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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.

Sales and Marketing Placement at GSK

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: September 13, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Science and pharmaceuticals

As one of the world’s leading healthcare companies with operations in over 115 countries, GSK discovers, develops, manufactures and distributes lifesaving prescription medicines, vaccines and popular consumer products such as Beechams, Sensodyne, Savlon and Panadol. Every year we screen millions of compounds and make billions of packs of medicines and consumer healthcare products. The size and scope of our organisation allows our people to answer some of the worlds biggest questions – questions about future healthcare needs and questions about building a responsive, transparent business to meet them.

About the Role:

GSK Consumer Healthcare operates inside a fast moving and demanding industry, within which we hold leading positions in four main categories: oral care, respiratory health, skin health and treatment of pain. We offer a wide range of Sales and Marketing placements in our Consumer Healthcare business where you will have the opportunity to work on some of our well-known brands such as; Sensodyne, Piriton, Voltarol and Panadol.

Within our Consumer teams you may be working on projects such as packaging design, e-marketing, promotions, pricing strategies, new product development, or internal launches. You could also be working towards improving our in-store presence, using consumer insights, and helping retailers grow revenue on our products by driving sales. Additionally, there are a variety of roles that sit in between the two areas of Sales and Marketing which explore different commercial elements of GSK Consumer Healthcare.

Whichever role you go into you will be applying the skills you already have, whilst developing new proficiencies such as; commercial awareness, collaborative team working and problem solving.

Requirements:

We’re looking for people who wish to work in a fast-moving environment with a passion to succeed!

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3EV63'

Graduate Digital Analyst at Freemans Grattan Holdings Ltd

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: September 16, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Retail, sales and purchasing

Freemans Grattan Holdings (FGH) is part of the OTTO group - one of the world’s largest home shopping organisations. We’re the home of familiar brands such as Freemans, Grattan, Kaleidoscope, Swimwear 365, Look Again, bonprix, Curvissa and WITT. Proud of our past, we’re excited about our future as a technologically advanced online retail business making fabulous fashions and wonderful homewares affordable. With a broad choice of products, we are committed to our Customer First mantra - offering great service and delivery seven days a week.

About the Role:

A permanent opportunity has arisen for a Digital Analyst based within the Digital team at FGH, Bradford.

The purpose of the role is to understand where our customers come from, how they navigate our websites, what features encourage them to spend valuable time on our sites, identify potential problems (along with solutions) why customers end up exiting our sites without buying and, most importantly, how we can inspire customers to come back again to shop with us. To achieve this, an Analyst, who is passionate about numbers, must gather data from various sources and tools to provide actionable recommendations which enable business teams to make justifiable decisions.

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent business-related qualifications
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills
  • Must be comfortable interacting across all levels of management
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to think creatively about issues and find resolutions
  • The ability to multi-task and willingness to excel and take on new responsibilities
  • Enthusiastic about what you do and work as part of a team to excel
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

How to Apply:

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

Trainee Graduate Recruitment Consultant at Ignition People

Where: England - South East

Deadline: September 18, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : HR and recruitment

Launched in January 2018 by Jack Shadwell, Ignition People is a specialist recruitment
& talent agency that creates value by connecting the best “IT & Innovation” talent
with the best opportunity.

On our client side, we exist to help solve our customers recruitment problems. Our
qualified networks span the key European markets with a particular strength in the
D/A/CH region, and our deep technical & regional understanding of the complexities
of these markets.

About the Role:

Are you a recent graduate? Ambitious? Hard-working? Goal-orientated? Looking for a step into an exciting career?! Ignition People are looking for you!
We are going through an exciting phase of a rapid development and are looking for new people to join our Rocketship and grow with us!

About the position:
 Building a high level client network of some of the brightest, most innovative people in
the IT & Innovation market.
 Creating and executing high impact business development plans.
 Demonstrating value to our customers by understanding, advising and delivering on their recruitment needs.
 Creating and managing high level candidate networks.
 Proactively taking the Ignition People brand into new markets.
 Becoming a market and industry expert.

