The external communication team at IKEA UK is looking for an intern who wants to work with us during autumn 2009. The team works with a variety of projects targeted towards the UK customers, for instance print ads, branding activities etc.

The intern will be expected to carry out various tasks within the team. You’re duties require you to provide assistance in several projects like the production of the IKEA catalogue and brochures, maintenance of the website and supporting advertising campaigns.

You will gain insight on how the external communication team works within a global company. This is an excellent opportunity for marketing students to gain some hands on experience.

The head office where the internship takes place is situated in London.
Internship period

Start date: preferably from the 27 July or in August 2009.
Applicants should be willing to stay for at least 2 months or longer.
You will be working 40 hours/week, Monday to Friday.

Who are we looking for?
Candidates must have completed at least one year of higher education in marketing (university education) and still be a registered student during the internship.

  • Must be fluent in English.
  • You must be proactive, eager to learn/acquire new skills and be able to work competently both in a team and independently.

The internship is unpaid but we will pay for a monthly travel card.

Email your CV and a one page cover letter describing yourself and explaining why you want to have your internship at IKEA. Please indicate your earliest starting date. Please note that you will be required to provide us with a letter from university officials strengthening that the internship is relevant to your education.

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