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Internship Internal Communications (m/f/d)


Multiple Locations, National, GB

Job ID:  17927
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Fixed term
Talent Area:  Marketing & Communications

Ardagh Group is a global leader in glass and metal packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading food, beverage, and consumer care brands. Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 50+ metal and glass production facilities in more than 10 countries, employing approximately more than 16,000 people and have global sales of more than $6.7bn.

We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated. We are creating an exciting future for Ardagh that is built on our core values of trust, teamwork and excellence and we have opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines across our organisation.

Internship Internal Communications (m/f/d) located in Bonn, Germany or Chester, UK


Duration: 6 months

Start: April


A global packaging manufacturer is looking for an intern, to join their internal communications team based in Chester, UK or Bonn, Germany. The successful candidate will report to the Communications Manager. The primary focus will be to help us further develop our internal communication by restructuring and updating our communication via our intranet, evaluating of new communication channels for an internal audience as well as supporting the publication of our monthly internal newsletter.


Main responsibilities:

  • Working in an international environment with our Internal Communications team, supporting them to establish the internal communications strategy
  • Supporting the Communications Manager on the redevelopment of the company’s intranet (sharepoint) including the update and implementation of changes as well as composition of high-quality content for the platform
  • Evaluating existing and new internal communication channels
  • Assisting the team with the internal newsletter and other support on miscellaneous communications projects
  • Undertaking other responsibilities as they arise.


Skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Relevant third level qualification in communications/PR or marketing
  • First experience in a PR/communications/marketing either in-house or in-agency
  • A passion for communications with a keen interest in digital communication
  • Excellent writing, organisational, and interpersonal skills, coupled with a team spirit
  • Experience with Sharepoint is a distinct advantage
  • A flare for creating content across platforms with an understanding of the digital landscape and current trends
  • A self-starter with ability to think on your feet, a desire to embrace responsibility and work to tight deadlines across several projects
  • A clear communicator who is comfortable working with a wide range of people and understands different needs – from highly technical engineers, to legal, to sales, and the wider business
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage diverse projects in a dynamic environment
  • Fluency in English required. A second European language is advantageous, as is previous experience of working in an international company.


What we offer:

  • A paid internship with a great learning experience in the area of internal communication with room for creativity and transforming own ideas into something real
  • Insight into a fascinating manufacturing environment in a real European manufacturing network that offers beverage packaging solutions for major global brands and regional specialized beverage brands
  • A culture that makes it easy to connect with colleagues across Europe on all different areas and levels of the organisation and that helps to get from idea to action and accomplishment.

Our Vision and Values
The people that make up Ardagh Group share much more than a strong brand and an excellent reputation. We each share a common vision: to be the preferred packaging partner to the world’s leading brands. We will achieve our vision by delivering customer innovation, providing an inspirational environment for our people and creating sustainable value for our business through its growth and development.

For more information on Ardagh Group, visit www.ardaghgroup.com.