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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.

Graduate Sales Trainee – Leading Lighting Distributor through Bridgewater Graduates

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: June 28, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

A growing lighting distributor is offering driven and sales-focused graduates the opportunity to join this exciting sector. Their nationwide clients include high-end hotels, well-known restaurant chains and even Buckingham Palace!

You’ll be joining a business with ambitious plans for growth who are looking for graduates that can make an impact and contribute to their success. They are part of an impressive group of distribution companies who already employ over 1,700 people and have an annual turnover exceeding £600 million.

Providing high-quality products and service is at the heart of everything they do – they design and manufacturer specialist lighting products, working with leading businesses nationwide and have built a fantastic reputation and brand for themselves.

About the Role:

As a Graduate Sales Trainee, you will receive training tailored to you and get involved in key areas of the business including, sales, design work, marketing and the technical department. You will also be mentored by and have the opportunity to shadow an experienced manager, including accompanying them on meetings with key suppliers.

There are plenty of opportunities to progress with the business and which area you choose to specialise in is down to your skills and preference.

Requirements:

To be successful in this Graduate Sales Trainee role, you should be:

  • An excellent communicator
  • Entrepreneurial and able to spot and capitalise on new opportunities
  • Energetic, confident and motivated
  • A quick learner
  • Ideally a graduate with a degree in a business, marketing, or design-related subject (applications from non-graduates with relevant experience will also be considered)

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'D9OEJ'

Account Executive at Noonah Marketing Limited

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: June 28, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Hospitality and events (incl. bar work, catering and stewarding)

Noonah provides digital technology for events, retail and attractions by combining photo wizardry and clever social media. Working with big-name corporates, such as Estee Lauder, McDonalds and the BBC you will be helping to deliver cutting edge interactive marketing events.

About the Role:

noonah is looking for an Account Executive to join the team and support the Account Managers.

Every day is different at noonah, it will be a busy, fun and varied role, helping us to respond effectively and efficiently to clients from initial enquiry to event delivery.

We only want to recruit Account Executives that have the ability and desire to learn, and we will continually invest in the right candidate to allow them to develop into more senior roles.

  • Support the team to provide creative event ideas and quotes for clients
  • Preparing pre-event documentation, arranging logistics and event co-ordination
  • Attend shows, demos and exhibitions to showcase noonah products

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in events or marketing or recent graduate or current student seeking a placement from an Events / Marketing based degree
  • Happy, honest and hardworking
  • Organised with attention to detail
  • Confident and ambitious
  • Flexibility to adapt to a continually growing company
  • Driving License
  • Most importantly, someone who is passionate and someone who we’d love to have in our team!

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'E94JL'

Graduate Recruitment Consultant at Hays Specialist Recruitment

Where: UK - multiple

Deadline: June 29, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : HR and recruitment

Hays is the world’s leading recruitment specialists, the UK’s largest, most successful recruitment company.

We operate in over 100 locations across the UK and Ireland and have more than 2,000 dedicated experts supporting people and business in more than 20 specialist industries including Marketing, Procurement, IT, Finance, Engineering, Human Resources and many more.

About the Role:

Recruitment is fast-paced and dynamic, every day you'll be making a lasting impact. As a graduate recruitment consultant you'll source candidates, win clients and match the right candidate to the right job to make fees.

It’s hard work as you'll have to hit both sales and activity targets (and we have high expectations here at Hays) but a career in recruitment is extremely rewarding.

Requirements:

There's not one typical person that makes a good recruitment consultant. We've got people from all kinds of degree disciplines and backgrounds from engineering, business, fashion and science - just to name a few.

To succeed you'll need to demonstrate that you:

  • Are sales driven
  • Are results-focused
  • Possess an ambitious drive to succeed
  • Are resilient, persistent and determined
  • Are passionate about people, outgoing and confident

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36W6D'

Business Development – European New Business at Maven Global LLP

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 29, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

Maven Global is a dynamic start-up focusing on fintech and financial solutions for industry leaders across Europe.

We are hiring entry level executives in client-facing roles looking for a high paced environment.

