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Creative Design Industrial Placement (Ref REQ-220582)

Closing Date: 02/10/2022 23:59:59

Job Description

Creative Design Industrial Placement

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rising star George Russell.

The graphic design industrial placement is the ultimate opportunity to kick start your creative design career by gaining valuable hands-on experience in a very exciting and fast-paced sector. 

The Brand and design team strive to provide first-class creative which adds value to the business, assisting it to visually perform at its optimum and stand out both on and off the track. 

The remit of the brand and design team is wide and covers many areas of design including all brand, trackside, internal, clothing, social, hospitality, interiors, and commercial design elements.

Proactivity and innovation are integral to the brand and design team’s ability to stretch to the ever-diversifying needs of the business. The successful candidate will support the brand design team with creative projects to contribute to reaching their goals and those of the wider business.

Key Accountabilities

Under the supervision of the members of the brand and design team, pick up live creative projects to increase overall capacity and assist the smooth functioning of the team. In particular:

  • Support senior design team 

  • Creative - ideation

  • Post-race image management

  • Pre-race asset creation

  • Stationery development

  • Hospitality design

  • Commercial proposals

  • Social posts development

  • Digital content creation

  • Internal branding

  • Weekly design deck overviews

Candidate Profile

As a minimum, the successful candidate must be studying towards a creative degree or master's in design or recently graduated. When shortlisting applications, we are typically looking for relevant university subjects such as graphic design. 

The successful candidate will have had experience working in an office environment (preferably in a design context) and should have a good working knowledge of leading design software.

The following skills are key to this role:

  • Creativity

  • Innovative mindset

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Adeptness with leading design software packages

  • A determination to achieve and succeed

  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment

  • The ability to see projects through from inception to production

  • Consistency regardless of project size

  • Good organisational skills that support the rest of the team

  • The motivation to maintain and improve design standards

  • Willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve

Characteristics

It does not matter whether or not you already have an interest in motorsport: we are looking for candidates who are passionate about reaching their full potential and are excited about constantly learning. Whatever your background, we believe that you will find your placement with us a memorable and enriching experience. 

We are looking for a driven individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and a proven, demonstrable track record of working successfully within a high-performing team. The brand and design team requires someone creative, resilient, calm when working under pressure (especially within tight timescales), has excellent attention to detail, and is well organised. 

Flexibility in hours and approach is required, along with a ‘can do’, ‘team-playing’ attitude and the ability to work to strict deadlines under minimal supervision. 

Benefits:

We offer a competitive package including bonus, free on-site gym, subsidised restaurant facilities, generous discounts from our sponsors, Christmas & Summer parties and opportunities to work with our factory Race Support team.

We are highly focused on equal opportunities and pride ourselves on our strong, inclusive values and culture.

Recruitment timings and process:

Typically, our Industrial Placements are for a thirteen-month period with an anticipated start date of 3 July 2023.

By the time the placement begins, you must have completed a minimum of two years at university, with at least one academic year of study remaining after your placement.

Application is fully online. When you apply you will be asked to upload your CV and cover letter (the preferred format is one single pdf file). You will also complete an online application form including details of your academic study and relevant experience. Following your application, you will be emailed links to our online testing. The Hiring Manager will review your application and test scores and if successful you will be invited to attend a short video interview. The final stage will be an assessment centre to be held in late October / November.  This may be virtual or in person. Due to the volume of applications, we only provide feedback to candidates who are invited to the final stage.

We welcome applications from all candidates and will look to provide sponsorship to those who require a visa to live and work in the UK, subject to meeting all the necessary Home Office requirements.

All assessments in the recruitment process are in English: this is the primary language used within the organisation and you will need a good command of it in the Industrial Placement role.

This position is office-based, at our campus in Brackley, United Kingdom.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd October 2022 at 23:59 British Summer Time.

Marketing Operations Industrial Placement (Ref REQ-220581)

Closing Date: 02/10/2022 23:59:59

Job Description

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rising star George Russell.

The Marketing Operations Industrial Placement will provide the right candidate with the opportunity for hands-on experience across an array of departments spanning Marketing Operations within a fast-paced, forward-thinking sports team. We are looking for a passionate, capable, and proactive individual to join our team and support the various functions within Marketing Operations across the delivery and activation of contractual rights for our Partner and Supplier brands. At Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team we strive for best-in-class delivery across all Marketing functions, working collaboratively and cross functionally to ensure first class delivery. The successful candidate will support the Marketing Operations Team with project based and administrative tasks to contribute to the goals of the team and the wider business.

Key Accountabilities (Duties)

Under the supervision of the members of the Marketing Operations Dept, assist the Partnerships, Hospitality, Event, Merchandise and Clothing teams with tasks to assist in the efficient organisation and smooth functioning of operations related to the team and Partners. In particular:

  • Support Marketing Operations functions across Formula One with the development of marketing material including brochures, toolkits and key documents for Partner and internal use, ensuring they are complete and kept up to date.

  • Support Partnership Management teams with planning and implementation of marketing activations.

