10 jobs that will give you a better social life than you had at uni

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

University might be over, but that doesn't mean your social life has to be. 

It's important to have a good work-life balance, so we've found some top companies that will make sure you do. 


1. NMPi - Partnerships Executive  

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £22,000
  • When to apply: ASAP


Join NMPi as a Partnerships Executive and as well as regularly socialising at industry events to bring in new business, you'll enjoy a range of social benefits including season ticket loans, company lunches twice a month, weekends away and Friday drinks. Plus, with flexible working options and a 4pm finish on the last Friday of every month, there's plenty of opportunity for a packed social life outside of work. 



There's a reason AlphaSights have been awarded a Great Place to Work award for 2019. Whether you're relaxing at morning yoga, making the most of your discount at the gym or enjoying drinks on a Friday with the rest of the office, there's loads of ways to let your hair down when you're not working. Sound good to you? Click below to find out more. 



The young team behind the company that's disrupting the recruitment industry don't just work hard, they like to have fun too. Become a part of the team as a Sales Executive and you'll have no problems maintaining a healthy work-life balance, with monthly socials, team lunches, flexible working and more.





4. Invasion Camp Group - Contracting and Administration Manager


When it comes to combining work with play, Invasion Camp Group couldn't do a better job if they tried - their Salford HQ literally converts into a nightclub by night. Joining their Management team, you'll be able to let your hair down much further afield than the office too, with plenty of travel opportunities for you to take advantage of.



There's endless social events for you to get involved with at Globe Locums, thanks to their social committee who're dedicated to making sure there's as much play as there is work. From race days and after work drinks to boat parties on the Thames where you can interact with candidates, there's something for everyone. 



Socialising comes with the territory when you join Hanson Wade. If you're not celebrating with the team at company dinners then you'll be attending social club events or team nights out. Like the sound of it? If you're a 2:1 graduate with a STEM background and have a passion for business research, click below.



Shopper Media Group are a young and growing company with an enviable client list including Pepsi, Mars and Nike; join them and you'll work closely with these big name brands from day one. When you're not nurturing these relationships you can join the team for regular socials, annual company get togethers, beer o'clock at 3pm and 4pm finishes on Fridays. 



Now we're slightly biased, but we know how to have a good time at GradTouch. From Friday drinks in Manchester's Northern Quarter and big social events away to company lunches and unlimited holidays, there's always something going on to get involved with. If you want a role where no day is the same and you can be pulled into any task at any time, this is it. 



With an enviable central Manchester location, flexible working options and plenty of team events always in the diary, Broadstone will ensure your social life thrives as much as your career. As their Marketing Manager you'll create marketing strategies to drive audience growth, run and analyse campaigns and more. 



The list of employee perks available at Softcat are endless. On top of uncapped earning potential that could see you earning upwards of £60k by year three, you'll also be treated to half a day off and free lunch on your birthday, have the opportunity to go on trips abroad to locations like Barbados or Miami and more. Sound interesting? Click below to apply.