Apprentice– Communication & external relations assistant

Bourbourg, France
Stakeholder Engagement and Communication – Communications Team /
Apprentissage / Work study contract /
On-site
Verkor is a French industrial company aiming to pioneer low-carbon battery manufacturing in France. With the backing of prominent industrial companies such as Renault Group, Plastic Omnium and Schneider Electric, Verkor intends to electrify the future of European mobility.

With over 350 experts from 38 different countries, our endeavor is to unite exceptional global talent to bring this ambitious and innovative project to life. Our strong and agile international team continues to grow and adapt to new challenges. Based in Grenoble (France), we are currently establishing our Verkor Innovation Centre (R&D centre and 4.0 pilot line).

In the coming years, we will focus on building the world’s most modern and efficient Gigafactory in Dunkirk (France). With this facility, our ambition is an initial annual production of 16 Gwh of lithium-ion batteries by 2025, thus powering 300,000 electric vehicles annually.  

In joining us you will actively participate in this breathtaking industrial adventure to shape the future of European mobility.

We are looking for Apprentice– Communication & external relations assistant to join Verkor in our Communication Team! As part of the External Relations Department. Ideally, we would like to onboard you in for the start of the 2024 school year.

In a few words :

    • We are looking for Apprentice– Communication & external relations assistant to join Verkor in our Communication Team! As part of the External Relations Department. Ideally, we would like to onboard you in for the start of the 2024 school year.

Main tasks :

    • External Relations:
    • Participate in the deployment of external relations strategies (media and PR)
    • Contribute to the production of content and information documents for the media (press releases and other key documents)
    • Planning and coordinating external local events: assisting in preparing presentations and monitoring logistical aspects with internal and external organisers.
    •   External events (salons, media events, institutional)
    • Identify media and institutional opportunities.
    •  Internal Communication:
    • Operational relay for the internal communications department on the Dunkirk site
    • Newsletter, internal events organization and follow-up, taking photos, merchandising.

You see yourself in these requirements :

    • You are a 4th-year communications student specialising in PR/Media/Events...
    • You are creative and enthusiastic, able to come up with new ideas for tools, ready to take on new challenges, flexible in your work organization in our gigafactory in Dunkirk.
    • You are comfortable using a variety of digital tools (Microsoft 365 and Design tools).
    • You think strategy and you are also an excellent communicator, especially in writing.
    • You thrive in an industrial and multicultural environment.
    • You like working in a team and you're not afraid of the operational side of things.
    • Your English and French are excellent, both written and spoken.
Why join us?

Strong company spirit and culture settle down around our 4 values:
Contribution
We promote personal initiative and give everyone the means to contribute to the company's success.
Communication
We're committed to transparent communication: we say what we think, and we mean what we say.
Team Spirit
Everyone, in their role, is an ambassador for the company. At Verkor, success is most definitely a team sport!
Commitment
We're all working towards a common goal: a sustainable future, which we're building one step at a time.


Attractive work conditions
- Stimulating work environment: pleasant offices, multicultural and motivated team
- Live and work in the Green Capital of Europe
- Lunch vouchers
- 50% of local transportation costs financed
- 5 weeks of holidays per year + 2 weeks of compensation time (RTT). *
- Industry-leading healthcare*
- Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts

For more info on the company, please visit us at www.verkor.com
* Except for internships