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Round the World Trip on Offer at Auckland University

Immediate release
5 March 2012

Round the World Trip on Offer at Auckland University

Attending university on Tuesday (6 March 2012) could provide you with the ticket to working around the World.

A Round the World prize is part of Reckitt Benckiser’s presence at the Careers Fair. University of Auckland students who visit the Reckitt Benckiser stand can enter to win a ‘Round the World’ ticket, as well as other prizes including Save the Children gifts such as mosquito nets, food packages and water purification kits that will go straight to children in need.

Global companies such as Reckitt Benckiser will be on hand to talk about future employment opportunities at the Commerce Careers Day being held on campus at the Owen G. Glenn Building on Level 0.

As well as providing career advice to students who are keen on working with Reckitt Benckiser in the wider consumer health and FMCG sector, University of Auckland students have the chance to take part in a competition to win a ticket around the World.

“At Reckitt Benckiser we strive to employ the best people and are looking for the next generation. We’re an organisation that encourages our employees to grow within the business and, very often, that means working in a number of our overseas offices – you could start your career in New Zealand and end up working in the UK, France and even Argentina,” says Adonis Souloglou, General Manager.

“We are the organisation behind power brands such as Durex, Dettol, Strepsils and Clearasil, and our teams have the opportunity to work on global campaigns. We provide the ideal platform for enthusiastic brand, sales and marketing graduates to build impressive skills and fast track international careers.”

The winner of Auckland University Round the World ticket will have the chance to blog about their trip, and upload images and videos.

University of Auckland students can also enter the competition at www.facebook.com/reckittbenckiser by 30th March 2012. Students who do not attend the University of Auckland and who are keen to learn more about opportunities with Reckitt Benckiser can also find details at www.facebook.com/reckittbenckiser


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About Reckitt Benckiser

Reckitt Benckiser (RB) is a world leader in household, health and personal care.
It is a FTSE top 25 company and since 2000 net revenues have doubled and the market cap has quadrupled. Today it is the global No 1 or No 2 in the majority of its fast-growing categories, driven by an exceptional rate of innovation – typically about a third of net revenue comes from innovations launched in the prior 3 years. It has a strong portfolio led by 19 global powerbrands which are: Finish, Lysol, Dettol, Vanish, Woolite, Durex, Calgon, Airwick, Harpic, Bang, Mortein, Veet, Nurofen, Clearasil, Strepsils Gaviscon, Mucinex, Scholl and French’s, and they account for 69% of net revenue.
RB people are at the heart of the company’s success. They have an intense drive for progress and action and a desire to outperform wherever they focus, including in CSR where the company has the most ambitious corporate responsibility programme in the industry through its Carbon 20 initiative.
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, the company employs about 27,000 people worldwide, with operations in over 60 countries and sales in almost 200 countries.

For more information visit www.RB.COM

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