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Here you can see a list of vacancies and opportunities from employers who are seeking to employ Sheffield University Management School students and graduates.

These are just a selection of the opportunities available. To view other opportunities please visit Career Connect via MUSE or on the Careers Service website.

Commercial Account Assistant at Esportif International

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: April 25, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Marketing, advertising and PR

Esportif is a global sports management company, specialising in rugby. We represent some of the leading names in international rugby union.

About the Role:

The role available at Esportif is for an individual to assist the team in the day to day running of the London office. This will include working alongside the commercial and player management team for a period of 10-12 months.

  • Working with leading athletes assisting in their day-to-day activities and diary management.
  • Research into commercial and media opportunities within the industry.
  • Tracking and influence of company social media accounts (Twitter/Instagram).
  • Preparation of periodic internal (client) and external (commercial and media representatives) newsletters.
  • Assisting the commercial team and player agents by way of research, preparation of presentations and weekly updates.
  • Event assistance (e.g. key stakeholder management and briefing)
  • Admin / data entry: ensuring all contacts, databases and client portfolios are up to date.
  • General office duties, including dealing with office and IT suppliers.

Requirements:

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'OXWMK'

Graduate PR Assistant at Graduate Recruitment Bureau

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: April 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: HR and recruitment

Get the career you deserve. Established in 1997, Graduate Recruitment Bureau (GRB) are the UK’s highest rated recruitment service for students and graduates. We specialise in graduate jobs and schemes, internships, placements and even part-time jobs. We’ve placed an incredible amount of graduates and students through our free career matchmaking service, and we have further immediate and future opportunities in all sectors throughout the UK.

About the Role:

This digital marketing agency start-up has grown incredibly quickly in a short space of time. With a highly sociable and supportive culture, they offer graduates excellent training and opportunities to progress quickly.

This is a unique opportunity to support the PR Manager as the first graduate on the team. With brand awareness being an important part of the digital marketing mix, you'll assist in creating and delivering PR strategies for varied clients.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Understanding clients: businesses, market positions and aims
  • Building and maintaining relations with industry contacts such as journalists and bloggers
  • Researching and pitching written content ideas
  • Producing relevant press releases and featured articles
  • Creating and updating client media lists
  • Monitoring and reporting on client media coverage
  • Responding to media requests via phone and email
  • Keeping clients informed throughout the campaign process
  • Working collaboratively with broader business


Starting off support based, as you progress you'll take on increased ownership of tasks and relations. With this role being the first graduate position, you'll also play a part in helping to grow the PR team further.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Creative and strategic thinking
  • Highly organised
  • Strong research skills
  • Digitally inquisitive, particularly around content
  • Eager to learn

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YZYJM'

Graduate Recruitment Consultant at Sphere Recruitment

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: April 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: HR and recruitment

Sphere Group is currently the UK’s fastest growing independent recruitment business with offices in London, Birmingham and Manchester. Through our unique search & selection methodology we provide premium talent to the Accounting & Finance, Professional Services and Supply Chain industries.

Requirements:

  • Ambitious attitude & desire to learn
  • Desire to maximise earning potential
  • Excellent organisational & time management skills
  • Self-starter with a tenacious work ethic
  • Creativity
  • Commercial awareness & customer service skills

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'E926O'

Graduate Research & Resourcing Executive at Sphere Recruitment

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: April 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: HR and recruitment

Sphere Group is currently the UK’s fastest growing independent recruitment business with offices in London, Birmingham and Manchester. Through our unique search & selection methodology we provide premium talent to the Accounting & Finance, Professional Services and Supply Chain industries.

About the Role:

  • Meticulous eye for detail & strong analytical acumen
  • Process oriented with a passion for data management

  • Ambitious attitude with a desire to learn and build a successful career

  • Excellent organisational & time management skills

  • Self-starter with a tenacious work ethic

  • Strong decision making skills and initiative

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2DMAK'

USP Engagement Assistant at University of Sheffield - Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: April 27, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Construction and property

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning would like to employ a Design and Planning student to work with Dr. Bobby Nisha and Bryony Olney in undertaking a small project on embedding augmented reality in learning and teaching.

About the Role:

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning are looking to recruit a 12 month placement student. This is following on from two successful years of having a 12 month placement student. The role supports a range of activities clustered around Employability and Placements, this includes supporting in the delivery of employability and placement drop in sessions and some taught sessions, developing the employability and placements module content on MOLE, communications with current students and placement administration, to alumni and external profile and stakeholder engagement. You will work closely with colleagues across the Department’s Professional Services team as well as with academic staff across USP. You will report into the Placement, Employability and External Relations Manager.

What will you be doing?

  • Assist with information and communication flow to current students of employability and placements matters via social media, newsletters, emails, MOLE, etc
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the employability, employer and alumni webpages on the USP site
  • Assist in the setting up of Module Evaluation from students.
  • Assist with the promotion of placement and employability events to students, staff and external stakeholders - e.g. Alumni Networking Event, Careers Fair
  • Assist with the administration of student placements, including contacting employers, supporting on placement briefings, checking students CV’s and Covering Letters, communicating with students to ensure that they have completed the correct forms and liaising with employers to ensure the correct paperwork is completed. Ensuring that the Health and Safety Database is updated. Ensure that students are engaging with social media campaigns whilst on placement and that all paperwork is completed at the end of the placement
  • Assist on the promotion, delivery and development on the Employability Module. This includes helping to get students to complete the careers questionnaire for the finding to then be implemented across the employability and placement work in the department
  • Assist with developing and maintaining a record of employers and opportunities, including developing ways that employers engage with the department. This includes helping to arrange, promote and deliver employer talks as part of guest lecturing and enrichment.
  • Assist with alumni engagement in the department through communications and events, via email, social media, etc, including supporting in the gathering of alumni case studies and alumni data gathering at graduation days. The role will lead on reporting to the central Alumni team which alumni has engaged with us and how
  • Assist with developing and maintaining the USP Graduate Network page on LinkedIn and developing Alumni engagement with the department
  • Assist with the collection and recording of careers destination information
  • Assist with minute taking in departmental meetings especially with the student and staff committee, producing documents prior and after meetings
  • Lead on the department Green Impact project with support from colleagues. The department is pleased to hold the gold rewards for this

