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The Programme

Begin your career with DHL IT Services (ITS) as a Graduate Trainee with the Strategic Comms Team!

Your choice to join us as a Graduate Trainee with DHL IT Services will provide you with everything you need for an exceptional practical learning opportunity.

Shape your future by joining our Graduate Trainee Program where you’ll have the opportunity to work in a full-time contract position for 18 months. Upon successful completion of the program, you are in a strong position to be shortlisted for exciting job opportunities based on your career aspirations on business needs and available vacancies.


IT Services is the backbone of the DPDHL organization.  Our employees are the key to our success, continuously supporting our efforts to become a competitive advantage for DPDHL Group.  As a Strategic Comms team, we build bridges between our audiences (internally in IT Services and towards the DPDHL Group) to support the delivery of our ITS Strategy Roadmap.

You will work closely with our small but important team to learn about all aspects of the communications function – and develop in the areas that most interest you. 

What You Will Do 

You will be involved in the whole spectrum of strategic communication that covers the following areas:

  • Drafting/writing articles for our newsletters (internal and towards business).
  • Supporting the entire process of the newsletter publication.
  • Acquiring specialized knowledge in the DPDHL wide collaboration platform “Smart Connect” and the corresponding infrastructure in order to - contribute to the evolution of the ITS presence on the site. Publish content in the system.
  • Building a thorough understanding of ITS’ Branding and Style guidelines to develop them further.
  • Working on concepts/ scripts to create videos and (info)graphics.
  • Supporting the organization of global virtual events. 

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Writing, editing, graphical design and/ or video skills.
  • Creativity and an understanding of technical processes in order to follow a brief and meet the project's requirements.
  • An understanding of the latest communication – and employee engagement trends.
  • An interest in information technology and IT trends.
  • Very good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, with the ability to listen, respond and relate to colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Organizational skills to plan projects and meet deadlines.
  • Team working skills and a willingness to share knowledge and expertise to achieve common goals.
  • A problem-solving approach to work and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • The ability to manage your own workload and conflicting priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written English.
  • Recognized Degree in degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, English, or a related field preferred or relevant field.
  • Knowledge of SharePoint, mass mailing tools and basic image editing are a plus. 

If you are up to the challenge, contact us today and we will ensure that you will have the experience of a lifetime. 

Closed 7 months ago
Closed 7 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Communications, Journalism, Marketing and Sales

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  • Closing Date:29th Dec 2021, 6:00 pm


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