Brand Management and Marketing Communications

  • Reference: I-19-57870
  • Type: Internship
  • Organisation: DSM Coating Resins
  • Location: Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Duration: 3 - 12 months


To further build our brand Decovery®, grow our business and change the paint & coatings industry, we are looking for a pro-active, hands-on positivist with a can-do attitude. At this very moment, we are on the verge of starting preparations for a brand activation campaign for Decovery®. The campaign is being designed and prepared together with a marketing agency in London and requires your brainpower and (project) management skills to get from ideas into concepts into reality. You get the opportunity to think big and do things different, to make it happen and make a difference. Being the right hand of the Marketing Manager Decovery®, your key responsibilities are:

  • Marketing research
  • Development of a brand strategy
  • Creation of a communication strategy
  • Development of creative Marketing concept

Starting date: flexible (as of January 2020)

  • Functional work area: Marketing / Sales
  • Hours per week: 20 - 40
  • Salary: € 400,- / € 500,- per month
  • Additional benefits: Flexible working hours, Laptop, Travel expenses, Working from home


We need an enthusiastic and active teamplayer to support us in our journey. Somebody who is keen to learn by doing and recognizes this assignment is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience with innovation, sustainability, brand management and marketing communications. You have good English communication skills, both verbal and in writing.

Duration of the internship is flexible and can be adjusted to your availability - if you are the right candidate it is all open for discussion!

  • Applicant profiles: BSc Student, MSc Student
  • Experience: not applicable
  • Study areas: Innovation, Marketing
  • Required language skills: English


DSM is a Global Life Science & Material Science company, active in various market segments. Our purpose is to create brighter lives for people today and generations to come. For DSM, sustainability is more than a responsibility; it is our company’s core value. DSM Coating Resins (DCR) is the largest Business Unit (BU) within the Business Group (BG) DSM Resins & Functional Materials in the performance materials cluster of DSM. DCR is a global player in the development, production and sales of high quality resins for the coatings, printing & packaging industries with a focus on using innovative, sustainable, environmentally friendly technologies. DCR is headquartered in The Netherlands (Amsterdam) has production sites in the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, USA and China, and employs around 1,300 people, operating from 15 locations across the world. It is our ambition to become a globally recognized partner for sustainable innovation in specialty resins & functional materials.

Reduce the world’s dependency on fossil-based materials

We are proud DSM has taken a leading role in the transition from solvent borne to waterborne paints & coatings. Now, with Decovery®, DSM is starting a new revolution. We have invested in a new technology to create even more sustainable paints and coatings.With the unique Decovery® resin portfolio, DSM aims to set a new, high performance standard in paint, replacing fossil-based by renewable materials. Enabling our customers to offer a more sustainable paint that is plant-based, reduces the carbon footprint and meets the high performance requirements of end users today and tomorrow.

  • Industry: Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
  • Organisation size: > 10.000
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