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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.

Erasmus Work Placement - Marketing at King's Group

Where: Spain

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

King's Group is an international education organisation. We own and operate a network of British international schools and UK Academies, and complement this with services providing children’s Academic Year Abroad programmes and Summer Courses, Adult Training and Catering Services.

About the Role:

Working within the Marketing Department at our Group Central Services in Madrid, you will be interacting with all different areas of King’s Group.

  • Gaining experience of the various types of marketing and communication tools used by King's Group to market our schools and business units in an international setting.
  • Learning how communication works internally within the organisation and externally with parents, prospective customers and prospective teachers.
  • Learning how to develop marketing materials including the design and preparation process to the final product.
  • Working in partnership with the Business Development department on market research and business development projects.

Please Note: Approximately 80% of the work done by the marketing team is in English and 20% in Spanish. For this reason we need an intern who has a native competency level of English and is highly literate, because copywriting, editing and proofreading in English is a key part of the job. Applicants with basic or intermediate Spanish skills will have some advantage over students who do not speak any Spanish, but this is more to do with enjoying life in Madrid and making friends outside of work.

Requirements:

  • Relevant Skills:
    • Interest in marketing and communications as a future career
    • Computer literate – experience of using Microsoft Office.
    • An interest in learning or using design and publication tools. (Inc. InDesign and Adobe Illustrator)
    • Native competency level of English, with excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure
    • Ability to demonstrate outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
    • An interest in learning or using already acquired, Spanish speaking & writing skills
  • Special Requirements:
    • Good team player, but able to work on own initiative
    • Flexible approach to work, happy to “juggle” different projects at the same time
    • Creative and self-motivated attitude to problem solving
    • Ability to come up with, assess and deliver new marketing ideas

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '364WM'

Graduate Commercial Assistant at Graduate Recruitment Bureau

Where: England - South East

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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 is a fantastic opportunity for a commercially minded entry level graduate to begin a career in a head office environment. Within this role you will gain exposure to senior directors within the business as well as giving you real responsibility and an excellent exposure to key commercial functions, such as Sales and Marketing, Operations, Property and potentially opportunities in HR, IT and Finance.

Key responsibilities could include:

  • Creating branded packaging
  • Creating supermarket displays
  • Managing internal communications
  • Creating marketing reports
  • Producing annual reports
  • First port of contact for managerial queries across the business
  • Overseeing the property acquisitions for the business
  • Being involved in the operations and logistics of the business
  • Various administration duties

Requirements:

  • At least a 2.1 or equivalent in a degree like Business, Management, Economics, Marketing, Social Sciences, History, Politics, Psychology, Geography, Life Sciences, Biology, etc.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Evidence of hard work in an extracurricular or work environment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N2QXW'

Erasmus Work Placement - Digital Marketing at King's Group

Where: Spain

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

King's Group is an international education organisation. We own and operate a network of British international schools and UK Academies, and complement this with services providing children’s Academic Year Abroad programmes and Summer Courses, Adult Training and Catering Services.

About the Role:

Working within the Marketing Department at our Group Central Services in Madrid, you will be interacting
with all different areas of King’s Group.

  • Building upon Digital Marketing, Online Social Media and Event Management and skills to enhance, sell and improve the visibility of King’s College schools and Business Units
  • Gaining hands-on experience with marketing and communication tools used by King's Group to engage and encourage buy-in from ex-pupils (alumni) of the school
  • Learning how to deliver an “all-round outcome” to include the school, alumni and future enrolees – satisfying all stakeholders
  • Learning how communication works internally within the organisation and externally – this will include not only alumni and internal colleagues, but also external partners and suppliers

Please Note: Approximately 80% of the work done by the marketing team is in English and 20% in Spanish. For this reason we need an intern who has a native competency level of English and is highly literate, because copywriting, editing and proofreading in English is a key part of the job. Applicants with basic or intermediate Spanish skills will have some advantage over students who do not speak any Spanish, but this is more to do with enjoying life in Madrid and making friends outside of work.

