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The dairy industry is built from the ground up, and we are committed to making a positive difference to our people, our farmers, our customers, our communities and environments where we operate.

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Journey of a Graduate 

You will be adding value as a full-time employee from day one, doing real work and delivering real results.


You will be hired into a function and have the opportunity to become an expert in that field.

We are focused on your training and afford you the time to improve these capabilities, whilst providing a challenging and fast-paced work environment.

Throughout the 2-year program, we will ensure you are set up to succeed.

What can you expect? 

Let us introduce to you Vicki, our Sales & Marketing Graduate.  

Below is an extract of a newsletter shared in our B2B and Consumer sales channel teams.

Sales & Marketing Grad, Vicki
It should come as no surprise to you all by now that we have a super star amongst us. Yes, you know who we’re talking about.... 

She’s an absolute girl boss and has been kicking goals all her life and more recently as part of our Marketing team. 

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s Vicki! With Vicki taking the next step in her graduate journey with the VIC B2B foodservice team, we thought we’d take a hot minute to ask Vicki about her time with Fonterra so far. 

Before we get into the grad program, we asked Vicki to step us back in time and give us an understanding of her career prior to Fonterra. 

In 2019 Vicki studied Bachelor of Business with a major in marketing. 

Driven to cut her teeth across multiple roles in a corporate environment the Fonterra Graduate program looked most attractive, Vicki also liked that Fonterra is a global company, presenting opportunities to work overseas later in her career which is something that she would very much like to do.

Vicki started her grad program in Marketing with the Consumer team and here she largely focused on promoting the Western Star Butter line. Since then we welcome Vicki to the B2B Marketing team, where she was working across a boarder range of products and offering her support to the sales team in the recent Spring Menu promotion. 

Over the last 6 months, Vicki has immersed herself across several opportunities. One worth mentioning and a highlight for Vicki has been working with our Executive Chef. Here Vicki was able to turn her skills to produce two different video recipes. 

These videos have since been used as part of the PFD virtual buy show and have been posted on PFD socials. You go girl, what an awesome achievement.

What’s next for our girl Vicki?

Well, we can’t wait to welcome Vicki into the B2B Sales Team. This next step will no doubt be another great achievement in her career.

Have a look at what a typical day of a graduate in the Operations stream can look like.

A day in the life - Operations stream

Time to watch: 1:35 min