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Location: London
Position: Marketing
Salary: £21,000 per annum - £25,000 per annum
Date Posted: 28 November 2019
Vacancy Type: Graduate Internship
Job Description:
Role Title: Digital Content Intern

Department:  Commercial Excellence and Business Intelligence

Salary:  £21-25 k                             

Term:    12 months - ASAP

Hours:  Full-time 35 hours

Location: Middlesex, Feltham (Piccadilly line- West London)

Deadline: We are shortlisting immediately so please apply at your earliest convenience

Merck is looking for young and ambitious graduates who are hungry to succeed. This is a role that grows with the candidate, the more you’re willing to give in terms of high quality work the more you’re going to get in return; increasingly high profile projects and responsibilities.

At Merck we want to support your growth both personally and professionally, giving you access to training, expertise and the experience required to succeed in today’s corporate Healthcare landscape.

This particular internship will be based within the Commercial Excellence and Business Intelligence team.

The Role

Within our UK & Ireland BioPharma organisation, the successful optimisation of Multi-Channel Marketing and Digital, is critical in supporting our ambition to be a leader in Customer Engagement & Customer Experience

Positioned within the Commercial Excellence department, you will support marketing and sales teams in the creation and execution of customer engagement plans.  Acting as a “Channel Orchestrator”, you will operate marketing IT platforms, modify & re-purpose campaign content, and deliver analytics to provide campaign and customer insights.

You blend sharp business acumen with creativity using digital marketing and content editing tools / software, to provide practical marketing campaign materials.  Naturally customer and service focused you are in your element working within cross-functional teams or as a resourceful independent contributor.

In this role you will be a key member of the UK and Ireland Multi-Channel and Digital Team, operating within a high profile area of the business where your contributions will be highly visible.  Our Graduate and Intern assignments offer excellent opportunities to develop new skills and experiences, empowering you to grow and accelerate your career.  Recent successful graduates within these roles, have found permanent career opportunities at Merck within our Marketing, Corporate Affairs, Medical and Commercial Excellence functions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive engaging, and innovative ideas tailored to our target HCPs.
  • Produce & edit videos suitable for a variety of platforms including MI, Web and RTE.
    • Source additional footage, music and voice overs to create interesting videos
    • Helping to plan, shoot and edit (larger) original video projects for events and congresses
  • Use graphic design tools to create engaging presentations and infographics 
  • Work with internal marketing teams to exploit opportunities for content creation
  • Place content into zinc
  • Create new company level social media channels
  • Co-create customer engagement plans with marketing teams

The Company

Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions.

Founded in 1668, Merck is the world's oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company. The founding family remains the majority owner of the publicly listed corporate group. Merck, Darmstadt, Germany holds the global rights to the Merck name and brand. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the company operates as EMD Serono, MilliporeSigma and EMD Performance Materials.

Desirable experience

  • Digital marketing (e.g. Online and email campaigns, Marketing IT platforms, online advertising, Google Ads, Key Words, Search, SEO, Social Media advertising)
  • Advanced Graphic Design & content creation and design using UX design (HTML or other code) 
  • Data and reporting Analysis (Google Analytics, Web Analytics)
  • Advanced MS (Excel & Access Databases, Sharepoint)

Application Process

  1. Applicants should apply with their most up to date CV only, no cover letter required at this stage.
  2. All CVs will be filtered and screened by the University of London’s Internship Team.
  3. Once the Internships team at the University have filtered and screened all the applications; they will call all the suitable applicants over the phone. Unfortunately due to the high number of applications that we receive, we can only call the most suitable candidates.
  4. Successful candidates will be notified of the application process and the next stages

The recruitment for this position is fully managed by CoSector University of London, Internships team therefore, if you have any problems with applying or questions regarding the placement, Merck ask that you contact the University of London Internships team directly. Any candidates that contact Merck directly will be discarded in the application process.

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