5 jobs that are perfect for organised graduates

Every friendship group needs an organised one – the friend who gets people together for reunions, who plans the holidays, who books the table when you’re going for dinner and just generally keeps everyone, and everything, together. 

And, if you’re reading this article, chances are that person is you.

However, it's not just your pals who will appreciate your strong organisational skills and efficiency: there's a whole host of employers out there actively searching for graduates just like you right now.

Scroll down to find five roles that are made for you and get that CV ready.


1. Merkle-Periscopix - Programmatic Display Account Manager

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

Multi award-winning Digital Marketing agency Merkle-Periscopix run online campaigns for big name clients, from Oxfam to Tesco and everyone in-between. Here, you’ll join an exciting, fast-growing sector and help big brands to increase their global presence using the web, learning all about your clients’ objectives before launching and monitoring creative digital campaigns to achieve them. Being able to handle multiple projects simultaneously is a must, but thanks to six weeks of introductory training and ongoing mentoring, you’ll get all the support you need. In fact, you’ll be managing your own team of specialists in no time. They're hiring for next year's programme now, so if your final year has begun then this could be for you.




2. Murray McIntosh - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Reading
  • £20,000 + commission
  • Deadline: 16 January 2018

This sociable role will allow you to expand your professional circle, as you drive new business, liaise with key contacts and more. However, it won’t just be your network of contacts that grows exponentially - so will your knowledge of Recruitment and the sectors your clients work within. Your natural flair for juggling projects will only be enhanced by the team’s structured development plan, which will also help you gain formal qualifications and climb up the ranks. Plus, on your way, you’ll earn some great incentives: luxury spa days; tickets to see England play at Wembley and company holidays to Prague and Las Vegas – to name just a few.




3. Softcat - New Business Account Executive

  • Marlow
  • Up to £26,000 in year one (OTE)
  • Deadline: 28 October 2017

Alongside supplying software and consultancy services to businesses up and down the country, Softcat are on a nationwide hunt for bright grads to take control of managing their new business, organising client events and more. With a training scheme designed to accelerate your progression into leadership, you’ll soon have the confidence required to provide clients with the very best advice. However, a career with Softcat isn’t just “a day job” – you’ll make lifelong friends thanks to the incredible culture the team has cultivated, which features office Tiki bars, trips to Hawaii and FIFA tournaments in the office.




4. Next - Trainee Merchandiser

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

We all know Next is one of the biggest names in Retail. However, not many people know they’re also recognised as one of UK’s top employers. As part of their Merchandising team, you’ll help to maximise their profits, while guaranteeing shoppers have access to the beautiful products and fashion they want. From expertly managing stock levels to negotiating with suppliers across the globe, this is a busy, yet very exciting opportunity. And, this is just the beginning; 70% of top managers at Next started in a position like this - meaning you can be sure to rise up that ladder. 




5. McDonald’s - Trainee Manager

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

As the 8th ‘Best Big Company’ to work with according to the Sunday Times, it’s clear that McDonald’s offer far more than delicious fast-food. As a Trainee Manager, you'll be given the training needed to take the fast-track to leadership in this globally recognised brand. As well as being confident and a quick learner, you’ll need to possess the time-management skills required to balance all the responsibilities that come with managing your own business, from supporting a team of people to keeping an eye on stock and budgets. In return, a salary of £22,000, flexible hours and a prestigious career within an international business could be yours.




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