BMW Group

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars - 6 month internship - Regional Sales Channel Development

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is part of the BMW Group and its Goodwood manufacturing plant sits in the heart of the West Sussex countryside. 

As the epitome of exclusive super luxury, a Rolls-Royce delivers unmatched quality, style and performance. Behind the legendary brand is a team of passionate and highly talented people who do their utmost to satisfy the wishes of clients who commission a Rolls-Royce. Each year we offer a number of internship opportunities and are keen to hear from you if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree and are looking to complete a 6 or 12 month placement. 

The maxim of Sir Henry Royce – ‘take the best that exists and make it better’ permeates everything we do at Rolls-Royce. As a student, you will have hands on experience from day one, while gaining practical insight into the corporate operations of a world-class automotive manufacturer. 

Regional Sales Channel Development 

Working within the Regional Team responsible for the United Kingdom, Southern and Western Europe, Russia and Central Asia, this Internship supports the Regional Sales Channel Development and Regional Ownership Services functions, together with the Regional Marketing Team. Based at the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Technology and Logistics Centre near Goodwood, the Region is currently responsible for over 25 dealers in 17 markets providing a superb opportunity to work within an area responsible for multiple markets with differing language, cultural and currency considerations. 

The Regional Sales Channel Development function is responsible for the management and steering of the Regional dealer network, working with current dealer partners and supporting the application process for new dealers as opportunities are identified. The role will report to the Department Manager and provides support in areas including business planning, adherence to operational standards, annual conference planning and delivery as well as dealer application processes. 

The Ownership Services function is responsible for the technical and aftersales functions within the dealer network and the role will support the Department Manager with analytical, reporting and project support. The role will also provide a smaller degree of support to the Marketing function, principally with purchasing process support management for event delivery, support of regional events and planning. 

The successful candidate will be required to travel on an occasional basis to support Regional Marketing events and dealer visits. 


We offer a competitive salary of £17,500 per annum and a range of benefits including a pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and a subsidised on-site restaurant. As well as being surrounded by many fellow interns throughout your internship you will be supported by our experts in your chosen field. 

Application Process 

The application process is as follows: 

Stage 1 Online application form* 
Stage 2 Online ability tests (To be completed within 5 days of receipt) 
Stage 3 Telephone interview with the recruitment team 
Stage 4 Face to face interview with the hiring manager 

*If you do not complete the free text questions your application will not be reviewed. 

Applications close on Sunday 28th January 2018. 

Please be aware that we complete rolling recruitment. As such, those candidates that have made an early application and have successfully moved through the recruitment process will be invited to the first face to face interviews. 

Additional Information 

For any further enquiries please contact the Central Recruitment Team at 

Please note that our Undergraduate Placement opportunities are only open to students who will be returning to their final year of study following their placement with us. 

  • Candidates should have a strong command of the English language, in both written and spoken form, ideally with an additional European language skill.
  • A strong operational understanding of Microsoft Office programmes including Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential, together with high levels of analytical skills.
  • Although not essential, an interest in the luxury automotive sector would be advantageous, as would an understanding of SAP or Salesforce.
  • Candidates studying degrees in International Business, Business Administration and Management, Accounting or a similar field may find this role of particular interest.

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