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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.

Online Marketing - Business Development at Superbath, Isi GmBH

Where: Germany

Deadline: August 31, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: : Retail, sales and purchasing

SuperBath.co.uk is part of iSi GmbH, which is an online retailer group founded in 2012 in Germany. We offer high quality branded bathroom products, such as Grohe shower systems, and Hansgrohe kitchen taps, at competitive prices. Through our online shop in the UK (SuperBath.co.uk) we offer several thousand products, and we are constantly working on expanding both our product offering, and the markets we operate in.

About the Role:

We’re bringing the SuperBath brand to the rest of Europe, and you can help us do that! As a business developer you’ll have the unique opportunity to help set up and grow a new business unit from start to finish. It is therefore the perfect opportunity to learn everything there is to know about successfully setting up a new e-commerce website and it will provide you with a crash course in e-commerce entrepreneurship.

Some of the things you can expect:

  • Performing keyword research and competitor analysis
  • Market and competitor research
  • Customer relationship management
  • Creating content for the website
  • Analyzing and influencing our organic search rankings through tools such as Ahrefs
  • Online outreach activities (e.g. contacting bloggers, help build our online brand, )
  • Introduction to paid online advertising such as PPC (Google AdWords etc.) and Facebook Ads

Requirements:

  • You have a strong passion for e-commerce/online marketing, and you can translate this passion into concrete actions
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • You are comfortable with multi-tasking and are not afraid to take initiative
  • Excellent command of English and native speaker in one of the following languages: Czech, Spanish, Swiss German, German, Swedish, Norwegian or Danish
  • Prior experience with E-commerce/Online Marketing is a plus

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N44BV'

Graduate Trainee Accountant (ACA) at Mercia Incorporating SWAT

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: August 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

Mercia incorporating SWAT have partnered with several small to medium sized firms in London and the South East and recruit graduates into Graduate Trainee Chartered Accountant positions within the firms, and we are always looking for new people for our January and September intakes.

About the Role:

Our graduate programme provides you with a 3-year training contract with one of the firms of Chartered Accountants for which we recruit. Our graduate programme will provide you with a wide range of practical experience while studying for your professional accountancy examinations; all of which leads to the ICAEW (ACA) Chartered Accountant qualification.

You will receive a competitive salary and an excellent study and benefits package. Add to this the opportunities and varied lifestyle that working in the South East has to offer and it all adds up to a very rewarding opportunity.

Requirements:

  • 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 (first attempts only). AS levels and General Studies are not accepted.
  • GCSE English Language, grade C or above.
  • GCSE Maths, grade B or above.

How to Apply:

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

HR Manager at Guildhawk

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: September 1, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Guildhawk is a privately owned British language services company that has offices in Sheffield, London and Lithuania. A successful exporter of language services to corporate clients across the globe, the company was recently honoured with the Queen’s Award for International Trade.

About the Role:

Based: Sheffield

Salary: £35,000 pro rata

Hours: 20-25 hours per week worked across 5 days.

We have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and commercial HR Manager who’s looking to work with a values driven, growing organisation. This is a newly created role due to our growth and will be our first dedicated HR role. This role will provide a huge scope to add value and make a difference. Supporting 40 colleagues this is a part time position for 20-25 hours per week working 5 short days per week.

You’ll be an innovative individual who can work with our team to create a superb employer brand to attract, recruit and retain the very best talent.

This is a standalone hands-on HR role and as well as supporting the team on a range of recruitment and employee relations matters you will be responsible for developing and maintaining the administrative HR functions. You’ll need to be happy to roll your sleeves up and take on all aspects of HR.

You will have an external mentor in the form of a People & OD Consultant who works with us to shape our OD activity and full support on projects from an ambitious leadership team.

How to Apply:

Interviews will be held in Sheffield through September.

Applicants should email a CV and covering letter to claire.brown@guildhawk.com

For more information regarding Guildhawk please visit our website: www.guildhawk.com

English Market Research at Gala Capital

Where: Spain

Deadline: September 2, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Our collaborator is a private investment group based in Madrid that has more than 20 years of experience. They invest in growing companies in which they have full confidence and help them grow through their knowledge and experience of the local market. They select companies according to responsibility criteria, placing emphasis on long-term profitability as well as on clear, measurable social impact, because they firmly believe that funds and companies with high ethical standards, additionally, present a greater economic return.

About the Role:

They are seeking to hire an intern, willing to assist and develop their knowledge of the FinTech (financial technology) sector, learning the mechanics and needs of trade, adding value and having fun at the same time. Diversity is strongly encouraged in the firm, and “being unique and different” will be significantly valued together with excellent analytical and interpersonal abilities and English as a mother tongue (strong Spanish in addition to this will be a great plus).

Tasks:
- Market research
- Support the marketing managers with the implementation of the marketing strategies
- Providing on request data to managers
- To analyze and get results and conclusions from data (company and industry analysis)

Requirements:

  • Currently studying or just graduated from the university (business field)
  • Analytical and market research capacity
  • Proficiency level of English language
  • Personality that stands out and that can bring diversity to the group beyond its function
  • Minimum stay of 3 months (potentially could develop into more long term opportunities)
  • Write blog articles in English (and ideally Spanish too)

How to Apply:

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

English Market Research at Gala Capital

Where: Spain

Deadline: September 2, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Our collaborator is a private investment group based in Madrid that has more than 20 years of experience. They invest in growing companies in which they have full confidence and help them grow through their knowledge and experience of the local market. They select companies according to responsibility criteria, placing emphasis on long-term profitability as well as on clear, measurable social impact, because they firmly believe that funds and companies with high ethical standards, additionally, present a greater economic return.

