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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.

Corporate Graduate Scheme at Morrisons plc

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: November 19, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Retail, sales and purchasing

At Morrisons we like to do things our own way. We believe in working in partnership with our communities, colleagues, suppliers and British farmers to provide our customers with the freshest food at great value for money. We’re also constantly innovating. We've our own-brand clothing range - Nutmeg. And our online delivery service and MorrisonsCellar.com wine offer are going from strength to strength.

Our people ‘Make Morrisons’. So, whatever your skills and experience, we’d love you to join us and play your part in our growing success story. We’ve a great heritage, exciting plans for the future and all sorts of jobs from Head Office and retail to manufacturing and logistics. So, find the exciting career opportunity that’s right for you and apply today.

About the Role:

You’ll progress through a series of 24-week placements with different central teams, tackling real-world business problems, developing new skills, and gaining deep insight into our business and industry. You’ll also spend four weeks of each year working in a retail store, where you’ll be able to get a better understanding of our customers and their needs.

Throughout the two years, you’ll have lots of opportunities to shine on various big, exciting projects. You’ll also enjoy structured training and the support of a buddy and mentor every step of the way.

Requirements:

Our colleagues ‘Make Morrisons’. You’ll be no exception. We’re looking for graduates who will take ownership of problems and solve them, and who will bring a positive, determined attitude to everything they do. You need to be a great communicator with the ability to lead, influence and build strong working relationships with all kinds of people. It’s also important that you have strong analytical and decision-making skills. A minimum 2:1 degree is essential.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'EX98M'

Finance Graduate Scheme at Morrisons plc

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: November 19, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Retail, sales and purchasing

At Morrisons we like to do things our own way. We believe in working in partnership with our communities, colleagues, suppliers and British farmers to provide our customers with the freshest food at great value for money. We’re also constantly innovating. We've our own-brand clothing range - Nutmeg. And our online delivery service and MorrisonsCellar.com wine offer are going from strength to strength.

Our people ‘Make Morrisons’. So, whatever your skills and experience, we’d love you to join us and play your part in our growing success story. We’ve a great heritage, exciting plans for the future and all sorts of jobs from Head Office and retail to manufacturing and logistics. So, find the exciting career opportunity that’s right for you and apply today.

About the Role:

Over three experience-filled years, you’ll be involved in real-life projects touching everything from accounting, tax and treasury to financial planning, analysis and business intelligence. You’ll also do two short placements in our stores to give you an even better understanding of our business and our customers.

As well as learning on-the-job, you’ll study for a level 7 CIMA qualification – and we’ll support you by paying your exam fees and giving you study leave. By the end of the three years, you’ll have all the skills and experience you need to enjoy a rewarding career as an accountant.

Requirements:

Our colleagues ‘Make Morrisons’. You’ll be no exception. So it’s important that you enjoy working in a challenging, fast-paced environment and can build strong relationships with different teams. We look for graduates who can solve problems, apply common sense, and keep their finger on the pulse of what’s happening across our business. You also need to be positive and resilient, and have good numerical, analytical and communication skills as well as a flair for both analysing and presenting data. A minimum 2:1 degree is essential.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'ONX2K'

On CampUS Placements - Student-Facing Communications Audit And Enhancement at University of Sheffield

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: November 20, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: : Education and Training

We're a world top-100 university and member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities, renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.

About the Role:

Student-facing communications audit and enhancement for the Department for Lifelong Learning (DLL)

We wish to improve the way we communicate with students by ensuring that all our print and online materials are:

  • as accessible as possible to the widest audience
  • delivered through the most effective modes and channels
  • written in plain English
  • appropriately pitched so that applicants and students feel welcomed, included and well-supported.

We are seeking a student perspective on our communications, as well as a systematic audit of our current materials. The focus of the placement will be to audit the existing student-facing communications in the department (pre-entry and on course information in all formats) and make recommendations for improvements and additions.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written communication
  • Attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Ability to empathise with the needs and preferences of a wide and diverse range of ‘non-traditional’ students
  • Organisation, time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to plan and prioritise tasks methodically
  • Good administrative skills and a high degree of accuracy
  • Good numeracy and analytical skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly with a range of staff and students at all levels
  • Confidence in using IT and designing systems to capture and analyse information

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'NNLK9'

On CampUS Placements - Project And Communications Officer at University of Sheffield

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: November 20, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: : Education and Training

We're a world top-100 university and member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities, renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.

