BASF (HK) - Intern, Global Strategic Marketing, Additives

Entry Level
Hong Kong
Intern, Global Strategic Marketing, Additives
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About Us

We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. Our success as a company relies on the engagement of our employees. We encourage our employees to develop their strengths, and we recognise their achievements. For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.

Who we're looking for

BASF’s regional headquarters is located in Hong Kong, overseeing over 18,000 employees at about 100 sites across Asia Pacific. BASF’s Hong Kong office houses regional business units (Monomers, Intermediates, Performance Chemicals, Care Chemicals, Coatings and Dispersions & Pigments) and regional functional units (Human Resources, Finance & Controlling, Corporate Audit, Legal, Taxes & Insurance, Strategic Planning & Business Development, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Corporate Affairs). BASF also maintains the global headquarters of its Dispersions and Pigments business in Hong Kong. We would be happy to welcome you to the Global Performance and Formulation Additives Team.

Our business unit focuses on serving customers in the paints and coatings, such as architectural, industrial and automotive and printing and packaging, as well as adhesives, construction and composites industries. We produce and market a wide range of performance (light stabilizers and antioxidants) and formulation additives (dispersing agents, defoamers, rheology modifiers, wetting agents & surface modifiers, film forming agents) all over the globe.

The Global Strategic Marketing team drives the key strategic aspects of the business such as capital investments / divestments, global research & development projects, industry and key customer strategies. Our industry teams also steer the innovation process, competitor and market analysis, definition of launch packages, as well as internal and external customer promotions.

What you will be doing in this role
  • Support & drive business analysis & strategic rationale for global investments / divesture projects
  • Analyze global & regional business performance to identify gaps towards results for current year
  • Drive / lead market research, competitive analysis and benchmarking
  • Support & drive digitalization initiatives such as pricing, website development
  • Conduct financial analysis to monitor top line and fixed cost development
About you
  • Committed to a 6–9-month full-time internship from Nov/Dec 2021
  • Students of Bachelor/Master's Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Chemistry or related disciplines
  • Having previous internship experience in marketing / strategy is added advantage
  • Having international experience is a plus point
  • Proficient in Advanced MS Excel & MS PowerPoint; knowledge in Power BI is beneficial
  • Willing to learn and able to work independently and expose to various tasks given
  • High proficiency in oral and written English, other languages is a plus point

Application Procedure

  • Submit your CV, cover letter and school transcripts on our online job portal
  • In your application, state clearly your available period, and your expected graduation date


  • We offer Hong Kong local employment terms only for this opening.
  • All applications shall be kept in strictest confidence.
What we offer

For BASF, diversity is one of the essential keys to business success and the well-being of our employees. We promote an inclusive culture that accepts the diversity of people, experiences and capabilities. By embracing talents and abilities of all kinds, we aim to boost creativity and motivation, and enhance our teams’ performance.

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