About the Role:

They are seeking to hire an intern, willing to assist and develop their knowledge of the FinTech (financial technology) sector, learning the mechanics and needs of trade, adding value and having fun at the same time. Diversity is strongly encouraged in the firm, and “being unique and different” will be significantly valued together with excellent analytical and interpersonal abilities and English as a mother tongue (strong Spanish in addition to this will be a great plus).

Tasks:
- Market research
- Support the marketing managers with the implementation of the marketing strategies
- Providing on request data to managers
- To analyze and get results and conclusions from data (company and industry analysis)

Requirements:

  • Currently studying or just graduated from the university (business field)
  • Analytical and market research capacity
  • Proficiency level of English language
  • Personality that stands out and that can bring diversity to the group beyond its function
  • Minimum stay of 3 months (potentially could develop into more long term opportunities)
  • Write blog articles in English (and ideally Spanish too)

How to Apply:

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

Merchandising & Buying European Placement at TJX Europe

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: September 3, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Retail, sales and purchasing

You’ll plug directly into the thrill of life with TJX Companies, Inc. - a global retail phenomenon with over 3,600 stores in nine countries across three continents and over 216,000 associates. We have an annual turnover of over $30.9 billion, globally (FY16) and we are excited about our opportunities for the future and confident in our ability to grow to be a $40 billion company (although we won’t stop there!).

About the Role:

On this exciting 12-month placement, you’ll gain experience of both Merchandising & Buying to fully understand how your work impacts our results and how key the partnership between the two truly is. You will also see how our entrepreneurial approach delivers exceptional value to our customers both online and in store.

You’ll start with a comprehensive induction that combines classroom learning with store visits, team meetings and workshops. With the support of a huge network including your manager, mentor and buddy, you’ll start to develop the relationship skills and technical know-how of our people.

Then you’ll put what you’ve learned into practice. Your time will be spent in Merchandising as an Allocation Analyst driving sales by analysing sales patterns, anticipating trends and spotting opportunities and risks in partnership with Merchandisers and Buyers. You’ll also have opportunities to spend time in the market with experienced Buyers discovering how we source, plan and buy every day of the year. You will have real impact, ownership, accountability and the opportunity to work in a fun, fast paced exciting environment.

Requirements:

  • About to undergo a 12-month Industrial Placement as part of your third year of any sandwich degree course
  • Curiosity and passion for our business and retail
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to build strong and trusting relationships
  • The ability to think outside the box and take risks
  • Flexibility, able to thrive in a constantly changing environment where decisions happen quickly

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'ONA32'

Accounting Placement at Numbergeek Limited

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: September 5, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

As a boutique firm of accountants based in Highbury & Islington, London, we offer a wholesome and fulfilling place for talented accountants to work and develop their skills.

We work with dynamic technology and media clients to add value through providing tax and business advice. We relate to them by sharing common fundamentals including the use of innovation, flair, efficiency and creativity as differentiators in a competitive but fascinating marketplace.

About the Role:

We are offering a 12 month sandwich placement opportunities to students wishing to undertake a work placement in the third year of their course and open up their employment prospects. This is a full time role (35 hours per week), based in London.

A varied and exciting role where you will get full on the job training and support. You will get experience of all aspects of working in an accounting practice to include:

  • End of year accounts
  • Corporate tax
  • Personal tax
  • Bookkeeping and management accounts
  • VAT returns
  • Payroll
  • Consulting and project work

Requirements:

  • you are an undergraduate student in your second year of an accounting related course
  • you have a minimum grade average of 2:1 degree
  • A level in maths preferred
  • previous relevant work experience (preferred but not essential)

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YG92G'

Recruitment Expert - Transform Lives and Business at Hays

Where: Singapore

Deadline: September 6, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: HR and recruitment

Hays is a leading global professional recruiting group, the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America.

About the Role:

To continue our growth and success in Asia we are creating opportunities for a worldly, informed and sales driven person to become one of our recruiting experts at our 13 offices across 5 regions. We don’t only recruit consultants with previous recruiting experience. In fact, we employ people with diverse work and life experiences, including new graduates. We’re more interested in your emotional and intellectual capacity to understand customer’s needs and achieve commercial results.

A recruitment career at Hays offers you the opportunity to develop and manage your own client portfolio, source candidates in a specialised sector and advise decision makers from global organisations to impact on their business. You will be introduced to recruitment through a first class learning and development programme designed to develop your skills and knowledge and give you every opportunity to excel as a credible recruiter and take charge of your own career.

Requirements:

To enjoy unrivalled career opportunities, both locally and globally, you must demonstrate the following:

  • Exceptional communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to communicate in both English plus either Mandarin/Cantonese or Japanese
  • Degree educated with 2 years commercial experience (an advantage)
  • Be part of a high performance culture which will stretch your ambition, encourage you to be curious and develop your desire to achieve business outcomes through recruiting the right people.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E4Z7'