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8 graduate jobs that aren't in London

Don’t fancy settling down in the most crowded, polluted and expensive place to live in the UK? We don’t blame you.

Here’s our collection of companies who prove that your career doesn't need to start in the capital city.



 1. The Juice Academy - Digital Marketing Apprentice 

  • Manchester 
  • £16,000 over 18 months 
  • Deadline: 23 April 2018

Start your digital marketing career in Manchester. You will gain industry-recognised digital and creative qualifications while you work with some of the North West's leading brands such as UNILAD and Prolific North. There are no degree requirements for this apprenticeship, you just need a passion for social media.




2. Colas Rail - Technical Programme

  • Various offices across UK
  • Competitive salary
  • Deadline: 31 May 2018

Join one of the world's leading providers of railway infrastructure, receive expert training and become a Chartered Engineer in a discipline of your choice. Colas Rail currently have opportunities available for graduates to join the following offices: Birmingham, Brentwood, Bristol, Cardiff, Dartford, London, Manchester, Rugby, Tonbridge and York.




3. Peloton Events - Business Development Executive

  • Manchester
  • £18,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

This fast-growing start-up is committed to delivering high-quality events on behalf of their customers and business partners. Join the team in their Manchester HQ as a Business Development Executive and, with full graduate training, you’ll be managing your own end-to-end events in no time.




4. Niyaa People - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Birmingham
  • £18,000 - £22,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

This boutique firm has big plans in store for the future, with aims to become the Recruitment Consultancy of choice throughout the Midlands. Upon successful completion of your probation, expect a £4,000 pay rise and an increase in your commission scheme, with lively events and plenty of excuses to celebrate every week.




5. Innovation Academy - EON Reality 

  • Manchester 
  • Sponsored training programme 
  • Deadline: ASAP

Join EON Reality's 8-month sponsored training programme in Manchester. A unique opportunity to be trained in all aspects of Virtual and Augmented reality. You will learn all there is to know about the industry theoretically and practically from leaders in the field, with opportunities to create and work on your own ideas using state-of-the-art technology.



6. FDM - Technology Consultant

  • Leeds and Glasgow
  • Competitive salary
  • Deadline: ASAP

Although FDM hire grads across the UK, their academies in London, Leeds or Glasgow will provide the foundation for your Consultancy career. Benefit from the support of almost 3,000 consultants worldwide, with the opportunity to work on revolutionary projects with clients ranging from Sky to British Airways.




7. Aldi – Graduate Area Manager

  • Nationwide
  • £44,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

This intensive training programme offers exposure to all areas of a major Retail business – from Finance to Operations and Property to Marketing. With stores across the UK and a £44,000 starting salary, rising to over £75,000 after four years, your career is set to accelerate here wherever you choose to be based.




8. Softcat - Graduate Account Executive

  • Nationwide
  • £18,000 - £24,000 OTE
  • Deadline: 2 May 2018

Whether you're based in South England or Glasgow, Softcat are hiring graduates all year around to join their award-winning Business Development teams in offices across the UK. Earn uncapped commission, alongside some pretty awesome incentives, as you research and connect with new business for this national software provider.