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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.

Requirements

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.

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 asia-internship.com)

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

Qualifications:

  • 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.

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.

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.

Trainee Consultant at Annapurna

Where: London, UK

Deadline: February 7, 2018

Type: Graduate

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This is a brilliant opportunity to join an innovative and multi-award winning recruitment agency based in London, operating in the UK and DACH region of Europe.

We are looking for graduates who are switched on, confident and self-motivated. Students graduating this year who have ambition and would value the opportunity to be the architect of their own career.

A day in the life of a trainee consultant

  • Building a talent pool of passionate professionals
  • Meeting candidates and clients all around the City
  • Interviewing candidates and preparing candidates for interview
  • Managing existing business relationships
  • Winning new business through responsible lead generation
  • Writing effective adverts and managing the responses
  • Networking with incredible professionals in your sector

Why Annapurna

  • An uncapped commission scheme
  • The chance to be surrounded by driven and ambitious people
  • Fully paid holidays, in 2015 teams went skiing in Morzine, a weekend in Barcelona and Las Vegas for the top billers!
  • Winners of 'Recruitment Agency of the Year’ at the Recruiter Awards 2015
  • Winners 'Best Professional Services Recruitment Agency' at the Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2015
  • Unique training programme, delivered by Business Managers, Directors and our in house Training Team
  • Clear progression pathway
  • Lucrative company benefits: holidays, lunch clubs, company drinks, ski trips and more

You will

  • Have the desire to speak and meet with new clients and candidates
  • Learn new techniques and embrace training and coaching
  • Bring bags of enthusiasm and be tenacious and self-motivated

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '54781' for more details and to apply.