Product Marketing Placement

by Sony Europe

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Deadline: 17th December 2021
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Business Analytics, Business Management, Marketing
Location: South East
City: Weybridge, Basingstoke

Product Marketing Student Placement Year 2022

If you want to do something extraordinary in your career, this is the place to be. We don’t just create technology, services and content. We enliven senses, capture moments and create new experiences daily. We have been at the forefront of consumer tech for decades, and we stay ahead by inspiring and fulfilling curiosity. This is the world you could be part of.

Sony Electronics has over six decades of innovation to our name, and we continue to drive the market forward. From the world's first Walkman to our latest OLED television, Sony stands for creativity and innovation. We pride ourselves on having employees who match up to those values and will continue to move us forward.

Wherever you find yourself in our business, you will be given the opportunity to understand, operate and develop our key business processes that help to make Sony what it is today. You will be given the opportunity to learn, grow and lay the building blocks for the bright career ahead of you.

We are also passionate about your development and to help you get the most out of the experience you will be part of a development module which will expose you to the other areas of the Sony family, our business leaders and get you working on some great projects. With a group of like-minded students, our student alumni and business experts, you’ll be joining a fantastic community where it’s all about taking risks, pushing the boundaries and changing the future.

Working in our fast-paced business functions we promise a life changing experience.

If you’re studying towards your Bachelor's degree and think you've got what it takes – Apply today!

Product Marketing - Working in our Pan European Marketing functions, you will support the implementation of sales & marketing strategies for our market leading consumer and professional products across Europe. You will support maximizing sales and profit! The actions you take as a marketer at Sony aim to inspire the consumer but we're confident it will inspire you too.

We are offering two product marketing intern roles:

European Product Marketing Intern - Video & Sound (Consumer)

The candidate will support Pan-European and in-country teams to implement global sales & marketing strategies of Video & Sound products on a European basis. You will support to maximize sales and profit; to gain higher market share; to collaborate with other product categories (especially TV); to deliver the best propositions for our customers - and the best overall results for Sony.

The role will support and undertake diverse duties, including:

  • Pan-European marketing planning and monitoring: product launches, …
  • Pricing: Monitor, analyse and report market pricing evolution / trends regularly to pan-EU or in-country teams and regularly produce Competition Charts detailing Sony vs Competitors product prices & specifications
  • Events, Promotions & Activities
  • Product Planning: Analyse of mid to long term industry trends (Market size, segment trends, consumer behaviour); support the construction of future V&S product line-ups, including features and pricing,…

Product Marketing Intern for Media Solutions Business (B2B):

The intern will be part of our SONY Professional Solutions Europe department (PSE) and focus on Media Solutions. He or she will have the full product category responsibility within the Product Marketing team. The role will involve:

  • Planning & Supporting Monthly Forecast & Budget creation
  • Monthly & Quarterly Market share reporting and analysis
  • Competitor analysis & Monthly price tracking
  • Support with Media Solutions European & local event management
  • Co-ordination of Sales Enablement & Marketing tools across all product categories
  • Day to day Support for European Product Management team

Your profile:

  • Degree in Business Management or Marketing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good team player and ability to work independently
  • Good quantitative analytical skills
  • MS Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc)
  • Interest in technology and strong motivation to learn the business / industry
  • Open-minded and multicultural orientation
  • Team player
  • Languages: English (fluent), knowledge of another European language is a plus

What do we offer?

  • A one year, full time work experience program for undergraduate students from July 2022 until July 2023.
  • Be part of a global player in the consumer electronics industry
  • Unique and business driven experience
  • Exposure to leading edge technology
  • Business and commercial understanding
  • Opportunity to demonstrate your potential
  • Core development experience
  • Diverse and international work environment
  • Being part of a large intern network group
  • Paid internship

Our Recruitment Process:

The job posting will be open until 17th of December 2021. The selected candidates will be invited to perform a video interview during December and January.

The shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview for these two roles early February 2022.

Bring your uniqueness to Sony

We recognize that each and every one of us is original and different. Diversity and inclusion are in our DNA, they drive innovation. We empower our people to achieve one goal: to fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology.

About Sony

WE ARE SONY. Our spirit of innovation and challenge has created those special moments that make people say ‘wow’. How? By harnessing the world’s most powerful source of creativity: our people. Because ‘wow’ experiences are never a product of processes or procedures. They’re only made possible by liberating the passion and potential of the truly talented to do what excites them most.

We are a global organization and seek individuals from a variety of generations, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds, and sexual orientations. Our employees are courageous, unique and diverse. They’re comfortable expressing their thoughts and opinions freely, and possess an unwavering passion and pride to deliver exceptional experiences to our customers.

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