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Customer Development Summer Trainee

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Customer Development
Helsinki, Uusimaa
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Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods in foods, household, and personal care products. Our purpose is to meet the everyday needs of people everywhere – to anticipate the aspirations of our consumers and customers and to respond creatively and competitively with branded products and services, which raise the quality of life. 

At Unilever, we share one simple purpose: to make sustainable living commonplace. Across all our household brands, Home Care, Beauty and Wellbeing, Personal Care, Ice Cream andNutrition, we are creating a bright future for our business and our planet.

We are now looking for two Customer Development Summer Trainees for 

Unilever Finland

Are you passionate about learning more about customers, shoppers and selling with a purpose? 

Do you want to work with some of Finland’s favorite brands such as Ben & Jerry’s, Hellmann’s, Dove, and Omo in a global FMCG company?

Join us as our new Customer Development Summer Trainee!

What you will be doing?

Our Customer Development Summer trainees will take care of the operational, day-to-day handling of critical matters for our customers.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Answering questions related to product information and availability
  • Resolving issuesrelated to the pricing process
  • Supporting Account Planners, Key Account Managers and coordinating the sales support team in their daily tasks

You will have a chance to develop your skills in various areas of sales and take part in different projects during the summer. These projects will include analyses of sales or consumer behaviour, development of data analysis, and gathering insights. In addition to these,you will get to work in an agile operating model within agile teams and sprintswhile learning the agile ways of working in a global FMCG environment!

What does it take to succeed in the role?

We are looking for a self-driven team player, who is willing to step out of their comfort zone andis ready for new challenges. You have a can-do mentality and enjoy working in a dynamic environment. You are fluent in both English and Finnish.  Experience in salesis an advantage, but the most important thing is that you are ready to develop your skills and learn.

What’s in it for you?

Unilever offers you an exciting opportunity to drive the growth of our strong portfolio of brands and categories whilst learning, developing your skills and building your future career. You will get the chance to work with highly passionate, fun, and professional people.  

You will be joining a company with a bigger purpose; make sustainable living commonplace.You will be part of both a strong local business and a truly global organization. This is your chance to learn the best tips and tricks from a global FMCG sales department!

Apply today!

If this sounds like you,get your CV and application going latest by 12th of February!  We accept applications only through our ATS (Applicant Tracking) system. Please note that the positions are fixed term from mid-May until mid-August 2023.

Please note that there will be an on-going screening process and that the position can be filled in before the last application date. We use HireVuedigital interview tool in our recruitment process and will invite potential candidates to participate in a recorded video interview. 


For additional information about this position, please contact Hiring Manager: Jouni

For questions about the application process, please contact Nordic Talent Advisor Lead Kira

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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