B2B Imaging Products Management Placement Year 2024

SEU - United Kingdom - Weybridge


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B2B Imaging Products Management Placement Year 2024

Location: Weybridge, UK

We are seeking a Placement Student with a passion for marketing, data and communication to become our Assistant Product Manager.

You will play a pivotal role in supporting the European Product Marketing team within the Sony Imaging Product & Solutions division, reporting to the Category Head. This B2B division manages products & solutions to a wide number of markets such as Key Broadcasters, Live Production and Content Creators. This position offers a unique position to be responsible for your own product category collaborating with a wide number of internal stakeholders and members at Sony Japan HQ and external customers to help drive sales and demand.

Throughout this 12-month paid placement, you will be given the opportunity to not only expand your knowledge in product marketing and immerse yourself in professional business environment but also gain an exciting insight into Sony product marketing & sales teams to see where your career could take you. Working within a large established European team, you will be offered expert mentorship alongside multiple development opportunities.  

You will:

  • Plan and manage the monthly forecast of your product's own categories, including liaison with the European sales team and supply chain members.
  • Create monthly feedback material on forecasts for HQ members in Japan.
  • Help track monthly market share for reporting and analysis, while proactively suggesting improvements in competitor analysis and monthly price tracking.
  • Support budget creation for new Fiscal year budget agreements.  
  • Assist in the creation of a wide range of marketing collateral, product documentation, and training materials for sales enablement tools across all product categories.
  • Provide day-to-day support for activities and events for the wider European Product marketing team, including ad hoc travel where necessary.
  • Provide market intelligence support for various groups within the B2B divisions such as Live Production and Content Creation.

You will bring:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An interest in all aspects of marketing, with a willingness to learn about technology.
  • Analytical data-driven thinking, with a passion for understanding market trends through data.
  • An assertive, proactive attitude with a willingness to support all functions when required.
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of other European languages is preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Life at Sony

We will make you a part of a large and diverse placement student network which will allow you to foster friendships and to build lifelong connections with like-minded students. We are passionate about your personal development and to help you get the most out of your Placement Year, there will be a number of Training Modules and a range of Learning & Development programs available to help you learn, grow and lay the building blockers for your career.

We are positive a community who dream big together, respect each other, and enjoy a collaborative culture across Europe in all our modern and inspiring workspaces. We believe in a sustainable and engaged workforce and support work-life balance with 25 vacation days and working policies to encourage our students to achieve a healthy balance between success at work and personal commitments. Our flexible working policy allows employees to work from 8 days per month, where employees are expected in the office 3 days per week.

We provide access to numerous wellbeing services and platforms to promote all aspects of health, including employee assistance programs and DE&I initiatives. We respect our people and listen to them through ongoing conversations and surveys. We value suggestions for improvements, and act to promote a better placement experience for everyone.

Bring your uniqueness to Sony

We are passionate about creating a culture that promotes equity and cultivates inclusion, diversity, and belonging. We want employees with diverse backgrounds and perspectives that will stimulate innovation and have a direct impact on our creation of social value to fulfil Sony’s purpose – ‘to fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology’. We want you to bring your unique self to work and help shape our culture.

We are Sony Europe.

Our people collaborate in an environment of respect, integrity, and open-mindedness. Diverse teams from all over Europe are the driving force for our business, and we embrace the differences that make each of us original and unique.

With offices in 28 European countries, Sony Europe caters to consumer, professional, semiconductor and healthcare markets with innovative electronics products and solutions. Our European laboratories research and develop new technologies and capabilities that contributes to the Sony Group and important issues on a planetary scale.

Bring your passion, creativity and ambitions to Sony Europe. Apply now, and let’s create the future together.

Your new office:  Weybridge

Based at the Weybridge office, you will enjoy a vibrant and friendly working environment. We have an onsite canteen with a wide range of options available, and a barista style coffee shop. There is a well-provisioned onsite gym run by our own Sony Wellbeing Coordinator, with classes on set days in the mornings, at lunch and after work hours. We have a staff car park which includes electric charging points, an undercover and secure bike rack , or if you will use public transport we have a shuttle bus service that regularly runs between train station and the office at peak times.

Take a look at our video tour of the Weybridge site here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lwbMOzjoVA


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Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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