Volvo Group Intern: Marketing Support (Summer 2018) in Chesapeake, Virginia

Are you looking for an exciting summer internship that strengthens your leadership skills, develops you for future business challenges, and gives you an opportunity to work with people who are experts in their field? If your answer is YES, we have the internship for you. If you are energetic, resourceful, and organized we want you!

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The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment, and to support/promote the graduate's career goals through contact with professionals in their field of study. The internship experience enables students to participate in professional activities for Volvo Penta by working on important and innovative projects. Internships are structured learning experiences where interns and our full-time professionals work together on projects within their selected organization. The internship allows students to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the student and Volvo Penta.

Core Responsibilities:

Intern will be responsible for providing support to the marketing department, to include:Administering and maintaining databases of prospects and customers:

  • Maintaining ongoing social networking and other word-of-mouth initiatives

  • Conducting independent research into media, press release subjects, and the like

  • Providing general support and assistance to the senior members of the marketing team

  • Perform miscellaneous office duties (answer phones, organization of files, coordinating meetings, etc.)

  • Assist with miscellaneous special projects

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent organizational skills and an acute attention to detail

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Ability to effectively navigate the internet

  • An eagerness to learn, ability to work independently, and readiness for responsibility

  • Effective personal communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Proper grammar and spelling skills are a must

  • Ability to act as a representative of Volvo Penta of the Americas in contacts with dealers and consumers in a clear and professional manner

  • Participation in school or extracurricular activities and experience in leadership roles

  • Previous experience in marketing a plus

  • Fluent in Spanish or Portuguese a plus

Method of Performance Evaluation or Supervision for this program:

  • Performance feedback from the supervisor. Also, intern will make a presentation on this assignment to the management team at the end of their internship

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Applicants must be current students that are scheduled to graduate after May 2018

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a BS, BA, or MA in Marketing, or related field, at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship

  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Additional Requirements:

  • May require out-of-town travel to include international travel. Passport required

  • Intern must provide their own transportation to work

  • Intern must provide their own living accommodations in the local area

Compensation and Benefits:

  • All Volvo Group North America internships are compensated with a competitive salary. Students can also take advantage of various employee discounts.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general level of work being performed by persons assigned to the classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job. Printed copies may not be the most current. Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action employer. E.O.E./M/F/D/V

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta , a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, 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. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Penta





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Marketing & Communication

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran