“It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.”
- Henry Ford
The Ford Marketing Leadership Program (MLP) is designed to develop and advance top marketing talent to help bring to life Henry Ford’s customer-first mentality. Participants lead strategic thinking, foster productive cross-functional relationships, and are recognized as knowledgeable advocates for the customer.
Rotational Assignments The MLP comprises five years of individualized rotations in diverse areas that have an impact on key marketing strategies. These rotations provide Marketing Leaders with exposure to the business necessary to form a solid foundation in the organization and support future career development. Areas include:
Marketing Leadership Program – Summer Internship
External full-time MLP hires are only selected from the pool of summer interns (not through Second Year interviews). During the 10-12 week program, interns focus on high impact, strategic business issues and present recommendations to senior management and program alumni. Other highlights:
Teams of 2 interns per project
Completed first year of MBA program, with emphasis in Marketing
3-5 years of full-time work experience preferred, preferably in Marketing
Minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
Willingness to relocate now and in the future
Must be available for full-time employment by September 2019
Strong leadership attributes, diverse views, and creativity
At Ford, we go further to make our cars better, our employees happier and our planet a better place to be. Learn more about the work that makes Ford a company that we’re proud to be a part of at careers.ford.com.