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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 Trainee Accountant at Isosceles Finance

Where: England - South East

Deadline: June 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

We’re not a traditional accounting practice - we provide bespoke outsourced accounting, advisory, control and strategic financial support for a varied and expanding client base. While for some we are their full Finance team, we also work with clients on merger, acquisition and divestiture execution, on managing and expanding an international presence, on funding growth and achieving a high value sale.

About the Role:

At Isosceles, we want to hear from graduates who are looking to train to Chartered Accountancy (ACA) status and build a great future as an accountant.

Working with a team of professionals at various levels in their accounting career, you’ll learn the full range of basic accounting skills such as management of ledgers; fixed asset registers; expenses; bank reconciliations; VAT; financial reporting across P&L, variances, cash flow analysis and balance sheet, as well as getting involved in audit. You’ll have exposure to and be responsible for client work from the very beginning so you’ll quickly build your own portfolio of clients and or/ areas of technical expertise.

Requirements:

You’ll have to quickly establish yourself as an integral part of both the Isosceles and your clients’ teams, so you’ll thrive working in a collaborative environment. To help you develop relationships at all levels, you’ll be proactive by nature and your communication skills will be excellent. As an aspiring accountant, you’ll have strong organisation and numeracy skills, with a natural focus on accuracy and detail. You’ll have the determination needed to train to be a professional, the ambition to be a Finance Director and the self-awareness to find the right balance between your study, work and social lives.

How to Apply;

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YZ42X'

Project Manager (Communications) at Veolia

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: June 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Environment and conservation

We’re an international business with a single vision to resource the world and we’re achieving that by providing innovative solutions that help industries, cities and communities to use energy, water and waste more sustainably. It’s a huge operation, involving the talents of 174,000 employees across a wide range of roles, but no matter what we do we’re all united by a shared passion and ambition – to provide smart environmental solutions that make a real and lasting difference.

About the Role:

As the Project Officer you will be expected to accomplish project objectives by planning and implementing project activities; including evaluating implementation and progress of projects and initially developing our social media communications.

You will ensure that a project is completed on time, within budget and that the projects objectives are met. Management of day-to-day activities will be required as will projects separate to usual day-to-day business activities.

The Project Officer will be expected to understand the Client and Company interests, providing advice on the management projects, organising the various professional people working on a project, making sure that all the aims of the project are met, making sure the quality standards are met, using IT systems to keep track of progress.

Responsibilities of the Project Officer will be to support the integrated communications strategy of the Company incorporating PR, marketing, social media and our online tools. You will implement communications plans to increase brand awareness and recognition for the company, manage relationships with Clients to initiate and support current and future activities, develop relationships with key media to secure and grow media coverage both online and offline and write UK press releases for local media. You will also be expected to monitor press stories relating to the company and it’s brand and maximise opportunities for positive PR, manage the content of the website, Facebook and Twitter, deliver post project review reports, support the company’s internal communication strategy and support the Communications and Marketing Manager and the management team at the Sheffield Contract as appropriate.

How to Apply;

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YZ4XX'

Post Graduate Trainee Sales Rep - Plastic Additives Business Lines at Blagden Specialty Chemicals Ltd

Where: England - South East

Deadline: June 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Science and pharmaceuticals

Blagden Specialty Chemicals Ltd is a leading Distributor of Plastics Additives to the UK & Irish Markets.

Blagden works with industry leading global manufacturers and offers a value added service to customers ranging in size from small privately owned business to multi-national companies.

About the Role:

Blagden Specialty Chemicals Ltd, a leading Distributor of Plastics Additives to the UK
& Irish Markets is currently looking to strengthen our team and have an opportunity
for an ambitious, self-motivated Graduate candidate to join the Company to help
grow our successful plastics based business.

Requirements:

  • Good technical knowledge and understanding of plastic additives, their use in
  • processing and applications
  • Awareness of UK plastics, rubber, PVC and composites markets
  • Ability and desire to learn quickly
  • Prepared to travel within the assigned geographical region and able to balance
  • travel and office work time
  • Familiarity of working with various computing softwares

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36AG3'

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant at Morgan McKinley

Where: England - South East

Deadline: June 27, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

The Morgan McKinley Group is a globally active recruitment consultancy established in 1988. It connects specialist talent with leading employers across multiple industries and disciplines.

About the Role:

As a Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant you will be responsible for finding and meeting new job seekers, through various means including advertising, headhunting and networking. You will be winning new business by identifying and engaging with companies that are looking to hire people, as well as maintaining relationships with existing clients, through both telephone and face to face meetings.

This job could be the right one for you if you are looking for a career where you can maximise your success by using your influencing and negotiation skills. We represent high calibre job seekers to leading employers, and vice versa, so you need to be interested in explaining the benefits of your customer taking action, you need to be able to listen to, understand, and answer objections. This is very much a people-oriented job and you should be motivated by and very comfortable with the idea of networking, as a sociable, outgoing and confident business person.

Full training, via our industry accredited Bootcamp training program will be provided, along with interactive workshops delivered by our Leadership Team and access to our bespoke e-learning platform. Daily on-the-job training and support all combine to ensure that you are soon on track to building a successful career here at Morgan McKinley.

