VF Corporation Marketing Intern VANS in United Kingdom

Job Description

This entry level position is aimed at developing hands on experience across all channels of Brand activation, including Wholesale Marketing, Events, PR and Brand Communication.

Reporting directly to the UK Marketing Manager, you will support and coordinate strategic development and activation of all marketing initiatives, from concept development through execution.

Working with Key Retail Partners, PR and Media Agencies, Sponsored Athletes, Creative Agencies and Sales Teams, this role provides visibility into all areas of the Vans business, all with the goal of ensuring best in class marketing iniatives that position Vans as the market leader in both Core and Lifestyle channels.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to;

  • Distribution of marketing assets in line with key product launches

  • Management of product for Team Athletes

  • Planning and coordinating Brand Events alongside the UK Marketing Manager

  • Liasing with external suppliers and creative teams to coordinate the production and implementation of marketing materials

  • Briefing internal and external teams on project deliverables

  • Coordinating invoicing and budgeting

You will be an energetic, creative and driven candidate with a view to becoming a Marketing professional within a lifestyle brand. This role will suit a Marketing post graduate, keen to build on their existing portfolio to develop commercial skills towards becoming a Marketing Coordinator.

A detailed understanding of the Vans brand, it’s core values and business challenges are essential to success in the role.

You will be an excellent communicator, confident, with a can-do attitude and an ability to learn quickly. You will speak English to a high standard. A strong understanding of the actionsports industry, preferable skate, is important, alongside a keen eye for Lifestyle fashion and the media surrounding it.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.