Setting the pace for Nissan in the UK

The hub of UK Sales & Marketing, Nissan Maple Cross is integral to setting the pace and dynamic culture of our brand within the UK. We have a variety of Industrial Placement opportunities across a wide range of specialised departments. Our main areas are Marketing & Communications, Sales & Operations and HR.


Joining Nissan as a placement at Maple Cross gives you access to our outstanding benefits package, including a company car scheme, 25 days’ annual leave and subsidised canteen.

25 days’ annual leave + bank holidays

Salary of £18,000

Sports and Social committee

Subsidised canteen

Training opportunities

Free on-site parking


We have a variety of opportunities across a wide range of specialised departments. Our main areas are Marketing & Communications, Sales & Operations and HR.

The aim is to give you invaluable work experience; the sort that will contribute to our success and let you drive forward exciting projects. Working closely with senior managers, you’ll gain generalist business knowledge, commercial skills, and a fundamental grounding within the automotive industry. As a sales and marketing company, we continually manage the lifecycle of our product and you’ll play a vital part in this, in whichever department you’re placed. Many of our previous Nissan Maple Cross placement students have used the opportunity as a route onto our Graduate Scheme, becoming future leaders at Nissan.


It’s about being passionate. Learning from every opportunity and helping us to create a continually improving business.


It’s about never being complacent and instead focusing on continuous benchmarking and outperforming our competition.


Our office environment is dynamic and our people-centric culture means everyone is given the opportunity to make a real contribution to Nissan's success. In fact we believe that our inclusive and highly driven ethos has been a large part of our huge success, which has led to a 56% increase in volume over the past 5 years.

Application Process
Online application Question

The first stage of the application process is completing our online application form which comprises a set of questions. Your answers to these questions needs to be concise, showcase your relevant skills and experience as well as make clear your motivations for applying to Nissan’s Placement Scheme.

Online Assessment

Depending on the role you have applied for this can differ, you may be asked to complete a telephone interview or you may need to record a short video. We also sometimes ask you to complete online assessments which may be technical or values based.

Assessment centre

If successful, we will then invite you to an assessment centre. The assessment day comprises of various activities which may include a presentation, group activity and a competency based interview. During every activity you will have a chance to showcase what you can do, your skillsets and motivations for applying to the scheme. You’ll also have the opportunity throughout the day to ask any questions you might have relating to the scheme with senior management or current employees. Our advice is to be yourself and as relaxed as possible.

Job offer

Congratulations, you’ve got the job! You will now receive a job offer from us. Once you have accepted you will receive a contract and job offer. Within the next few weeks you will receive all new starter paper work and all other information you need to know before you join us.