Graduate Marketing

Kerry GroupNaas, KildareGraduate

We are Kerry, the Taste & Nutrition company. We understand that consumers want delicious products made from trusted, authentic foods and flavours . Every day millions of people throughout the world consume foods and beverages containing our taste and nutrition solutions. We add protein to your post workout shake, we reduce sugar, while maintaining great taste and we have the know–how to replace the "baddies" in foods with wholesome ingredients. Join us and be part of the future of food.

Role Location: 

• Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland 

*Please be advised that the role location is subject to change at any stage of the recruitment lifecycle. Kerry's Graduate Programme operates on the basis that candidates are globally mobile*.


Kerry is the world’s leading taste and nutrition partner for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. We innovate with our customers to create great tasting products, with improved nutrition and functionality, while ensuring better impact for the planet. Our leading and proprietary consumer insights, global RD&A team of 1,000+ food scientists and local manufacturing footprint in 31 countries enable us to co-create with our customers across over 150 countries. At Kerry, we are driven to be our customers’ most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition, and will reach over 2 billion consumers with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030.

Description & Responsibilities:

Working with some of the world’s largest Foodservice brands, your role will support sales activities through the provision of market insight and analysis to help inform and drive strategic initiatives and tailored customer engagements.

In addition, you will also support the Commercial team across a number of different channels (Quick Service Restaurants, Pizza, Coffee & Bakery) through the generation of insight from primary research, data acquisition, market analysis and report preparation, with a focus on food trends, ingredients and consumer behaviors within the foodservice channel.

This role will expose you to the wider business and enable you to work closely with multiple business functions in order to achieve best results for our customers. These functions include RD&A, Culinary Chefs & Baristas, Finance, Commercial, Communications and End Use Market Marketing teams.

Desirable Attributes:

• Minimum 2:1 degree in a Marketing related discipline • Fluency in a second European language is advantageous • Digital marketing experience is beneficial • Exceptional problem-solving skills • Proven record of delivering on projects and achievement of results • Motivated self-starter with the determination and drive to succeed • Strong leadership and communication skills • Strong ability to work well in a team and on your own • Excellent IT skills, particularly in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word • Strong presentation, analytical and verbal reasoning skills • Willingness to travel or relocate across the global Kerry organisation is a key requirement

Joining us means being supported by, and learning from, talented people who really care about what they do. You’ll get bags of responsibility early on, and we’ll be open to your ideas. And because we’re always looking to the future, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. Our current CEO joined us as a grad. How far will you go?

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