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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.

HR Intern at Card Factory

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: July 11, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: : Retail, sales and purchasing

We are the leading specialist retailer of greetings cards, gift dressings and party products in the UK - something that we're really proud of! Not only do we sell cards, you'll find a huge selection of gifts, wrapping paper, balloons, gift bags and so much more both in-store and online - all of which is exclusive to us.

About the Role:

A superb role within the HR Department within Card Factory, market leader in Cards and Giftware.

Since our launch in 1997, Card Factory has become the fastest growing greetings card retailer in the UK and one of the leading lights of the industry. We sell a wide selection of cards, as well as gifts, gift bags and decorative wrapping materials. When it comes to special occasions, whatever the need, we’ve got it wrapped up! And we’re still growing; today we have over 980 stores, in every corner of the UK, with more popping up all the time, as well as our online store.

We are now looking to strengthen our existing HR Team and offer some valuable work experience over the summer months. We are therefore looking for a HR intern to join us, you may be studying for a HR qualification and looking for some practical experience or have recently graduated and are looking to get some hands on experience in a busy HR environment.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N4Q74'

Project Assistant at Card Factory

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: July 11, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: : Retail, sales and purchasing

We are the leading specialist retailer of greetings cards, gift dressings and party products in the UK - something that we're really proud of! Not only do we sell cards, you'll find a huge selection of gifts, wrapping paper, balloons, gift bags and so much more both in-store and online - all of which is exclusive to us.

About the Role:

A superb role within the Finance function with Card Factory, market leader in Cards and Giftware.

Since our launch in 1997, Card Factory has become the fastest growing greetings card retailer in the UK and one of the leading lights of the industry. We sell a wide selection of cards, as well as gifts, gift bags and decorative wrapping materials. When it comes to special occasions, whatever the need, we’ve got it wrapped up! And we’re still growing; today we have over 980 stores, in every corner of the UK, with more popping up all the time, as well as our online store.

We are now looking to strengthen our existing Business Development team and are recruiting for a Project Assistant Intern. The role will be supporting the team working on new business opportunities whether it be developing a concession within another retailer or looking at new opportunities within the retail landscape.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'ABWA9'

Finance Intern at Card Factory

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: July 11, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: : Retail, sales and purchasing

We are the leading specialist retailer of greetings cards, gift dressings and party products in the UK - something that we're really proud of! Not only do we sell cards, you'll find a huge selection of gifts, wrapping paper, balloons, gift bags and so much more both in-store and online - all of which is exclusive to us.

About the Role:

A superb role within the Finance function with Card Factory, market leader in Cards and Giftware.

Since our launch in 1997, Card Factory has become the fastest growing greetings card retailer in the UK and one of the leading lights of the industry. We sell a wide selection of cards, as well as gifts, gift bags and decorative wrapping materials. When it comes to special occasions, whatever the need, we’ve got it wrapped up! And we’re still growing; today we have over 980 stores, in every corner of the UK, with more popping up all the time, as well as our online store.

We are now looking to strengthen our existing Finance team and are recruiting for a Finance Intern.

We are recruiting for a graduate for a 6-week data analysis assignment to start immediately.

How to apply:

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

Graduate Client Support Officer at Salix Finance

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: July 12, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Salix Finance is currently an independent not for profit company established to accelerate public sector investment in energy efficiency technologies. Salix is publicly funded by BEIS, DfE, and the Welsh and Scottish Governments and works with public sector bodies throughout the UK, helping them make progress towards achieving their carbon reduction targets. We do this by offering interest free loans for energy efficiency. By joining Salix, you will learn about energy efficiency, finance, government and relationship management.

About the Role:

Salix works to enable the public sector in the UK to reduce its carbon footprint. The task of reducing the UK’s carbon emissions needs individuals who will work as a constructive team member building positive relationships with our clients to enable them to implement energy efficiency measures across their estate.

