Marketing Leadership Program Overview 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.
Comprised of 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. Since its inception in 1989, this MBA-focused rotational program has produced dozens of dedicated senior executives and continues to develop the marketing leaders of tomorrow.
Most MLP participants begin their journey at Ford as a summer intern, with a project based in one of our key marketing disciplines across a variety of exciting business units. After graduating from business school, full-time positions consist of three?impactful rotations tailored to you and your career?goals.
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 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 MLP intern on one compelling project in an agile and autonomous fashion. 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 8-12 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 Marketing Leadership Program.
FULL-TIME PROGRAM High-achieving interns will be considered for the full-time Marketing Leadership Program.This 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, Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, Ford Mobility, and Ford Credit in diverse areas such as:
Customer Knowledge & Strategy
Sales & Service
In between your first and second year of a full-time MBA program
Must be available for internship by May 2021
Minimum 3 years of full-time work experience
Minimum GPA of 3.0 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.
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.