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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.

Business Graduate Programme at Ford Credit Europe through Randstad UK

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Role:

As a Business graduate, you will participate in an initial six-month placement within our Manchester Business Centre, followed by two substantive placements of 12-18 months within core business departments. Our placements are functional roles within the departments, which means you have the ability to make a real difference to our organisation. Our graduate scheme seeks to provide you with exposure to a number of roles and departments rather than specialising in just one area. For curious and driven graduates it is an opportunity to gain a variety experiences, meet people across the organisation, learn new ways of working and drive our business forward.

Initial Placement:

Your initial placement will be in our Manchester Business Centre and will last for six months, during which time you will rotate through at least two roles such as:

  • Wholesale Operations
  • UK Retail Dealer Services
  • UK Retail Account Servicing and Collections

Within these roles, you will be learning the business from the ground up and will be providing first line telephone support to customer enquiries, day-to-day management of Ford Credit Finance Facilities offered to Ford Dealers or assessing the credit worthiness of retail and small business customers. You shall be assigned a graduate buddy to support your transition into our organisation and your initial placement will provide you with an in depth insight to our base business, equipping you with in depth knowledge and understanding to enable you to become a future leader at Ford Credit.

Further Placement Opportunities:

After your first placement, you will be assigned a mentor from our Leadership Team and will have two further graduate placements, supported by ongoing training opportunities. All our graduate placements are designed to provide you with broad experience of the Ford Credit business to support your development in becoming a future leader. You could be working in areas including Risk, Compliance, Insurance, Marketing, Worldwide Trade Finance, Strategy or Sales, and based in Essex or Manchester. Your placements are decided by business leaders on our Graduate Committee; taking into consideration your personal preferences where possible. Some placements will offer the opportunity to utilise your language skills where applicable.

Requirements:

Essential:

  • A minimum 2:1 degree (or international equivalent)
  • English language fluency
  • Knowledge and passion about our business
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team working ethos
  • Excellent communication skills
  • To be highly motivated and pro-active
  • An innovative flair and ability to creatively problem-solve
  • A strong customer focus
  • Geographically mobile

Desirable:

  • Spanish, Italian, German or French to a business conversational standard

How to Apply:

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

Production Graduate at Avara Foods through Discovery

Where: United Kingdom - multiple

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Avara Foods is one of the UK’s biggest food businesses. It’s a place where great people produce great food, for some of the country’s biggest supermarkets and most popular restaurants.

About the Role:

Over three years you’ll spend time working on several different assignments, across a broad range of departments, each offering real responsibility from day one.

You’ll be joining the production department and will rotate around different business departments and sites to gain maximum exposure to the business. The primary objective in Production is to maintain an effective and efficient process in order to provide quality, fresh and convenient products for a timely dispatch to our customers.

We control our whole supply chain from our local British farms, through advanced manufacturing plants, to the final product on the shelf. This ensures that customers receive a safe and secure product, delivered via an excellent service from a transparent and integrated supply chain. You’ll play an important part in this process by working on varied projects focusing on the production processes, quality control, health and safety and team management.

After the first 12 months in a planning role, you’ll work closely with the business to determine your next placement within the graduate scheme. This placement will likely be in another area of the business and will be based on a number of factors such as:

  • Preferences and interests
  • Skills and strengths
  • Career direction
  • Availability within the business


It’s up to you to plan and direct your progression with the business, to ensure that you develop your career whilst continuing to add value to Avara Foods.

Requirements:

Academically, we are looking for CCC (or higher) at A-level and a 2:2 degree (or higher) from a business or science-related background. Other degree types may also be considered. You will also have:

  • A strong aptitude for learning
  • An organised approach
  • Interest in the industry (advantageous)
  • A good eye for detail
  • Accuracy in your work
  • The ability to follow and/or implement processes
  • Flexibility to relocate

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2E2ZM'

Online Marketing - SEO & SEM Internship at Superbath

Where: Germany

Deadline: October 3, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Retail, sales and purchasing

SuperBath.co.uk is part of iSi GmbH, which is an online retailer group founded in 2012 in Germany. We offer high quality branded bathroom products, such as Grohe shower systems, and Hansgrohe kitchen taps, at competitive prices. Through our online shop in the UK (SuperBath.co.uk) we offer several thousand products, and we are constantly working on expanding both our product offering, and the markets we operate in.

About the Role:

Search Engine Marketing and PPC are the fastest growing areas in marketing. You will therefore work in a dynamic field where you can learn a lot. Since you will get real responsibilities at iSi, there is no better place to learn about these fast-growing marketing topics.

Your primary focus will be on helping develop the organic and paid traffic channels through Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Google AdWords. This will involve analysing and influencing organic keyword positioning using Ahrefs, setting up Google AdWords Campaigns and managing them for success, and lots more.

After the internship, you will have learned more about this mysterious SEO/PPC topic. You will be able to understand and influence organic search engine rankings, manage Google AdWords Campaigns, and analyse PPC traffic. This will be an invaluable experience and skillset for any aspiring (online) marketer!

