Commercial Summer Internship

by Vodafone


Job Details

26th February 2021
Internship (1-4 Months)
Customer Service, E-Business, Logistics and Operations, Marketing
Central London and City
London Paddington

Commercial Summer Internship

We dream big, innovate with heart, and empower people through technology. Whether that is by helping scientists fight a pandemic or enabling people to live more sustainably, we turn ideas into reality and our ambitions into action. It’s this spirit that drives our youth to make real progress; in the world around them and in their careers.  

Here you’ll be inspired to own your journey, whether you’ll be learning from brilliant mistakes or growing from projects that make a real impact. At Vodafone we don’t just hope for change, we make it happen.

Start date: 14th June 2021 
Programme duration: 12 weeks
Location: London Paddington. Given the current context which has seen 90% of Vodafone employees working from home since March 2020 as well as our ambition of being #FutureReady, we are expecting flexibility around work location (time working from home and time in the office) to continue during the course of the summer placement programme.  

What you need:

  • On track for a 2:2 in any BA/BSc/Integrated Masters degree
  • You must be in your penultimate year of your academic programme; i.e. you must be in the 2nd year of a 3 -year degree or the 3rd year of a 4-year degree
  • You must also have the correct right to work documentation in place for the full programme duration. We do not offer visa sponsorship. 

Please note that you can only make one application to one of our Summer Placement programmes for 2021. We will only consider your first application. 

Commercial at Vodafone 

For us at Vodafone, it all starts and ends with our customers. Earning customer loyalty is in our spirit and we deepen our engagement with them while innovating and creating products and solutions that will keep millions connected. Ranging from attracting our consumers through Marketing & Brand presence to developing our mPesa digital banking service for the ‘bank-less’ communities to delivering a consistently great customer experience – our Commercial function does it all while meeting all our global consumer demands!

What’s in it for you

  • Exposure and real-life experience within our Commercial teams and understanding the impact it has on the organisation’s success
  • Learning from industry experts that facilitate a focused professional development to enable you to take your career forwards
  • Investment in your personal and professional development 
  • Accountability from day one and the opportunity to be involved in work which builds our digital future 
  • Being part of a community of Summer Placement students, Industrial Placements and Graduates
  • The opportunity to be fast tracked onto one of our graduate programmes   
  • Flexible working and fast paced environment
  • A focus on innovation and doing things differently

What we’re looking for

  • Passion for delivering brilliant customer service and commercial savviness 
  • International mind-set and interest in global business 
  • Demonstrate creativity and adaptability 
  • Curiosity and passion for technology, how things work and the future of digital
  • Embodying our Spirit behaviours
  • Strong academic performance
  • Proficiency in English
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written

Vodafone is committed to making reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process for all candidates considered to have a disability. If you have any questions, please let us know at the following address:

Put your spirit into practice, and Act Up. 

About Vodafone

As a global tech leader, Vodafone transforms lives and businesses around the world. From developing pioneering IoT technology, to connecting 50 million unbanked people to financial services through smart phones, Vodafone connect millions of people to endless possibilities.

Vodafone’s purpose is to build a digital society that enhances socio-economic progress, embraces everyone and does not come at the cost of our planet. To support this and their 670 million customers, constant innovation underpins everything Vodafone does. For example, when hit by a crisis, Vodafone takes action. Vodafone are empowering thousands of people to help the battle against COVID-19, in their sleep. The DreamLab app taps into a phone’s unused processing power when charging at night, turning it into a virtual supercomputer to support vital research.

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