Business Development and Market Research at a Snack Food Company (Ref: QDBS07)

Company Description:

This company is developing a mushroom snack business, looking to provide strong competition to existing potato snack products. They have the backing of a large joint venture between a Green Energy Tech Company and an industrial conglomerate. This company was established in 2015 and focuses on the edible mushroom industry, including R&D, planting, production, processing and exporting. The main markets currently are Korea, Japan and the US, but the company is planning to expand into Europe and other markets in the future.

Internship Position:

Business Development Support

Internship Description:

  • Producing analysis of worldwide snack food exhibitions
  • Market and customer research and analysis
  • Offline retail store and online store research and analysis.
  • Writing content (text, tables and charts) for company reports, industry reports and presentations, to be published internally and externally by the company.


  • Background in marketing, economics, customer relations, IT, management or finance required.
  • Good communication ability, both written and spoken.
  • Strong research ability.
  • Close attention to detail and ability to maintain high standards.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other standard office software.
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degree holders preferred.
  • Experience in the snack food industry always a bonus!
  • Foreign languages, including Spanish, German and Chinese an advantage.