We help to shape the future of the organisation and build its reputation, while using technology and connectivity to improve people’s lives. External Affairs contains five critical elements that ensure the success of our business. If you have an international mind-set, interest in global business and hunger for development, this could be the area for you.


Two year development programme, with 2 - 4 rotations

£30,000 salary

Helping to shape the future of the organisation


Which areas could you work in?


Policy Development

You could be defining our policy positions, writing briefs for meetings with world political leaders or shaping our policy and regulatory strategy


Government and Policy Engagement

You could be meeting MEPs at the European Commission and ensuring our customers’ needs are represented, or monitoring turbulent political situations globally


External Communications

ou could be creating multimedia content in our social media newsroom or sharing key messages with journalists from around the world to share the great things we do


Corporate Security

Protecting our revenues, customers, employees and reputation through strategic security leadership, effective operations and trusted external relationships. You could be investigating a global fraud incident or creating our policy on cyber crime


Foundation and Sustainability

Our commitment to manage our operations responsibly and conduct our business in an ethical and transparent way, and investing in the communities in which Vodafone operates, funding projects using our technology that have transformational social or economic benefits. 

What’s in it for you?


•Learning from industry experts, and have real accountability from day one 

•Mentoring, constant feedback and opportunities to push your boundaries 

•Flexible working and a fast-paced environment •Senior leadership exposure 

•Stretching rotations to give you breadth as well as depth of knowledge in all areas of business 

•Being part of a vibrant global community of graduates.












We have now closed for application for the 2021 External Affairs Discover graduate programme. 




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