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Undergraduate - Publications & Retail Environment Support

Date: 22-Oct-2020

Location: Bracknell, GB

Company: Honda Motor Europe Ltd

Job Title:Undergraduate - Publications & Retail Environment Support 
Department:UK - Customer Division 
Job Location: Bracknell 


Reporting to the Publications Section Manager, this role offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in Honda’s Business Operations across the European Region for all three Product Groups – Car, Motorbike and Power Products. An office-based role, it will also afford the experience of visiting our dealer network, European Branch offices, Honda logistic Centres and our pan E suppliers.


This role is primarily to provide support to the Publications team, whose remit is the delivery of vehicle documentation through varied print and digital media formats. You will be communicating with our offices in Japan and within our European region.


Publications: You will be involved in the entire production process, from receipt of data from Japan, through translation and print, and delivery to our compounds across Europe.


Retail Environment: Assisting the Retail Environment Manager in ad hoc projects relating to the launch and roll-out of the Dream Dealer Concept.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting timely delivery of publications across the UK and Europe, both in printed and digital formats.
  • Completing quality evaluation of owner’s manuals and other documents to ensure suitability for publishing.
  • Taking ownership of project activity within the department to ensure smooth implementation of new initiatives/systems.
  • On a daily basis, ensuring your activities follow the standard operating procedures, and identifying and implementing areas for process improvement.
  • Preparation of reports, and presentation to management, Japan, and Customer Division.
  • Regular communication with our global offices and our compounds/warehouses across Europe.
  • General administrative duties, such as email administration, raising purchase orders and tracking deliveries.
  • Where required, visiting compounds/warehouses to support with business reviews, audits and other necessary activity.
  • Review of Honda Design guidelines and Dealer Brand Reviews.
  • Administration of Honda MC RED Design pack portal


Qualifications, skills and experience required/desirable: 

  • Undergraduate looking for a placement in their third year of study
  • Great communicator with the ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Good business judgement and an eye for detail
  • Good MS Office skills, in particular Excel and PowerPoint
  • Capable of balancing conflicting requirements in order to achieve strict deadline
  • Willing to work within a team and collaborate on projects.
  • Fluent English and business English (other languages are an advantage).
  • The skills to appreciate and manage cultural and product differences.


If you have any questions, please contact


We will be conducting interviews via Microsoft Teams until January 2021 and our virtual assessment centre will take place in February 2021.

Honda is dedicated to the principle of creating equal opportunities within the workplace for all associates, agency workers, contractors, job applicants and visitors. Central to this is Honda's commitment to being a fair, discrimination free company that accepts the uniqueness and differences of people around the world and adheres to the principle that all people are created equal. This commitment comes directly from the Honda Philosophy and belief that we all work together for a common purpose. Honda recruits, hires, trains and promotes into all levels the most qualified individuals without regard to race, colour, origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other protected characteristic.

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