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Global Food Science Analyst – Chicago, IL

Location Classification: Chicago, Illinois

Position Type: Analyst

Company Classification: Marketing Research Company

Hours/Schedule: Permanent Full Time

Base Salary: $70 - $90k

Salary Comments: Up to 90k based on experience, full benefits, 401k

Offered By:

351 W. Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60654

Company Description:

Mintel is an independent award-winning provider of world-leading market intelligence, delivering robust information, analysis and critical recommendations. Mintel's trusted portfolio of proprietary industry solutions and products has been supporting high profile clients in key sectors such as FMCG, financial services, media, retail, leisure and education for over 38 years.

With an expanding global presence, our worldwide office locations include London, Chicago, New York, Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney.

Job Description:

Mintel is looking for a Global Food Science Analyst to join its fast growing team in Chicago that focuses on providing thought leading insights and analysis across multiple markets and categories. Our Global Analysts are tasked with challenging our clients’ ideas and thinking by providing fresh insight and analysis with impact building upon our proprietary data and analysis.

Mintel is looking to expand its market leading coverage of the global food and drink market by further enhancing its expertise in the area of food technology and food science. We are currently looking to analysts in this field to produce thought leading content and insight driven analysis on the impact of cutting edge developments in the food science sphere and its application in consumer markets.

Job Deliverables
• Write monthly analysis focusing on trends in food ingredients, food technology and packaging innovation, and emerging food science.
• Client interaction and engagement through presentations, quarterly webinars, ask the analyst sessions, conferences, etc

Job Skills
• Six years of experience of the food science, ingredients or packaging markets gained from working in or with the food and drink industry
• Ability to analyze multiple sets of data and write concise, insightful analysis
• Ability to think creatively when analyzing and presenting data
• Strong client development, presentation and consultancy skills

Job Requirements:

• Food science or food technology degree
• Experience working for a manufacturer or brand within the food industry in the US (and/or Europe)
• Experience in Research/advertising/marketing strategy and/or consultancy
• Experience as a market analyst or Journalist for trade publications or industry specialists.
• In depth experience of the food technology industry, NPD
• Very strong analyst with good presentation skills and ability to be forward looking and base projections on fact, knowledge and good judgment
• Multi country knowledge and experience an advantage

Additional Comments:

Mintel International Group is global consumer market research and consulting firm that delivers syndicated and custom research solutions and database tools designed to assist organizations with product innovation and competitive intelligence monitoring. With group headquarters in the UK and US headquarters in Chicago, Mintel has been a market leader for nearly forty years.


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