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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.

Merchandising Allocator at GO Outdoors

Where: Sheffield

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Some facts about us...

GO Outdoors is the fastest growing Outdoor Retailer in the UK. Our mission is to inspire everyone to get outdoors for less and love it as much as we do! We are passionate about customers and great product.

As an Allocator working within our busy Merchandising Department based in Sheffield you will raise and monitor replenishment of orders from suppliers. You will monitor and maintain availability of stock and orders along with providing administrative duties to our Merchandisers.

You will be working closely with our merchandising and buying teams which is a great opportunity to understand more about the role of both Merchandisers and Buyers within a Retail environment.

We offer a great work environment, along with a generous staff discount and we'd love to see you grow with us.

If you are interested in starting a career in retail, merchandising or buying then please do apply.

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '57093' for more details and to apply.

PR & Marketing Internship at Career Up

Where: Worldwide

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Type: Internship

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Would you like to gain Marketing, Public Relations, and Advertising experience while having an amazing travel experience? Consider interning abroad in one of the worlds fastest growing regions.

Microsoft, Fleishman Hillard, General Electric, and many others are looking for Marketing & Public Relations interns to fill positions in their international offices. These companies have partnered with CareerUp to help them recruit talented college students and young professionals.

CareerUp is one of the top Intern Abroad organizations in the world and has connected hundreds of students with international opportunities. Not only does CareerUp help connect you with a world-class internship, their award winning program also provides high-quality accommodation, transportation, visa processing, and a full schedule of cultural and professional events.

See why top students from Yale, Harvard, and Cambridge are working with CareerUp this summer. Submit a free 1-minute application today and learn which positions you qualify for!

Current Internship Opportunities:

  • Press Releases
  • Advertising Strategy
  • Branding & Design
  • Digital Marketing
  • Events & Partnerships
  • Graphic Design

Companies Offering Positions:

  • DDB Worldwide
  • Fleishman Hillard
  • General Electric
  • Microsoft
  • Rocket Internet

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '55149' for more details and to apply.

Part-time Mandarin Copywriter - Sheffield China Gateway Scheme at EREC Estates Limited

Where: Worldwide

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Type: Part-time

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EREC Estates Limited and Uninn

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.

潘瑞先生主导的欧洲房地产公司“European Real Estate Company Limited(EREC)”,与英国Cadogan家族旗下由Cadogan家族次子The Hon. William John Cadogan经营的顶尖房地产开发管理企业“Trust Estates”合资创立了公司“EREC Estates”,并在英国针对英国不动产物业进行学生公寓相关的收购,改造,管理与运营。EREC Estates旗下的“UNINN”创业留学生公寓为遍及英国各主要城市的环境舒适,具备设计美感,且可负担的学生公寓,附带与中英高校合作的创新创业培训服务。

At the moment, we are looking for part-time Mandarin copywriters for promoting and enhancing the quality of our social media accounts (Wechat and Weibo). We have urgent needs in original and first-published articles especially in innovation and entrepreneurship area, such as the latest amazing high-tech, special business ideas, etc. The length of the articles can be 500 – 1500 words / article with suitable pictures preferred and the salary will be paid at market price based on the qualities (£7.5-15/per 500 words) once the articles are released on our social media platforms.

现阶段,为了推广我们的微信公众号和微博并提高质量,我们渴望招募拥有相关经验的兼职中文写手,能为我们提供在创新、创业方面的原创、首发文章,比如最新引人注目的高科技,特别的商业点子等能够给人以创业的启发。文章的长度可为500到1500字不等,最好配以相关图片。每篇文章的薪资将根据文章质量给予高于市场均价的价格,每500字7.5-15英镑。一旦文章在本平台发出后,未经许可不得在其他平台发布。薪资可在每篇文章在平台上正式发布后结算。

微信Wechat: uninnerecestates Uninn留学生公寓
微博Weibo: 欧房投资基金,Uninn英国学生公寓
General inquiry Email address: info@ereceurope.com

Ideal candidates

We are looking for creative and hardworking individuals that are passionate about what’s happening in innovation and entrepreneurship. The candidate will be a strong writer and able to contribute original and newsworthy stories for Chinese-language audience. We sincerely wish to have a long-term collaboration with our part-time copywriters. Based on your part-time performance, we would like to consider you a full-time copywriter role with Tier-5 Visa sponsorship provided after your graduation.