Requirements:

  • proactive – taking the initiative, overcoming problems, positively approaching challenges.
  • accountable – results-focused, self-motivated and super ambitious.
  • High Quality – having exacting standards, highly competitive with an appetite to be and work for the best.
  • with Strong Communication skills – can influence, is confident, has great listening skills.
  • holding a relevant B.A. or M.A. level (e.g. Business Administration, Modern Languages etc.).
  • with evidence of either work or extra-curricular experience (e.g. Sports, relevant societies etc.) in a demanding environment.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'Q8LG3'

OnTarget Social Enterprise Volunteering Opportunity

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: September 20, 2019

Type: Volunteer

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About the Organisation:

OnTarget wishes to implement early intervention strategies in crime prevention by working with underrepresented young people in Sheffield. Improving both mental wellbeing and employability prospects is the driving force behind the project, bringing together social sport and positive role models.

About the Opportunity:

We’re looking for volunteers to help develop a comprehensive 9 week programme designed for teenagers (aged 14-16). Each of the weekly programmes will need to last for one hour. The role of any interested volunteer will be to bring new ideas to the OnTarget team. These ideas should be educational and engaging. They will then be discussed at meetings, developed in collaboration with youth justice workers and other professionals and perfected before being implemented in schools.

Time Commitment:

Flexible

Once the 9 week programme is created, there are further optional opportunities to help implement the programme on an hourly, weekly basis in schools across Sheffield.

What will I gain?

You will become an integral part of a new social enterprise. There is the opportunity to take the role one step further and be really innovative with the development of the project. Furthermore, an opportunity to work with a diverse range of people as well as the OnTarget, student led team.

Location:

Enactus, Sheffield University

Requirements:

  • Experience working with teenagers is preferable but not a necessity.
  • An understanding of educational development and/or the needs of vulnerable groups would also be preferred but not a necessity.
  • The primary skill for this role is the ability to be innovative in order to create an engaging programme. The volunteer must also be able to work well as part of a team.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this role, please contact the OnTarget team with the following:

  1. Name and email address
  2. University course
  3. Why you are interested in this role
  4. Any relevant experience

Contact:

ontarget@enactussheffield.org

Entry Level Digital Marketing Executive at Stickyeyes

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: September 26, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Marketing, advertising and PR

Some digital agencies are all style and no substance. Others are so geeky they forget your customers are only human. We’re relentlessly improving our digital specialisms to provide maximum return on investment, whatever it takes. ROI may be an over-used term, but we’ll never tire of it, because it’s what matters most. Our approach to digital marketing is made up of the perfect blend of technology, insight and creativity.

About the Role:

Due to our continuing success, we now have an opportunity for a talented individual to join our Paid Marketing Communications team.

We are looking for ambitious, highly organised and dedicated individuals who are strong team players keen to develop their careers within Digital Marketing.

Stickyeyes offers exceptional career prospects to the right candidates and the chance to work at a progressive search based agency.

What you'll be doing:

  • Organise personal workload on a daily basis, and ensure any issues are flagged immediately to team leader
  • Manage and maintain email inbox with strong organisational structure utilising excel wherever possible in ensuring personal efficiencies meet optimum possibility
  • To communicate and negotiate with websites of varying scale, from personal blogs to international publications
  • Various ad hoc tasks including keyword research, footprint analysis and other administration duties where required
  • Be pro-active in ensuring budgets are never exceeded without prior instruction and report any issues immediately to team leader
  • Consider and suggest fresh link building methods
  • Complete competitor analysis whenever required, in relation to link footprints and link building activity etc.

Requirements:

  • Be able to show a strong interest in digital marketing, primarily through social media, blogs and additional emerging trends.
  • Be educated to a minimum of ‘A’ level standard with good numeracy and English skills
  • Have a strong telephone manner, with call centre / customer service experience being an advantage
  • A keen eye for detail
  • A strong commitment to organisation
  • Ideally a qualification in Marketing
  • Good working knowledge of Excel would be advantageous

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '23V4V'

Marketing Graduate Position at Global Insight Conferences

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: September 26, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Leisure, sport and tourism

Global Insight Conferences Ltd was co-founded by entrepreneurs with a passion for conferences and with a desire to create a better quality of conference, where the client is at the very core. Be it from the choice of topic, to the structure of the agenda, to the speaker faculty formulation, to the personalised briefings and the one-to-one TroubleShooting Clinic meetings, we strive to put our attendees at the centre of everything we do.
Our mission is to create a conference experience which is personal, which breathes quality and which represents absolute value for time and money.

