Reference number gomw-352

Employer Ford

Location Essex
Job type 12-month paid internship
Salary £18,500 pro rata

Ford is offering a 12-month paid work placement in its communications and public affairs department, starting in September 2017.

Typical intern responsibilities might include:

  • Project management of a news story or event marking a Ford launch, handling event organisation, agency and media inquiries and researching answers from internal material/contacts, setting up media interviews etc.
  • Progressing the PR plan behind a launch by organising invitation lists, arranging flights and hotels, booking vehicles, inspecting venues, drafting documents or sourcing photography
  • Responding to media calls, organising answers to questions in a presentable media response
  • Becoming a company ambassador dealing with journalists and other influencers daily, learning the skills and knowledge required to represent a market leader as large as Ford
  • Being responsible for elements of Ford’s Social media landscape including Facebook and Twitter

You will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and passion about the business and its customers
  • A drive for continuous improvement
  • Ability to build strong relationships and be a team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A can do, find a way, attitude
  • A positive approach and ability to inspire others
  • Experience of delivering high quality work to deadline
  • Creativity, initiative, diplomacy, self-motivation and self confidence
  • A working knowledge of social media and the benefits to the business

You will have the opportunity to contribute to projects and work streams at an international level across a global organisation.

More details/how to apply See
Closing date 31 August 2017

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