8 jobs for graduates who think outside the box

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

Do you want a career that challenges you to think creatively every day? 

If you find it easy to take on new perspectives and are constantly coming up with innovative ideas that break the mould, these companies are looking for you. 


1. Bakkavor - Product Development - Graduate Scheme 

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: £27,000 + £1,000 one-off signing on bonus
  • When to apply: ASAP


Whether you're focusing on idea generation, recipe development or product launches, you'll need to be constantly coming up with innovative ideas that haven't been seen before in the food industry, when you join Bakkavor's Product Development Graduate Scheme. Bakkavor want graduates with an inquisitive nature and an inbuilt desire to challenge norms - is that you? 



TheMediaPeople have goals of coming a leading media agency across both traditional media and digital platforms, and they need creative graduates with big ideas to help them do so. Join them as a Digital Media Executive and you'll plan and build Google and Facebook campaigns for clients, and in time develop your own specialism within the company. 



Your responsibility as a Trip Leader at Topdeck Travel will be to ensure passengers have the time of the lives and to do this, sometimes you'll have to think outside of the box. You'll also need constant enthusiasm, a genuine passion for travel and a willingness to go above and beyond for Topdeck Travel's customers. If you think you've got what it takes, get your application in now for summer 2020. 



This opportunity to take part in a travel writing project with Treetop Travel will really get your creative juices flowing. You'll create content for a travel guide all about Berlin, with help from a writing expert who'll be on hand to provide feedback and offer advice. The weekly graffiti workshops also included in this programme are just another opportunity for you to get creative. 



The ability to have an open mind and take new perspectives on things is essential when you join Teach First. You'll be challenged with unlocking the potential in every child you teach, no matter where they come from, and helping break the cycle of injustice disadvantaged children face. You'll receive world-class training to help you do this and will leave the programme with a PGCE.



You'll be given a lot of responsibility from day one when you join HiTalent as a Marketing Manager. They want someone who can bring new and fresh ideas that will help define their marketing strategy and grow awareness of the brand across core markets. In return for your hard work you can enjoy unlimited holiday, weekly nights out, company trips away and international travel. 



To keep the attention of the 2-12 year olds you'll be teaching you're going to need to think outside the box. During this four month internship at Global Teacher Recruitment you'll incorporate play-based education with a tailor-made curriculum to teach a range of English classes in phonics, reading, comprehension and more. Plus, you'll get to enjoy the beauty of Hong Kong during your time off. 



Join us here at GradTouch as a Student Brand Ambassador and you'll use your innovative mind to develop creative ways of raising brand awareness on your university campus and increasing sign ups. The better and more successful your ideas, the more money you'll earn. If you reckon you can bring some ideas to the table that we've never seen before, apply now.