Requirements:

  • Ideally you will have at least one year's commercial work experience e.g. in sales, retail, or a business environment, through internships, or work placements, or since graduating;
  • It’s not essential that you are a graduate but a degree in a relevant business subject to the markets we serve, e.g. finance, law, accountancy, business, could be advantageous;
  • Outstanding communication and influencing/interpersonal skills;
  • Professional/self-motivated demeanour and attitude, a team player;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and confident attitude - thrives on working under pressure and to tight deadlines

How to Apply:

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

Erasmus+ Project Manager at DSC Regen

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 27, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Education and training

DSC Regen is an independent training provider and regeneration agency specialising in the development and management of employment and training programmes. We offer accredited training in energy efficiency, community development and employability for individual learners, as well as fundraising and social enterprise business support for community organisations.

Areas of expertise include programme management, project evaluation, business planning and feasibility research. We also have experience of the development and management of a number of successful social enterprises.

About the Role:

To support the delivery of Erasmus+ KA1 and KA2 projects delivered by DSC Regen, Capacity London and Capacity Ireland, including managing recruitment for KA1 projects and research work and project management for KA2 projects, as well as some internal tasks.

Requirements:

  • Effective project management skills will be vital to ensure that all projects progress to plan and are managed and administered in line with Erasmus+ regulations and requirements.
  • Excellent communication and ‘people’ skills will be required for work with both students and our partner organisations in Seville, Prague and Perpignan as well as additional partners in potential future projects.
  • An extremely high degree of flexibility is required to cope with the nature of the role, especially in relation to recruitment, which focuses on set deadlines with significant peaks and troughs in workload. However, please note that we are also a very flexible employer.
  • Excellent written English is vital for research work and contributing to bid writing – applicants will be required to submit an approx. 600-word response to a question relating to the job role (see details in the ‘Application’ section).
  • A good level of numeracy is required – although the nature of the role does not require anything above GCSE/O level maths, practical application of number is a key to effective management of Erasmus+ projects and the interview will include a short practical numeracy test.
  • Spanish or French language skills are not essential but would be advantageous when working with our partners in these countries (although all partners have English speaking staff).

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N23E3'

Graduate Trainee at Luther Pendragon

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 27, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Marketing, advertising and PR

Luther Pendragon is a London-based communications agency with a 25 year track record of ensuring clients tell their stories to the people that matter.

We passionately believe that all clients – large or small, established or starting out, profit or non-profit – deserve the best advice in the business. We offer strategic guidance to some of the world’s leading brands and have advised major organisations through their biggest reputational challenges. We also work for a whole range of smaller clients with big ambitions, ranging from small-caps and start-ups to grassroots campaign groups and charities.

About the Role:

We deliver work that is ambitious, yet targeted, and we achieve high quality, measurable results for our clients. We are communications strategists but we also believe in the importance of faultless tactical delivery, meaning we are hands-on, we get fully immersed in our clients’ challenges and we assemble the best teams that are visible and accessible at all levels.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for the worlds of the media, finance and politics with an understanding of our integrated, issues-led approach to communications.

Requirements:

Further skills and attributes:

  • An undergraduate degree – preferably 2.1 or above
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A meticulous approach to writing and producing documents
  • An understanding of the media industry and a good knowledge of different media channels and outlets
  • A strong grasp of how the UK political system works and an understanding of current policy landscape
  • A good knowledge of the business world
  • An ability to work competently as an individual and as part of a team

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7MJ36'

Marketing & Sales at MTA Network

Where: China

Deadline: June 28, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : HR and recruitment

MTA Network is a wholly owned foreign enterprise (WOFE) located in the beautiful city of Qingdao. We provide several services such as Job opportunities, Internships, Chinese visa services, Study in China and China Homestay programs within China by expats for expats!

MTA Network was established in 2014. It’s a young and dynamic startup company focusing on the International market. The majority of our clients are foreigners willing to experience China. We have international staff working in Qingdao.

About the Role:

  • Find clients according to our requirements.
  • Send emails; make phone calls to the Universities, organizations, agencies and websites we work with.
  • Develop and manage client & agency relationships
  • Sale our services abroad.
  • Participate in the marketing strategy.
  • Make Appointments between interns and Company.
  • Create new leads.
  • Responsible for assisting with sales/marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Online research and marketing.
  • To create and implement a Marketing and PR strategy.
  • Manage the day to day work of the Sales and Marketing Assistant.

Requirements:

  • Self-motivated & Organized.
  • Willing to grow with the company.
  • Polite & Punctual.
  • Open minded & Friendly.
  • Willing to work with Foreigners & Chinese.
  • Willing to, sometimes, work overtime during the week and the weekends.
  • Innovative & shares the same vision with the company.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Other language is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year experience in sales, marketing, and/or business development is a plus

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'OXZ32'

Marketing & Sales at MTA Network

Where: China

Deadline: June 28, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : HR and recruitment

We are a professional overseas investment company. We help and enable local citizens and businesses of China with their endeavors abroad. Our services include helping with immigration policy, overseas education, studying abroad, Investment in foreign markets, helping businesses broaden their horizon by enabling them to set up businesses ventures in foreign markets. We provide our clients with details about the country they wish to set up in, such as the local life, way of thinking and mentality.

We work closely with International investment boards and foreign trade agencies such as Austrade, Doingbusiness.org, Foreign investment Canada, and many others. We work with countries such as Canada, Australia, United States, New Zealand and 20 other foreign countries. We are committed to providing the most crucial, and essential information for entering a foreign country.

About the Role:

  • Contact potential businesses abroad and follow up with the sales
  • Explore the overseas Market in order to find new clients
  • Research and compile market reports
  • Work closely with Marketing team to create new marketing strategies
  • Daily contact with clients
  • Attending exhibitions and contributing with occasional speeches

Requirements:

  • Great English Language skills + some Chinese language skills is a plus
  • Bachelors or above
  • Good communication skills
  • Open & friendly character

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N2J64'