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2017-2018 Student Work Placement - Recruitment at Pinpoint Partners

Where: London

Deadline: January 18, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About Pinpoint Partners Global Executive Search and recruitment

Pinpoint Partners is one of the world’s leading global executive search firms. We work with the world’s most prestigious financial services organisations, private equity Investment firms and multi-national companies. We specialise in finding exceptional individuals to solve our client’s global hiring needs.

Our experienced teams of partners and researchers have a comprehensive understanding of the markets. We offer our clients highly specialist search solutions built on an unrivalled knowledge of the sectors in which we operate. We excel in delivering a level of service that is as exceptional as the companies we represent.

We take pride in building close relationships with clients and candidates, offering advice with the long-term perspective in mind, working with honesty and integrity at all times and delivering solutions that show our genuine passion about the advisory profession.

About the positions

We are looking to hire 10 undergraduates to join our team at Pinpoint Partners for up to 1 year as work placement students, starting Summer / Autumn 2017. We are a growing Executive company based in London, specialising in Corporate Finance and Advisory Executive Search across Investment Banking and Private Equity globally. You will get experience of executive search in the finance industry from a leading team of consultants. Duties will involve client mapping, candidate management, helping with the sourcing of roles, matching applications to vacancies, job management and gradually business development of your own book of business.

The role would suit undergraduates looking to obtain work experience in Sales, Marketing and the recruitment industry.


We are looking for undergraduate students looking for placement programs of up to 1 year as part of their degree course.
Being dedicated, professional, well-educated, creative and talented are all skills you will need to demonstrate every day to excel at Pinpoint Partners.

You will be a student from a reputable university, looking for a work placement of up to 1 year as part of your course. Any knowledge of the finance industry, as well as language skills would be additionally useful. The role will be based in London and the right to work in the United Kingdom will be a requirement.

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '53527' for more details and to apply.

Customer Engagement Executive at Perkbox

Where: England - Multiple

Deadline: January 18, 2018

Type: Graduate

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Fancy getting involved with one of the UK’s most exciting start-ups in our brand new Sheffield office?

The Company

Further to the success of our London office we are creating a new buzz in Sheffield!

We’re looking for an awesome Partnerships Engagement Executive who’s not afraid to get stuck in.

We can’t promise a quiet life – in fact, we promise quite the opposite. We have over 400,000 members now and we’ve got UK and global expansion on the brain. It’ll always be exciting, and you shouldn’t be afraid of a challenge.

Can you picture yourself working for an innovative and disruptive start-up that ranks #2 on the list of Best UK Startups?

We have just become the second fastest funded company on Seedrs.

You can see more about our culture here:-

The Role

  • Calling high numbers of our 400,000+ customers
  • Making sure that they have received their welcome packs
  • Offering brief technical support regarding activating their links
  • This is NOT a sales role but commission is given from productivity!

About You

  • A great listener – you hang on every word.
  • A target smasher – must be used to making lots of calls!
  • A communicator – you’ve been translating your thoughts into words for years and you’ve gotten pretty good at it.
  • Enthusiastic – a great person to be around

If this sounds like you then what are you waiting for?

What you get

  • £16K basic with OTE of £20K
  • All the perks we sell to our clients for FREE
  • Regular lunches, trips and Friday beers
  • An a great opportunity to make a name for yourself at one of the UK's fastest growing companies in our brand new Sheffield office!

How to apply:

Send your CV to ASAP!

HR Intern with AVIVA Joint Venture in China at Asia Internship

Where: China

Deadline: January 22, 2018

Type: Internship

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This position is with a joint venture between a leading UK Insurance company and China's largest food processing, manufacturer and trader (both are Fortune 500 companies). It remains as the 1st-tier player amongst JV in terms of both the premium scale and profitability. The role is to support the team and company as a whole, and also to act individually as a team member. You will not only assist as a general assistant in the function department of the company, being treated as an essential part of the company, but also you will have the opportunity of learning in the core business department to observe how insurance is done in China.

Job responsibilities

  • Assist the HR department with general administrative affairs across the whole company
  • Plan and organise staff events
  • Record reports and filing in regular staff meetings
  • Observe and learn the differences in doing business especially in the insurance area, organize regular-knowledge sharing sessions for and with company staff
  • Opportunity of learning in the core business department

Person specification

  • HR/business/finance/insurance/statistical and actuarial sciences majors preferred
  • Fluent in English
  • Open for culture difference
  • Experience of living/travelling abroad

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '53739' for more details and to apply.

Business Development Officer at Asia Internship

Where: China

Deadline: January 22, 2018

Type: Internship

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Asia Internship is an Asia-based company that offers cultural-exchange programs for university students/young people from west countries into Asia. Our key programs include internships, volunteering, semester exchange, and language study. Our aim is to provide truly affordable students programs to those who wish to grow both professionally and personally through a program abroad. (more info about us

We are looking for Business Development Officers. This position will be internships only and will last 3 months (longer if visa allows).

Job responsibilities include:

  • Explore business opportunities for us with western educational institutions
  • Liaison with university associations for potential cooperation opportunities
  • Composing marketing market materials
  • Marketing strategies based on his/her knowledge of home markets
  • Managing social media accounts
  • Answer initial inquiries from those who are interested in participating our programs
  • Participate in other ongoing projects


  • Preferable at least 2nd year of university
  • Experienced in travelling abroad
  • Open to all majors
  • Love to experience different cultures
  • Speak fluent English
  • Good team member
  • Up for challenge

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '53743' for more details and to apply.

Project Assistant at Perrett Laver

Where: London, UK

Deadline: January 23, 2018

Type: Graduate

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Perrett Laver has a global reputation for excellence, outstanding service and professionalism in executive search. These are key qualities that you will possess when joining us as a Project Assistant within our London office. As an international firm, Perrett Laver has offices in Amsterdam, Glasgow, London, Auckland, Sydney, Hong Kong, Vancouver, Washington D.C. San Francisco, and Chicago.

In this vital role, the Project Assistant will work closely within multiple practice teams on internal delivery, offering support on various aspects of the client/candidate process. S/he will be a crucial resource to the wider firm and provide assistance in a range of areas, including front of house, office administration, finance, and business development.

The appointee will be degree-educated and, as such, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. S/he will have proven organisational skills, outstanding attention to detail, and will share our passion for consistently delivering work of exceptional quality with an impeccable service-minded approach.

This role requires someone who demonstrates a willingness to provide internal support where needed. Additionally, flexibility, the ability to anticipate the needs of others, and effective multi-tasking are essential attributes for this position. Solutions-focused and results-driven, you will thrive on challenge, remain calm under pressure and handle all situations appropriately with care and integrity. As you will be at the heart of the business, it is crucial that you are positive, enthusiastic and driven. You will be a great team player, and yet highly capable of working independently as well.

The role requires an adaptable and energetic multi-tasker who is keen to support fast-paced, busy teams and an eagerness to learn and develop project management skills and experience. It is crucial that you are able to manage your time effectively, prioritise tasks, take initiative, and uphold a strong customer service ethos. Similarly, a deep appreciation and understanding of the importance of punctuality, responsibility, discretion and integrity are all key traits necessary to carry out the role successfully.

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '53883' for more details and to apply.