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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 Marketing Trainees at Appliansys Ltd

Where: West Midlands

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About ApplianSys

ApplianSys is a pretty special company and an exceptional place for a highly capable, ambitious graduate looking for a great foundation in marketing to kick-start to your career.

A bold claim for a company with less than 100 employees? We don’t think so......

  • ApplianSys aims to be a world class SME. In terms of business performance - and what it has to offer to graduate employees - it is clearly out of the ordinary.
  • Its success to date is exciting, and threatening to become spectacular
    • Customers in over 150 countries.
    • A world leader in its global niche, over 50% share of the US market.
    • Set to grow revenues by 500-1000% in the next 12 months.
    • Opened regional hub offices in Austin, TX and Kuala Lumpur in the last 2 years.
    • Workforce set to double in the next 12 months.
    • Customers often testify that our products and our service are world class.
  • ApplianSys is a true marketing company, led by senior managers with world-class marketing backgrounds. “I learned more here in 2 years than I learned in the previous 10” – our Marketing Manager.
  • Graduate development in ApplianSys is exceptional - a track record stretching back over 15 years demonstrates it is a real career accelerator, proven by the salaries our graduates command down the line.
  • People enjoy working at ApplianSys and believe it has a special, positive culture.
    • Hard-working, meritocratic, supportive. Friendly, team-oriented, open and progressive. Employees describe the company as “like a family”.
    • Highly internationalist mindset, with diversity valued. The company has employed over 50 different nationalities. The workforce is diverse in gender, race and religious background.
    • The company has strong values, which go beyond its business objectives – and which we live by.

For more detail on working at ApplianSys and backup of these claims, please visit http://graduate-careers.appliansys.com/

Our graduate positions give you rapid exposure to all aspects of marketing, the opportunity for responsibility, reward and rapid progression and the chance to have impact in an exciting high growth business.

The role

Successful candidates will receive rigorous ongoing and structured programme of training and coaching and the possibility of exposure to end-to-end marketing activity, from research through strategic planning to implementation of the marketing mix. Individual roles can be shaped as you develop in line with your particular interests and aptitudes.

You are likely to be involved in market research, planning, design and production of all communication and sales support materials, website management and development, PR and guerilla marketing.

What we’re looking for

Proven achievers – 1st Class Honours degree; alternatively a 2:1 with evidence of high achievement elsewhere. A degree in a business or marketing discipline may give you a head start. Graduates who have also studied some Computer Science/IT as part of their degree will have a further advantage.

Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate convincingly that they have:

  • Intelligence and intellect. In particular, able to handle complex issues with a sound, rigorous analytical approach and excellent structured communication
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal. Already fluent in producing documents to a good standard, including graphical / diagrammatical content
  • Drive, energy, tenacity, and commitment to excellence
  • Excellent teamwork – working collaboratively on complex tasks - and interpersonal skills

In addition, the candidates are likely to have an advantage if they have:

  • Any specific marcoms production skills: web development, SEO, copywriting, advanced PowerPoint, graphics production, etc.
  • Demonstrable maturity in a business environment.
  • Interest and aptitudes for working in the IT industry
  • Fluency in foreign languages a distinct advantage, esp. French, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Evidence of previous practical exposure to marketing and/or the IT industry an advantage

How to Apply

If you believe that you have got what it takes, then send your CV to recruitment@appliansys.com

Please include a covering letter which explains:

  • Why are you interested in working in marketing?
  • Why are you interested in this job in particular?
  • What are your particular strengths which make you a stand-out candidate?

Please note that applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

Marketing Intern at Circle Pay

Where: Greater London

Deadline: November 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About Circle

At Circle, we're shaking up the global economy by making money simple. With us, you can send money like a text — instant, secure and free — whether your friend is across the table or across the ocean. How exactly are we doing this? Unlike existing systems that are closed and proprietary, we use open internet standards and protocols, including the blockchain (allowing us to offer this service for free). Our mission is to connect every person in the world by exchanging value across borders, between currencies and among friends.

Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville and we're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners.

We are looking for a talented, proactive and passionate intern for our Marketing Team to drive adoption of Circle across UK. You’ll support the Director of Marketing by enhancing our student partnership and acquisition-focused programs while being the champion of the customer to help us improve our overall product experience across the UK.

As Marketing Intern, you will become an integral part of the Circle team and develop vital partnership, marketing and customer experience skills.