我们非常欢迎对新媒体文案方面感兴趣的小伙伴们来积极投稿。希望你具有创造性,文字功底过硬,最好对创新创业方面感兴趣,能够为我们公众平台的粉丝写出具有原创性和新闻性的文章。 我们殷切地希望,加入我们的写手团队以后,你可以与我们建立长期的合作关系。

As the platform is relatively new, candidates will have the exciting opportunity to make an impact: pitch ideas, write and translate articles, develop skills in social media and content management, attend events, and develop readership.

由于这个平台相对较新,作为我们的兼职写手,你将有机会为我们的平台带来崭新的改变:更好想法的提出,原创文章的创作,新媒体的运营,活动的参与,以及为你自己的写作累积阅读观众。

Role description:岗位描述:

  • Source latest videos and photo stories, especially in innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Monitor world news and stories and social media
  • Write and translate engaging articles, captions and social media posts in Chinese
  • Assist and contribute original ideas in growing platform
  • Attend events when required and carry out interviews

搜集最新的带视频/图片的故事,最好与创新创业相关
关注事件新闻,引人注目的故事,以及社交媒体的动向
用中文撰写原创文章或是翻译相关国外文献并加以改编成有趣的文章推送到社交媒体平台上
协助和提供原创想法以帮助新媒体平台成长
若有需要,协助参与活动并完成活动文章的撰写

Requirements:要求

  • Native Mandarin Speaker
  • Active on social media and internet
  • Familiar with Wechat and Weibo
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Experience in an editorial role in a social media, translation, or research-related environment
  • Microsoft Office (required), CMS (preferred), Photoshop (preferred)

母语为中文
在社交媒体上有一定的活跃度,熟知最新网络用语及网络新闻
熟悉微信和微博
有较强的调查和写作能力
有过在新媒体,翻译,信息搜寻领域的相关编辑实习经验
会使用Microsoft软件,如果会使用内容管理软件和Photoshop即优先考虑

Qualities:态度

  • Passionate
  • Flexible team player
  • Proactive and can-do attitude
  • Target driven
  • Able to work to tight deadlines

有热情,
灵活办公,
积极主动,不怕困难
目标驱动
能在截止日期前完成任务

Job Location工作地点

Work from home在家办公即可

Required education:学历要求

Undergraduates and postgraduates
本科或研究生在读

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '52909' for more details and to apply.

Office Management Summer Intern at Green & Away

Where: West Midlands

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Type: Internship

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Introduction

Green & Away is looking for a number of passionate and hardworking individuals to fulfil the summer internship programme across 5 departments: catering management; organiser’s office; technical and maintenance; hospitality and housekeeping and sustainability and education. Interns will be responsible for the daily operation of their departments, including management of a team of volunteers, with continual guidance from a dedicated mentor.

A holistic training programme will be provided within the first week, along with continual mentoring from an experienced member of the trustee board. You will have the opportunity to measure your progress through regular check-ins with the Interns Manager.

Applicants for the internship programme should work well as part of a team as well as independently, have a passion for sustainability, charity work, ecotourism, outdoor living and enjoy taking on new challenges and responsibility.

Green & Away is an entirely volunteer-run organisation. All interns are required to stay on site throughout the season and are provided with full board, including accommodation if required (although we strongly encourage individuals to bring their own tent and sleeping bag). There will also be opportunities for off-site activities, for example canoeing or visiting fellow eco-businesses, during quieter periods of the season.

