Fleet Marketing Placement

by Volkswagen Financial Services

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Deadline: 8th December 2023
Start Date: June 2024
Salary: £20,000 - £21,999
Length: Placement (10 Months+)
Roles: Business Management, Sales, Marketing, Market Research
Location: South East
City: Milton Keynes

Fleet Marketing Placement

LOCATION: Milton Keynes

CLOSING DATE: 4th December 2023

SALARY: £20,000, 27 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, loan car scheme, pension and a discretionary bonus

CONTRACT: June 2024 - June 2025

As our Fleet Marketing undergraduate, you will have the opportunity to work within our Fleet department, where our Business to Business (B2B) Customer Portfolio is managed. Your role will be diverse, covering all areas of Marketing: Insight, planning, product development, marketing communications, events and customer relationship management. Reporting into the General Marketing Manager you will support all areas of the Fleet Marketing team to help achieve their objectives 

What you could be doing:

  • You will prepare regular customer, competitor and market insight reports for Sales and Marketing
  • Support the Product team with go-to-market plans for key product launches, product communications and proposition development
  • You will support appraisal, definition and execution activities of new propositions which will differentiate VWFS Fleet
  • Assist in the creation of marketing assets for Sales Enablement initiatives such as pitch decks, fact sheets, case studies, personas, and competitor analysis
  • You will support in the preparation of marketing communication activity and planning documents, presentations, reports and proposals for marketing initiatives
  • Deliver tactical email campaigns in line with our marketing calendar 
  • You will support the organisation of internal and external events and the management of agency relationships and sponsorships
  • You will agency manage by providing availability and updates to agencies
  • Provide presentation support across the Sales and Marketing team

What can you bring with you?

  • You will be enrolled at a University which offers a 1 year industrial placement
  • You will be studying towards a Business, Events Management or Marketing related degree although we will consider others if you have a genuine interest in Marketing and Events
  • You can demonstrate your research and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the confidence to manage relationships
  • Entrepreneurship and a drive to succeed  
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent PC skills, especially MS Office applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint 

 What we can offer you:

  • Salary of £20,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and company pension scheme
  • A wealth of experience and a fun and sociable workplace to start your career
  • You’ll be joining a group of 49 undergraduates so you’ll have a large group of colleagues so that you can support each other throughout your placement year
  • Life Skills workshops, designed specifically for you as an Undergraduate
  • Access to a discounted loan car scheme 
  • Chance to make a difference in the local community with various volunteering opportunities
  • Physical and mental health support with our Onsite Wellbeing Centre 
  • Hybrid blend of working at our office based in Milton Keynes and working from home

What to expect from the assessment process:

Once you have decided our placement is for you, click the apply button and fill out some quick multiple-choice questions to support your application. We’ll be in touch shortly after receiving your application to advise if you have been progressed to the next stage. 

You will then be invited to complete an online video interview where you have the opportunity to tell us about you and your amazing qualities. 

If you are successful after completing your video interview, you will be invited to attend an assessment centre at our Milton Keynes offices. Here, you will complete a Competency Based Interview, deliver a Presentation and take part in a Group Exercise. We’ll provide you with appropriate support and guidance before you attend. 

This process is designed to help both you and us decide if a placement at Volkswagen Financial Services is the best step for you to kick start your future! 

About Volkswagen Financial Services

Our mission is straight forward, we want to be 'The Key to Mobility'. What does that mean? To make getting from A-to-B as easy and simple for as many people as possible. To truly meet the mobility needs of people in a changing world, our offering goes beyond traditional vehicle financing. We do this by offering a range of finance and aftersales products on Volkswagen Group vehicles, as well as developing innovative mobility products designed to solve real problems 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we welcome applications from everyone. Diversity and Inclusion is not just a statement for us and we are nurturing an environment where everyone can be their 100% self. If there is anything we can do to support you being your 100% self during our recruitment process, please let us know and we will support you as best we can 

Please do not apply for more than one placement role. This will ensure that you are considered for the placement that you are most interested in and your skills are aligned to

How to apply

To apply for this programme and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

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