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Head Office Placements – Various Business, Finance and Creative roles

  • Bolbeck Park, Milton Keynes (MK15), MK15 8AB
  • £18,400 per annum

Mercedes-Benz produces some of the most iconic and luxurious Passenger Cars in the world as well as cutting edge and fuel efficient Vans and Trucks. We are fully committed to our aim – to deliver the best, or nothing. Our people create a real customer focus whilst connecting more customers with our brand and products – this is a fantastic opportunity for you to be part of something really special.

With its head office in Milton Keynes, Mercedes-Benz is the sales and marketing organisation responsible for all Passenger Car, Truck and Van products in the UK. We market and sell our vehicles to fleets and retailers, supported by an on-going customer service plan. Not only have we seen phenomenal growth over the last 12 months, we have also picked up numerous awards for our vehicles to add to our collection. 

We are truly a premium global brand and to help us drive the business forward, we are looking for Talented Students to join us in September 2018 across a number of 12 month Industrial Placements. This year we have a number of exciting placement opportunities available across the following functions:

Sales
Marketing
Network Operations
Aftersales
Finance
PR and Communications
Events Management
Procurement

Joining us during your placement year will give you the opportunity to learn about our UK business and provide you with the opportunity to gain invaluable commercial work experience to help propel you through your final year at University and ultimately kick start your career once you have graduated, whether this is back with Mercedes-Benz or with another employer.

About you

You’ll be predicted a 2:1 degree in a relevant discipline and have at least 300 UCAS points. Equally important is a real passion for our brand and our industry, a proactive approach, confidence and a strong desire to succeed and be willing to ask lots of questions and challenge thinking.

Key to success at Mercedes-Benz is being able to build great relationships and demonstrate commercial acumen. If you can showcase all of these attributes and you’re seeking a placement where you’re a name and not just a number, making a real impact on real business challenges, then this could be the scheme for you.

What’s in it for you?

As one of the world’s truly premium organisations, there are a fantastic range of benefits that you would associate with a company like Mercedes-Benz including: 

  • A 12 month full time contract
  • An annual salary of £18,000 per annum
  • 23 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays
  • Exposure to senior managers within the business during the scheme
  • Regular reviews to support your progress

Aside from the standard benefits you will receive market leading professional and personal development, you won’t just be a small cog in a big wheel, you’ll have the opportunity to make a name for yourself and help drive the business forward.

What next?

Once you hit apply, there is a short, 10 minute application form to complete. Please ensure you attach your current CV when applying alongside a covering letter detailing your interest in the scheme. Please indicate when asked the functions you would like to be considered for. 

If you meet the required criteria, you will be asked to complete some online assessments (numerical and verbal reasoning). The next stage is a video interview (not live) and if successful at this point, the expectation would be we would hold assessment days in late November / early December.

Good luck!

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