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Corporate Communications12 months Industrial Placement

Posted 15 January by Canon UK Ltd Ended

This 12 month industrial placement will give you the scope to be involved in working on different PR, campaign and social media projects to support our B2B and B2C marketing plans. You'll need drive and enthusiasim, excellent communication skills as you work as part of a team. This opportunity aims to give you value work experience to assist you in your studies. Apply now!

This excellent 12 month contract is for those seeking an industrial placement as part of their degree studies, please not apply to this unless this is the case.

You will work as part of the Corporate Communications and Marketing Services team, carrying out a variety of tasks to help implement, monitor and evaluate PR, Social Media and Campaign activity and to help achieve Marketing, Sales and company objectives.



What We Give:

You will have the opportunity to be

Responsible for monitoring Canon UK daily press clippings and circulating positive press coverage and flagging any negative press coverage or issues.

Manage the Press Office and Sponsorship inboxes, fielding the many enquiries we receive and providing a timely response to the media. Assisting the press with their requests for consumer product loans to generate media coverage.

Handling dedicated projects with niche and specialist media, following a brief and managing the process with support of the PR and/or Social Media and Campaign Professionals.

Providing support and helping manage UK Press events and product launches.

Responding to sponsorship requests.

Responding to sponsorship requests. Liaising with PR, social media, advertising and other external agencies.

Keeping internal stakeholders up to date with key projects and news stories.

Drafting local press releases as well as supporting with social media editorial calendars Identifying influencers and influencer relations Supporting internal communications with weekly newsletters and intranet updates.

Supporting Canon at events, including trade shows, experiential activity and other campaign/PR based events.

General support to the CC&MS team, helping compile monthly report document other admin duties



What We Ask:
Good attention to detail.

Good communication skills - written and verbal

Plan well and be fully committed to meet deadlines under pressure whilst working on multiple projects.

Confident, professional manner with strong interpersonal skills.

Computer literate - good understanding of MS Office.

Understanding the roles of PR, advertising and social media



You Will Need:

Business Knowledge, Communication, Planning & Organising, Results Focused



Further Information:

Salary - £15,000 + 5 % bonus - 12 month contract for those students seeking an Industrial Placement as part of their degree studies.

Location - Reigate, Surrey

Closing date - 5th February 2018 - please apply as soon as possible

Key Benefits

25 days holiday
Company Pension Scheme
Life Cover for those in the Pension Scheme
Free Car Parking
No Agencies please



Required skills

  • internship
  • marketing internship
  • industrial placement
  • corporate communications placement

Reference: 34234177

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