduates and have grown together with us. As such, they serve as the foundation of the Mars culture and have helped shape Mars into what it is today.
Working life here is never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach at Mars and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars a special place to work.
Please apply with your CV and cover letter in English through the button “Apply” below by latest January 24 th 2021.
We very much look forward to your application.
About Mars, Incorporated
Mars North Europe is a subsidiary of Mars Inc. Mars is a global leader in chocolate, pet care, gum, confectionary and has world class brands that have been around for more that 100 years. Mars Nordics is marketing a range of well-known brands such as SNICKERS ® , M&M'S ® , TWIX ® , MARS ® , PEDIGREE ® , WHISKAS ® , UNCLE BEN’S ® , and DOLMIO ® . Mars North Europe is part of the European organisation, employs over 260 Associates, and has their Nordic hub in Ørestad, Copenhagen. Mars is a value-driven organization that deeply believes in our associate’s potential and development. Contact us and we will tell you more. You can also visit www.mars.com and follow us on LinkedIn.