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Intern (Marketing)

Job Category:  Marketing
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Job Type:  Intern
Job ID:  709

Corbion develops sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations.


Corbion is helping to create food industry growth and consumer trust in sustainable balance. People today are more thoughtful, curious and concerned than ever about the foods they eat, often believing they must choose: between convenience and foods that taste home-made; between foods made from ingredients they understand and foods they can count on to be safe; between healthy foods and affordable foods.


At Corbion, we make it our business to prove that consumers don’t have to choose. Our innovative ingredient solutions help the world’s leading food manufacturers make delicious foods of consistent quality that are safe from day they’re produced to the day they’re enjoyed. We help customers grow, working side-by-side with them to make affordable foods that capture peoples’ palates and earn their trust. We explore, discover, create, then do it all over again, finding ever-better ways to help the world solve some of its most pressing challenges and making life a little better for people everywhere.


Currently, we are looking for an enthusiastic intern to join our Marketing department in Summer 2020, contributing creative thinking and providing administrative and tactical support in the development and implementation of key marketing strategies.


As Marketing intern, you will collaborate with members of our Marketing Communications and Marketing Insights teams in all stages of B2B marketing campaigns aimed at specific food industry segments as well as broader food industry audiences.


The position provides an opportunity for you to further develop your marketing skills in a real-world context on behalf of a respected global food industry innovator. You will learn firsthand how marketing professionals interface and collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines and functions within the company. Ultimately, you will understand more about your own aptitudes and aspirations, and how they might be most successfully applied as part of a commercial enterprise.


This position will also interact with:


  • Broader marketing organization
  • Corporate Communications
  • Sales
  • Research and Development
  • Printing and Promotional Vendors



  • Assist in the development and production of marketing materials
  • Assist in marketing and advertising activities (e.g., digital advertising, social media, print advertising, web)
  • Maintain current marketing collateral and Sales Resource Center
  • Assist in the optimization of SEO/SEM/Web Analytics dashboards
  • Assist in press and media coordination
  • Collect and analyze data from marketing campaigns
  • Assist in market analysis and competitive research
  • Support Marketing team in daily administrative tasks
  • Prepare presentations
  • Help organizing marketing events
  • Assist with internal mobile app updates


Skills, Qualifications, and Education Requirements:

  • Progress toward a Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Communications
  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Familiarity with social media platforms
  • Basic knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, eager learner with a passion for personal and professional growth
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think and work independently while collaborating with others in a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver against agreed-upon deadlines



About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients. Our sustainable ingredient solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. With a worldwide network of production facilities, sales offices and agents in more than 100 countries, Corbion is known for quality, product innovation, and customer orientation, as well as for its collegial, informal and results-oriented company culture.


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Corbion Human Resources department.  The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Medical, Nutrition, R&D, Medical Device, Healthcare, Research

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