Export Placement at Church & Dwight

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
23rd February 2019
South East
Folkestone, Kent
Role May Involve
Accountancy Business Management Consumer Products/FMCG Marketing

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Export Placement

Are you taking a placement year as part of your degree or graduating and looking for an internship in the UK? Are you enthusiastic, numerate, IT proficient and a team player? Do you have an interest in pursuing a possible career in Export Sales when finishing university? If your answer is 'YES' we may have just the opportunity for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a paid internship within our Export Sales Team, where you will be able to gain valuable work experience in a global FMCG company.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an intern to join our Export department, based in Folkestone, Kent, on a 12 month contract starting in July 2019.

As an Export Intern, you will work on a diverse range of tasks which will further your knowledge and skills as well as adding value to our business. During the internship you will receive a tailored induction as well as regular feedback and reviews with your supervisor.

As part of our Export Team, you will be working on tasks such as:

  • Supporting the Export Project Management Team.
    • Introduction of new products through to market launch – writing of business cases.
    • Working closely with Supply Chain, Finance and Brand Teams.
  • Updating and maintenance of our Extranet system for distributors.
  • Supporting the European Export Business Development Manager with our Sales & Operations process. This will involve monthly meetings with Supply Chain & Demand Planning.
  • Supporting Export Managers with any pre-meeting preparation work i.e. Presentations & Financial analysis.
  • Coordinating artworks from organizing pack copy files, translations and artwork briefs.
    • Preparing product and pallet labels suitable for shipment.
  • Collating distributor marketing activities and sharing with the business.
  • Assisting with our distributor event.
  • Assisting the Export accountant with ad-hoc work including financial templates, product appraisals and data consolidation. This will also include invoice review for distributor trade/marketing spend.

Who we are looking for

We welcome applications from current students looking to undertake an industry placement year and also graduates seeking their first Export opportunity.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Undergraduate/postgraduate ideally in Business Studies/Finance.
  • Competent in MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to demonstrate a “can do” attitude.

About Church & Dwight

You may be more familiar with our products than with our company name. Batiste dry shampoo, Pearl Drops Whitening toothpolish, Arm & Hammer baking soda toothpaste, Femfresh Intimate wash, Orajel toothache & ulcer relief, Sterimar natural sea water nasal spray and Nair hair removal products all of which form part of our exciting brands. We are continuing to grow our portfolio each year with new exciting acquisitions our newest including Viviscal, Toppik, Anusol and Waterpik.

Church & Dwight UK Ltd are based in Folkestone, Kent, where we develop, produce & distribute many of our products and work with Sofibel in Paris and Church & Dwight GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany to form the European team. We are part of Church & Dwight Co. Inc. based in New Jersey, USA.

In the UK we employ over 300 people who undertake a range of roles from Research & Development & Marketing through to Purchasing, Production and Supply Chain. These teams are supported by departments such as Finance & Human Resources.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity and have a valid European passport or a student visa that allows you to undertake an internship opportunity, please contact our HR Team explaining why you would like to work with Church & Dwight UK and attaching a current CV to: HRDepartment.UK@churchdwight.com

We are currently recruiting for Interns across our business functions, for intern opportunities in other subjects please visit the careers page of the Church & Dwight UK website.