Digital Marketing Placement Student // Box

December 9, 2021

12 month work placement as part of degree | Central London based (Old Street) | July 2022 start date | £25,000 per annum. 


Imagine you have just completed your 12 month placement with Box, what have you achieved? Well if you join Box in the Marketing team, here are a few things:  


  • You will have made a video similar to this as our 2022 Placement Student intake. Meet our 2020 placement students here:
  • You’ll have supported EMEA marketing team with the planning and rollout of our digital media strategy.
  • You’ll have helped shape our employee advocacy program in EMEA.
  • You’ll have supported the rollout of industry and partner campaigns, including conducting research, drafting social media posts, running email marketing campaigns, and more.
  • You’ll have been involved in driving the success of our flagship events, such as BoxWorks Digital.
  • Being based in a EMEA HQ,  you will get to experience from the inside on how a high growth cloud SaaS technology company works. 
  • Had a lot of fun along the way! #lifeatbox


What does a Digital Marketing Placement Student actually do?

As a Digital Marketing Placement Student, you will collaborate closely with the global Marketing Campaigns team and the regional marketing managers in EMEA. You will work alongside Marketing Campaigns Manager and our media agency to shape and execute the digital media plan, including display advertising, content syndication, paid social and more. You will gain an in-depth understanding of how these tactics translate into tangible business outcomes and you will become the go-to reporting person in the team. As part of the Campaigns team, you will get to work as part of the larger global team and help localise global programs into impactful, regional initiatives.


 What does that mean day to day?

  • Attend weekly calls with our creative and media agencies.
  • Support with the setup and execution of our digital media activities, including coordinating ad creation, setting up correct tracking and reporting to the EMEA team on the success of these tactics. 
  • Own EMEA social advocacy program: set up and review content in our advocacy tool, attend quarterly calls with our success managers and communicate the importance of the program to the wider sales teams.
  • Support with industry research to help shape the strategy for our key industry campaigns.
  • Coordinate landing page builds, email marketing campaigns and webinar production, working closely with the Marketing Operations team.
  • Become the team go-to person to support for administrative tasks, creative brainstorms and other – every day is different!



What is Box looking for ?


Communication – you are known for building strong relationships in and outside of your core studies.

Drive – demonstrates a level of resilience to overcome objections and have a “can do” attitude to delivering personal goals. 

Creativity- have the ability to think outside of the box and present fresh ideas.

Attention to detail Everybody makes mistakes, even the most detail oriented employee. You will be detail oriented by nature, able to fail fast and prioritise effectively ensuring quality on sometimes tight deadlines.



To be eligible you must be an undergraduate student in a placement year course returning to study Autumn 2023, you also will need to have the right to work in UK already in place.


If you are studying something Marketing related it would be a plus, however from experience you don’t need a specific degree background to be successful as a placement student in box. 


Have you hired placement students before? 

This year we have five placement students across Marketing, Business Development and Recruitment. 


Benefits : includes 25 days of vacation (plus your birthday off!), 3 x paid charity days, private medical,  exercise/wellness allowance and mobile phone allowance.   



How do I apply? 

  1. Submit CV and a covering letter. 
  2. Submit 4x short video answers on our We Pow Platform. 
  3. Video Interview with a member of recruitment team
  4. Half day virtual assessment day on the 27th January.
  5. Application deadline is the 24th December. You will hear a response within two working days of your application.


About Box (NYSE:BOX): Box works with 70 percent of the Fortune 500 and our customers include AstraZeneca, General Electric, Spotify, and London Met Police. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit 



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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