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Digital Marketing Placement

Location: Buckinghamshire イギリス
Job ID: R0041770
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2024
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Internship
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Our Company

Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. We solve customers' and society's challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products. Hitachi operates under the business structure of “Digital Systems & Services” - supporting our customers’ digital transformation; “Green Energy & Mobility” - contributing to a decarbonized society through energy and railway systems, and “Connective Industries” - connecting products through digital technology to provide solutions in various industries. Driven by Digital, Green, and Innovation, we aim for growth through co-creation with our customers. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2022 (ended March 31, 2023) totaled 10,881.1 billion yen, with 696 consolidated subsidiaries and approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at

Hitachi Europe Limited has a portfolio that includes zero carbon business incubation, digital media products, industrial components and equipment, digital security systems, and research & development.

Hitachi is a company that contributes to society through the development of superior and original technology and products. We are climate change innovators – helping cities, governments and customers to cut carbon.

The European Corporate Brand and Communications office (ECBC) is part of Hitachi Europe Ltd and is responsible for pan-European branding, advertising, internal communications and public relations. The main role of ECBC is to reinforce Hitachi’s image amongst senior decision-makers, and to deliver the Hitachi story to internal and external stakeholders. ECBC also supports corporate communications for the other Hitachi Group companies across the EMEA-CIS region, including Hitachi Rail, Hitachi Energy, Hitachi Vantara, Hitachi High-Tech, GlobalLogic , and many more.

What you’ll be doing

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an ambitious, creative and talented undergraduate to join the European Corporate Brand and Communications team of Hitachi Europe as a Digital Marketing Placement on a year’s paid placement.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities;

As Digital Marketing Placement you’ll be joining a team that is fast-moving and hardworking, developing and delivering communications on a pan-European level, as well as supporting the needs of our local European offices.  You will consequently gain exposure to a broad range of brand activities.  

You will be mainly working on our online communications, maintaining and developing our corporate websites and intranet, reviewing social media content, handling external enquiries, monitoring and analysing the website performance, and working with internal and external stakeholders.  

You will work closely with colleagues from Hitachi Group companies to make sure product information and web links are accurate and up-to date in multiple languages. You will also work with external website development and translation agencies to manage the online content. You will use online tools such as website analytics and link checkers, as well as our Wordpress and Sitecore content management systems. You will handle online enquiries from European customers, and either respond to them or redirect them internally as appropriate. You’ll also get involved in designing and developing new content to keep the websites looking fresh and engaging.

What you bring to the team 

We’re looking for a candidate who is motivated by delivering great work and the Hitachi vision. This is a hybrid role; you will mostly be working remotely with meetings at our corporate headquarters in Stoke Poges and London.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and background:

  • Ideally be studying for a marketing/business related degree

  • Keen interest in branding and digital marketing, including social media

  • Motivated team player with good organisational and communication skills, a flexible attitude and attention to detail.

  • Proficient across Microsoft packages. Ability with other web tools, Adobe tools a bonus.

Our Values

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

If, like us, you’re motivated by delivering first class services, thrive in a fast paced and supportive environment and want to help Hitachi to drive social innovation, we’d love to hear from you

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