2024 Diversity Leadership Symposium: 2025 Nestlé USA Marketing Development Program

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Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

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Are you a current undergraduate student who is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion? Are you looking for a full-time Marketing role starting the summer of 2025? If you've got an appetite for an exciting career, apply now for Nestlé's 2024 virtual Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS)! It's a three-day, professional development and hiring event, taking place from August 13-15, 2024, for college students of diverse backgrounds! If selected to participate in the symposium, you will learn about Nestle’s winning culture, network with peers & current Nestlé employees, and interview for our 2025 Nestlé USA Marketing Development Program!

What to expect from the 2024 Diversity Leadership Symposium:

  • Gain valuable exposure to life and careers at Nestlé and discover how a diverse and inclusive environment fuels career growth
  • Network with business leaders and develop relationships with peers from universities across the nation while participating in engaging activities
  • Interview for our 2025 Nestlé USA Marketing Development Program, with a chance to return to school with a full-time job offer in hand for post-graduation!

What to expect for the 2025 Nestlé USA Marketing Development Program:

The Marketing Development Rotation Program is a dynamic 3-year, development program with unique rotations and experiences that develop participants’ analytical skills, critical thinking, and leadership potential. Through this robust development program, participants build relevant and real-world marketing skills that will jump-start their career as future marketing leaders within Nestlé USA.

This unique rotational program is fueled by a growth mindset dedicated to personal development and by a shared love of food and culinary excellence. We are looking for people with the right mix of talent and enthusiasm —with proven leadership skills, strong analytical and communication skills, and a passion for working in a collaborative team-based environment. Participants will have the chance to work at one of our Nestlé headquarter locations in the US – Arlington, VA or Solon, OH.

Where you Work:

We have opportunities at two vibrant U.S. headquarters locations - Arlington, VA and Solon, OH. Participants will have the chance to immerse yourself in one campus for the entirety of your program, allowing you to fully engage with your surroundings and build lasting connections.

Rotation Descriptions:

Rotation 1: Technical Applications Group – Associate Project Manager

During this 12-month rotation, you will take the lead in cross-functional teams, driving innovation in product development. You will gain a solid foundation in marketing decision-making, encompassing manufacturing, financial impact, and consumer insights. Dedicated mentorship and training will support your development, ensuring you thrive in this role.

Rotation 2: Marketing – Consumer Insights Analyst

In this rotation, you will collaborate with our Consumer Marketing Insights teams in support of one of our divisions. During this 12-month rotation, you will gain exposure to both our Center of Marketing Excellence (CME) and Brand Marketing teams. You will build strong analytics and insights skills to be able to influence and enable our Brand Marketing teams to win with our diverse consumer base.

Rotation 3: Marketing – Brand Marketing Analyst

During your final 12-month rotation, you will join a Brand Marketing team within one of our divisions. This is your opportunity to “put it all together” and leverage all the skills & knowledge from your previous rotations. You will call on experiential learnings and apply them to developing strategies and activations for your team. Upon completion of this rotation, you will officially graduate from the Marketing Development Program and can pursue exciting career opportunities in our Marketing organization.

Position Eligibility Requirements:

  • Able to participate in Diversity Leadership Symposium August 13-15, 2024
  • Bachelor’s degree completed by June 2025
  • Majors in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, Sales Management, Data or Business Analytics, and related fields
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

Professional & Leadership Requirements:

  • Previous Co-Op/Internship or other practical experience in a CPG industry preferred
  • Leadership in an extracurricular activity or organization on-campus or through professional experiences

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Possess excellent analytical skills and ability to utilize basic Excel functions
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to design comprehensive presentations in PowerPoint
  • Willingness to embrace change and learn quickly in a fast-paced, complex environment
  • Comfortable working in independent and team settings

Additional Benefits:

  • This program is endorsed by our esteemed Marketing Leadership Team and our Executive Leaders. Every participant is assigned a mentor (a senior marketing leader) and an advisor (marketing associate) to round out their development and to support successful project completion
  • As participants move on to their third rotation, they are also invited to participate in our marketing development curriculum. This features best-in-class courses that build functional knowledge, as well as multi-day immersive sessions. All our courses feature internal & external thought leaders.

Join us on this exciting journey, where you will be empowered to make a meaningful impact, unleash your potential, and shape the future of marketing at Nestlé USA.

The Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium is ideal for students from diverse backgrounds but is open to all candidates, regardless of ethnicity, who can demonstrate that they would make a positive contribution to diversity at Nestlé.

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

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