2017 MS&S_Marketing_Intern (Palo Alto Only)

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2017 MS&S_Marketing_Intern (Palo Alto Only)
Palo Alto
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
Ford Marketing, Sales & Service (MS&S)
Our focus in MS&S is on a commitment to the customer, listening to and making decisions driven by the customer's demand for quality services and products. We strive to gain & retain satisfied and loyal customers. We are vital to Ford Motor Company’s success as we are the eyes, ears and voices of the customer for the Company. We deliver the right products at the right time to meet consumer needs and demands.

Silicon Valley Research & Innovation Center
Ford’s Research & innovation is based in Palo Alto, CA, the heart of Silicon Valley. Our mission includes a relentless focus on emerging trends in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience & data & analytics.

Marketing & Sales Internship Program

As a Summer Marketing Intern in based in our Silicon Valley Research Center, you’ll have an outstanding opportunity to learn about Ford Motor Company, the Marketing & Sales Team, and Ford’s mission to change the face of transportation. Internships are project-oriented and challenge you to demonstrate strong business acumen and collaboration. Your objectives will include:
  • To design, execute and deliver a proof of concept product in support Ford’s mobility objectives
  • The delivery of a high-level marketing plan, including accompanying research, target markets, positioning, competitive analysis, financials, market strategy and success metrics
  • Support for Ford’s marketing efforts in the Valley, which may include partner marketing events and activities
During your internship, you’ll collaborate with summer engineering interns and staff from around the country. Our goals include:
  • Leaving you with an understanding of the challenges & opportunities in the mobility space
  • Providing the opportunity to interact with industry domain experts
  • Sharing Ford’s culture and vision, while getting to know you as as a potential employee and customer

Minimum Requirements

  • Junior-level class standing, pursuing Bachelor Degree in Business (Marketing, Management, Economics, Finance, etc.)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
  • Willingness to relocate now and in the future
  • Must be available for full-time employment by September 2018
Preferred Qualifications
  • Completed first year of MBA program
  • Strong leadership attributes, diverse views, and creativity
  • Passion for Marketing
  • Passion for the automotive industry
  • Motivation to contribute to a better world
The distance between imagination and….Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further

At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.