Requirements:

  • Relevant Skills:
    • Interest in marketing and communications as a future career
    • An outgoing communicator & organiser
    • Confident to pick up the phone and “make it happen”
    • Strong computer literacy skills – experience of using Microsoft Office
    • Understanding of Digital Marketing, online Social Media and Blogging a strong advantage
    • Native competency level of English with a good knowledge of Spanish a strong advantage
    • Confident to write emails and conduct telephone & F2F communications in Spanish
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
    • Ability to demonstrate outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
  • Special Requirements:
    • Good team player, but able to work on own initiative
    • Creative and self-motivated attitude to problem solving
    • Ability to come up with, assess and deliver new marketing ideas, with a focus to manage and run the online social networks
    • Excellent customer service and social skills
    • Flexible approach to work, happy to “juggle” different projects at the same time

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'J6MK9'

Erasmus Work Placement - HR Management at King's Group

Where: Spain

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

King's Group is an international education organisation. We own and operate a network of British international schools and UK Academies, and complement this with services providing children’s Academic Year Abroad programmes and Summer Courses, Adult Training and Catering Services.

About the Role:

  • As HR Department in a multinational company we provide quality HR services to attract, develop, motivate and retain a diverse workforce within a supportive work environment. We do this with an emphasis on customer service based on consultation and communication with all our internal customers.
  • This placement will provide real-world HR experience and help prepare an individual to enter the workplace as a HR Assistant. This experience will allow the individual to be exposed to many facets of Human Resources which may include on-boarding, employee relations, employee records maintenance, policy and procedure development, personnel administration, data analysis, recruiting, and talent management.
  • The Intern will gain valuable insight into how the HR function supports business operations.

Requirements:

  • Interest in HR management.
  • Computer literate – experience of using Microsoft Office.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Spanish.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good team player with initiative.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Creative, self-motivated.
  • Ability to come up with, assess and deliver new ideas.
  • Good customer service and social skills.
  • Flexible approach to work, happy to “juggle” different things at the same time.
  • Positive attitude, energy and eager to learn.

How to Apply:

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

Graduate Data Scientist at Hiscox

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: February 2, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising) - One of the world's leading specialist insurance groups

About the Role:

Do you like a challenge? If the answer is yes, then this is the role for you.

Reporting to the Head of Strategy and MI, this project-based role will stretch your problem
solving, programming and systems processing skills, while you provide solutions to our
London Market underwriting teams.

What you will be doing as a Data Science Graduate:

  • A healthy dose of common sense and the ability to think beyond the numbers in this graduate data scientist role are the foundations you’ll need to perform well in this team.
  • As a data scientist at Hiscox you will be the ‘go-to’ person for data within the London Market team, and you will be tasked with helping management make better decisions through their use of MI. You will be heavily involved in developing our MI and analytics capabilities, with plenty of scope for creating innovative data visualisations that aid decision making. The problems that this team solve are important and challenging, but hey, what’s more exciting than a challenge?
  • This is your chance to make a lasting impression! It has many unique selling points, with the most notable being the freedom to pioneer the work that you do at Hiscox! You will be given responsibility from day one, owning your own projects, you will be working with, and
  • supported by experienced colleagues, including the CEO of our London Market team.
  • If you’re still not convinced, then bear in mind that you will be one of three data scientists at Hiscox! (So you’ll be a pretty big deal).

Requirements:

Our must haves:

  • Have completed or are studying towards a BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Computer
  • Science and Maths, Computer Science and Business, or similar.
  • Basics in machine learning techniques
  • Data analysis and manipulation skills
  • Intermediate experience in a few different coding languages and the confidence to switch
  • between them, specifically; Python, R, SQL and VBA
  • Be determined to succeed in a fast paced environment and a willingness to learn about
  • the business
  • Have the confidence to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Nice to have:

  • Challenge the status quo by being logical, proactive and analytical
  • Experience with Source Control (Git)

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2DD8V'

Marketing Executive Summer Internship 2018 at Pay Justice

Where: England - North West

Deadline: February 2, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Pay Justice is a unique specialist campaigning organisation that helps overcome the barrier to making equal pay claims. Working in close partnership with the country’s leading Human Rights Lawyers, Leigh Day, we have a mission to reduce the gender pay gap by encouraging workers to make equal pay claims.