  • Support the Hospitality & Event teams with the planning, organisation and implementation of events and guest programmes

  • Support the Partnership and Hospitality teams to capture, track, document and report on the delivery of activations and contractual entitlements

  • Organisation and management of Dept. operational assets and gifts, managing stock control and reordering to maintain operational efficiency with minimal waste 

  • Work with senior members of the Marketing Operations team to implement and manage processes that contribute to the efficient working practices of the team

Candidate Profile

The following skills are required by the successful candidate:

  • Experience working in an office environment

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Interest in sports marketing with a history that shows an education or extracurricular activities that align with the experience required  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Business, Marketing and/or Events experience.

  • Able to work an organised way being able to multi-task and prioritise work in a fast-paced, busy office environment

  • Ability to work at all levels within an organisation and balance strategic administrative roles with a practical hands-on work.

  • Ability to build good internal and external relationships and to be a team player

  • A proven ability to work effectively as part of a team who enjoys working in a high achieving and yet demanding environment.

Characteristics

Whilst an interest in motorsport is advantageous, an interest in sport marketing and operations is important along with a passion for learning and being part of a team. Whatever your background, we believe that you will find your placement with us a memorable and enriching experience.

We are looking for a driven individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic and energy as well as being results orientated. Given the nature of the company’s business a flexibility in hours and approach is required along with the ability to work under minimum supervision with a “can-do” attitude.

As a team we are always striving to improve and therefore the ability to take on feedback and the continuous desire to improve is needed, as well as a flexible approach to work given the variety of areas the successful candidate will be required to work in.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive package including bonus, free on-site gym, subsidised restaurant facilities, generous discounts from our sponsors, Christmas & Summer parties.

We are highly focused on equal opportunities and pride ourselves on our strong, inclusive values and culture.

Recruitment timings and process:

Typically, our Industrial Placements are for a thirteen-month period with an anticipated start date of 3 July 2023.

By the time the placement begins, you must have completed a minimum of two years at university, with at least one academic year of study remaining after your placement.

Application is fully online. When you apply you will be asked to upload your CV and cover letter (the preferred format is one single pdf file). You will also complete an online application form including details of your academic study and relevant experience. Following your application, you will be emailed links to our online testing. The Hiring Manager will review your application and test scores and if successful you will be invited to attend a short video interview. The final stage will be an assessment centre to be held in late October / November.  This may be virtual or in person. Due to the volume of applications, we only provide feedback to candidates who are invited to the final stage.

We welcome applications from all candidates and will look to provide sponsorship to those who require a visa to live and work in the UK, subject to meeting all the necessary Home Office requirements.

All assessments in the recruitment process are in English: this is the primary language used within the organisation and you will need a good command of it in the Industrial Placement role.

This position is office-based, at our campus in Brackley, United Kingdom.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd October 2022 at 23:59 British Summer Time.

Finance Industrial Placement (Ref REQ-220579)

Closing Date: 02/10/2022 23:59:59

Job Description

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rising star George Russell.

As an Industrial Placement within our Finance function, you will be handling high volumes of data, both accurately and at high speed. It is crucial therefore that we have slick and robust processes to allow us to operate at optimal levels.

We are key providers of information, and we are tasked with supporting decision making across the business.  Therefore, we have many demands placed upon our time and we work as a close nit team in order to meet the expectations of the organisation.

Within this Industrial Placement, you will help to develop and maintain processes that will support us in becoming a world class Finance function.

You will contribute to:

  • Process improvements to increase efficiency, effectiveness and compliance

  • Finance KPI’s

  • Ensuring vendor accounts are accurate through timely payments, and invoice processing/query resolution with internal and external parties

  • Supporting the forecasting process

  • Ad hoc duties such as journal postings, analysis & management reporting

Candidate profile:

We would like to hear from you if you are currently studying towards a finance qualification or in the field of mathematics. We would be looking for a hardworking, focused individual who is methodical in their approach and confidence with Microsoft office programmes, Excel in particular.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive package including bonus, free on-site gym, subsidised restaurant facilities, generous discounts from our sponsors, Christmas & Summer parties.

We are highly focused on equal opportunities and pride ourselves on our strong, inclusive values and culture.

Recruitment timings and process:

Typically, our Industrial Placements are for a thirteen-month period with an anticipated start date of 3 July 2023.

By the time the placement begins, you must have completed a minimum of two years at university, with at least one academic year of study remaining after your placement.

Application is fully online. When you apply you will be asked to upload your CV and cover letter (the preferred format is one single pdf file). You will also complete an online application form including details of your academic study and relevant experience. Following your application, you will be emailed links to our online testing. The Hiring Manager will review your application and test scores and if successful you will be invited to attend a short video interview. The final stage will be an assessment centre to be held in late October / November.  This may be virtual or in person. Due to the volume of applications, we only provide feedback to candidates who are invited to the final stage.

When shortlisting applications, we are typically looking for relevant university subjects such as cyber security.

We welcome applications from all candidates and will look to provide sponsorship to those who require a visa to live and work in the UK, subject to meeting all the necessary Home Office requirements.

All assessments in the recruitment process are in English: this is the primary language used within the organisation and you will need a good command of it in the Industrial Placement role.

