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Intern: Events & Partnerships

Everything we do starts with people.


Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. The path you choose today will have a big impact on the future. As an intern, you’ll be immersed in a global organization that currently employs over 40,000 colleagues around the world. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow with talented people who want to make a true difference.


Department & Position Summary


Volvo Car USA’s events and experiential initiatives play a significant role in our brand’s re-positioning as a way to conquest new customers, actively engage current customers and energize retailers. Through experiential marketing, our products are experienced first-hand impacting consideration within conquest consumers and loyalty within current owners. Additionally, the flawless execution of retailer events enables us to infuse a sense of excitement towards our brand within retailers while keeping them informed about our corporate objectives and engagements with the Company.


The Events and Partnerships Intern will ideally support with the management and execution of the Volvo Cars Recharge Roadshow; an experiential tour geared to increase awareness and consideration of our Recharge line-up and electric vehicles within current & prospective customers.


The effectiveness of the tour will be based on identifying and managing the right partners for execution.  As an Events and Partnerships intern this summer, your main responsibilities will include the assessment and management of potential partners for the tour, as well as exploring interesting ways to engage potential consumers attending our activation along with the partners.  Clear identification of partnership activation opportunities will be a critical aspect of your responsibilities.


Additionally, you will coordinate certain logistical aspects of the tour, including: location activation, customer engagement & messaging, and follow-up. Any activation recommendations will need to include clearly defined KPIs by which to measure the effectiveness of the activation, including customer attendance, lead generation, test drives, and other appropriate KPIs.


Responsibilities Summary:

•             Assessment of potential partners

•             Connect with partners to discuss opportunities

•             Device interesting ways to activate partnership opportunities

•             Customer engagement within tour activation

•             Measure activations via clearly pre-defined KPIs.


Are you up for a challenge?


This is a great opportunity to join a career boosting 10-week program designed around your potential. You will have the opportunity to support different tasks and projects which include weekly learning sessions on various areas in the organization, individual career development supported by your manager and other department team members, out-of-the-office activities as well as fun-competitive events supported by the People Experience team.


Do you want to change the world with us?


We are looking for undergraduates who are full of energy, committed to success and eager to make a difference. We’re looking for team members who have the ability to drive results, has strong work ethic, and shows initiative. You need to be organized, agile, and curious to discover opportunities in a constantly changing business environment.

As an intern, you are results-oriented and committed to go the extra mile. We believe you are a great networker, and communicator. You are a team-player with a positive attitude, interested in developing yourself, others, and our business.

In order to be considered for this program, you need to be currently enrolled in a related Undergraduate degree program as a rising, Junior, Senior or anticipate graduating within the calendar year. Program is set to begin early June 2021.


Mahwah, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  49831

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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