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American Express

2021 Marketing Undergraduate Summer Internship
Location London
Starts Jun 2021
Deadline 31 Oct 2020

Join our Marketing Undergraduate Summer Internship

The Summer Internship Programme commences in June 2021 for 10 weeks.

Location: London

What you will be doing

At American Express, the customer is at the heart of everything we do. Whether it’s for our Card Members, Small Businesses, Merchants or Large Corporations – our teams work hard every day to support our customers and help build their success. As part of this dynamic organisation, you’ll play a vital part in shaping our marketing strategies or driving our sales and pipeline management. And have fun doing it too! So, if you’re someone that loves working with others, thrives on a challenge and has a flair for Marketing - consider spending your summer here at American Express.

Marketing at American Express

For us marketing is all about thinking outside the box. It’s capturing, conceptualising and selling those innovative ideas that will make our customers’ lives easier. As part of our Marketing Internship, you’ll have the opportunity to expand our already diverse Amex network, strengthen our presence in the digital marketplace & shape real life marketing strategies. At the same time, you could be engaging with top creative agencies or some of our most exciting product portfolios and trying to bring them to life with your own ideas. All of this will be done using market and consumer data from previous campaigns. So, if you’re someone who can use data effectively and come up with winning strategies, then this internship could be for you.

Our well-established Summer Internship Programme provides high-performing students with exciting projects aligned to the company’s strategic, operational or financial goals. Interns will have the opportunity to work on a challenging project, learn about our award-winning culture and network across our diverse business units and regions.

What type of work can you expect to do in Marketing at American Express?

  • You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the business and its needs.
  • You will use innovative ways to prospect for new customers and improve the customer experience.
  • You will research and analyse data to help American Express improve performance and drive growth.
  • You will develop relationships with a variety of internal and external partners.
  • You will lead end-to-end sales or marketing initiatives; develop and implement tests to measure effectiveness.
    You will track and report sales or marketing performance using a variety of key performance indicators to measure success and better understand the customer.
    You will share and leverage sales or marketing best practices and provide marketing consultancy to team.

What you will have

Do you have what it takes to build a career here?

  • You are currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree programme (any degree discipline) in your penultimate year of study.
  • You have a minimum of 320 UCAS points and a predicted 2:1 degree or international equivalent.
  • You have a strong customer focus.
  • You have project management skills.
  • You have the ability to conceptualise and sell ideas.
    You have strong communication and presentation skills.
    You have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
    You have the ability to problem solve and use data to drive insights.
    You have demonstrated strategic thought leadership to get results.

Why American Express

Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

Equal Opportunities Statement

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by law. If you require any assistance with the completion of this process or need any reasonable adjustments to be made then please contact the Campus Recruitment Team on This role may be subject to additional background verification checks.

Learn more about American Express

We are American Express

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.