Description of role

Green & Away is seeking three office management interns who will be responsible for maintaining the day-to-day running of the events and volunteers as well as undertaking research projects to further Green & Away both as a business and an environmentally minded charity. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phone calls, managing online bookings, welcoming guests, processing accommodation bookings and generally supporting the Co-ordinator to ensure everything runs smoothly on-site.

You will also be the point of call for volunteers, welcoming and inducting new arrivals, managing rotas, assisting other interns in their role and liaising with our local stakeholders and suppliers. You will tasked with research projects, preparation for future seasons as well as taking ownership of our social media accounts.

This placement will offer you an opportunity to learn about project and office management, problem-solving, working in a charity and events organising. This varied role will suit a highly organised, approachable and driven individual who is comfortable with responsibility. You will be as happy doing basic daily admin as you are at undertaking detailed research.

Duration and travel

All internships will start on 12 June 2017 and end around mid August. All applicants need to be resident for the whole duration of the summer season. We allow all volunteers numerous days off (about twice a week).

Green & Away is located 3 miles from Worcester which has a main line rail station with buses which come to a few minutes walk of our site. Please see our website for travel information.

Accommodation and facilities

Green & Away takes place mainly outdoors and under canvas. Ideally you will need your own tent, however we may be able to arrange one for you if you are unable to bring one. Full board is provided (vegetarian, mostly organic and mostly local). The site has hot showers, clothes washing facilities and composting toilets.

A licensed bar, comfortable sitting areas and arts and crafts facilities come later, as and when we have built them. There are also Wi-Fi, phone and laptop charging facilities. Please note you will first be arriving to an empty field, so please be prepared for this.

Although G&A is set up on the outskirts of a small village near Worcester, there are very few facilities outside the field. There is a café/restaurant within a few minutes walk but the nearest shop and post office is 2 miles away.

Costs

Green & Away does not pay any of its volunteers, trustees or interns. We provide 3 meals a day (including dessert with the evening meal, teas and coffees etc.) to everyone volunteering on site. Your only cost throughout the internship will be your travel or any drinks and snacks you choose from the bar.

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '53763' for more details and to apply.

IWS Finance Placement at BOC

Where: Sheffield, UK

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Type: Placement Year

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Purpose of the position

The IWS Finance placement role will report to the IWS Accounting Manager.

Working closely with other members of the IWS finance team, the role will include exposure to a number of different finance activities. This includes sales ledger processing, purchase ledger processing, cash book accounting and bank reconciliations.

The IWS Finance placement role will also be part of a project team to implement a significant business project during the year.

Principal responsibilities

  • Processing sales ledger invoices
  • Petty cash posting
  • Assisting with purchase ledger activities to include; processing purchase ledger invoices, statement reconciliations, three way matching (Invoice, GRN & PO), Posting payments onto purchase ledger, raising BACs runs
  • Facilitate and perform period close activities
  • Utilise accounting knowledge and judgement to flag and record exceptions or variances noted in the daily course of their activities
  • Review of all processes & procedures, actively participates in the implementation of improvements
  • Inter-company reconciliations
  • Part of business project team during placement

Required critical behaviours

  • Partnership building
  • Information sharing
  • Customer Intimacy
  • Openness and honesty

Required key skills (functional/technical)

  • Computer aptitude, basic computer skills and data entry skills
  • Initiative
  • Able to work in a team
  • Thoroughness (attention to detail)
  • Able to organise and manage work
  • Good communication skills (oral, written and listening)
  • Analytical skills
  • Able to identify and resolve problem

Please note - vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is found so please apply early!

How to Apply

Please email CV and covering letter to Jenny.Nightingale@boc.com

Sustainability and Education Summer Intern at Green & Away

Where: West Midlands

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Type: Internship

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Introduction

Green & Away is looking for a number of passionate and hardworking individuals to fulfil the summer internship programme across 5 departments: catering management; organiser’s office; technical and maintenance; hospitality and housekeeping and sustainability and education. Interns will be responsible for the daily operation of their departments, including management of a team of volunteers, with continual guidance from a dedicated mentor.

