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Global Food Science Analyst Chicago, IL

Job Tracking ID: 512212-417736

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: December 18, 2012



Job Description:

Mintel is an international leader in providing consumer market research and competitive intelligence tools as well as in delivering customized consulting solutions to top-tier organizations. With group headquarters in the United Kingdom, and U.S. headquarters in Chicago, Mintel has been a market leader 40 years.

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 food and drink 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 research.

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. The Global Food Science Analyst will 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. This person will ideally have experience working for a manufacturer or brand within the food industry in the US (and/or Europe), a Research/advertising/marketing strategy firm or as a Journalist for a relevant trade publication.

Job Deliverables

         Write monthly analysis focusing on trends in food ingredients, food technology and emerging food science.

         Interact and engage with clients through presentations, quarterly webinars, ask the analyst sessions, conferences, etc.

Experience and Skills:

         Bachelors degree in Food science or Food Technology.

         Six years of experience of the food science, ingredients or packaging markets gained from working in or with the food and drink industry

         In depth experience of the food technology 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

         Multi-country knowledge and experience an advantage

Additional Information:

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Number of Openings: 1

Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years

Level of Education: BA/BS

Starting Date : ASAP


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