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Sunday 21 January 2018

Want to work all over the world promoting Irish food and drink?

Search for 30 talented professionals to become future food & drink industry leaders

Kate O’Driscoll, Origin Green Ambassador, Amsterdam, Diarmuid Greene, Bord Bia Marketing Fellow, Dubai and Aoife Carr, Bord Bia Marketing Fellow, Dusseldorf launched a search for thirty talented professionals to become future leaders in Ireland’s thriving food industry. Photo Chris Bellew
Kate O’Driscoll, Origin Green Ambassador, Amsterdam, Diarmuid Greene, Bord Bia Marketing Fellow, Dubai and Aoife Carr, Bord Bia Marketing Fellow, Dusseldorf launched a search for thirty talented professionals to become future leaders in Ireland’s thriving food industry. Photo Chris Bellew
Ciaran Moran

Ciaran Moran

Bord Bia and the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School have started their search for 30 talented professionals who can demonstrate the aptitude, ambition and drive to become future leaders in Ireland’s thriving food industry.

Successful applicants will work alongside leading Irish and International food, drink and horticultural brands in overseas markets while honing their strategic business development, marketing and business sustainability skills.

The Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship and Origin Green Ambassador programmes are part of an innovative suite of talent development programmes run in conjunction with UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School which also serve to support the growth of the Irish food, drink and horticultural industry on a global scale.

Successful applicants on both programmes will have their tuition fees fully paid, in addition to receiving a bursary towards living expenses. 

Marketing Fellowship Programme

The Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship Programme (MSc International Marketing Practice) commences in June 2017 and is recruiting 20 individuals.

The 18-month action learning programme involves carrying out commercial assignments on behalf of Irish food, drink and horticultural companies in 12 key international markets.

Classroom based taught modules and skills training and development take place in UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School throughout the year.

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Origin Green Ambassador Programme

The Bord Bia Origin Green Ambassador Programme (Msc Business Sustainability) commences in September 2017 and is recruiting 10 individuals for key placements with the world’s leading organisations.

The two year programme allows participants to gain in-depth knowledge of the emerging issues in business sustainability and the key skills necessary to integrate them so that a genuine, realistic and practical sustainability agenda can be created within the organisation.

How to apply

For further information on both programmes and the application process visit www.smurfitschool.ie/bordbia.

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