Members of Ford Motor Company’s Marketing Leadership Program (MLP) are redefining the way that marketing is strategically implemented within our core automotive business and emerging mobility units.
Populated by curious and driven individuals, the MLP is designed to launch the careers of our future leaders with riveting assignments, a diverse network, and accelerated advancement opportunities. This rotational program was birthed in 1989 and has established dozens of dedicated senior executives and continues to develop the leaders of tomorrow.
You’ll begin your journey at Ford as a summer intern, with a project based in one of our key marketing disciplines across a variety of exciting business programs. After graduating from business school, full-time positions consist of three impactful rotations tailored to you and your career goals.
We look to our MLP interns to help address the company’s most critical and complex marketing challenges. Throughout the summer, you’ll work with another MBA intern on one compelling project in an agile and autonomous fashion. We design each project based on our business needs and entrust interns to broaden our perspectives in the auto landscape. In the past, MLP interns have worked across a variety of functional areas including Advanced Product Marketing, Marketing Communications, Customer Experience, and Mobility Strategy. The internship leverages the skills you’re cultivating in business school, while also offering innovative resources and problem-solving techniques to bolster your marketing acumen. You’ll be assigned a peer mentor and enjoy access to a variety of networking events and social activities. The 12-week internship culminates in a formal presentation to dozens of colleagues, including senior executives. High-achieving interns will then be considered for the full-time MLP.
Full-Time Rotational Program
The full-time Marketing Leadership Program is comprised of three individualized 18 to 24-month rotations in high-profile marketing areas. Each strategic assignment provides marketing leaders with the skills and experience necessary to build a solid career foundation at Ford.
Current MLP members work across Ford’s expansive ecosystem including Lincoln, Autonomous Vehicles LLC, Smart Mobility, and Ford Credit in diverse functional areas, such as:
Advanced Product Marketing
Sales & Service
TO APPLY TO THIS POSITION, SEND YOUR RESUME TO JENNIFER ENGEL (JENGEL13@FORD.COM)
In between your first and second year of a full-time MBA program
Must be available for internship by May 2020
Minimum 3 years of full-time work experience
Minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
Willingness to relocate now and in the future
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Diverse Perspectives and Backgrounds
Strong Leadership Attributes
Creativity and Curiosity
Passion to Help the World Move Better
Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.
Ford Motor Company Marketing
Ford Motor Company put the world on wheels over 100 years ago, and today we continue to bring technology and mobility solutions to the masses. At Ford, our marketers are passionate about our business, our customers and making lives better. They represent the voice of product users – delivering deep customer insights and bringing them to life to help our business thrive.
Automotive marketing has always been complex. And now, disruption is everywhere. At Ford, we aspire to become the world’s most trusted company by designing smart vehicles for a smart world.
In order to win in this changing landscape, we are evolving as a company and embracing ambiguity. Continuous improvement is our daily driving force. Within the marketing organization, we look for curious people who think strategically, thrive in a data-driven environment and are hungry for marketing challenges. We value team players who enjoy healthy debate and have empathy for their co-workers and our customers. If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk more about opportunities in our Ford marketing family.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Ford Motor Company
At Ford, we go further to make our cars better, our employees happier and our planet a better place to be. Learn more about the work that makes Ford a company that we’re proud to be a part of at careers.ford.com.