Key focus areas include interest rates, commodities, currencies and emerging markets risk management. Maven has developed its own proprietary analytics and launched its own web based platform. In addition, the firm has acted as capital markets advisors on a number of multi-billion M&A transactions.

About the Role:

Key position characteristics:

  • Key Focus on French, German, Italian coverage
  • Strong work ethic, high integrity and team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and client facing ability
  • Ability to learn fast from award winning team in financial innovation
  • Potential to develop client relationships in different European countries
  • Opportunity to liaise with CFOs and seasoned C-Level executives from early stage
  • Analytical background would be helpful given:
    • Maven's Online Platform and financial innovation
    • Bespoke challenges in interest rates, currencies and commodity dimensions

Ability to sponsor Visas for exceptional candidates.

Requirements:

The position requires excellent interpersonal and presentation skills as well as a strong analytical background.

Language fluency in a European language helpful but not critical.

How to Apply:

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

Business Operations / Communications Assistant at Revealing Reality - ESRO

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 29, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Research and analysis

Based in Clapham Common, South London (zone 2), Revealing Reality is an award winning, creative thinking, qualitative research agency. Entrepreneurially spirited, we work with an array of industry leading clients including Google, BBC, Sainsbury’s, Ebay, Ofcom and Macmillan Cancer Support. Our aim is to deliver rich, robust and impactful behavioural insights for all our clients across the public, private, and third-sector.

About the Role:

This is a slightly hybrid role ideally suited for a recent graduate with a can-do attitude, exceptional organisational and people skills and a strong interest in learning about the day to day running and communication of a fast paced and growing business.

Currently a team of five, our Business Operations team is integral in supporting our business growth. As a Business Management Operations and Communication Assistant you will work closely with both our Managing Director and our Director of Impact. Initially the role will focus on office management: assisting with projects, team coordination, scheduling, finance administration, alongside coordinating some of the external communication plans and new business activities.

Once the basics have been mastered, we’d expect you to quickly progress to more complex project management, internal systems innovation, people management, increased involvement in new business proposal writing and implementing communication plans alongside a range of other opportunities as they arise.

Requirements:

  • Motivated and proactive – keen to go beyond their basic duties
  • A desire to add value to the business; showing initiative to develop professional skills and be rewarded for their efforts
  • Extremely strong organisational skills, with the desire to work in an environment of rapid growth and an ability to deal with last-minute changes and pressure
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a wide range of both colleagues and clients
  • Hard working and driven to succeed
  • Ability to prioritise, thinking logically and strategically
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to stay energetic and positive under pressure
  • Creative problem solver and self-starter
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team and exhibit adaptability and flexibility in terms of job responsibilities
  • Naturally motivated with a positive attitude and the enthusiasm to help grow a young company very rapidly
  • Highly computer literate with excellent knowledge of smartphones, MS Office, inc Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Management experience would be a benefit
  • 1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent)

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2D97D'

Sales Graduate at LoyaltyLion

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 29, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

LoyaltyLion allows ecommerce stores to create their own online loyalty and engagement program.

Traditional loyalty programs are boring and outdated. Our goal is to keep innovating and testing new concepts. The key is to constantly surprise customers, and that's what we strive to do.

Our completely customisable platform helps increase purchase frequency, improves customer retention and encourages referrals.

About the Role:

This is a graduate sales role. You should apply if you have a genuine interest in sales and want to build a career as a sales professional.

You’ll be responsible for lead generation at LoyaltyLion. That means you’re the very start of our sales process so your performance has a direct impact on the success of LoyaltyLion.

Some of the things you’ll be doing:

  • Identifying target customers
  • Building email campaigns
  • Communicating via email and phone
  • Using Linkedin and Twitter to build relationships
  • Selling to smaller prospects to help you develop your skills

Requirements:

  • Genuine passion for sales
  • Desire to make your mark and excel
  • Ability to build rapport easily
  • Proven ability to overcome obstacles – tell me your biggest achievement
  • Articulate and intelligent – sales is not about hitting the phones and just talking, software sales requires a deep market understanding / you need to be the expert
  • Someone who thinks differently. You will never excel if you copy the same tactics everyone else uses

How to Apply:

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

Marketing Summer Intern at Arena Group Ltd

Where: England - North

Deadline: June 29, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Business, consulting and general management

Arena Group has always believed there is a direct link between happy, motivated staff and delighted customers. We passionately recruit and develop talented individuals who enthusiastically go the extra mile for customers and colleagues alike. Little wonder we have grown from 10 staff in 1991 to employing around 200 across 8 UK offices! As a business, we invest heavily in our employees through meaningful, valued work, training and development. We provide a great place to work with competitive remuneration, attractive rewards and impressive benefits, alongside a busy social calendar and opportunities to actively support our local communities.