Some things you can expect:

  • Performing organic keyword analysis and competitor analysis
  • Creating content for SuperBath.co.uk and for ads based on keyword analysis and market research
  • Analysing and influencing our organic search rankings through tools such as Ahrefs
  • Online outreach activities (e.g. contacting bloggers, help build our online brand, etc.)
  • Introduction to paid online advertising such as PPC (Google AdWords etc.) and Facebook Ads

Requirements:

We have one internship position available in each of our 4 sub shops where you will be responsible for country-specific marketing channels and AdWords campaigns. We therefore invite you to apply if you are either a French, English, Dutch or Italian native-speaker. Other requirements:

  • You have a strong passion for e-commerce/online marketing, and you can translate this passion into concrete actions.
  • You are comfortable with multi-tasking and are not afraid to take initiative.
  • You have an excellent command of Excel
  • Prior experience with E-commerce/Online Marketing is a plus

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YZJW4'

Super SEO Specialist Internship at Superbath

Where: Germany

Deadline: October 3, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Retail, sales and purchasing

SuperBath.co.uk is part of iSi GmbH, which is an online retailer group founded in 2012 in Germany. We offer high quality branded bathroom products, such as Grohe shower systems, and Hansgrohe kitchen taps, at competitive prices. Through our online shop in the UK (SuperBath.co.uk) we offer several thousand products, and we are constantly working on expanding both our product offering, and the markets we operate in.

About the Role:

Search Engine Optimization is at the heart of online marketing. You will therefore get the chance to develop important skills that will be of invaluable use throughout your future career.

Your primary focus will be on helping develop our organic traffic through Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques. This will involve analysing and influencing organic keyword positioning using Ahrefs, keyword prospecting, content gap analyses and lots more.

After the internship, you will have learned more about this mysterious SEO topic. You will be able to not just understand but also influence organic search engine rankings. Since you will get real responsibilities at iSi, there is no better place to learn about fast-growing marketing topics such as:

  • Performing organic keyword analysis and competitor analysis
  • Creating content for SuperBath.co.uk and for ads based on keyword analysis and market research
  • Analysing and influencing our organic search rankings through tools such as Ahrefs
  • Online outreach activities (e.g. contacting bloggers, help build our online brand, etc.)
  • Introduction to paid online advertising such as PPC (Google AdWords etc.) and Facebook Ads

Requirements:

We have one internship position available in each of our 4 sub shops where you will be responsible for country-specific SEO activities. We therefore invite you to apply if you are either a French, English, or Dutch native-speaker. Other requirements:

  • You have a strong passion for e-commerce/online marketing, and you can translate this passion into concrete actions.
  • You are comfortable with multi-tasking and are not afraid to take initiative.
  • You have an excellent command of Excel
  • Prior experience with E-commerce/Online Marketing is a plus

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'A96V6'

Multicultural Network Graduate Recruitment Insight Evening at Deloitte

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: October 5, 2018

Type: Employer Insight Event

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About the Company:

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

About the Event:

What do you want from your career? Opportunities to innovate and make a positive impact every day? The chance to work with ingenious people, who care about their colleagues and the world around them? Unhindered progression? Major clients with fascinating problems to solve? It’s all here for you at Deloitte... and more.

Our culture is built on inclusivity and everyone at Deloitte is valued for who they are and the unique impact they make for clients, colleagues and their communities.

What impact will you make?
Join us at our insight evening and discover the wide range of graduate opportunities.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3EVX7'

Facebook Live Event by L'Oreal Talent

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: October 5, 2018

Type: Employer Insight Event

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About the Event:

Come and Join the L’Oréal Talent Team on 5th October (2pm) to hear all about their summer internships and industrial placement opportunities, including top tips for passing their application process and insight into some of roles and responsibilities held by existing interns.

L’Oréal have roles in HR, Marketing, Commercial, Digital Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, PR and Visual Merchandising, approx. 90 placements available starting in June 2019 for 12 months.

Sales and Marketing Industrial Placement at GSK

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: October 7, 2018

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.

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

If you have what we’re looking for apply today!

How to Apply:

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

Finance at GSK

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: October 7, 2018

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:

Finance is at the heart of our business and offers a diverse range of opportunities for commercially-minded individuals. Whatever your degree, we can promise a great learning and development experience throughout your year with us.

Each of our placements is as different as the areas they support but wherever you are placed you will be guaranteed to gain both technical and interpersonal skills, for example:

  • Working with stakeholders at different levels across the business
  • Questioning and challenging current processes to drive improvement
  • Presentation skills
  • Working cross-functionally with other teams
  • Contributing to month-end reporting packs for senior stakeholders
  • Analysing data and identifying issues
  • Gaining an insight into what finance means in industry
  • Developing your knowledge of financial systems and processes
  • Building an understanding of drivers of profit and performance
  • Opportunities to be involved in short and longer-term projects throughout the year

Requirements:

We are looking for people who have strong communication skills, the ability to be challenged and are motivated by the idea of a career in finance with GSK. An accounting or finance background is not necessary as you will gain all the skills you require on the job.

If you have what we’re looking for apply today!

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7GQ4M'