What you'll work on

  • Help us extend, shape and enhance our campus ambassador program in the UK
  • Develop relationships with student clubs, societies & unions to showcase Circle and how it can revolutionise payments within university life
  • Identify, source and implement local partnerships and field marketing activities to drive Circle’s adoption
  • Conduct consumer and competitor research to drive insights in the UK market
  • QA localized content and share customer feedback with product and UX teams
  • Leverage and work with global marketing functions such as paid marketing, growth, brand, partnerships and global to drive the agenda of your region
  • Act as the voice of the customer in providing feedback blockers and issues to the rest of the organisation (eg. CX, Risk, Compliance, Product)

What you'll bring to Circle

  • 1-2 years away from obtaining or have recently obtained a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a top university in the last year.
  • Strong ties with the student community through being involved with student sports clubs, societies, faculties, etc.
  • Creative yet very pragmatic; you find new ways to market and develop partnerships for Circle and make things happen
  • Positive, high energy, self-motivated & autonomous. You enjoy a challenge, thrive on variety, and like to have a good laugh
  • Team player and a strong communicator, you can rally people behind a need
  • Proven interest in startups, fintech, social networks, apps and/or tech. Prior internship or part-time work experience in any of these is a strong plus.
  • Passionate for Circle and the impact it’s having on how money moves between people

How to apply

Please apply via the link https://www.circle.com/en-gb/careers/caa3f439-a25c-4ff7-9b31-80d90cf830ee or email jade@circle.com with your CV and a short explanation of what makes you unique. Try to be creative and say something that will catch our eye!

Graduate Recruitment Consultant at X4 Group

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: HR and recruitment

The X4 Group is a global group of specialist recruitment businesses within the Technology, Life Sciences, Engineering and Construction sectors. Our latest achievements include ranking 74th in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 (Britain’s 100 private companies with the fastest-growing sales over their latest three years) as well as being listed as a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Company to work for in 2016 and 2017 and the fastest growing recruitment group in the UK for 2017 for our sectors (as per the Recruiter Fast 50 awards).

About the Role:

What to be a part of the multi award winning and fastest growing recruitment company?

The X4 Group is currently the fastest growing multi-sector recruitment agency in the UK and has recently been voted in the top 100 Fast Track companies and 25th Best Company to work for in The Sunday Times Top 100 List. We pride ourselves on having built a unique and award-winning company culture that our purpose, values and work ethic are the foundation of.

As a trainee recruitment consultant, you have the opportunity to progress quickly.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36Y4D'

Account Manager at The Phoenix Partnership (TPP)

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: IT

TPP is a market leading UK based IT company, dedicated to delivering innovative software solutions to the UK healthcare industry. After 20 years of success, we now operate on an international scale with projects ongoing across the Middle East and China.

About the Role:

The Account Manager position is an exciting role that gives you the opportunity to have a direct impact on digital healthcare and help transform the future of the NHS. The role involves managing large customer accounts, increasing deployment of our software products in the UK and internationally and setting the priorities of the company. You will be responsible for driving forward progress on projects that will help to transform the future of the NHS, and revolutionise digital healthcare globally.

You’ll be smart, ambitious and hungry for a challenge. As an Account Manager you will have the opportunity to take on significant responsibility straight away. Working closely with colleagues across the company, you will become knowledgeable about technology and healthcare very quickly. You will be adept at engaging with the most up to date and significant trends in healthcare, and ensuring that the company is at the forefront of digital technology.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing customer accounts and relationships
  • Identifying new sales opportunities, leading high level meetings and managing procurements
  • Prioritising company workload and setting the strategic direction of the company


You will represent the company both in the UK and internationally. No previous experience is required and training is on-the-job, helping you gain both a technical and commercial understanding of TPP’s business.

Requirements:

  • 2:1 or higher at degree level
  • A*AA at A-Level
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence speaking to customers and officials
  • Desire to travel internationally
  • A passion for learning
  • The drive to take on new challenges

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36XM7'

Trainee Graduate Chartered Accountant at SWAT UK

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: December 5, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Recruiting students into the accountancy profession and providing training programmes for all levels of accountants up to fully qualified partners.

About the Role:

Our graduate programme provides you with the practical experience of working in a firm of accountants, whilst you study towards the ICAEW (ACA) Chartered Accountant qualification.

The firms we recruit for range from 4-19 partners in size, meaning there is huge scope for you to progress within the firm. What’s more, there are huge advantages of working with a medium-sized firm; you’ll gain exposure from working with a wide variety of clients, enjoy real responsibility from an early stage and have opportunities to work closely with the firm’s partners. Indeed, many of our trainees have gone on to become senior managers and partners themselves.

