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Undergraduate Placement - PR & Communications

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Birmingham, BIR, GB

Company: Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


12 month fixed-term contract



Goodyear is an iconic brand with a global presence.  Goodyear is a market leader with a presence on six continents around the globe taking part in Motorsport activities and flying Blimps to engage audiences. The company's UK&I headquarters is based in Birmingham and has a thriving team of people working to promote, sell and deliver tyre products to end users. Whether it's cars or motorcycles, trucks or earthmovers, you could be involved in the internal and external communication for this industry leading company. 



You will support the PR & Communications Manager in the execution of the PR & Communications plans for the UK and Ireland business.

Working as part of our PR and communications team will provide you with a fantastic opportunity to be involved first hand with the PR of the company as well as work on internal communications to keep the workforce well informed.  From the execution of press campaigns, to the organisation of events, your role will cover a vast array of responsibilities including the execution of the company's internal communications plan - no two days are ever the same in PR and Communications.



  • You will be studying a PR/Marketing/Business related degree and expect to achieve a minimum 2:1 upon graduation
  • Full UK Driving Licence as travel will be required
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of the media landscape including digital and social media
  • Excellent time management with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong team player with the ability to work cross-functionally
  • A self-motivated and proactive attitude is essential
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Although not essential, an interest in the automotive industry and motor sport would be beneficial



  • 25 days holiday per annum plus statutory holidays.
  • Company discount/cashback scheme.
  • Free tea and coffee facilities.
  • Free onsite parking.



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

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