Sales Support Internship

Trainee- & Internships Brussels Full-time Belgium

Job Description

Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) is the world's leading pure-play coffee and tea company. For more than 265 years, JDE has been inspired by the belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. Today, JDE unleashes the possibilities of coffee and tea in more than 100 countries, through a portfolio of over 50 brands including Douwe Egberts, L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, OldTown, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.

We're looking for a Sales intern to strengthen our sales team in Brussels. As a Sales Intern at JDE  you will work on a set of different global and local brands within the portfolio (SENSEO®, L’Or , Douwe Egberts, Jacqmotte). Interns at JDE get an in depth understanding of the sales industry while learning from reputable sales professionals. A Sales Intern provides support for the sales team including:

  • Putting the analytical skills into practice by analysing sales results and translating them into arguments or action points;
  • Administrational support for sales colleagues in both field, shopper and customer functions;
  • Opportunity to accompany the external field team for a day to experience what happens in the stores;
  • Support sales initiatives such as creating presentations made out of the sales data;
  •  Option to broaden the knowledge of sales and FMCG. 


If you’re brimming with entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. Working globally and locally, our Associates have been positively influencing the world of coffee for over 250 years. We love people who are not afraid to try, and who try until they get it right. We value strong convictions and encourage debate. And all this in an open, friendly environment where you can approach anyone and grow any way you like.

For this role as an Sales Intern, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

  • You’re a student in economics, business, communication, marketing, or has experience in courses with analytics and e-commerce;
  • Good communication and analytical skills;
  • You are commercially minded;
  • Hands on mentality and agile;
  • Experience with MS Microsoft programs;
  • You’re interested in the coffee and tea business;
  • You’re available for at least 5 to 6 months starting from Aug/Sep. 
  • Fluent in French and/or Dutch. Fluent in English.

Additional Information

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious –JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS: A coffee for every cup.
Working with us means you’ll be making an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We work as a team, celebrating success and supporting one another. Our associates work with a diverse group of like-minded people, in an innovative environment committed to doing the right thing –all across the world. What you do here will get noticed.

It’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS, we’ve made it our mission to find out. Our people have been raising the bar since day one, thinking fast and acting even faster to make an impact that’s felt around the world. JDE is the home to some of the most well-known coffee brands in the world. To date, our coffee and tea portfolio is available in over 100 countries and includes iconic household names such as Jacobs, Tassimo, Moccona, Senseo, L’OR, Douwe Egberts, Super, Kenco, Pilao and Gevalia. We’ve built our business on the belief that everyone deserves the coffee they love – no matter who you are, where you live or how you take it.

At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief “It’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee”.  We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love.