Join an Automotive Company of worldwide renown.


We have an exciting opportunity as:

Intern (M/F/D) Product Communications

at the KIA Motors Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Kia Motors is, together with its sister brand Hyundai, the fifth-largest automotive company in the world. Since its foundation in 1944, Kia Motors has been a significant player in the booming automotive industry, not only in South Korea but worldwide.

People drive KIA cars in about 180 countries. KIA Motors Europe employs about 5,500 persons in Europe, including about 3,500 blue collar workers in our state of the art car plant in Slovakia. We sell just over 500,000 vehicles and produce about 300,000 vehicles for worldwide distribution every year.

KIA Motors Europe is the Regional Headquarters of KIA and centrally leads the Sales & Marketing activities for 14 European sales subsidiaries and coordinates the activities of our production facility in Zilina, Slovakia. For us and our affiliates you will provide guidance and support.

You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 37 nations.
  • Playing an active and important part in the development of KIA Motors in Europe.
  • Developing new frameworks and solutions.
  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute.
  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and more.

The Challenges: High - The Job: Great.

1. Your initiative, energy and persistence will ultimately determine your success.

2. You will work in a network of experts in Marketing and business professionals.

3. You have the spirit that makes us successful.

You are +++ ambitious +++ dynamic +++ flexible +++ optimistic +++ patient +++

The Requirements:

For your internship at Kia Motors Europe you need to be enrolled during the whole internship period. Furthermore you need a valid visa and an unrestricted permit to work in Germany. We recommend completing a six-month internship with us, as this gives you sufficient time to learn about Kia Motors Europe and familiarize yourself with your topic.

Your Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • PR Pre-production car management & co-ordination

-Managing car preparation process including support with parts ordering, vehicle inspection visits and following-up of invoicing process

-Regular maintenance/update of car booking sheet, coordination and follow-up of car preparation process and transports in close co-operation with car agencies

  • Preparation of internal budget requests and cost overview

-Creating internal budget request sheets (RFA) by collecting cost estimates from suppliers, comparison and proceeding to get the final approval

-Creating cost overview for pre-production cars, car preparation using regular communication with suppliers

  • PETD’s & other media test drive programs

-Support in planning of the PETDs car fleet

-Support in coordinating the car logistics and preparation process with agencies

-Support in car related activities for event (e.g. maintaining car lists, test route selection, quick reference guides)

  • Motor Shows

-Support in planning of the cars on booth display

-Support in coordinating the car logistics and preparation process with agencies

  • Additional administrative tasks, e.g.

-Preparation of PowerPoint presentations or concerning different matters

-Preparation of car lists and time tables for various events

The job holder has to cooperate with other employees of the company and the agencies in such a way that it promotes a smooth information flow and a good collaboration in general.

Your Profile & Qualifications:

  • Commercial Education
  • A minimum of 1-2 years relevant work experience as an intern or specialist, preferably in an international environment and with Marketing background
  • Sound knowledge of cars and the automotive industry
  • Basic knowledge in PR
  • Fluent in German and English; additional languages are an advantage
  • Excellent computer skills (MS-Office)
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Autonomous functioning as well as capacity for teamwork
  • A valid driving license for Germany (class B)

If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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