Sales & Marketing Undergraduate Placement

Volkswagen Financial Services LTD
Milton Keynes
£17,500 per annum + car scheme & discretionary bonus
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Sales & Marketing undergraduate will have the opportunity to work within our Fleet department, where our Business to Business Customer Portfolio is managed (meaning companies who lease our vehicles for business purposes).

Volkswagen Financial Services is on a journey to transform its fleet business. The Business Performance position is an exciting opportunity for a student to join a top 6 Fleet News (FN50) leasing business and gain experience in a number of disciplines in the Volkswagen Financial Services Fleet operation.

About the role

We’re a busy Sales and Marketing area and are constantly looking for ways to improve our customer experience as well as promoting and providing new products and services which support their business needs and deliver on our sales target. During your placement year you will:

  • Co-ordinate and track key initiatives with our Brands
  • Conduct market research, data collation and analysis against specified projects within the Fleet division
  • Be responsible for conducting competitor, market behaviour and benchmarking analysis
  • Spend time on the quality of Fleet’s procedures and undertake continuous improvement to eliminate customer dissatisfaction, reduce operational losses and improve efficiency
  • Own the ‘Hot Stock’ process with our brands, communicating to the Sales Team to drive sales from stock
About you

  • Studying towards a Business related degree
  • Be able to demonstrate research and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the confidence to manage relationships up to Director Level
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent PC skills, especially MS Office applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • An interest in the automotive and leasing sector.

There is the ability to participate in the student car scheme, 27 days holiday and a discretionary bonus. On top of that you can also take advantage of discounts on gym membership, travel, rail and bus tickets, local sports matches and nights out at the theatre and cinema.

About Volkswagen Financial Services

Here at VWFS, we provide finance and insurance services to customers across the entire Volkswagen Group in the United Kingdom. The Group includes some of the world’s most iconic automotive brands, like: Audi, SEAT, Skoda, Volkswagen, Bentley, Lamborghini, Porsche, Bugatti, Ducati, Scania and MAN.

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