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British American Tobacco Benelux is a part of the most international tobaccocompany in the world. We are a global tobacco group, with brands sold in more than 200 markets. Our business operates at a local, as well as global, level. We don’t own tobacco farms, but we provide agronomy support through our extension services to over 100,000 smallholder farmers around the world. We are a part of many local communities – both large and small – around the world, and in many countries we are the top employer and the company of choice for people employed at every stage of our supply chain. In 2013 we sold 676 billion cigarettes, made in 46 factories in 41 countries. We employ more than 57,000 people in more than 200 markets worldwide, with many more indirectly employed through our supply chain. Globally, our business last year contributed more than £33 billion in duty, excise and taxes to governments worldwide. Facts and figures behind British American Tobacco The world’s second largest quoted tobacco group by market share. Over 200 brands sold in over 200 markets. Employing more than 57,000 people worldwide. A wide portfolio of cigarette brands across all price points and distinct consumer segments - premium, lights, menthol. 5 global drive brands - Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans. Other well-known international brands include State Express 555, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges and John Player Gold Leaf. Cigarette factories in 41 countries. £8.7 million charitable and community expenditure (under the London Benchmarking Group’s criteria for charitable donations). 12 years running in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. £33+ billion taxes generated for governments worldwide.
Our approach to personal development is based on a simple belief - that the person who best knows your ambitions and aspirations is you. We want to encourage you to develop the skills you need to progress and move your career forward. But we also believe that you're the best person to map out your own development. We expect you to drive regular career discussions. We encourage you to assess your strengths and weaknesses honestly and to seek feedback from your colleagues. We count on you to make continuous learning and the quest for improvement a part of your personality - to be hungry for new ideas, skills and assignments.
At British American Tobacco, development of new talent is high on the agenda. In order to develop talent in the earlier stages of your carreer we offer internships on Bachelor's and Master's level in the Benelux marketing and sales organisation. Internships usually last six months, and in that time you get to know our company and projects within the department of your choice. Both practical internships and graduation assignments are possible, depending on your interest. At British American Tobacco Benelux internships are possible in the following departments: Marketing, Finance, Legal, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs (CORA) and Human Resources. At British American Tobacco we work with the principle: Freedom through responsibility. This principle is very true for all our interns. In order to be successful in our organisation you would need to be proactive, independent and not affraid to take initiative.
We think people want to be inspired and challenged by what they do. If you agree then British American Tobacco could be the company for you. We’re looking for talented people from all backgrounds to bring their particular skills to our company. Developing some of the most famous tobacco brands in the world, in often complex and competitive environments, isn’t always easy and it calls for a wide diversity of people, skills and ideas. At British American Tobacco you’ll find the freedom to discuss and debate your ideas and the empowerment to develop our business in exciting ways. In short, your fresh ideas and unique differences help to keep us sharp, innovative and ahead of the game. As a truly international company, with over 55,000 employees across the world, when we say Bring Your Difference, we really mean it.