Global Marketing Student Placement

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Date: Jun 6, 2023

Location: Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, leverages its unmatched science to unlock immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales and technical offices around the world and has approximately 8,800 employees. For more information, view our latest Corporate Report.


Global Marketing Student Placement

Hazelwood, near Derby


At Lubrizol, we have a growing student community in the UK with over 30 placements each year across a number of roles. As a global marketing support placement student within Lubrizol Additives, you will be working closely with the global marketing team and supporting various business units within transportation and industrial to meet the marketing needs of both our internal and external customers.


What you will be doing:

  • This role is for Lubrizol Additives, and you will be based in Hazelwood UK working within the marketing team.
  • You will be involved in product and brand focused commercial activities supporting both new and existing products in the marketplace – This could be within any Lubrizol additives business unit such as engine oils, transmission and axle oils, Industrial fluids such as gear and hydraulic oils.
  • Providing market research services and brand mapping for marketing managers to improve our market knowledge on specific products, industries and customers.
  • You will be involved in updating and developing promotional and marketing collateral to highlight and differentiate selected products internally and for our customers, through both traditional and digital marketing platforms.
  • You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of digital media which could include the creation of videos and animations or helping run email campaigns to our customers.
  • Developing creative ideas to convert complex technical solutions into engaging pieces of collateral.
  • Assisting with activities surrounding product launches and refresh campaigns.
  • Copywriting and proofreading for a variety of materials.



What you will need:

  • Studying towards a Business with Marketing or Marketing related degree involving a year in industry, achieving a 2:1 or above. Please provide details of marketing modules and details of projects within your CV or application.
  • Candidates should have a keen interest in marketing communications and marketing.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office formats.
  • Proficient in PowerPoint to be able to create and design an impactful presentation from start to finish.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong time and project management skills.
  • You need to be proactive, eager to learn and be able to work well in a team environment.


If you have a portfolio of marketing projects – please share examples within your application.


Why Lubrizol?


We know that Lubrizol is not a common household name, so it may surprise you to know that our products and technologies are in the things that you use every day- from surfaces and fluids in the vehicles you drive, to shampoo, medicines, to the clothes that you wear.

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, combines our unique chemistry expertise, formulation and applications capabilities, and market insights to positively impact the lives of our customer’s end users around the globe.

Differentiated marketing is an essential part of ensuring Lubrizol’s position as a recognised technology leader within the speciality chemicals field and allows us to fulfil our vision of making our customers more successful than our non-customers. As a Lubrizol Additives marketing student, you will provide a vital contribution to assist in ensuring Lubrizol’s future success. The right candidate will have a lot of opportunity to make their mark and have ownership and exposure to several projects both regionally and globally.


What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 33 days holiday (including 8 bank holidays)
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Potential to support Final Year Project
  • Subsidised Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised on site restaurant facility
  • Free Car Parking


Together, we are Lubrizol: Where science excels, and people make a difference.


It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol.  Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving.  Our passion delivers our success - not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers and communities.  We are talented people working together to solve problems and improve lives through science. We are making a difference, and we will never stop pushing to do it better.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a diverse range of applicants. All applicants will be considered entirely on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.


Our application process is very straightforward, simply create a short profile and upload your CV and cover letter.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK for the duration of the placement and have completed a minimum of 2 years of an undergraduate degree but not graduated before the start of the placement.


For more information about our Student Placements, please visit our site:


The European marketing and technical centre Lubrizol Hazelwood supports an extensive range of clients and Original Equipment Manufacturers across the globe. 


The Hazelwood site is located in a rural setting around 8 miles from Derby City centre.  With a vibrant and constantly growing list of things to do and see, the city offers something to suit all tastes.  Be it lively nights out, a thriving live music scene (Derby recently won the title of ‘the city of festivals!’) an abundance of shops and restaurants, or indeed, getting involved in sports at the Ipro Arena, or the newly opened Velodrome, the choice is endless.  If you prefer more peaceful surroundings the beautiful Peak District is right on the doorstep, offering amazing scenery, idyllic country pubs, and fantastic opportunities for outdoor pursuit enthusiasts.


You will find that Lubrizol offer a wealth of career and development opportunities.  We employ the very best talent and strive to offer our employees the opportunity to grow and learn.

There is something for everyone who lives and work here……


To learn and see what it is like to work here at Lubrizol Hazelwood, please view our video.

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