Volvo Marketing Graduate Programme 2022

About Volvo

Volvo is a leading vehicle manufacturer based out of Sweden. Founded in 1927, the company currently operates in more than 190 markets with production facilities in 18 countries. Volvo produces cars, buses, trucks, SUVs, and station wagons. The manufacturer has a greater emphasis on comfort and safety.

Volvo South Africa is headquartered in Gauteng with facilities in other locations. Being a big and influential company, Volvo runs several initiatives to give back to the community outside of its main business. Graduates programmes are one such initiative.

Volvo Marketing Graduate Programme 2022

Volvo Marketing Graduate Programme

Volvo is offering skill enhancement opportunities to recent graduates via the Volvo Marketing Graduate Programme. It understands that there’s a shortage in the labor market for skilled professionals. Moreover, graduates find it challenging to transition into the workforce.

This internship programme is meant for marketing students who want to get exposure to the marketing department of a large company. This programme is offered by a subsidiary of Volvo, Volvo Trucks.

The duration is expected to be months long, and graduates must be willing to devote adequate time to it. In the tenure, they will work in the marketing department and carry out various crucial tasks, which include the following:

  • Processing purchase orders for the marketing department
  • Checking financial transactions of the department and ensuring they’re correctly allocated to the respective General Ledger accounts
  • Participating and coordinating marketing events
  • Assisting teams with brand management
  • Assisting teams with sourcing marketing materials from appropriate suppliers
  • Controlling the Volvo Trucks branding
  • Support the general department in times when other members are unavailable. It includes tasks like answering phones and sending bulletins.
  • Assist team members with locating and booking spots for hosting events
  • Work in ad hoc work assigned by marketing heads

The graduates will receive remuneration for the work delivered and a work experience certificate. Shortlisted candidates will get more information regarding the internship programme.

Who should apply?

The Volvo Marketing Graduate Programme is only open to candidates who fulfill all of the eligibility criteria. These are laid out by the company to select the most deserving candidates. Since the number of applicants often exceeds the number of positions available, it cannot accept everyone. As the first selection round, it rejects those that do not meet all of the criteria. Therefore, always cross-check before applying.

The eligibility requirements for Volvo Marketing Graduate Programme 2022 are:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have completed Grade 12
  • Must have completed a relevant graduate qualification in marketing recently. Qualifications in event management and/or communications are also eligible. Proficiency in Customer Relationship Management is advantageous
  • Must be able to arrange their own transportation
  • Must be willing to work out of Boksburg, South Africa for a specified amount of time
  • Must possess the following key competencies:
    • Time management
    • Collaborative and team player
    • Good verbal and written communication
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Attentive to details
    • Composure under pressure

Volvo is an equal opportunity employer and doesn’t consider race, gender, or ethnicity during the hiring process. It’s a merit-based programme, and those with a superior academic track record and future potential will be selected.

How do I apply?

If you fulfill all of the eligibility criteria and are interested in it, consider applying. Go through the application process and submit your candidature. It’s a short process but requires attention to detail. Any incorrect submission made will not be considered.

The first step is to complete the online application form at the company’s online portal. You’d have to create an online account either with your existing social media accounts or email. In case you already have an account, log in. Complete all the necessary fields by supplying accurate information.

You might be asked to submit certain documents like:

  • ID documents
  • Grade 12 certificate copies
  • Graduate qualification certificate
  • Recent academic records
  • Updated CV
  • A motivation letter supporting your application

Review your application for a final time and submit it. Make sure you see the confirmation page that confirms that your application has been submitted. The company will get back to you within a few days of applying.

Application Deadline?

The last date of application is 2 February 2022.

Contact Information

Contact Volvo Trucks through its contact page for more details regarding the opportunity.

If this internship has already been closed, please do not make any queries. View our other graduate programmes and internships open for application.

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