Marketing & Communications Intern

Type: Intern
Region: South West

Are you a forward thinking and aspiring undergraduate ready to take your next steps in the world of marketing and communications? Do you have a flair for creativity and a desire to make an impact in the transportation industry? If so, Yunex Traffic has an exciting opportunity for you!  

Yunex Traffic is looking for aspiring undergraduates to join our Marketing and Communications team on a 12-month internship contract as part of our Intern Development Programme.


As our cities get bigger and more complex, Yunex Traffic makes mobility safer, more efficient, and more sustainable with forward-looking infrastructure and transport solutions. Yunex Traffic designs, markets, manufactures, installs, and maintains a wide portfolio of international traffic management products and is the UK market leader in the traffic signal business. This includes intersection and pedestrian traffic controllers, intelligent urban traffic control systems, variable message signs, public transport, and car park guidance systems to enhance road safety and improve traffic flow in congested urban and inter-urban areas.


Part of being a #TrafficTransformer intern at Yunex Traffic means you’ll gain practical experience working on real projects in a leading, global intelligent traffic systems company. You’ll bring fresh perspective to what we do, helping us to achieve our goals.


Our UK Marketing and Communications team play a meaningful role in telling our story and engaging our employees and external stakeholders, including customers, the media and key decision markers. 


Reporting to the Marketing and Communications Lead for the UK, this role will provide you with hands-on experience in a fast-paced and innovative environment where you will contribute to our marketing and communication efforts. 


Here is a taste of what you can expect from this internship: 

  • Developing copywriting, creativity, and design skills for generating engaging content for newsletters and social media channels including LinkedIn and Twitter. 
  • Helping create and deliver key external PR and exciting marketing campaigns.? 
  • Supporting internal communications and employee engagement programmes. 
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams and contributing to ensure consistent messaging and brand alignment internally and externally. 
  • Helping other departments with video creation and editing. 
  • Writing copy for a range of channels including the intranet, award entries, press releases and advertising.? 

The location of this apprenticeship role will be: Poole


We are looking for forward-thinking, inquisitive candidates who demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • You think logically, are willing to self-learn and research, and take a creative approach to problem solving. 
  • You work independently, safely and responsibly; taking ownership of challenges and ideas and are looking to develop your ability to drive and lead change. 
  • You enjoy collaborating with others to find innovative solutions and possess strong verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Proficient in social media platforms and content creation. 
  • Experience in using Teams and SharePoint and social media channels – video production / editing an advantage. 
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines. 
  • Demonstrates initiative, passion, and an ability to multitask with high attention to detail. 
  • Professional, friendly personality, well-presented and able to act as an ambassador for the company. 

  • Aiming towards or having achieved a 2:1 or above in a marketing or communications degree. 

  • A comprehensive 12-month full-time internship with a global leader in intelligent traffic systems
  • We offer plenty of opportunity to develop your career whilst offering a competitive salary and 26 days holiday
  • Have the chance to join a community of highly skilled professionals who will help you on your learning journey
  • Mentorship and support to help you develop professionally
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, staying at the forefront of innovation and excellence
  • Join our flexible benefits scheme with access to private medical care, discounted cinema tickets and gym membership and so much more!


If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.


Yunex Traffic recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Applications for our internships will close on 21st January 2024


We will be holding in-person ‘Getting to know You’ days between mid February – early March 2024 which will allow candidates the best opportunity to showcase their potential and suitability for this role by using a variety of assessment types.  This session will be held in an afternoon or morning slot and will typically include a combination of tasks and activities such as group problem-solving tasks, individual interviews, presentations, and role simulation exercises. For some roles, there will also be an initial video (Microsoft Teams) or telephone interview – these are likely to be held during February 2024, before the Getting to Know You day. These interviews are typically competency based and a chance for us to find out what your motivations are for your next career.


Our 2024 interns will join the business in early September 2024 so you must be available from this time, for 12 months.  


Please note, if you are applying for an internship at Yunex Traffic, you must have the Right to Work in the UK for the duration of the 12 months. Unfortunately, we are currently unable to sponsor anyone joining us on our Internship Development Programme who doesn’t have valid right to work in the UK.


Applications should be made online. Please apply to this advert and include curriculum vitae and a cover

letter to con?rm:

  • Availability to start the 12-month internship on a full-time basis from 9th September 2024
  • You have the right to work in the UK for the duration of the internship
  • Con?rmation that you intend to remain in the UK for the duration of the internship and will be available to work in the relevant Yunex Traffic o?ce for a minimum of 3 days per week
  • Con?rmation that the internship forms part of a formal university placement year


  • Is unrelated to a university formal industrial placement year


  • You are subject to reduced working hours restrictions during “term time” along with details of dates where restriction apply
  • Whether you have any deadlines to con?rm your internship or placement year


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