3 Roles - Marketing/Business Management Support
MARKETING STUDENT PLACEMENT ASSESSMENT DAY
Monday 27th March 2017
The GSMA is the global industry association that helps shape the future of the mobile industry. Our mission is to act as a guiding beacon for the mobile industry, focusing on activities where collective action can deliver significant benefit. In order to achieve this, the GSMA concentrates on four main activities:
We provide strategic direction and thought leadership to our members
We drive collaborative industry programmes aimed at maintaining operator relevance in the digital world
We advocate for the industry to regulators, policy makers and society as a whole
We convene the broad mobile communications ecosystem at our industry leading events
Spanning 219 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world's mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organisations. The GSMA is focused on innovating, incubating and creating new opportunities for its membership, all with the end goal of driving the growth of the mobile communications industry.
The GSMA is also established as a major inter-industry resource, collaborating with industries across the mobile ecosystem in order to enable growth through mobile technologies, programmes and frameworks.
Our organisation engages with a wide range of governments, regulators and NGOs (such as The World Bank, UN and philanthropic organisations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) to develop the social and economic value of mobile for countries, regions and continents.
We convene the mobile industry at our leading events such as Mobile World Congress Americas, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress 360 Series and the world leading Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Please visit www.gsma.com for a wealth of further information.
The GSMA's work is focused across a number of areas. These roles will sit within the Programme Services team whose work is arranged around a number of programmes. Examples include:
Connected Living: Developing services within the “Internet of things”, with use cases in the industry, health, education, automotive industries and a related focus on “Big Data” and “AI”
Personal Data: Launching SIM-based secure mobile identity services for use to support financial, governmental and commercial applications
Network 2020: This programme looks at the development of all IP mobile networks, along with the initial standards design work related to the development of 5G technology
Advocacy: Focusing on developing the capacity of governments to effectively regulate and manage mobile networks and mobile services in order to promote economic growth
Mobile for Development: Bringing together our mobile operator members, the wider mobile industry and the development community to deliver mobile services to underserved people in predominantly emerging markets
Our roles are specifically targeted at placement students and the GSMA is aware that applicants will have limited working experience. Successful candidates will be allowed the time to learn the job and will be supported and developed throughout the placement. A competitive salary will be paid for the 12 months of the student placement.
You will be supporting the delivery of a number of projects that make up our programmes. The PMO helps manage programme plans, monitor and manage risk, report progress and manage industry wide relationships and contacts.
We deliver our projects by partnering with mobile operators as well as (occasionally) other companies from the respective ecosystem. The roles will involve:
Criteria for Selection
Please submit your application along with your CV and cover letter, which should include the following points: