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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.

Editorial & Social Media Assistant at Texere Publishing Ltd

Where: England - North West

Deadline: February 20, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Media, journalism and publishing

Founded in 2012 by heavyweight publishing entrepreneurs and a talented team, Texere Publishing continues with its bold mission: to redefine the concepts of content and community within scientific, technical and medical markets.

With venture capital backing and clear success stories to date, Texere has emerged as a market leader in its targeted sectors, building on an ever-growing portfolio.

We endeavor to produce the most compelling content, develop engaged global communities, and provide outstanding opportunities for our business partners.

About the Role:

Do you get excited when reading the latest breakthrough developments in science? Are you eager to immerse yourself in the world of cutting-edge science while working for the fastest growing scientific and medical publisher around? Do you have a flair for social media and producing high quality, engaging written content within the life sciences? If so, this is a truly thrilling and rewarding opportunity to kick-start your career.

We’re on the lookout for a talented industry-placement student to join our fun-loving family as an Editorial & Social Media Assistant. You’ll be guided by the best in the business as you spend half your year writing for our innovative publications that are breaking ground in the scientific and medical worlds, and the other half with the marketing team, growing our audience and engagement with sophisticated social media tools and techniques.

The right candidate will be hard working, enthusiastic, and ideally have proven writing experience, preferably within life sciences. You’ll also have the ability to successfully manage deadlines, develop high quality content for print and digital publications, and have a working knowledge of modern social media platforms.

Requirements:

  • Currently studying for a degree, preferably in a life science.
  • Excellent written, editorial and web research skills through demonstratable published work is desirable.
  • Ability to understand technical material and to clearly and accurately convey this in English, to the highest editorial standards with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Flair for developing interesting content ideas and for editing copy into something much more engaging.
  • Familiarity with all main social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram.
  • A desire to learn professional social media management, including paid advertising, analytics and creating social media plans.
  • Experience in use of social media management and monitoring tools/software, such as Hootsuite/Buffer and Google Analytics is desirable.
  • Excellent communications skills, which will be applied with colleagues, authors, readers and key industrial figures.
  • Strong organisational skills to ensure a steady stream of content is delivered to deadline.
  • Intensely results-focused.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'EX3O7'

Investment20/20 Product Marketing Assistant Trainee At Santander Asset Management

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: February 21, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Business, consulting and general management

Investment20/20 aim is to bring diversity across our firms, with a range of opportunities across the industry, that we bring to school leavers and graduates. We are providing trainee programmes across our 30+ firms for graduates and school leavers to get a chance to start a career in the financial services. Within the trainees time on the programme we run many events (educational and social) to give them a chance to network with other people starting their career, so we are giving these trainees a vibrant network across the city.

About the Role:

We have a really exciting opportunity for a Product Marketing Assistant to join our Products Team, part of the wider Santander Asset Management UK Commercial Team. You’ll be based in our central London office which has great views across the London skyline, and you’ll play an integral part in the smooth running of this small team.

In this role you’ll be responsible for taking ownership of our technical product marketing materials including product brochures, factsheets, fund commentaries, fund reports, sales aids, and presentations. We know that sounds like a lot of jargon, but we’ll give you all the support you need to get up to speed.

This role will report into the Product Manager, who started out where you are about 6 years ago, so they’re really well placed to coach and mentor you in this early stage of your career. You’ll gain lots of experience and skills to take forwards in your career; helping you grow and develop is important to us.

As a trainee at Santander Asset Management you will be part of the wider Investment20/20 trainee community across the industry. You will be invited to training and social events, organised by Investment20/20, to have a chance to network with 200 other trainees in the same position as you.

Requirements:

  • The ability to work on your own (of course we’ll provide you with all the support you need), and drive your work independently
  • Good communication skills – both written and spoken
  • The ability to work with internal and external people across our company, with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Competent in gathering input from various sources to draft customer marketing materials
  • Execution and delivery - ability to plan, manage and prioritise multiple tasks within a definitive time frame
  • Good attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurship – the ability to develop creative approaches to product marketing materials and improve existing materials and processes
  • A willingness to pitch in and be part of a team
  • Excellent written and spoken skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • A willingness to study professional qualifications within the asset management industry (for example the Investment Management Certificate)
  • Perhaps a previous internship in asset management firms, although this isn’t a must!
  • Good professional skills on Excel and PowerPoint, although again, this can all be learnt on the job

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JV346'

Investment20/20 HR Trainee At Santander Asset Management

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: February 21, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Business, consulting and general management

Investment20/20 aim is to bring diversity across our firms, with a range of opportunities across the industry, that we bring to school leavers and graduates. We are providing trainee programmes across our 30+ firms for graduates and school leavers to get a chance to start a career in the financial services. Within the trainees time on the programme we run many events (educational and social) to give them a chance to network with other people starting their career, so we are giving these trainees a vibrant network across the city.

About the Role:

We have a really exciting opportunity for an HR Assistant to join our UK HR Team. The team supports both the day to day and more strategic requirements of the business. You’ll be based in our central London office which has great views across the London skyline, and you’ll play an integral part in the smooth running of this small team.

This busy and varied role will enable you to develop your HR administrative skills and gain experience in a truly generalist capacity by supporting the wider HR team. You will be responsible for the completion of HR administration and be the first point of contact for day-to-day HR queries and issues. You will receive on the job training from colleagues ensuring you have all the support you need to get up to speed.

You’ll gain lots of experience and skills to take forward in your career; helping you grow and develop is important to us.

As a trainee at Santander Asset Management you will be part of the wider Investment20/20 trainee community across the industry. You will be invited to training and social events, organised by Investment20/20, to have a chance to network with 200 other trainees in the same position as you.

Requirements:

  • A can-do approach is a must
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and spoken with the ability to deal effectively with staff at all levels
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • A professional approach to work at all times
  • Have initiative and be proactive (e.g. Proactively look for ways of improving HR administrative processes and procedures)
  • Ability to own tasks through to completion with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritise work and work effectively under pressure

How to Apply:

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

Graduate PR Account Executive at C8 Consulting Ltd

Where: England - South East England

Deadline: February 21, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-growing PR consultancy who work with leading, innovative companies worldwide.

About the Role:

They are going from strength to strength and are now looking for a graduate, or someone with some post-university experience, who is passionate about pursuing a career within PR. You will be supported by senior consultants from day one, have access to expert training and gain exposure to the broad spectrum of PR across their specialist sector.

Key responsibilities may include:

Working on PR campaigns for a number of well known global organisations.
Pitching to journalists and the media.
Attending networking events.
Writing press releases.
Conducting desk based research.
Social media monitoring.
Preparing reports.
Sourcing venues for events.
Updating media databases.

Requirements:

  • 2:1 level or above in your chosen discipline.
  • An interest in new technologies.
  • Any experience within a commercial setting such as PR, Recruitment, Sales or anything with an element of client interaction would be a bonus.

How to Apply:

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

City Manager / Marketing Specialist / Delivery Manager at HungryPanda Ltd

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: February 22, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Marketing, advertising and PR

We are HungryPanda, a authentic Chinese Food & Supermarket Delivery Platform, building a domestic service ecosystem for the overseas Chinese population. The following is the brief introduction of HungryPanda:

  • HungryPanda started trading in the UK in early 2017,intending to build a domestic service ecosystem for the overseas Chinese population based on satisfying high-frequency consumer demands.
  • The number of Chinese consumers, including Chinese students, tourists and settled immigrants are growing exponentially with increased globalization. Food is an important part of Chinese culture and drives strong business demand in this sector.
  • HungryPanda occupies a wide range of market resources through its superior business development capabilities, and has achieved rapid growth by signing exclusive cooperation agreement with partners and hiring local representatives to implement overlay marketing strategies.

About the Role:

As the manager of Delivery, you are running the core part of our business. Work closely with our city managers, you are accountable for delivering products from order to customers in an efficient and cost-effective way.
In your role, you will be managing the recruitment, training and operation of delivery drivers, supported by city managers.

You will be leading a team of dispatchers located in London to manage day to day delivery services. You will be accountable for running delivery services across different locations in line with our cost and delivery time KPIs.
You will also strive to develop and optimise delivery processes, improve efficiency based on city specific situations, and reduce cost while ensuring quality of service. You will also work closely with the leadership team to build a logistic infrastructure that meets current and future needs of the business.

Requirements:

  • Responsible, good at communication, excellent teamwork and management skills
  • Languages: Mandarin(required), English(required)

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'DY4YJ'

Marketing Data Analyst at Hays

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: February 24, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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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.

Hays operates across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

About the Role:

This role provides a challenging and rewarding opportunity to gain experience working in data analysis to support the UK&I Marketing Department and the wider business. You will be responsible for providing analysis into marketing engagement and developing automated solutions to marketing initiatives. Throughout the course of this 12-month internship, you will have the opportunity to develop professional skills and get hands-on experience with a range of data tools including Google Analytics, Power BI, and coding SQL queries.

Requirements:

  • The ability to work independently and think creatively, using initiative to solve problems
  • Strong mathematical ability
  • Strong digital capability, including advanced proficiency across the MS Office suite - particularly Excel.
  • Intellectual curiosity, an interest in problem solving and a desire to be challenged.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to deadlines.
  • Be a team player, willing to support and learn from the wider Marketing team.
  • Ability to communicate with senior stakeholders, presenting insights clearly with actionable recommendations.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JV38N'

Finance Placement at Kirklees Council

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: February 24, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Role:

OVERALL

  • To provide an opportunity to learn work techniques relevant to an accounting, finance, business or similar student, and gain work experience.
  • To support various tasks and projects that could be enhanced by additional skills with a strong academic background.
  • The Placement will involve experiences in some or all of the following activities

INTERNAL AUDIT

  • To assist with internal audit reviews, projects and investigations
  • To carry out straightforward internal audit tasks, projects and reviews.

RISK MANAGEMENT

  • To assist in work on corporate, service and project risk management and in preparing risk matrices

ACCOUNTING

  • To carry out straightforward, and assist with complex, accounting tasks, projects and reviews such as:
  • Preparation of budgets, budget monitoring and investigating variances
  • Investigating or researching financial information
  • Costing, financial analysis and interpretation
  • Assistance in the closure of accounts
  • Reconciliation of accounting records
  • Work on developing, enabling and trialling new approaches to the provision of automated accounting information

OTHER TASKS & PROJECTS

  • To analyse data to produce information for management of projects
  • To assist with work relating to Freedom of Information requests

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

  • 48 week contract with a salary of c £17,000 pa. (= £15,600 for 48 weeks)
  • Flexitime, 37 hours per week, 25 days holiday + public holidays (per annum pro rata approx. 32 days in total)
  • Work base is currently High Street Buildings, in Huddersfield town centre although this may change. There is an occasional need to travel within Kirklees area; some flexibility of workplace may be expected for experience.
  • Start July 2019 (negotiable)

Requirements:

  • This post is most likely to be suitable for someone studying accounting and finance, although applicants studying business studies, economics, or similar who have studied modules in accounting are also suitable for this role. (Formally, there is no absolute pre-condition on academic background)
  • Candidates need the support of their University in approving this placement.
  • Generally intellectual skills
  • Knowledge of accounting, finance and business management theory and principles
  • Ability to work on own or as part of a team
  • Ability to interact with colleagues and others
  • Confidence to work with those more senior in an advocacy role
  • Use of Microsoft software (Excel, Word)

How to Apply:

Applications by CV please. Send to martin.dearnley@kirklees.gov.uk

International Delegate Sales Executive at Oil and Gas Council

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: February 24, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

International travel, great progression, competitive salary and an on-site gym! This progressive company creates outstanding conferences and exhibitions at an international level within the oil and gas industry.

About the Role:

As a Delegate Sales Executive, you'll be responsible for working on conferences within Europe and Africa.

Selling tickets to the conferences over the phone to existing and potential new clients.
Market research to identify new growth areas.
Rapid career progression.
Great potential to earn a lot of money.
Opportunity to travel internationally.

Requirements:

  • A 2:1 (or equivalent) in your degree discipline.
  • An entrepreneurial and self-starting attitude.
  • Confidence to speak to industry leaders and stakeholders.
  • No experience necessary, however those with some transferable experience during work experience, an internship or extra-curriculars would be a bonus.
  • Those with experience in a sales or recruitment are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

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