For staff joining Salix we run a comprehensive induction programme to support staff to be successful at work. Every member of staff is in a team and has a named line manager who helps you plan your work and manage your training and development. You will be encouraged to study for further industry qualifications, and you will become an expert in energy efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Work with and support existing clients to ensure they complete projects within agreed scope, timelines and to Salix requirements

  2. Maintain excellent client relationships and engage with key personnel across all levels of client organisations to encourage on time completions and repeat business

  3. Maintain client databases to track projects

  4. Support prospective clients in developing applications for funding and assist and manage them through the lifecycle of their projects to completion of the project

  5. Support a teamwork approach to delivering the teams annual business plans

  6. Individual health and safely

Requirements:

Key Criteria:

  • Project management skills

  • Strong IT skills, including all Microsoft Office Programmes with a focus on Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to work constructively within a small team

  • Ability to manage, prioritise and deliver a number of projects and work programmes within timescale

  • Ability to positively represent Salix and good customer service skills

  • Pays close attention to detail, ensuring work is delivered to a high standard

  • Effective time management and ability to set realistic timescales for work delivery

  • Self-motivated and good organisational skills

  • Ability to demonstrate and understand equal opportunities

  • Willingness to learn and commitment to personal development and training

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree or equivalent professionally relevant qualification

  • Evidence of further professional development

  • Presentation experience

  • Communicates effectively and confidently

  • Fosters collaborative and coordinated working across teams and in partnership with other organisations

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to travel

  • Ability to make decisions that demonstrate commitment to Salix’s corporate strategy

Desirable Criteria:

  • Relevant work experience in a building or energy services capacity

  • Experience in providing advice and support

  • Customer service or public engagement experience

  • Strong numeracy skills

  • Ability to effectively contribute at meetings and events participation

  • Knowledge of energy efficient and low carbon technologies

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3LQQL'

Indirect Tax Assistant at Veolia

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: July 14, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Environment and conservation

We are resourcing the world. We manufacture green products and green energy using waste, waste water and wasted heat as a resource mine. We provide tailored solutions for industry or municipalities to help them save and preserve resources.

About the Role:

Are you looking for a career in Tax where you can make an impact at the global leader in resource management?

We currently have an entry level role within our Indirect Tax team where you will support the Indirect Tax Manager and Employment Tax Manager in managing assurance, compliance and advisory work for the UK and Ireland businesses as an Indirect Tax Assistant. The Group Tax function plays a pivotal role in supporting the business and helping them to navigate the complex and continually changing demands of tax legislation.

This is an entry level tax position which offers unique in-house practical training, together with professional exam study and support, leading to ATT and CTA qualifications within three years. You will work on a variety of different things including (but not limited to):

  • Preparing and submitting indirect tax returns – VAT and environmental taxes;
  • Reviewing activities in the business and seeking opportunities to maximise VAT efficiencies;
  • Responding to ad hoc queries and work with managers on projects as and when they arise from the business; and,
  • Work with the employment tax manager on employment tax compliance tasks including completion of our PAYE Settlement Agreement, P11D reporting, provision of advice to Payroll, Reward and HR and assistance with expatriate tax matters.

Requirements:

We are looking for school leavers and graduates available to commence employment in September 2019 who are committed to studying for the ATT and CTA exams, via a government accredited Level 7 Apprenticeship in Accountancy and Taxation, which in itself is equivalent to a Master’s Degree.

How to apply:

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

Junior Project Manager – Partner Communications through Creative Access

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: July 14, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Channel your inner marketeer and check out this brilliant opportunity to manage partner relationships across Europe for this leading tech company! If you’re curious about sales trends and launching campaigns, this is the perfect opportunity you…

With their work localised into more than 30 languages touching over 60 countries, Channel is often a customer’s first experience with Apple, and sometimes – their only experience: think O2, John Lewis, Fnac, EE, to name only a few of their partners. Apple’s Channel partners account for a considerable proportion of sales in Western Europe. The Partner Communications (PC) team is an extremely important part of the European Channel function.

About the Role:

They are creating the exciting new role of a Junior Project Manager to help and support the team in their day to day operations. The successful candidate will support the two PC Leads on their respective markets (FR and UK) and in the execution of Partners’ work as well as provide organisational and administrative support. They will have the chance to liaise with Apple’s partners across Europe as well as launch and track new campaigns.