A holistic training programme will be provided within the first week, along with continual mentoring from an experienced member of the trustee board. You will have the opportunity to measure your progress through regular check-ins with the Interns Manager.

Applicants for the internship programme should work well as part of a team as well as independently, have a passion for sustainability, charity work, ecotourism, outdoor living and enjoy taking on new challenges and responsibility.

Green & Away is an entirely volunteer-run organisation. All interns are required to stay on site throughout the season and are provided with full board, including accommodation if required (although we strongly encourage individuals to bring their own tent and sleeping bag). There will also be opportunities for off-site activities, for example canoeing or visiting fellow eco-businesses, during quieter periods of the season.

Description of role

Green & Away is seeking an intern to undertake tasks in a new role dedicated to sustainability strategy and education management during the season. This role will involve research, assessment and presentation of Green & Away’s sustainable practices, such as analysing our food procurement and measuring our carbon footprint. You will also be responsible for arranging workshops and talks for volunteers and guests through a varied education programme, assisted by the Education Manager.

You will be laying the groundwork for Green & Away to undertake new projects and improve on its practices as an ethical organisation and environmental charity, coming up with new ideas and written policies.

This placement will offer you experience in research, report preparation and project management and is best suited to an organised, independent worker with a passion for sustainable development or outdoor education.

Duration and travel

All internships will start on 12 June 2017 and end around mid August. All applicants need to be resident for the whole duration of the summer season. We allow all volunteers numerous days off (about twice a week).

Green & Away is located 3 miles from Worcester which has a main line rail station with buses which come to a few minutes walk of our site. Please see our website for travel information

Accommodation and facilities

Green & Away takes place mainly outdoors and under canvas. Ideally you will need your own tent, however we may be able to arrange one for you if you are unable to bring one. Full board is provided (vegetarian, mostly organic and mostly local). The site has hot showers, clothes washing facilities and composting toilets.

A licensed bar, comfortable sitting areas and arts and crafts facilities come later, as and when we have built them. There are also Wi-Fi, phone and laptop charging facilities. Please note you will first be arriving to an empty field, so please be prepared for this.

Although G&A is set up on the outskirts of a small village near Worcester, there are very few facilities outside the field. There is a café/restaurant within a few minutes walk but the nearest shop and post office is 2 miles away.

Costs

Green & Away does not pay any of its volunteers, trustees or interns. We provide 3 meals a day (including dessert with the evening meal, teas and coffees etc.) to everyone volunteering on site. Your only cost throughout the internship will be your travel or any drinks and snacks you choose from the bar.

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '53761' for more details and to apply.

Graduate Area/Shift Manager at Amazon

Where: UK

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Amazon is looking for ambitious and enthusiastic graduates to join the fast paced world of Logistics in European Operations as a Graduate Area Manager or Graduate Shift Manager in our last mile delivery teams. These will be permanent roles from day one with structured onboarding and plenty of training and support.

A Graduate Manager is a manager with a bias for action. You will manage day-to-day operations in one of the segments from inbound to outbound (receiving, stowing, picking, packing, and shipping) and liaise with other departments to ensure a smooth flow of operations. You will need to be comfortable making decisions in constantly evolving fast-paced environments. In Amazon, Graduate Managers are in charge of one department within the Fulfillment Center or Delivery Station and tasked to deliver the targeted key performance indicators; As a Graduate Manager you will be running systems and processes, you will be on the floor leading shifts with a large team of Associates and Leads and you will be their primary point of contact.

Furthermore, you will be responsible for measuring, evaluating and improving the processes in the areas of Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics, obtaining and reporting on key metrics and data whilst driving production within your area. Through your work, you will continuously improve the functionality and level of service that the Fulfilment Centre and Delivery Stations provide to our customers. During the course of your graduate programme, you’ll have the chance to work alongside experienced leaders, giving you a unique insight into our business and the skills you need to excel within it.

