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Reference:                         VN-25220

Role Type:                           Fixed Term Contract (inc Secondee)

Location:                              London

Salary:                                   Competitive

Closing Date:                      26 March 2023

Your role at a glance

Are you looking for a summer internship in Marketing or Communications? One that develops commercial acumen alongside your technical skills?

We’re looking for undergraduates who can answer “yes” to the above for our Summer Internship Programme. You’ll join us in either the Investment Management business (LGIM) or our Capital division (LGC), gaining valuable insights over the course of the 8-week placement.

Starting Monday 3rd July, your internship will last for 8 weeks. This programme is a pipeline for our Graduate Programme (although successful completion of the Summer Programme does not guarantee that a graduate role is available).

Please note, we can only accept 1 application per person across all of our intern programmes and you can only be considered for a role within LGIM or LGC. Therefore, please think carefully about the programme you intend to apply for. Your first application will be considered as your only application.

What you’ll be doing

  • Shadow and work with the senior team to liaise with our subsidiary businesses and senior stakeholders to ensure communications are in line with Legal & General’s broader messaging and we are meeting our corporate objectives.
  • To support on execution of external communications strategies, you will take a role in drafting press releases and reviewing measurement.
  • Help to produce written materials in the form of press releases, award submissions, case studies, speeches and presentations.
  • Lead on the set up of a brand new monitoring platform to support the senior team in its activities
  • Monitor forward features and the news agenda across key publications.
  • Support for brand strategy, positioning, messaging and design.
  • Provide support for an events programme comprising in-person, virtual and hybrid events, including press events and specialist industry, client and L&G conferences.
  • With our internal communications team, support structured, proactive and two-way communications across the LGC or LGIM business through email, video, townhalls and other events.
  • Work closely throughout our Marketing and Communications teams to provide administrative support and ensure all activities are aligned and maximised across multiple channels, including proactive and reactive social media channels.

What we’re looking for

First and foremost, we are looking for people who embody our behaviours:

Straightforward – doing what we say and saying what we mean
Collaborative – working together constructively
Purposeful – working with pace and energy

We’re not expecting prior industry experience, but we’ll want to see that you have the tools to develop quickly. These include:

  • 2:1 Degree (any discipline); however a degree in marketing or communications or a related field would be advantageous)
  • You will be in your penultimate year of University (i.e. graduating in 2024)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong attention to detail
  • Analytical mind-set
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise effectively; you are someone who thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Flexible and a team-player
  • Curiosity and an eagerness to learn
  • Competent IT skills, including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ideally you will have a passion for the news, the written word and bring a creative approach; able to deliver concise and responsive communications activities in line with the company’s wider strategy.

The role will be based in London and will involve a flexible working approach whereby you split your time between working from home and the office.


To be confirmed in offer letter.

About the business area

You will be placed with either our LGIM Marketing and Communications or LGC Communications team.

LGC Communications:
In this role, you will work for the Group’s private investment expert and alternative asset originator, Legal & General Capital (“LGC”). Legal & General Capital was created in 2013 to invest the Group’s capital into key sectors of the economy which need investment and innovation. We focus on six strategies: Housing, Specialist Commercial Real Estate, Venture Capital, GP Investing and Clean Energy.

Supporting an experienced and established Communications and Marketing team, you will work directly across a breadth of industries and upskill in range of PR and Marketing areas.

LGIM Marketing and Communications:
During this 8-week programme you will work for Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), the asset-management arm of Legal & General Group. Our purpose is to create a better future through responsible investing. We strive to achieve this through a strong sense of partnership with our clients, working together to achieve positive long-term outcomes across public and private assets, index and active strategies.

LGIM’s Marketing team is responsible for driving the development and implementation of strategic marketing and communications initiatives that support LGIM’s growth ambitions. The team is a strategic partner to the business, delivering high impact and innovative integrated global marketing. Some of the teams you may work with whilst on the programme are: Brand, PR & Communications, Events, Content, Digital, Marketing Operations and Marketing Strategy.

Our commitment to Equal Opportunities

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we’d love to hear from you.

How to find out more

We believe that good businesses are built on doing the right thing and strive to do what is best for both our people and our customers. This means, enabling you to bring your best self to work by giving you what you need, when you need it.

Therefore, we have designed a process that puts you in control, because we recognise your time is valuable. At each step, make sure you take time to pause and reflect before progressing to the next, as each subsequent step will ask for a bit more of your time.

We want you to feel comfortable that this process is as fair and inclusive as possible, so please let us know if you need an accommodation for any disability.

At each step we will give more information and clear instructions on what actions you need to take. You will be screened at each of these steps. In brief our recruitment process will include:

The application to this role asks you to upload your CV, application questions, online testing (Situational Judgement and General Ability), a recorded video interview, and an assessment centre (line manager interview, a presentation, a group exercise).

As part of our online testing and video interview process your personal information (name and email) will be shared with our testing provider. They will only use your data for the purposes of testing.

Please note that we are recruiting on a rolling basis for this role and therefore the position may close sooner than the advertised date. We would encourage you to apply as soon as possible so as not to not miss out on this opportunity.

For any queries please contact futuretalentrecruitment@landg.com. Please note we are unable to accept any email applications.


About L&G

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world’s largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders – helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?