Community Engagement Internship 10419826
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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.
Description of the job
Start date: 1st July 2019
Duration: 12 Months
Locations: Filton, Bristol and Broughton near Chester
Internship opportunities available at Airbus in the UK offer an exciting opportunity to work in a challenging, dynamic and multicultural organisation.
The Communication Department is looking for a talented and enthusiastic student who would like to gain experience in a rangeof communication disciplines and develop their skills in public relations, community engagement and events management. By working closely with the diverse and lively communication team, the successful candidate will be able to utilise a vast range of communication disciplines to build relationships with key stakeholders, including employees, the media, local community representatives and other key information formers. The department has a wide-ranging and responsive role, so they can expect to be involved in a variety of activities during the placement not only those directly linked to Community Engagement.
Some travel may also be required both within the UK and overseas.
Tasks & accountabilities
Provide support to high profile community engagement and PR activities.
Manage internal and external community engagement requests.
Support the company’s corporate responsibility communication.
Assist in press activities, including writing press releases and managing the press monitoring and cut-tings process, ensuring
all UK media coverage is logged and communicated to appropriate audiences.
This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.
This role will involve working in areas which require stakeholder, brand and reputation management and involvement with internal and external audiences.
The successful candidate will need to have a pro-active approach to activities and a personal sense of responsibility. They must work well in a team, be self-motivated and know how to use their own initiative. In addition, they will need to be able to demonstrate skills such as the ability to write clearly and simply, knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, have a polite and
professional telephone manner and be familiar with the Internet. Holding a clean, full driver’s licence is desirable but not essential.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following assets:
Be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement
Studying at degree level in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Studies (or a combined degree of any of
these with English)
Knowledge of communication and engagement principles
Ability to write clearly and accurately
Excellent use of English and numeracy
MS Office competent
Able to produce high quality work
Ability to work in a team
Willing to learn
Self-motivated and enthusiastic
Skills in press release writing
Skills in preparing communication plans
Project management skills
Willingness to travel
Familiar with Internet/Intranet systems including Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint
COUNTRY United Kingdom
LOCATION Bristol & FiltonDIVISIONAirbus (Commercial Aircraft), Airbus (Corporate Functions)
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