If you’re looking to launch a Marketing career in London, it can be difficult to know where to start. With hundreds of companies operating from within the capital, how do you decide which is right for you?
To help make your task that little bit easier, I’ve found 5 amazing companies hiring graduates for all sorts of roles within the sector right now – from online advertising to retail campaigns.
Have a read about what each one has to offer and you could find the job hunt becomes just a little bit easier…
1. Pernod Ricard – Digital Marketing Graduate
Deadline: 16 June 2017
Have you got the bottle to launch your Digital Marketing career with a global brand? With a presence on every continent and a portfolio of world-class products – including Absolut, Malibu and Jameson – Pernod Ricard is the world leader in the wine and spirits market. You’ll be helping to create content and manage strategies to promote their big-name brands and influence how they are marketed to consumers. Expect hands-on support from management to accelerate your development and to ensure you secure a permanent job at the end of the scheme.
Don't miss your chance to gain experience in a vibrant industry, as well as in Digital Marketing:
2. Shopper Media Group – Client Associate
Deadline: 19 June 2017
With clients ranging from Nintendo to Armani, Shopper Media Group knows a thing or two about connecting top brands with their perfect audience. Earning £20,000 plus bonuses, you’ll deliver innovative campaigns to convince shoppers in major retailers to pick up your clients’ products and pop them in the trolley. A comprehensive induction and weekly training sessions will develop your industry knowledge and ensure your transformation into a fully-fledged Marketing expert in no time.
A bright spark with a 2:1+ and a ‘can do’ attitude? Get clicking:
3. Merkle-Periscopix – Graduate PPC Marketing Account Manager
Deadline: 8 December 2017
Looking to get your foot in the door of an award-winning powerhouse? Look no further, as online search giants Merkle-Periscopix are hiring grads for their Tower Bridge office. After expert training on all things PPC, you’ll dive head-first into this fast-moving area of online advertising and run live campaigns for global brands (think the likes of JP Morgan, The Body Shop, Warner Bros. and Tesco). You’ll also benefit from being part of a young team who know how to have fun, whether it’s challenging each other to ping-pong in the office or enjoying ‘Fish and Chip Fridays’.
Kickstart your career in a constantly evolving sector and feel challenged every day:
4. NMPi – Graduate Account Executive
Deadline: 6 June 2017
Staying at the forefront of Digital Marketing comes easily to this London agency; they’ve led the way in the market for over ten years. As one of their grads, you’ll get involved in all things digital – from YouTube to Instagram, Facebook to Google Search – while earning a very appealing £22,000 salary plus bonuses. Thanks to top industry training and continuous support from your colleagues, chances to progress will soon come your way. And, if that wasn’t enough, there's always a range of activities to get involved with, including a company ski trip and regular drinks near their Angel offices.
Ready to launch your career in a fun team and a fast-paced market? Hit the button:
5. Text100 – Graduate Consultant
Deadline: 31 May 2017
With 21 offices around the world, Text100 takes pride in doing things a little bit differently. Joining them as a consultant will see you launching your career in a company known for sparking movements and creating some of the most inspirational work for some of the world’s most important brands. Over 12 months, you’ll take on a range of Marketing and Communications projects, receiving a £21,000 salary, in-depth training and a personal mentor as you go. You’ll also get the chance to work flexibly, enjoy a discounted gym membership, take on colleagues in office ping-pong tournaments, and so much more.
At the end of the scheme, a permanent role in the field of your choice and a salary increase is yours for the taking. However, you need to take the first step now: