Communications Intern (12 months)


Are you a forward-thinking and aspiring undergraduate ready to take your next steps in the world of Communications? Join our Intern Development Programme and see for yourself how it differs from any other. Could this be the next exciting step on your journey to your career? If yes, start your year in industry with us at Siemens!

This is your chance to learn about how our work transforms the every day globally and how you can help us to shape the future.

As one of the largest technology companies in the world, we’re proud of how we make a difference to the societies we operate in. With 15,000 employees in our variety of operations across the UK, the Communications function supports the continued growth of our business and the internal engagement of our employees on our digital and sustainable journey.

We’re looking for a Communications intern to join Siemens PLC for 12 months, where you’ll be working on exciting projects that will build your communications and business skills. If you have a passion for digital communications and enjoy being a key part of a great team, this is a fantastic opportunity for you.

The Challenge

Throughout your time with us you will experience a wide breadth of communications disciplines from public relations, employee engagement and marketing & digital communications, making this a well-rounded internship. You will support the team with the planning and execution of a wide range of campaigns and use a variety of digital communication channels across the team as well as manage your own projects where appropriate.

Here is a taste of what you can expect from the internship:

  • Campaign Support
  • Supporting the delivery of internal & external communications activities following agreement of key messages
  • The creation and delivery of projects and plans within activity timelines, KPIs and budget as well as supporting with internal and external event execution (virtual & face to face) and logistics where required
  • Supporting the editorial planning of internal & external communications content around our UK and global strategy, including thought-leadership campaigns and social media planning
  • Writing across a range of media and channels for a variety of audiences including internal and external articles, web content, blogs, social media, speeches etc. and proactively responding to ad hoc communications support requests through our internal and external platforms
  • Channel Management
  • Developing a deep knowledge of how to use and maximise all the main internal & external communications channels and being able to advise our stakeholders accordingly.
  • Identifying and uploading images, videos and other web assets to our Digital Asset Management platform with supporting licensing documentation.
  • Maintaining, reviewing and testing web content on our external UK website, and support with understanding the personas of our target audience groups, what they would search for on the web and define and measure appropriate conversions from site visits.
  • Analysing target groups for our marketing automation email campaigns and creating marketing emails within our branded templates as well as supporting social media plans on the SiemensUKNews twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts
  • Assisting with support and training for key influencers in using social media, especially Yammer (internal ESN platform), Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Analytics
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of both our internal & external digital communications channels and campaigns using tools such as Adobe Analytics and others.

The Candidate

  • We are looking for innovative and inquisitive candidates that demonstrate the following:
  • Working towards a 2:2 or above in a Business-related degree
  • Experience in digital media is advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent English writing skills and communication skills with fantastic organisational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good knowledge of Office 365 applications including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint along with a practical understanding of the main social media channels and their use in a business context
  • Openness to learn new IT tools and content management systems
  • Experience with editing images and video and familiarity with html, video and image formats is desirable
  • Most importantly, you are eager to learn and passionate about sustainability, carbon reduction and using technology to build a better future!

What else do I need to know?

Alongside your role, the intern development programme ( will teach softer skills such as communication, teamwork, commercial awareness, digitalisation and innovation. We also offer plenty of opportunities to develop your career whilst offering a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

We’re looking for passionate teammates with the aptitude and attitude to succeed in the world of communications. Apply now and join Europe’s leading engineering and technology company.

The total rewards’ package for this role includes a competitive salary. We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit your individual needs.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all applicants to encourage agile working, flexibility and innovation.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Organization: Communications

Company: Siemens plc

Experience Level: not defined

Full / Part time: Full-time

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