Novo Nordisk: Internship in Obesity Marketing – University of Copenhagen

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15 February 2017

Novo Nordisk: Internship in Obesity Marketing

Are you studying for your master’s degree and do you want a tremendous opportunity to not only get involved in the marketing and brand development for Saxenda and how we are commercialising this unique product, but also to support the development of an entirely new business area in Novo Nordisk, the obesity pipeline, one of the four must win battles strategically over the next ten years? Then you might be the new intern we are looking for in Global Obesity Marketing.  
At Novo Nordisk, we share a passion for changing patients’ lives, and we are always looking for talented individuals who want to join us in this effort. Our internships provide exciting learning opportunities for students who bring new ways of thinking to our company.

About the department

You get the opportunity to join an expanding, international, high performing team in Søborg, Denmark, responsible for the complete commercial strategy for Saxenda (including global launches) as well as the commercial direction of the obesity pipeline. Furthermore, the department is responsible for coordinating activities towards supporting development of the obesity pharmacotherapy market, which remains small today.

The position

You will be responsible to Support activities surrounding the global launch roll-out of Saxenda; Drive our congress attendance strategy and execution ; Plan our annual better practice sharing meeting: our unique and most critical meeting bringing all global affiliates together for a F2F meeting and workshop and Support our comms activities and innovation projects (hackathon, workshops, partnerships) supporting the obesity market development project.

  • Internship period: The internship position is a full-time position for 6 months.
  • Start date: 01 March 2017
  • Place: Denamrk - Søborg


We are looking for an intern with a passion for marketing, business development, and innovation to support our for our entry into a completely new disease area for Novo Nordisk. You are currently studying for a degree in marketing, business or economics. We prefer if you already have general knowledge about business and/or the pharmaceutical industry. We expect you to master English, verbally as well as in writing, that you have the skills to handle a large volume of projects (with supervision) and work independently.
As a person, you are outgoing & independent with a strong personal drive and dedication. You are having strong stakeholder management and project management skills. Your innovative and have an international mind-set essential for the unique requirements of the obesity project.
Please note that applications will be reviewed continuously and interviews will be planned as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we have been changing diabetes since 1923. If you are ready to strengthen our position as an innovative pioneer and respected industry leader, we encourage you to join us to make the most of your talent.


For further information, please contact Sasha Semienchuk at +45 3079 5260 or see original website. Deadline 15 February 2017.