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6 graduate jobs that are perfect for strong communicators

Katie Harrison
Campaigns Executive

Having the ability to get your point across in a smooth and succinct manner is a skill highly valued by plenty of employers – including those we’ve found below.

Top tip: let your CV and cover letter speak for themselves. It’s often not necessary to state that you’re a strong communicator, particularly if you have experience in a role that can demonstrate this actively.

Have a read below, hit 'apply' and good luck.



1. FDM – Business Consultant

  • Nationwide
  • Competitive salary
  • Deadline: 20 January 2018

As one of the largest graduate employers in the UK, in 2016 FDM launched the careers of over 1,100 consultants. Their award-winning 2-year programme will give you the training and continuous support needed to launch your graduate career within Digital. You’ll put your excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work as you manage exciting projects for prestigious clients, including Virgin Media and the Department for Education, ensuring that they know how to make the most of the tech available to them.




2. Next – Trainee Merchandiser

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

As part of one of Europe's largest and best-loved brands, this role will see you negotiating with key contacts based everywhere from their Leicester HQ to suppliers across the globe. Enjoy a starting salary of over £21,000, the best training Retail has to offer and the chance to move into a house with other trainees to help you settle into your new area. As good with your numbers as you are with words? This is the role for you.




3. ​Softcat – Graduate Account Executive


£18,000 - £20,000

Deadline: 28 October 2017

This is your chance to be a part of the UK’s Best Place to Work, as well as one of the top 10 teams in Europe. From your first day, industry-leading training will prepare you for networking with prospective customers like a pro, while an uncapped commission rate means the only limit is your own ambition. So, if you’re a confident influencer with the motivation to excel, join Softcat, earn up to £20,000 and experience one of the best working cultures on the continent.




4. Murray McIntosh & Associates – Trainee Recruitment Consultant

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

As one of the first agencies in the UK to offer an accredited training platform to their recruiters, it’s safe to say that Murray McIntosh takes the development of their graduates very seriously. They’re currently looking for grads that can bring energy and drive to their fun-loving team, on top of a capability to create new business. Do well and you’ll soon be rewarded by an incredible commission scheme and a luxury incentive programme: spa days, sports matches or trips to Vegas, anyone?




5. Merkle-Periscopix – Graduate PPC Marketing Scheme

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

Working with a bunch of clients, from very big names to small, exciting start-ups, you’ll experience something new every day with this Digital Marketing opportunity. It’ll be your job to take client objectives and create the very best online adverts to achieve them. Digging into data and devising creative strategies, you’ll regularly be required to feedback to clients on just how well their campaigns are going, which means being a strong written and verbal communicator is crucial. In return, you can guarantee market-leading training and a vibrant office atmosphere, where an average age of 27 means there’s always something fun going on.




6. McDonald's - Trainee Manager

  • Nationwide
  • £22,000
  • Deadline: 7 February 2018

I’m pretty certain you’ll be familiar with worldwide brand McDonald's... But did you know they’re a recognised top UK employer? They’re currently ranked as the 8th ‘Best Big Company’ to work with by the Sunday Times. As a Trainee Manager, you'll discover just why this is, as you take the fast-track to leadership. You need to be great with people, able to inspire your crew members to develop their full potential, plus deliver fantastic service to customers at all time. If you’re ambitious and a quick learner, a salary of £22,000flexible hours and a prestigious career within an international business could be yours.




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