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Shape company strategy in these 5 graduate roles

Katie Harrison
Campaigns Executive

Strategy (noun): “A plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall aim.”

If you’re looking for a career where you'll be empowered to make big decisions and influence the next steps, look no further: these five graduate opportunities which will allow you to change the future of the business you’re working within.

Have a read, then make your next move: sending that application.


1. Merkle-Periscopix – Graduate Programmatic Marketing Scheme

  • Tower Bridge, London
  • £22,000 - £25,000
  • Deadline: 8 December 2017

London-based Merkle-Periscopix are one of the most highly respected Digital Advertising agencies in the UK, picking up a number of awards over the years and being recognised as a Times 100 top employer. As their newest account manager, you’ll put your analytical mind and creative flair to good use, earning a £22,000 - £25,000 salary creating online advertising campaigns for big-name brands. After a thorough induction, you’ll take control of your own accounts, analysing ad performance in order to influence and devise effective campaign strategies that fulfil your clients’ objectives.

Right now, they're taking applications for a 2018 start. In your final year? Take the first step below:  



2. Computacenter – Business Management Associate Programme

  • London Hatfield, Reading
  • £28,000 + bonus
  • Deadline: 6 July 2018

Designed to accelerate your professional and personal development, this scheme will give you the perfect foundations to build a successful career in business. Starting on £28,000 and predominantly based on customer sites around the UK, you’ll act as the front line of Computacenter – the leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services in Europe – working with clients to ensure they have the right technical structures in place to succeed. This will involve implementing strategic solutions and strategies to ensure customers’ needs and demands are met, while also offering you the opportunity to develop your own skills and expert know-how.

Send your application to join them from January 2018:



3. Next – Trainee Merchandiser

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

European fashion and homeware retailer Next needs no formal introduction – I can guarantee that you, or someone close to you, has something of theirs at home. And it’s up to their Merchandisers to make sure this remains the case. This £21,000 role is all about ensuring the brand’s world-class products are in the right place, at the right time, in the right quantity and at the right price, with an aim of maximising profit throughout the season.

Get ready to put your planning hat on – you’ll need it with this one:



4. NMPi – Graduate PPC Account Executive

  • Angel, London
  • £22,000 + bonuses
  • Deadline: 20 November 2017

Digital Marketing pioneers NMPi have been leading the way in online advertising for over ten years. From YouTube to Instagram and Facebook to Google Search, this position will see you running Pay-Per-Click digital campaigns for clients, while earning £22,000 plus bonuses. It’ll be your duty to ensure your ads achieve everything your client wants to achieve, which means careful strategising to target the perfect audiences, on the best digital platforms, to reach your goals.

Send your CV now and get started almost immediately:



5. GradTouch - Developer

  • Manchester
  • £20,000 - £25,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

Yes, that's right, you can come and join us: this is a chance to flex your coding muscles as you develop innovative new ways to make sure GradTouch is the best careers platform in the market. Our office is completely open-plan, with directors and managers working as part of the whole team, so whether you were here from day one or today is your very first day you can be sure that your voice will be heard. Alongside this, you can enjoy weekly company lunches, uncapped holiday time and a budget to kit out your desk with the tech of your choice.

Interested? We're waiting to hear from you.