Requirements:

Please note that you MUST be an Undergraduate student at September 2018 and the placement should take place in between Level 2 and 3. Applicants should be on track of obtaining a minimum 2:1 degree (or equivalent) and must be eligible to work in the UK. Students studying in USP are not eligible to apply for this placement in their home department.

We are seeking an Undergraduate student to join us who has the following:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills –fluency in English, with good grammar and spelling
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with experience of responding efficiently and effectively to phone and email enquiries
  • Can demonstrate an interest and skills in marketing and communications
  • IT systems knowledge, including Word, Access, Excel, MOLE from a student perspective and email, plus experience of using social media. Knowledge of websites and producing newsletters would be advantageous.
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines
  • The ability to work effectively as a member of different teams
  • Can assimilate complex information, maintain confidentiality and work to a high level of accuracy
  • Can work independently and use initiative and judgement in decision making
  • Has the ability to learn quickly, be adaptable and work flexibility to responding changing demands

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2D6YY'

Marketing Intern at Capita

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: April 27, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Business, consulting and general management

We unlock value by applying talent and technology – for you, your organisation and our communities

As the UK’s leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, our 73,000 dedicated staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India help make processes smarter, organisations more efficient and customer experiences better.

About the Role:

Creative Sparks is an exciting design and communications agency within Capita’s employee benefits business, working with some of the UK’s most recognisable brands. Specialising in employee engagement, the 25-strong team consults on and delivers integrated creative solutions across all media, helping clients build recognition around their employment proposition and employee benefits.

As a FTSE 250 company and the UK’s leading outsourcing business, Capita delivers some of the most innovative integrated communications solutions within the workplace for an array of leading Private and Public Sector businesses.

This is a great opportunity for someone studying corporate communications, marketing or business management with an interest in marketing communications.

Working as a marketing intern you will play an integral part of this team, supporting the marketing campaigns and ensuring their efficacy you will have a hands on and integral role within the team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Setting up email templates and campaigns

  • Monitoring the effectiveness of campaigns

  • Compiling email and website analytics reports

  • Updating website content over a portfolio of sites

  • Assisting the Strategic Consultants

  • Contributing to work planning meeting and schedule

  • Effectively briefing work to the design and development team

  • Setting up Social Media advertising and reporting

  • Creating client presentations with an opportunity to attend client meetings and present

  • Involved in animation creation and managing third party suppliers

  • Establishing a solid and trusted relationship with consulting and design team

  • Having a hands on approach to Project Management; creation of accurate timing plans, scope and project delivery

  • Overseeing the quality of service delivery in terms of accuracy, efficiency and client satisfaction

Requirements:

The ideal candidate for this role will be looking to undertake a ‘year in business’ as part of their degree and will ideally be studying a marketing related subject and have a keen interest in forging a career in this area. They will also have:

  • Excellent organisational and project management skills

  • Excellent written English language and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong numeracy skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Ability to multitask and continually reprioritise tasks against agreed objectives

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'E9BBN'

Digital Global Programe Management Office (GPMO) Industrial Placement at McDonald's Restaurants Limited

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: April 27, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Leisure, sport and tourism

Fast Food Restaurant chain

About the Role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic person to join the McDonald’s Global Program Management Office (GPMO) team based in Shoreditch, London. The successful candidate will be:

  • Supporting the McDonald’s Corporation Global Program Management Office team in managing projects and programs that deliver new digital products and capabilities into markets around the world.
  • Supporting the McDonald’s Corporation Global Product team in assisting the International Lead Markets to implement new products and features.
  • Supporting GPMO Project / Program Managers by running project meetings, liaising with stakeholders, creating reports and supporting communications to all stakeholders
  • Supporting the GPMO Director with Leadership reporting and communications
  • This is an exciting opportunity for someone with good analytical, creative and organisational skills who enjoys working in a busy environment and has a strong interest in business transformation, digital products, customer experience and project management.

Requirements:

  • Adaptable with a positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to be flexible and work with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • A strong level of IT proficiency
  • A strong interest in business change, project management and digital initiatives in a global company
  • Confident communicator
  • Competent at prioritising workload
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36Y73'

Digital Industrial Placement at McDonald's Restaurants Limited

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: April 27, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Leisure, sport and tourism

Fast Food Restaurant chain

About the Role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic person to join the McDonald’s Digital Product team based in Shoreditch, London. The successful candidate will be

  • Supporting the McDonald’s Corporation Global Product team in delivering new products and features into markets
  • Supporting the McDonald’s Corporation Global Product team in assisting the International Lead Markets in adopting new products and features
  • Liaising with stakeholders to understand and support delivery of key business objectives

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with good analytical, creative and organisational skills who enjoys working in a busy environment and has a strong interest in customer experience, user centric design and product development.

Requirements:

  • Adaptable with a positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to be flexible and work with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • A strong level of IT proficiency (nice to have - an understanding of agile project management tools and practices but not a necessity)
  • A strong interest in developing product development and management skills in a global company
  • An understanding or interest in how design can influence or impact customer behaviours
  • Confident communicator
  • Competent at prioritising workload
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'D9A7E'