Media & Experiences Programmer
We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we’re all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?With a career on the Ford Communications team, you can bring the message of our exciting innovations to the world! You’ll help build and protect our global reputation, build stakeholder trust, and further our mission of becoming the world’s most trusted mobility company. You’ll be part of a dedicated organization delivering best-in-class, high-impact communications programs that support our innovations, industry leadership and commitment to social responsibility.In this position...As the Ford Experiences Programming Lead, you will coordinate event programs, manage stakeholder integration, and develop high-impact communication programs.What you'll do...As a participant on a variety of projects, coordinates the full creative and execution process of an event, activation or program (launch, drive, auto show, etc.) from start to finish.Lead the integration between Communications with key stakeholders and partners, including marketing, product development, vehicle engineering, and partner agencies.Guide development of multi-channel, high-impact programs – from informative, media-friendly briefings to engaging drive experiences that showcase the strength and leadership of each product – to creative reveals of our new vehicles and services.Enhance the quality and creative approach to media-facing events, supporting communications and content, through creative, compelling and unique programs, engage a breadth of media from key automotive, to consumer/lifestyle and technology reporters to social influencers, customers and dealers.Manage budgeting, workflow progress, key metrics, logistics, venue arrangements, catering needs, site design and asset development to ensure successful execution of events.Leverage the expertise of creative, experiential and event management agencies, as needed.Continuous personal development of functional competencies and leadership agilities.*To Be Successful You Will*Work to build a culture of creative excellence.Bring passion and enthusiasm to the job.Applylearnings and insights to subsequent projects.Give and receive performance reflections constructively to support the team’s development.Work to master the craft of creative event and activation management.Have a strong understanding of new media and experience trends.Foster a culture of belonging at Ford.You'll have...College degree strongly preferredMinimum of 3-5 years of events experience or working with individuals in a professional services environment.High energy and enthusiasm, willing to get involved.Organized, responsive and able to handle challenges with poise and tactExcellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skillsFlexible team player; Ability to work effectively in a challenging, fast paced environment.Ability to take initiative.Strong attention to detail.Must be able to perform successfully in a fast-paced environment.You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:• Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage• Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more• Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases• Established and active employee resource groups• Paid time off for individual and team community service• A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day• Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:2024 New Hire Benefits (https://fordcareers.co/GSRnon-HTHD)Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.