September is traditionally about new beginnings: whether you’re just starting school, heading back to university or embarking on a whole new adventure, there’s something about this time of year that always feels like a fresh start…
Which, of course, makes this the perfect time to get started on your graduate job hunt.
We’ve picked out nine new opportunities that are hot off the press – apply today and you could be one of the first across the threshold.
1. Civil Service - Fast Stream Graduate Programme
- Telford, Bristol & London
- Deadline: 27 October 2017
This is an unmissable chance to shape the policies of a nation: the Civil Service are looking for the boldest and brightest grads that the UK has to offer, with unrivalled potential for career development alongside a £28,000 starting salary. With over 15 schemes to choose from, in areas ranging from Data & Technology to Social Research, you can guarantee there will be a course to suit your skills, interests and experience. They're only hiring for the next eight weeks, so you'll have to get your application in soon.
2. HM Treasury - Graduate Policy Advisor
- Westminster, London
- Deadline: 15 November 2017
From the heart of Westminster, your role as Graduate Policy Advisor will expose you to some of the biggest economic issues facing the country. Previous graduates have experienced everything from negotiating the Iran sanctions to developing the Government’s first Islamic Finance bond, proving that this is an opportunity where the horizons really are limitless. Throw in a £28,000 starting salary alongside access to a fearsome professional network and you can't afford to let this pass by. You don't need to be an economist, just a quick learner with creative ideas: if that sounds like you, apply today.
3. AMV BBDO – Account Executive
- Deadline: 23 October 2017
As the largest advertising agency in the UK, with a portfolio including Snickers, Guinness, Pepsi Max and more, you can bet that these guys know a thing or two about creating and communicating a fantastic brand. Joining the AMV Academy in September 2018, you will have access to all areas of the business as an Account Executive, supporting a range of teams before pitching your own brief for a brand new ad campaign of your own. Got a creative mindset and a passion for telling stories? AMV BBDO wants to talk to you.
4. Mark Warner – Customer Services Officer
- The Alps (Europe)
- Competitive salary
- Deadline: 5 October 2017
Mark Warner are the providers of top-quality activity holidays to families and friends across Europe. Now, they are offering grads a chance to travel, earn money and even learn new skills at one of their award-winning ski resorts this winter. As a Customer Service Officer, you will help to ensure your guests are having the time of their lives – and with free accommodation and food, discounted drinks and on-site sports tuition, we can guarantee that you’ll have a pretty great time too. They are looking for grads with strong language skills – particularly French, German, or Italian – if that sounds like you, apply today.
5. Maclean Moore – Graduate Recruitment Consultant
- Tottenham Court Road, London
- £20,000 + commission
- Deadline: 4 October 2017
Specialising in the placement of strategically important vacancies across the UK and Europe, Maclean Moore are a Senior Appointments Consultancy based in the heart of London’s city centre. From day one, you’ll have the chance to shadow a Senior Consultant and learn the ropes through direct on-the-job training. Expect on-target earnings of up to £40,000 in year one, and with every Senior Consultant a previous Graduate Recruitment Consultant themselves, the future looks bright ahead.
6. City Travel Review – Travel Researcher and Reviewer
- Berlin & Edinburgh
- Deadline: 9 October 2017
City Travel Review run a series of unique 12-week projects, either in Berlin or Edinburgh, for graduates looking to supplement their journalism acumen with real-world experience. Spend your morning honing those writing skills in tailor-made team workshops, followed by afternoons and evenings dedicated to soaking up the culture of your chosen city. Your mission is to find those off-the-beaten-track gems and present them in a professional-quality City Travel Review guidebook: as a reward, you’ll leave with a published work of your own and a wealth of new connections to launch your graduate career. Places are limited, so get your application in today.
7. Topdeck Travel – Chef
- Competitive salary
- Deadline: 6 January 2018
Topdeck Travel provides life-changing adventures across the globe for young people aged 18–30. As part of their on-the-road team, not only do you get paid to have these adventures yourself, but you can learn indispensable skills that will enrich your CV no matter where your career path takes you. They’re currently hiring a Chef for their European expeditions: all training is provided, just bring your love of food and a passion for travel and Topdeck will do the rest.
8. Joss Search Recruitment - Support Staff
- Deadline: 8 September 2018
From PAs to Marketing Assistants, support staff are at the heart of every major company in London. Now, with Joss Search, you can be too. This boutique consultancy works with some of the biggest names in private equity, investment and hedge fund banking to connect them with the best Office Management and Human Resources talent. If you have a keen eye for detail and an impeccable organisational record, they may have a role for you.
9. Alfa – Graduate Programme
- Moorgate, London
- Deadline: 4 September 2018
With this international consultancy, you know that you’re in safe hands – their zero-to-hero training will bring you up to speed with the latest software in no time, so that you can get directly involved with live client cases from the word 'go'. As well as an exceptional starting salary, the office’s vibrant social scene and regular opportunities to travel abroad – including to work in the LA offices – make this an opportunity that could be very hard to turn down.