About the Role:

On this placement you will be tasked with co-producing a ‘Good Practice Guide’ for academic teams, which provides clear advice on how to consult and engage students in the delivery of the Programme Level Approach. You will be involved in each stage of the resource’s creation, from initial brainstorming as to what what form(s) the end product will take (i.e. printed booklet, web page etc), through to its wider dissemination to staff and students across the University.

The project will involve:

  • Researching and collating examples of best practice in Student Engagement, including desk based research into practice across the sector as well as having conversations with colleagues in departments at Sheffield.
  • Drawing on previous work done in this area (i.e. SALT outcome reports, Map for Student Engagement, any other guidance on student engagement) and using knowledge of user habits to decide the best format(s) for the resource, and how to disseminate.
  • Commissioning and editing case studies. - Producing written guidance for academic teams from a wide range of disciplines.

Requirements:

  • Interest in working with academic staff to help enhance the student experience.

  • Ability to apply creative and critical thinking skills to translate complex information into engaging online or offline content.

  • Experience of undertaking research.

  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.

  • Understanding of specific needs for written web content, with a general understanding of the principles underpinning SEO.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7G27M'

On CampUS Placements - UG Student Communications Assistant at University of Sheffield

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: November 20, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: : Education and Training

We're a world top-100 university and member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities, renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.

About the Role:

We are currently working on modernising processes related to student communications, moving away from paper handouts to more modern methods, such as Google Sites or PDF attachments with modern design and eye-catching visuals.

Having a student who has recently come through the Department, and who has been a recipient of current communications, would be hugely beneficial in that they will be able to provide insight from a students' point of view.

The successful candidate will be required to develop a new departmental undergraduate student handbook. They will decide the format of the handbook based on their own experience, and knowledge of what today's students' needs and expectations are. They will be provided with the old-format handbook to work from, but will be expected to develop the content to be useful and attractive to our students, while maintaining the strong reputation of the University and the Department.

Requirements:

We are ideally looking for an applicant who is or has recently been an undergraduate student in APS, and who has good technical, design, language and communication skills. The applicant will be expected to show a great deal of initiative, and will be able to apply innovative solutions to outdated processes.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JVW33'

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!

Market Research at Eli Lilly & Co Ltd

Where: England - South East England

Deadline: November 23, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

Eli Lilly and Company Limited is the UK affiliate of major American pharmaceutical manufacturer, Eli Lilly and Company of Indianapolis. Pharmaceutical company with a research and development centre, two manufacturing sites and a distribution centre which exports medicines to all parts of the world

About the Role:

Lilly employs placement year marketing students in its diabetes, digital marketing, market research, oncology and specialist care business units. Within market research, placement year students play a crucial part in helping the market research team deliver customer input & insights into the design and implementation of brand strategies. A placement year at Lilly offers the opportunity to apply marketing or business theory in a multi-national company whose goal is to improve the lives of patients who take our medicines.

Requirements:

ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Is able to interact and collaborate well with people from different areas.
  • Works well in a team and independently
  • Has a strength in analysing data
  • Is interested in understanding markets, diseases and human behaviour
  • Likes to plan, organise and prioritise
  • Has good presentation, written and verbal skills
  • Has a confidence and willingness to take on new challenges, ask questions and manage multiple projects and deadlines.

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Studying for a Life science, Business studies or Marketing degree
  • Proficiency with IT tools such as MS Excel, PowerPoint and word

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'DYL3X'

Industry Placements In Marketing at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS

Where: England - South East England

Deadline: November 23, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS is a €5B global start-up business containing some of the leading brands in Coffee and Tea – Kenco, Douwe Egberts, TASSIMO and Jacobs to name a few. The UK represents a top 5 global market for JDE and has experienced 8 years of continual growth with our TASSIMO brand being a standout performer. There are 800 associates in the UK as part of a 12,000 global population. The creation of JDE and the plans for the future means the company is on a high and we will provide a fantastic platform for anyone looking for a chance to gain valuable “real world” experience.

About the Role:

  • Be responsible for leading specific initiatives and projects but also supporting other members of the team with activation and tracking of the plans.
  • Have the opportunity to impact the full marketing mix to drive mental, portfolio and physical availability of our brans in the UK and Ireland.
  • Be actively involved in brand performance tracking and analysis, product portfolio development, local marketing campaign execution, design and artwork evolution, in-store activation and budget management.

Requirements:

  • Here at Jacobs Douwe Egberts, we are looking for Undergraduate students studying a marketing, business or relevant degree.
  • You must have strong data analysis and interpretation skills.
  • Students with excellent communication and project management skills will really thrive in this role.
  • We are looking for proactive, entrepreneurial students who are willing to get stuck in.

How to apply:

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