Requirements:

You don’t need a degree in accountancy or any accountancy experience. ICAEW. All we ask is that you hold the following:

  • 2:2 degree or above in ANY subject
  • A minimum of 300 UCAS points (old UCAS tariff) or 120 UCAS points (new UCAS tariff) or equivalents, from your top three grades (AS levels and General Studies are not accepted)
  • GCSE English Language, grade C or above
  • GCSE Maths, grade B or above
  • To be self-motivated and have a willingness to take responsibility.
    To be self-confident and have the ability to use your own initiative.
    To have an adaptable and sociable personality with the knack of communicating well with people at all levels to earn credibility with colleagues and clients (both orally and in writing).
    To have the ability to get along and work with others as part of a team.
    To have high ethical standards and to be honest.
    To have leadership and management potential.
    To have a professional manner and appearance.
    To possess good IT skills.
    Of course, some of these are skills which can be improved over time, but the right pre-requisite characteristics must be present.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'J6ZZL'

Business Development Executive at Whistler Technology Ltd

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: December 12, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Whistler Technology Limited supply electronic components direct from franchise & featured manufacturers, end of life, obsolete & liquidated stock, as well as sourcing products globally from the open market.

Quality control functions are all based at our head office location in Mansfield. Our warehouse facilities are compliant to EN61340-5-1 & our processes are compliant with the stringent AS9120 Aerospace Standard.

About the Role:

As a Business Development Executive, you will be tasked with managing your own portfolio of new and existing global clients across a wide range of industries, capitalising upon profitable opportunities. Working with an extensive supplier database, you will be providing expert procurement solutions to our clients.

The role will involve working closely with clients and suppliers, developing relationships and partnerships. You will target new opportunities, present solutions and negotiate deals whilst having a strong commercial awareness.

Working within a fast-paced environment, no two days will be the same!

Requirements:

The successful applicant must be:

  • Highly self-motivated, ambitious and driven by success
  • Results orientated
  • Passionate about progression
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT literate

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7MQN7'

Sales Executive at In Touch Networks

Where: England - North West

Deadline: December 17, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

We are experts in bringing elite professionals and employers together. We have revolutionised how companies hire board members and senior freelance professionals by eliminating recruitment costs from the process. Our members have access to the best jobs, the best training and all the tools they need for a successful consultancy career, while employers can list jobs and connect directly with the best talent, completely free of charge.

In Touch Networks is a Deloitte-awarding-winning company, recognised as one of the fastest growing technology businesses in Europe.

About the Role:

Sales Executive; as a part of our Membership team you will be using your consultative sales skills to promote the benefits of our network to members who have expressed interest through our website. You'll be speaking to Non-executives, Directors, Consultants and other high-level professionals about their career, and how our networks can help.

Requirements:

  • You have sales experience and a successful track record within the B2B sphere
  • You have brilliant communication skills and experience engaging with senior stakeholders
  • You are looking to grow and learn within a fast paced and changing environment
  • You want to be an integral part of an elite team of professionals
  • You know that excellence is achieved through hard work – this is not a 9 to 5!

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'XXEM4'

Communications Manager at TPP

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: December 20, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: IT

TPP is a market leading UK based IT company, dedicated to delivering innovative software solutions to the UK healthcare industry. After 20 years of success, we now operate on an international scale with projects ongoing across the Middle East and China.

TPP has been consistently recognised as an outstanding graduate employer. In 2014 and 2015 we placed first in The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies To Work For. Most recently, we were named ‘Top Company For Graduates To Work For’ 2016/17 and the ‘Top IT Development and Consulting Company’ for two years running by The JobCrowd.

About the Role:

TPP has an opportunity for an intelligent and talented graduate to join our Marketing and Communications team based in Leeds.

The Marketing and Communications role is incredibly diverse, exciting and challenging. Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Designing promotional material including product literature, marketing campaigns, press releases, and national and international case studies.
  • Liaising with key press and communications contacts, and working with the Account Managers to maintain our high-level UK and international relationships.
  • Organising and managing VIP visits, meetings, and healthcare events, both in the UK and internationally.
  • Engaging with our customers to drive and promote national initiatives.

The Marketing and Communications team is highly collaborative; you will be involved in a wide variety of projects and will work alongside all teams across the company. The role will require some travel around the UK, and candidates will also have the opportunity to be involved in our international work.

Requirements:

  • 2:1 or higher at degree level
  • A minimum of A*AA at A level
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • An enthusiastic and outgoing attitude
  • Fantastic organisation skills
  • An interest in healthcare
  • Desire to travel internationally

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'A9Q7X'