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Expression of Interest - Internship - APAC Marketing Coordinator

Date:  3 Jul 2024
Country:  Singapore
Function:  Marketing and Communication
Sub-Function:  Marketing

Internship - APAC Marketing Coordinator


Location: Singapore, Buona Vista, Amnios


About Olam Food Ingredients (ofi):

We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we're with, whatever we're doing, we always make it real.


Position Summary

The Marketing Coordinator be part of the APAC marketing team, reporting to the Head of Marketing. This role will be based in Singapore and will work within the APAC region to support marketing, insights, and communication projects. The APAC region consists of the following key markets, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines as well as Australasia (Australia & New Zealand). 
This role will provide an opportunity to learn the key functions in B2B marketing, partnering with sales and innovation teams, as well as interacting with customers and suppliers. You’ll get exposure to a wide variety of customer and consumer challenges, rolling out campaigns in multiple markets while building our ofi brand, as part of our transformational journey in co-creating category solutions, leveraging the strength of our 5 product platforms (cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices).


What you will do:

•    POSM adaptation / working with BTL agency to create assets for customer roadshows and workshops 
•    Support marketing campaigns with the development of marketing collaterals, giveaways and other materials, working with suppliers.
•    Conduct desk Research on APAC food and consumption trends to support customer presentations
•    Create and deliver basic customer presentations
•    Organize internal and external marketing events and activities 
•    Support the development of weekly communications newsletter (internal), and a regularly quarterly communications insights report. 
•    Contribute to a bank of resources (templates, FAQs, SOPs and guides) for colleagues, so they can feel empowered to communicate and execute events with confidence.
•    Facilitate supplier payment and budget monitoring
•    Organize and manage APAC Marketing and SIM Teams site

Who we are looking for:

•    Bachelor’s degree ideally in marketing, business, and market research
•    Language skills: Bilingual in English and preferably another Asian language
•    A minimum of 2 years of experience in marketing/market research/communications, ideally within the food ingredients/FMCG/CPG/Foodservice industry 
•    Has a passion for food
•    Strong proficiency in of MS Office Tools especially PowerPoint and Excel
•    Familiar with external data and research platforms such as Nielsen, IRI, Innova, Mintel, Euromonitor etc
•    Resourceful and possess strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
•    Proficient in both verbal and written communication skills
•    Design sense for highly visual and data driven Power Point
•    Adaptable and open to change and innovation
•    Is driven, curious and open in style

•   You need to be eligible to work in Singapore on an internship basis as we do not sponsor working visa.

Job Description

Key Deliverables

Strategic Effectiveness

Operational Effectiveness

Organizational Effectiveness


ofi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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