It's the biggest, loudest and busiest of them all - London is almost four times larger than the UK runner-up Birmingham, which makes it a natural hub for graduates looking to find their fortune.
The list of companies hiring in London is endless, but we've picked out some of the best below:
1. Lidl - Junior Buying Manager
- Wimbledon, London
- Deadline: 9 February 2018
Starting your career with a global superstar means that the opportunities for progression - within the UK and abroad - are limitless. Learn all there is to know about retail operations before beginning your specialist training in their London HQ, where you will be negotiating prices, keeping on top of the competition and developing your own area of expertise as you acquire key management and and operational skills. They're looking for bright grads who are passionate about relationship building - if that sounds like you, take a look today.
2. Wilkinson Partners - Researcher
- Monument, London
- £20,000 + commission
- Deadline: 30 September 2018
With brand new offices a stone's throw from the bank of the Thames, exciting times are ahead for this fast-growing Executive Search Consultancy. As well as building an enviable portfolio of top-billing professionals across the globe, you will be situated right in the heart of London - with plenty of bars and restaurants around to celebrate your successes with the team. They are recruiting graduates for a January 2018 start - it could be you.
3. NMPi – Graduate PPC Account Executive
- Angel, London
- £22,000 + bonuses
- Deadline: 20 November 2017
Working as a Graduate Account Executive in this established Digital Marketing team, you’ll manage online campaigns for global brands such as Crew, Monsoon, Sports Direct and Jack Wills. Combining your tech know-how with your creativity, you’ll be focused on making your adverts a success. However, you won’t be thrown in at the deep-end, as industry-leading training will be available to support you at every step of the way. A perfectly balanced working environment, with music in the office and company drinks on a Friday, can also be expected.
4. Maxxima – Trainee Recruitment Consultant
- Shoreditch, London
- £20,000 + commission
- Deadline: 15 February 2018
Maxxima’s investment in creating long-term relationships within the Healthcare Recruitment sector clearly pays off, as they have established themselves as the market-leader in under 15 years. Join this Shoreditch team on the compliance desk and quickly rise to running a team of your own, as many previous graduates have done. A free gym membership, flexible hours and an on-target earning structure designed to double your salary in your first year are all reasons to hit the link below.
5. Softcat - Graduate Account Executive
- Moorgate, London
- £20,000 + uncapped commission
- Deadline: 2 May 2018
Softcat is an award-winning company and officially the UK's best workplace - Tiki bar and Sky TV over lunch, anyone? Join the team as an Account Executive earning £20,000 and, after comprehensive training, the progression opportunities will come your way. The benefits for grads here are huge: from summer parties and trips abroad to gaming areas and uncapped commission. Apply today.
6. FDM - IT Consultant Graduate Programme
- London Bridge, London
- Deadline: 20 January 2018
In just one year, FDM launched the Consultancy careers of over 1,000 graduates across the UK – now this year, they’re getting ready to do it again. Rotating across client sites as part of their IT Consultant Graduate Programme, you will have the opportunity to combine hands-on experience with qualified training. Ready to work with brands including Virgin Media, Barclays and more? Applications from all degree disciplines welcome, just bring your passion for technology.
7. HM Treasury - Policy Adviser
- Westminster, London
- Deadline: 15 November 2017
Yes, you heard me right - Her Majesty's Treasury is looking for bright graduates from any discipline to join their team at the cornerstone of this country's financial decision-making centre. No previous experience is needed, just a passion for problem-solving and creative solutions, as you will be negotiating with key stakeholders and taking on real responsibility from day one. As well as offices in London's iconic Westminster district, take advantage of an enviable network of new contacts alongside the chance to have a direct impact on issues that shape the lives of millions across the UK.