Who we are:
The Daimler Truck & Bus umbrella encompasses three strong truck and two bus brands, offering pioneering technologies and tailor-made products for varied applications all over the world and particularly, for challenging Australian conditions: Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach, Mercedes Benz Truck, Freightliner Trucks and Fuso Truck and Bus. As the world's leading truck and bus manufacturer and a pioneer of automotive and transport solutions, we continue to shape the future of mobility today and the group will continue to focus on innovative and green technologies, safe and superior truck and bus offerings that appeal to our customers. Daimler Truck & Bus consistently focuses on three strategic fields of action: technology leadership, global presence, and intelligent platforms.
Our employees are our most important assets. With a powerful team in Australia, we are inspired to develop and provide great solutions for our customers with a view on the now while also keeping a strong focus on the future. We are leaders in innovation, efficiency, fuel economy, safety, performance and connectivity and we will continue to invest in and develop these pillars to better service and support our partners, dealers and customers in achieving their own ambitious goals and objectives.
Our IBL 2022 Program:
Daimler Truck and Bus supports Industry Based Learning year after year and continues to develop our program and students who participate. We have had many successful applicants carve their future careers in our industry after building strong career foundations through our IBL program. Based at our corporate Head Office in Mulgrave, and with an open mind towards today's remote working needs, we aim to provide you with the opportunity to begin your career with a prestigious global brand while being able to learn from and contribute to your team. We strive to offer fantastic on the job work experience combined with professional development opportunities to enable you to kick-start your future. The program will commence mid-January 2022. You will need to commit to full-time office hours until end of January 2023.
To qualify for this program, you must be an undergraduate student currently completing your penultimate year of study. As at January 2022, you must have a remaining 12 months or 2 semesters of study to complete your degree. Ideally, this role would suit a Marketing discipline or similar, specifically with a marketing/media background to support the marketing strategy for the three brands.
Responsible for assisting the Mercedes-Benz Truck and Bus Team, Freightliner Trucks Team or Fuso Truck and Bus Team, you will be involved in all marketing related activities from a support and development perspective, directly affecting the business's sales and profit objectives. This role will require you to assist with the execution of annual marketing calendar, work with dealer partners to ensure the brand is being represented correctly, and assist with the planning and delivery of customer events and dealer training events. As well as this, you will work closely with external creative agency and media buying agency to coordinate delivery of retail marketing and support the internal PR team to create increased product awareness. As the IBL marketing assistant, you will also work across various areas of the business on a project-by-project basis to gain a broader understanding of the business context. You will also support the coordination and facilitate the preparation and production of marketing material and assets for Truck and Bus business units, including promotional brochures and bulletins for new product releases, promotional specials, sales campaigns, marketing literature and other sales materials. This role will provide practical experience whilst interacting with key agency business partners and some involvement in marketing strategy development. Further to this, opportunities may also be available to be involved in key projects within the business unit, exposing you to operations, product and logistics, allowing you to gain a deeper understanding of brand operations.
As the successful candidate, you will apply your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to build positive business relationships as well as have a high attention to detail. You will enjoy working in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Above all, as you will be working in a small team, you will be team oriented and have a flexible and adaptable attitude to the changing needs of the business.
We are looking for innovative and highly driven students with a strong desire to help shape our fast growing global business. You will display excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills as well as a high attention to detail. You will enjoy working with others and will bring out of the box thinking and a genuine passion for our industry. You will have a strong interest in immersing yourself in this role in order to achieve greater insights into this business unit, and the Truck & Bus industry as a whole.
How to apply:
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply by submitting your cover letter, resume and academic transcript via this ad. Applications close Friday 3rd September 2021.
At Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific, we believe our people make the difference. We proudly offer generous employee benefits, such as discounted car leasing and purchase options, on-site parking, employee assistance programs and much more. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We are proud to be recognized as a Workplace Gender Equality Employer of Choice and we support a flexible and progressive work culture. We actively recognize our committed people through Employee Recognition and Reward programs. We also provide exciting learning and career development opportunities.
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