About the Role:

The summer placement is a fixed term contract for approximately 3 months (open to negotiation) and aims to ensure the B2 brand is effectively adopted by the former Docucentric business and rolled out across existing and new channels. The website requires migration of content and overall improvements to B2’s online presence. Positioning of B2 across digital, social and other networks is key through content and related marketing activities. Creation of new collateral designs will strengthen the B2 brand and enable sales activity to be supported with the essential tools that are on message and on brand.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish a single B2 website that position the business effectively and utilises content migrated from existing websites.
  • Support the development and delivery of a B2 content marketing strategy including case studies, PR and social media activity
  • Ensure new designs are rolled out across B2 marketing collateral

Requirements:

  • Manage website content through a Wordpress content management system
  • Manage time to meet stakeholder expectations and deliver on a project plan
  • Solid interpersonal skills to understand needs, build useful working relationships and work effectively across the business
  • Self-starter who can work within the framework of a plan and make things happen
  • Good writing skills to copy edit and improve existing content and write original copy e.g. for a webpage
  • Post engaging social content that meet marketing objectives
  • Create a set of recommendations to inform the ongoing B2 market planning and delivery
  • Frequent travel to work directly alongside B2 colleagues in the Deeside and St Asaph offices

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'J6KEN'

Graduate Research Analyst at EREC Estates Limited

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: June 29, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

European Real Estate Company Limited (EREC), led by Rui Pan;the top real estate developer “Trust Estates”, managed by The Hon. William John Cadogan, the second son of Cadogan family, to combine the joint venture “EREC Estates”, are responsible for the acquisition, alteration, management and operation of student accommodation in United Kingdom. The product of EREC Estates is a series of comfortable, stylish and affordable student accommodations with innovative entrepreneurship training service provided in UK nationwide.

About the Role:

Our market research team is looking to recruit a research/ data analyst to focus on UK real estates market. The research team is involved in all stages of the residential development process, from the identification and acquisition of land to the ultimate operation of finished buildings. Developments range from large-scale residential schemes to smaller refurbishment projects. The Research Analyst needs to optimise the use of various data sources to refine and visualise data for a wide variety of internal and external investors, allowing better-informed decision making. The role will comprise of writing valuation reports and preparing valuations for investors.

The ideal candidate will be Master’s degree educated, ideally in Economics, or a property related discipline, with proven experience in analysing UK PBSA (Purpose Built Student Accommodation) Real Estate markets preferred. The successful candidate needs to show his/ her strong interest in real estate with outstanding desk-based research skill, and can use Microsoft packages proficiently, especially excel. The role has excellent prospects for expansion with professional training and the associated career development opportunities provided.

Please note: This role meets the current UK Tier 2 work visa requirements. It might be eligible for sponsorship through Tier 2.

Requirements:

  • A Bacherlor’s or Master’s degree in all disciplines, but majors related to economics, finance, accounting related preferred;
  • Strong interest in Real Estate industry;
  • Work experience in property research, data analysis (for example, competitors analysis) and financial markets preferred;
  • Fluent English communication skills are required, fluent Chinese or other non-English languages in speaking and writing skills will be a bonus;
  • Have strong quantitative analytical skills with advanced Excel skills;
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills in Chinese and English;
  • Good data manipulation and visualisation techniques;
  • Showing innovative approaches and a keen eye for detail;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines is essential;
  • Self-motivated and have the ability to work independently and to own initiative;
  • Be able to work well in a team and thrive in a constantly changing and fast-paced environment.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7MOX6'