7 companies hiring students and graduates in the North

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

You don't need to live in the South to be successful.

It's no longer the case that the best jobs are in or around the capital. Here's a list of top UK and international companies all currently hiring graduates in the North. 


1. incling - Online Community Manager and Qualitative Researcher

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: £19,000 - £21,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

Incling is a market research consultancy specialising in building bespoke online communities for participants in more than 90 countries. They're recruiting an Online Community Manager and Qualitative Researcher to work remotely and take a lead role in setting up online communities, liaising with clients and participant recruiters and writing up qualitative reports. If you're keen to pursue a career in market research, this is great place to start.



Play a crucial role in helping Tempo to make recruitment exciting again as their Customer Support Executive. Joining their Manchester team you'll act as an account manager for inbound employers, deal with candidate queries and assist with ad hoc projects in everything from operations, to tech, to marketing. If you've got previous customer service experience and you're ready to launch a career with this fast-growing company, apply now. 


Join Invasion Camp Group in their Salford office and work with the sales team to manage your own case load of customers from initial flight booking all the way to their happy return. You should be confident, goal-driven and have previous experience hitting targets and meeting deadlines in order to apply. If that sounds like you, click the link below and you'll be earning serious commission in no time at all. 


Lidl is a household name and global pioneer in supermarket retail, and they're giving a selection of talented graduates the opportunity to join them as Sales Management Graduates. The programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to become a key leader at the company so expect real responsibility from day one. If you like the sound of it, click below to find out more.


With on-target earnings of up to £50,000, there's potential to make serious money as a Graduate Recruitment Consultant at Maclean Moore's Chester office. You'll generate, headhunt and interview candidates for a range of international clients, learning the ropes from Senior Consultants at the company. If you're competitive and communicative, apply now.  


On PwC's Graduate Business Programme you'll be placed in a talent pool and could be deployed to any area of the business that needs you most, whether that's Risk Assurance, Deals, Operations, Audit, Tax or Consulting. Your skills will be tested as you work on a range of challenging projects, learn all about how a large-scale business works and study for professional qualifications.


Bakkavor are hiring Product Development graduates to join them in locations all over the country, including the North. You'll have a range of responsibilities spanning from idea generation to product launches and alongside this hands-on work, you'll receive formal training in tons of skills including Sensory Analysis, Leadership and Management and Market Trends. Bakkavor work with some of the biggest names in supermarket retail and food service - don't miss your chance to join them.