8 jobs for graduates 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 are proving to grads that their career doesn’t need to start in the capital city.


1. Topdeck Travel - Trip Leader

  • Europe
  • Competitive salary
  • Deadline: 6 January 2018

It doesn’t get much further away from London than this. From the Swiss Alps to the walls of Dubrovnik, explore Europe as the leader of adventure trips for young people throughout the year. A seven-week training tour of the continent will equip you with all the knowledge you need to handle your new role with confidence: you just need some experience with public speaking and a readiness to get travelling. Sounds good? What are you waiting for?




2. Computacenter - Account Management Associate Programme

  • Hatfield, Readng & other UK locations
  • £28,000
  • Deadline: 6 July 2018

This is your chance to join a business programme guaranteed to accelerate your professional and personal development: rotate across a number of departments to gain an understanding of how this global company ticks, including face-to-face time with company CEO Mike Norris. Learn key business skills and develop an invaluable network of contacts, whilst enjoying a starting salary of £28,000 and social events in the UK and abroad throughout the year.




3. Peloton Events - Business Development Executive

  • Manchester
  • £18,000
  • Deadline: 18 June 2018

This fast-growing start-up business is poised at a crucial intersection in the Events Management market, committed to delivering high-quality events that also add value to customers and business partners. Join the team as a Business Development Executive and, thanks to full graduate training, you’ll be managing your own end-to-end events in no time.




4. Murray McIntosh & Associates – Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Reading
  • £18,000 - £20,000
  • Deadline: 16 January 2018

If you’re looking to make your fortune in the South East, this one is for you. The team at Murray McIntosh will help you develop your own specialism and become a Recruitment expert in no time, with luxury incentives for high achievers including spa days, lunch clubs and a fantastic commission rate. As well as this, the jam-packed social calendar ranges from international holidays to Stone Roses concerts. They’re looking for grads with strong communication skills right now: it could be you.




5. Niyaa People - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Birmingham
  • £18,000 - £22,000
  • Deadline: 1 August 2018

This boutique firm has big plans in store for the future: with aims to become the Recruitment Consultancy of choice throughout the Midlands, you can expect your own career to progress quickly as this team goes from strength to strength. Upon successful completion of your probation, expect a £4,000 pay rise and an increase in your commission scheme – every week, expect lively events and plenty of excuses to go out and celebrate. What’s not to like?




6. Next – Trainee Buyer

  • Leicester
  • £21,228
  • Deadline: 8 November 2017

With a dedicated accommodation scheme to support grads moving to the area, this Retail giant is well accustomed to taking on grads from across the country to start work at their Leicester HQ. Enjoy the onsite coffee and smoothie bars whilst you choose the products that will make it onto next season’s high street; your Retail career could start here.




7. FDM - IT Consultant

  • Leeds
  • Competitive salary
  • Deadline: 20 January 2018

Whilst FDM are hiring graduates nationwide, their training academies in London, Leeds and Glasgow provide the foundations for grads across the country to begin their Consultancy careers – don’t worry, there’s a travel fund to make sure you can reach them from wherever you are based. 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. Launch your career at the forefront of Technology – apply today.




8. Aldi – Graduate Area Manager

  • Nationwide
  • £44,000
  • Deadline: 12 January 2018

You will have heard of Aldi, one of the fastest-growing retailers in Europe, but have you heard of their graduate programme? Diving in at the deep end, this is a scheme that offers exposure to all areas of a major Retail business – from Finance to Operations and Property to Marketing. With stores hiring grads all over the UK on a £42,000 starting salary, rising to over £70,000 after four years, the opportunities are waiting for you right now.




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