Enterprise Holdings PR and Communications 12 Month Placement/Internship in Egham, United Kingdom

Add an annual turnover of $24.1 billion to a rental and leasing fleet of over 2 million vehicles spread across 10,000 locations worldwide and you get Enterprise Rent-A-Car – a business that’s grown into the largest global mobility provider in the world.

Enterprise’s internships give you the chance to get ahead in the job market - but don’t just take our word for it; our interns have been voted Best Intern of the Year at the National Undergraduate Employability awards. It’s learning by doing, not by getting coffee all day. From winning regular diversity awards to being a Top 50 Place for Women to Work for 13 years running, it’s no surprise that we were also voted the Graduate Employer of the Year last year.

We are very excited to announce the opening of a Public Relations Placement to join our European Corporate Communications department based at our European Headquarters in Egham, Surrey. This internship is designed to give you a real understanding of how Enterprise operates throughout its franchise and corporately owned markets in Europe, and reflect how communications within Enterprise Rent-A-Car is an integral part of our operations. The department, which works closely with Enterprise’s global headquarters in America, takes responsibility for strategic and crisis communication initiatives, public relations, award entries, internal communications and speech writing to name but a few!

  • You must be a current undergraduate university student looking to undertake a placement year as part of your course (any discipline)

  • First draft press release management

  • Contribute to customer and internal newsletters, including Enterprise’s DRIVE magazine

  • Event identification, management, consultation and support

  • Agency liaison, management and administration

  • PR story angle and idea generation

  • Communications to support corporate environmental and CSR initiatives

  • Internal communications consultation and campaign management

  • Planning, researching and executing specific award submissions for Enterprise

  • Consumer research idea generation and execution

  • Reputation and crisis management

  • Working with media partners and other internal departments to seek out PR opportunities for Enterprise and those stakeholders.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • The confidence to influence at senior levels

  • Be self-driven and motivated

  • Must be culturally aware and able to work as part of a global team

  • The ability to work independently and achieve results

  • Able to multitask and manage time effectively

  • Have a keen interest in the day’s news and how it relates to our business.

Additional Information

Please do let us know about any accommodations you may need to participate in the recruitment process; contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Georgina Crockford.

  • Application Deadline: 31st December 2018 (this is subject to change, early applications are encouraged)

  • Assessment Centre Date: 4th January 2019 Egham, Surrey. (This is subject to change)

  • Hours: 40 per week

  • Salary: £17,000.00 per annum

  • Duration: The internship will run from the August 2019 to the August 2020

We accept applications for our Placement Programme from undergraduate university students that are due to take undertake a placement year starting summer 2019, regardless of university attended and subjects being studied. Our assessment is based on how you perform against the competencies that are required for your role.

How to Apply

We take great care in our recruitment process to find the ideal candidate. But it’s not all about us; we want you to have the chance to find out what we’re all about.

  • The first step is our application form, which takes about 30 minutes to complete. As well as telling us lots about you, it helps us identify the kind of competencies in you that we look for in our placement students.

  • If your application is successful one of our Talent Acquisition team will be in contact to arrange a competency based telephone interview.

  • Finally, you will be invited to attend one of our assessment days. Through the day, you’ll tackle a number of exercises designed around life at Enterprise. Don’t worry – it’s not too formal and most of our applicants agree it’s a great platform for you to shine. It’s also a chance to meet some of the people you’ll be working with as well as our current interns.

External Company Name: Enterprise Holdings

External Company URL: www.erac.com

Requisition Number: 2018-262956