This position is office-based, at our campus in Brackley, United Kingdom.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd October 2022 at 23:59 British Summer Time.

Commercial Industrial Placement (Ref REQ-220578)

Closing Date: 02/10/2022 23:59:59

Job Description

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rising star George Russell.

The Commercial team are responsible for all revenue-generating opportunities, principally managing the acquisition of partners. This represents an outstanding opportunity for anyone who is seeking to start a career in top tier global sports marketing.

The successful candidate will undertake research and analysis of brands, develop insights (supported with appropriate data) and produce content to support sponsorship proposals within our Commercial team in the Marketing Department.

You will support on, and take ownership of, certain strategic commercial projects related to Mercedes F1 – under the guidance of senior team members. This could include initiatives related to our Retail, Merchandising & Licensing programme, E-commerce etc. 

Providing overall administrative support to the commercial team including event planning, gifting, and SAP. 

Candidate Profile:

The successful applicant will have a strong record of academic achievement and currently be studying a Business, Marketing, Economics related degree that includes a placement year in industry.  Non-academic achievements and interests are important as the candidate will need to be a very confident communicator, highly articulate, well-read, and socially dynamic with the motivation and resilience to handle this highly challenging and fast paced environment. 

Benefits:

We offer a competitive package including bonus, free on-site gym, subsidised restaurant facilities, generous discounts from our sponsors, Christmas & Summer parties.

We are highly focused on equal opportunities and pride ourselves on our strong, inclusive values and culture.

Recruitment timings and process:

Typically, our Industrial Placements are for a thirteen-month period with an anticipated start date of 3 July 2023.

By the time the placement begins, you must have completed a minimum of two years at university, with at least one academic year of study remaining after your placement.

Application is fully online. When you apply you will be asked to upload your CV and cover letter (the preferred format is one single pdf file). You will also complete an online application form including details of your academic study and relevant experience. Following your application, you will be emailed links to our online testing. The Hiring Manager will review your application and test scores and if successful you will be invited to attend a short video interview. The final stage will be an assessment centre to be held in late October / November.  This may be virtual or in person. Due to the volume of applications, we only provide feedback to candidates who are invited to the final stage.

We welcome applications from all candidates and will look to provide sponsorship to those who require a visa to live and work in the UK, subject to meeting all the necessary Home Office requirements.

All assessments in the recruitment process are in English: this is the primary language used within the organisation and you will need a good command of it in the Industrial Placement role.

This position is office-based, at our campus in Brackley, United Kingdom.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd October 2022 at 23:59 British Summer Time.

Communications Executive (Ref REQ-220591)

Closing Date: 13/10/2022 23:59:59

Job Description

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rising star George Russell.

The Team has set a new benchmark for Formula One success during the sport’s current Hybrid era, winning consecutive Drivers’ and Constructors’ World Championships in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, and the Constructors’ Championship in 2021.

As our Communications Executive your responsibilities will include:


Reporting to the Head of Corporate Communications, the primary focus of your role will be providing communications support for our Diversity, Equality & Inclusion initiatives, assisting with our internal communications and reward programmes, with the opportunity to support on events and tasks within the wider Communications department.

  • Support Head of Corporate Communications on DE&I communications topics

  • Build partnership with HR-based Head of DE&I to ensure alignment with company objectives

  • Main point of contact for our DE&I partners on communications topics

  • Planning and coordination of and attendance at DE&I events

  • Coordination and maintenance of DE&I communications planning schedule

  • Planning, execution and delivery of DE&I related content with Digital team

  • Delivery of media activation for DE&I initiatives and events as required

  • Attend internal DE&I Forum meetings as Communications representative

  • Assist with creation of Annual Sustainability report, with specific focus on DE&I

  • Assist with coordination of internal communications and employee reward programmes

  • Involvement and support with Applied Science and Ignite initiatives and events as required

  • Support for wider Communications activities, including event attendance and training

  • Assist with administrative functions of wider Communications department as required

What we are looking for:

You will thrive on working in a fast-paced, busy team, possess excellent communication and written skills and have high levels of drive.

  • Experience of working within a Communications function, ideally with DE&I/Sustainability focus

  • First-class organisational and time management skills with a sound attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritise, multi-task and work independently with confidence in a busy department

  • Confident writer and communicator with excellent English language writing and editing skills

  • Ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders across our team and our DE&I partners

  • Flexibility in hours and approach is required, along with a ‘can do’ team attitude

What do we offer:

At the heart of our performance are our people. Every member of our team has a voice and plays their part in contributing to our successes on and off the racetrack.

We take pride in creating an innovative, collaborative and high-performance culture where all of our team members are respected, empowered and valued.

Through our Accelerate 25 programme, we are continuously working to make our team even more diverse and inclusive. We welcome applications from all and are committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals.

Our riverside campus is powered by 100% renewably sourced energy and features an on-site gym and exercise studio, subsidised restaurant and on-site parking with EV chargers available.

We offer a competitive and attractive package of benefits including a generous bonus scheme, Mercedes car lease scheme, private medical cover, life assurance and 25 days holiday. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly environment, employee well-being programme and offer flexible working opportunities.