• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • • Working with a variety of internal stakeholders to ensure well rounded knowledge of the retail channel. • Gain detailed knowledge of the large appliance market including competition, opportunities and challenges. • Understand the national trade marketing calendar, contribute to the activation of national campaigns and analyze performance to give insight into future planning. • Assist with retailer specific projects i.e. product launches, marketing campaigns, and digital content. • Liaise with external agencies both promotional and creative in order to achieve a specified brief. • Be a point of contact for all trade marketing enquiries.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • The skills I have been able to develop throughout my placement year are communication skills through lisasing with external agencies. Commercial awarenness as I have been able to analyse the large appliance market. Problem solving, attention to detail and initiative have been key.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, within my role I was given the opportunity to contribute my ideas and work independently as well as a part of the team on various projects.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I recieved a great level of support from my managers as well as the company in general. A good amount of training was given at the start of the placement and this carried on throughout the year.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 4/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Very friendly and open company culture.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • My placement has been a very enjoyable experience which was full of great learning opportunities. I have developed various skills that I use in and outside the workplace.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at BSH
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend BSH to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to BSH
  • Be yourself and involve yourself as much as you can!

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


South East

May 2021

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