Communication Officer- VIE (m/f/d)

International Volunteer Program|Frankfurt am Main|Marketing / Communication

Communication Officer- VIE (m/f/d)

Frankfurt am Main, Germany International Volunteer Program Marketing / Communication


The VIE will work in the German office of Société Générale and will work in the Communications team. The overall role of the Communications team is to promote and protect the bank's image and its strategy on behalf of the Executive Committee, business lines, resources, regions and the Group, combining specialist knowledge and client proximity worldwide.

As a VIE you will support the team in the areas of:

  • Corporate and Internal Communication
  • Media Relations
  • Internal and External Events (onsite and digital)
  • Advertising and Branding

The VIE will mainly support the Communications team by taking over the following tasks, with an increasing level of responsibility, depending on his/her experience:

  • Maintenance and update of the local Intranet and Internet site in German and English
  • Autonomous research and writing of articles for the internal communication
  • Support for/ or develop presentations and other marketing material
  • Act as a contact and coordination point for branding and marketing issues
  • Support and/or organization of internal and external events
  • Administrational tasks such as reports for compliance, dash boards, maintenance of distribution lists etc.
  • Research of different topics to support projects within media relations, branding, corporate communication and PR activities
  • Translations

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The VIE assignment in a nutshell  

This VIE in Franckfurt is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see

Your profile

You are graduated with a Master degree from Business School or University in Business Administration or Management. A specialisation in Marketing would be helpful. Having knowledge about the FInance industry would be also advantageous.

You are fluent in German and English. French is a plus.

You are proficient in Office application.

Your career path

You will benefit from this experience and have an excellent ability to further develop your analytical and communication skills. 

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad. 

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 20000OAK
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/01/01
Publication date: 2020/11/10