The Fulfilment Centre’s looking for our future graduate leaders in the UK are as follows: *Swansea *Doncaster *Ridgmont *Peterborough *Rugeley *Gourock *Dunfermline *Dunstable *Hemel Hempstead *Manchester *Coalville

The Delivery Stations looking for our future graduate leaders in the UK include but are not limited to: *Bromley by Bow *Luton *Peterborough *Reading *Dundee *Belfast *Banbury *Stoke *Norwich *Exeter *Glasgow *Bristol *Cardiff *Maidstone *Newcastle *Warrington *Preston *Leeds *Sheffield *Hemel Hempstead

About you:

  • We want to hire the world’s brightest minds, and offer them an environment in which they can relentlessly improve the experience for our customers.
  • We would like to see you demonstrate strong leadership ability and excellent communications skills across all levels within a diverse culture.
  • You will be results driven with analytical capability, with the ability to innovate and simplify current process and practices.
  • You should have strong decision making skills
  • You will be willing to work to flexible schedules. This is highly likely to include weekends and night shifts. You will be willing to commit the time required to get the job done.

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '47621' for more details and to apply.

Graduate Program at Nielsen

Where: South East England

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Type: Graduate

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What it's all about

This is an exciting opportunity for you to be a part of the world’s largest Market Research Company and experience a one year comprehensive graduate development programme which exposes you to all areas of this first class business including a short placement outside of the UK.

The experience

Nielsen values the client experience and the employee experience above all else, which is why our Graduate Programme has been carefully crafted to show you the best of Nielsen, and bring out the best in you.

After a tailored on-boarding programme to quickly settle you in to the Nielsen team, you will spend each quarter developing your skills and understanding in a different area of the business. From helping clients to enhance their marketing activities or develop a product launch strategy, to growing your multi market understanding, this programme will challenge you to make a difference to our business.

  • You will spend your first 3 months undertaking a structured training programme to demonstrate the value that we bring to our clients and provide you with the core skills. This will cover business fundamentals, analytical skills, presentations skills and storytelling. At the end of this period you will be assessed via role play and presentations.
  • Through months 4 – 6 you will undertake a project focussed around the continuous market tracking services we provide to our clients. This assignment will give you a closer understanding of the insights that we provide to our clients through our core products and services, Retail Measurement and Consumer Panel.
  • Through months 7 – 9 you will work within one of our Practice Areas, Sales Effectiveness, Marketing Effectiveness or Innovation to understand how we help our clients to enhance their marketing efforts, price & promotional strategies and new product launch strategy. You’ll be working on a project that will help to drive internal efficiencies in one of these areas.
  • In your final 3 months of year 1 you will spend the initial 2 weeks within a European market outside of the UK. You will be set the objective of understanding more about a process or way of working implemented within this region, and you will bring learnings back to the UK, and define a plan to implement these effectively and sensitively to generate growth.

Placement year 1

In year 2 you’ll be placed in a live role, working directly with our clients, delivering against growth objectives. You’ll consolidate your learnings across the assignments to embark on a journey to become a leader within Nielsen. This will be supported with Leadership training and opportunities to demonstrate the skills you have learnt.

Placement year 2

In your final year you’ll rotate to a new team or function, expanding your leadership experience to take on managerial responsibility. You may be selected to participate in the Emerging Leaders Program and spend the next 18 months rotating across Europe or you may capitalise on local team management or Client leadership opportunities.

Your attributes

  • A comfortable story teller
  • An enthusiast for our industry and FMCG
  • The ability demonstrate the qualities of a leader
  • Experience of working in the corporate world
  • A strong ambition to progress with our company
  • A track record of taking on responsibility
  • Strong verbal and written English

The Benefits

  • Starting basic salary £26,000
  • 25 days holiday (rising to 28 with service) + Bank holidays! If this isn’t enough we also offer a holiday purchase scheme!
  • Structured individual development plans
  • Private healthcare
  • Employer contributory pension
  • A whole range of corporate discounts

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '47625' for more details and to apply.