About the Role:

This is an exciting role for someone who wishes to develop and deploy their marketing and design expertise and make a positive impact on reducing gender inequality in the UK.

The opportunity will give you an understanding of both how we do our marketing and how this relates to our business objectives. The right candidate will have the opportunity to be innovative and to influence our work, including working directly with Pay Justice Directors and senior lawyers.

Main responsibilities:

  • Creation of content such as infographics, blogs, emails and advertising banners
  • Creation of marketing copy for website, blogs and social media platforms
  • Inputting and advising on creation of marketing strategy and tactics
  • Liaising with Pay Justice partners and lawyers (over content)
  • Perform analysis of marketing and sales data
  • KPI and finance reporting
  • Customer engagement activities through various channels
  • Manage website through content management including updating pages and blog posts
  • Contribute to website redesign project in various ways
  • Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks
  • Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more
  • Website and social media optimization
  • Keyword analysis

Requirements:

Essential requirements:

  • Interest in equal pay and social media marketing
  • Strong analytical ability with an ability to report on KPI’s and analyse web data
  • Understanding of social media communications

Additional things we like (not required):

  • Evidence of creative work
  • Graphic design skills
  • Understanding of finance
  • Understanding of statistics
  • Interest in technology

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'QOVL8'

Finance/Controlling/Procurement Placement (12 Month Industrial Placement) at BASF Europe

Where: England - North West

Deadline: February 3, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

The world's leading chemical company - BASF plc, BASF Group's main operating company in the United Kingdom, supplies raw materials to most industries. We market a wide range of products, including chemicals, construction chemicals, crop protection products, dispersions and pigments, pest control solutions, plastics, polyurethane systems, leading edge coating products, mining and water treatment chemicals. We manufacture performance chemicals, polyurethane systems and pest control solutions.

About the Role:

This twelve-month placement within the Crop Protection Division at BASF Plc, located near Manchester, is an excellent opportunity to join over 100,000 employees at the world's leading chemical company and gain valuable insight into the dynamic business environment of a global organization.

  • We're looking for an ambitious and hardworking intern to join our business controlling team for a twelve month placement. Working within our specialist crop protection business you'll play an active role in all aspects of the team's work.
  • In addition, your main areas of responsibility will include, but not be limited to: Data manipulation & analysis, Producing monthly financial & market reports, Forecasting, Budgets, Working with SAP.
  • You will also be involved in cost management particularly in purchase to pay cycle. This will include learning SAP and creating purchase orders as well as invoicing our vendor partners.
  • You will be the bridge between with our shared service centres in Berlin for procurement and finance and local crop protection community in the UK.
  • Finally, you will work with multiple internal stakeholders, including senior members of staff and develop personal and professional skills that will be transferable into any business environment.

Requirements:

  • You are working towards a mathematics, business or financial related degree, on course for at least a 2:1.
  • You are confident working with IT programmes.
  • You are proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • You are a self-motivated individual with excellent communication and work management skills.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36QJ3'

Trainee Information Governance Officer at Veritau Ltd

Where: England - North Yorkshire

Deadline: February 4, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Information, advice and guidance

Established in 2009, Veritau is a shared service company providing a broad range of public sector assurance services, including internal audit, counter fraud and information governance. The company has quickly built a reputation for providing high quality and cost effective services to local authorities and other public sector organisations across the Yorkshire and Humberside region. Our approach is designed to combine the best of private sector flexibility and innovation with public sector commitment. We provide services which are tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients and genuinely add value.

About the Role:

Ahead of the roll out of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May 2018, we are looking to expand our team of information governance specialists. This role represents an excellent opportunity to train for a professional career in the public sector.

Reporting to the Information Governance Manager you will assist in the delivery of high quality services to our clients and undertake training to become a public sector information governance specialist. The role includes providing advice on data protection matters, responding to information requests and completing ad-hoc project work.

Requirements:

You should hold a good degree (or be in the final year of your degree course) or have equivalent specialist knowledge. You should also be outgoing, enthusiastic and self-motivated, be willing to work with others in a team environment and have good interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N22V9'