Marketing Coordinator Placement

by Volvo Group UK

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Job Details

Deadline: 23rd January 2022
4 days remaining to apply for this job
Salary: £18,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Marketing
Location: West Midlands
City: Warwick

Marketing Coordinator Placement

Current degree requirements:

  • Studying for a marketing / communication degree or related business degree.
  • 2 years completed – placement between 2nd & 3rd study years.

Business area:

Volvo Penta, is a world-leading supplier of engines and propulsion systems for boats, including ferries and lifeboats, to glamorous leisure yachts and engines for industrial applications, mining, forestry, farming equipment and generators that power festivals.

You will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. Our aim is to ensure our customers succeed in their endeavours.

Key project:

Volvo Penta’s dealer network is formed by independent companies in charge of the aftermarket business. Authorised dealers sell our products and make sure that customers receive the right level of service to achieve the expected customer satisfaction. Parts and engine sales through this channel are essential for company profitability.

Working with the Dealer Business team you will be required to understand business demands and establish the correct incentives (discounts, offers etc) and marketing campaigns to gain business, enhance brand awareness and communication.

  • To understand the commercial side of the business
  • To follow up, maintain and improve current incentive plans
  • Maintain all social media platforms
  • Development and coordination of marketing material for shows and other events
  • To support and improve current communication actions towards dealers
  • Implement new marketing plan for 2022 and incorporate dealers plans
  • Manage communication with our internal team, any suppliers and dealers
  • Provide ongoing training and support to the network with their social media channels

Other duties:

In addition to the core projects, this role will also support the wider remit of the Volvo Penta UK team, with a range of tasks to support the team.

Competencies, skills and knowledge required:

  • High level of computer literacy, including all standard Microsoft packages.
  • High knowledge of social media platforms
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to present ideas in a logical & practical manner
  • Willing to travel, stay away overnight & work some weekends in supporting exhibitions
  • High energy levels; creative & enquiring
  • Ability to handle a number of tasks, along with core project, at any one time

About Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta is a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications. Our comprehensive, reliable solutions have helped our customers all over the world increase their productivity and performance – in every detail. By continuously improving our offer, through innovative, sustainable power solutions and the strengths and expertise of the entire Volvo Group, we redefine premium for the modern market. By joining Volvo Penta UK you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead in a highly competitive market.

Volvo Penta aims to be the most forward thinking and customer-focused supplier of sustainable power solutions. Innovative solutions that comply with the modern, socially responsible definition of premium and both meet and exceed the demands of a 21st century marketplace. Through our marine and industrial engines and systems, we aim for total sustainability – economic, social and environmental. Wherever you find us, this remains the case, along with a high standard of service as well as our trademark innovation, our environmental care, and quality.

How to apply

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Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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