Global Advisors is offering two internship positions for the October / November 2014 period. The period of internship is 8 weeks, starting on 20 October and finishing on 12 December 2014.

The interns will be working with consultants in the fast-moving consumer goods / retail environment. Global Advisors is working with a major food manufacturer to understand the customer (retail) and consumer response to a new product launch in pilot store environments. Interns will assist in gathering data and insights into the channel advocacy (how customers promote optimal sales of the products), the impact on the product portfolio, success versus competitor substitutes, consumer response to the product and retail / point-of-sale lessons that can be rolled out to other stores.

Interns will work with Global Advisors team who will provide guidance and cover. Interns will be required to work independently performing store observations, interact with consumers and report back to the broader team. They will be required to travel between pilot stores in the Gauteng area and be on site by 07h00. Interns must have their own reliable transport.

Interns must be available to work full-time for the duration of the internship period. As such interns are likely to be post-graduate students with flexible / limited study commitments over the indicated period.

The internship is paid at rates consistent with those on the strategy and management consulting industry. The internship provides an opportunity to experience real-life testing and implementation of strategic recommendations and exposure to our client and the retail environment. You will directly contribute towards the definition of the client’s future product portfolio and their retail channel management.

Other than the above specifics, the internship is in line with our broader internship program – . Interested candidates should apply immediately via our online application.