This role will require a marketing-savvy individual with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and liaise with clients and partners on a daily basis. This is a brilliant opportunity to learn and develop key skills whilst building a deeper understanding of Apple’s impact on the local consumer.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Provide support to the Partner Communications team across the European Channel function
  • Support the Partner Communications Manager (PCM) with the “secondary” partners’ campaigns execution
  • Review and approve partners’ work on Meeting Room
  • Set up a kit of reporting tools for the team to distribute and share the work
  • Follow-up and track the progress of new campaigns
  • Collate and share intelligence with internal stakeholders
  • Build case studies with information provided by PCMs
  • Attend and provide minutes of internal meetings (WWPC, XF etc.)
  • Monitor and update internal tracking systems such as CAP, DGs reports, AMFT etc.

Requirements:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

  • Exposure to or experience in marketing communications, ideally from leading consumer electronics or telecoms manufacturers, or affiliate marketing agencies
  • Experience or interest in integrated communications and account/client relationship management
  • Experience working within a recognised creative/design-driven organisation is a strong plus
  • A highly detail-oriented team player with persuasive/negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of marketing and channel environments and curious about trends and future developments in this area
  • Great organisational and administrative skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Able to think quickly and manage multiple priorities under time pressure

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree preferred (Marketing/Communications/Sales)

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N422O'

Trainee Promotions Director at 4Creative (Channel 4)

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: July 16, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Role:

Channel 4 is offering a new three-month placement scheme at 4creative, Channel4’s multi award winning creative department. This creates the promotions and branding for all its channels (Channel 4, E4, Film4, More4, All 4) across all media; e.g. on-air promos, social video, outdoor advertising, radio. The team comprises about 40 people, who write and produce risky, innovative and culturally potent work across all Channel 4 brands and services. Yes it’s as fun as it looks…

They are in search of some enthusiastic creative individuals who are ready to learn the necessary skills to make clip-based trailers for television programmes and hopefully help them come up with some great ideas and bring energy and enthusiasm to the department. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to create work for TV or social media, respond to creative briefs, provide support on promo delivery and re-versioning and have an unrivalled insight into life at a leading broadcaster.

Requirements:

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of basic editing skills
  • An interest and prior knowledge of marketing and trailers
  • Passion for creative ideas and popular culture
  • Interest & understanding of social media
  • An eye for graphic design
  • A desire to learn and improve
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Happy to work with others and a can-do attitude
  • Some understanding of Channel 4 brands
  • Any previous experience of idea generation, scriptwriting or directing would be beneficial
  • Technical knowledge of cameras and filming would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of design software or after effects helpful

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'EM9VM'

Graduate Account Development Executive at Pernod Ricard

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: July 17, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Pernod Ricard UK is part of Pernod Ricard, number two in wines and spirits with sales of €9,010m in 2016/2017. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008).

Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector, including 19 brands among the top 100 worldwide. Pernod Ricard UK has identified the following key priority brands in the UK market: Absolut, Jameson, Chivas, The Glenlivet, Plymouth Gin, Monkey 47, Malibu, Perrier-Jouët, Kahlúa, Beefeater, Campo Viejo, Brancott Estate, Olmeca, Havana Club, Martell, Jacob’s Creek, Lamb’s, Ballantine’s, G.H. Mumm, Graffigna and Wyborowa. Pernod Ricard UK is a member of The Portman Group promoting responsible drinking.

About the Role:

As an Account Development Executive, you’d need to take initiative, dictating your own day around various customer activations and business opportunities. Your job would be to consistently maximise returns for our customers. That means you’d need a genuine interest in their business, a knack for communication and the ability to deliver intelligent solutions and practical help along the way.

The UK Off Trade is a highly competitive and concentrated market with large scale customers and competitors providing a fast paced and dynamic trading environment. It forms our largest business channel, in terms of contributive margin within PRUK.

The Off Trade comprises major customer groups across the areas of Supermarkets, Convenience stores, Cash & Carry and Delivered Wholesalers.

Pernod Ricard UK is a key partner across the market, with strong distribution of our premium portfolio. As we move into the next phase of business growth, our challenge is to premiumise the Wines & Spirits categories with our customers, to accelerate mutual growth for both parties.

Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Graduate calibre

Experience

  • Work experience or placement during higher education in commercial environment or customer facing role
  • Highly convivial with well-developed interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Computer and systems literate
  • Advanced Microsoft Office capabilities

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'DM3N9'