Join the Global Marketing graduate programme

Looking for a life-changing career within marketing? Join the Global Marketing graduate programme!

The programme has been designed to develop the next generation of marketing leaders and will give you the opportunity to make a difference to the millions of people who rely on our products.

You can expect hands-on experience with global and local pharmaceutical marketing and sales challenges as well as product pre-launch, launch and lifecycle processes. 

Are you one of tomorrow's key people? Use your master's degree to kick-start your career with us.

What’s it about? 

When you join global marketing at Novo Nordisk, you’ll contribute to a line of business that’s integral to driving strategy within our organization – one that's been entrusted to educate our customers and physicians about our life-changing products.

Global Marketing provides early business input to discovery projects and prepares long-term marketing strategies. We also prepare the markets for product launches and ensure optimal execution of marketing strategies locally. We are responsible for managing our global key opinion leader relationships successfully and our vision is to be the best marketing team in the global pharmaceutical industry and a key contributor to value creation in Novo Nordisk.

During the 2-year programme you will undertake three challenging and exciting rotations of 8-months duration within marketing and sales, both in our corporate headquarters in Denmark and in our global affiliates. You will gain experience working as a fully-fledged member of the teams and receive leadership and team work training and development. 

You will work with senior managers and build an international network of world-class colleagues, establishing yourself as one of tomorrow’s key people in marketing at Novo Nordisk.

What’s in it for me?

Together we're life-changing. We are a successful global pharmaceutical company and the world leader in diabetes care. Your skills, dedication and ambition will help us continue to change lives for the better as we grow our business and help millions of people around the world.

Working at Novo Nordisk you will have the opportunity to make a significant difference to people with chronic conditions and society while also delivering exciting results from a business perspective.

You will develop your core skills within areas such as strategy development and implementation, product positioning and branding, market research and analysis, promotional material, and communication, strategy and implementation.

We’ve designed the programme so that, following its successful completion, you will be equipped with the skills and experience to become an integral part of our company – typically with an exciting permanent position in Denmark or elsewhere in our global organisation.

Am I qualified?

For a position as a Global Marketing Graduate starting in September 2020, the application period will start on 12 November 2019 and end on 8 January 2020.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • A master’s degree from 2019 or 2020 in a relevant field, for example within marketing, branding, product management, business or communication – and above average academic achievements
  • International experience, for example from studying a full semester abroad, working or volunteering
  • Relevant work experience or extracurricular activities obtained next to your studies
  • A commercial mind-set, high drive, a can-do attitude and a passion for marketing 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a professional and personal impact that is reflected in your desire to take the initiative and responsibility for your projects
  • Professional fluency in English and be globally mobile
  • International driver's license