About the Role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious marketer to join our growing, friendly marketing team. This is a superb platform to kick start your career in business-to-business event marketing. You’ll need to have a minimum of six months’ work experience (not necessarily in marketing or events), be computer literate, hardworking, have a great eye for detail and be able to handle yourself professionally on the phone and face-to-face. We require a strong, pro-active individual who will go the extra mile to generate delegate revenue and help grow the marketing department. Excellent copy writing, proofing and Microsoft Excel skills are necessary along with a good eye for design, a logical mind and the ability to be very personable with our clients and sponsors.

This job role includes:

  • Database management
  • Managing the websites for our different conferences
  • Writing and designing email campaigns
  • Telesales
  • Online marketing
  • Social media marketing
  • Speaking to senior clients on the telephone and face-to-face
  • Helping to run the conference on the day, assisting speakers, delegates and sponsors
  • Marketing office maintenance – keeping brochures and media packs organised etc.
  • Assisting the Marketing Director in all campaign management

Requirements:

  • A professional, calm, courteous and friendly manner.
  • A commercial mind and determination to succeed.
  • An excellent eye for detail, experience in proof reading is an advantage.
  • A pro-active, positive and ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Proficiency in Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Maturity and versatility.
  • Problem solving, self-motivation and initiative.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'Q86ON'

Associate Consultant - Financial Services Consulting at Informa Group

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: September 27, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Marketing, advertising and PR

Informa operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information Economy. We are one of the world’s leading B2B Events, Information Services and Academic Publishing businesses.

With more than 11,000 colleagues globally, we have a presence in all major geographies, including North America, South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

About the Role:

As an Associate Consultant you will have responsibility for a number of high-profile clients from day one, obtaining accurate and timely data and providing comprehensive analysis of results to deliver clear strategic insight. Forging sound working relationships with our clients, you will gain an unparalleled understanding of their businesses and the financial services industry, becoming an expert within your area. As you develop in the role, not only will you work on the analysis, you will hone your presentation skills as you help deliver client workshop - often to some of the industry's most senior stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • A minimum 2.1 degree or equivalent qualification
  • An ability to draw on highly detailed data to construct a clear, concise, logical message
  • Strong communication skills and an aptitude for client-facing presentations
  • Proven analytical and research skills coupled with the ability to work autonomously to strict deadlines
  • Strong numerical ability and experience working with Excel
  • Ambition, drive, stamina and enthusiasm
  • In return you will receive full training so that you can operate effectively at the forefront of the financial services industry

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'AB97L'

Research Consultant at Angove Partners

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: September 30, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : HR and recruitment

Headquartered in London and operating globally, we specialise in recruiting Financial Services professionals within Corporate Finance, Insurance and Investment Funds for Contracts and Permanent roles. We work closely with our clients and candidates to ensure that each search is structured and executed according to our clients’ needs.

About the Role:

We are an executive search and recruitment firm operating within Financial Services, focusing on Private Equity and Hedge Funds, Corporate Finance and Insurance. We were founded 3 years ago and are looking to add a Research Consultant to our 7-people team.

We are a very ambitious and driven business and are keen to meet hands-on and motivated people who strive to learn and achieve with excellent resourcing, networking and account management skills.

Your main responsibilities will include:

- Taking ownership of all mandates assigned to you, ensuring deadlines are met;

- Resourcing relevant candidates, arranging and conducting face to face meetings with them and guiding them through the interview process;

- Ensuring that all research documents, as well as the internal database, are kept up to date at all times;

- Preparing any necessary documents for clients and client meetings;

- Liaising with clients and candidates on all assigned active mandates;

- Building a strong network of candidates through meetings and events in order to keep abreast of industry moves and news.

Requirements:

  • 6-12 months of Sales or Research experience
  • Excellent education background
  • Confident phone manner and flawless people-facing skills
  • Want to work in a start-up environment
  • Ambitious but with a team-player outlook
  • Strong work ethics and drive to help take the business forward
  • Excellent written and spoken English (additional languages are welcome, in particular German or Italian)

How to Apply:

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