Discover Graduate Programme Business 2020

United Kingdom
  1. Full Time
  2. Discover Graduate Programme
Posting date:17 Sep, 2019


The world is changing at a rapid pace, technology is advancing faster than ever before and in order to succeed businesses of all sizes need to adapt to the changing digital landscape around them.

Our UK and Group Business functions are focused on doing just that, giving businesses the edge to keep pace with digital development and helping businesses succeed in a digital world.

We are leading the way with innovative digital solutions and not to mention we have an award winning network to support it all.

The business stream will give you the opportunity to learn and work beside our leaders & teams potentially across Product, Marketing, HR, Commercial, Transformation & Strategy, Digital and Sales.

The programme lasts for 2 years with rotations that vary in length dependant on the area of the business you’ll be working in.  You will have the opportunity to work in our different functions to give you a rounded view of businesses and give a strong foundation to launch your career.


What’s in it for you?

  • Working for a world leader in total communications that connects people places and things, improves lives through social inclusion and is striving to halve our environmental impact                  

  • Investment in your digital, sales & professional development

  • Learning from industry experts and having real accountability from day one

  • Being part of a vibrant community of graduates


What to expect?

  • This is rotational programme with a core focus on Business to Business Sales and supplementary placements in areas which may include Product, Marketing, HR, Commercial, Transformation & Strategy, Digital and Sales.  The duration of your rotations will vary depending on the area of business you enter into.  It is likely you will undertake 2 or 3 placements throughout the 2 year programme.

  • Cutting-edge training on-the-job and in the virtual classroom

  • Mentors and additional support from global leaders

  • Constant feedback and opportunities to push your boundaries

  • Flexible working and fast paced environment


What we’re looking for?

  • International mind-set and interest in global business

  • Demonstrate creativity, resilience and adaptability

  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and hunger for development

  • Customer focused and commercial savviness

  • Curiosity and passion for technology, how things work and the future of digital

  • Great communication skills, able to build rapport quickly

  • Highly self-motivated, with a consultative approach to problems & solutions

  • Tenacious attitude with the ability create your own opportunities


If you think this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. 


Start date: September 2020

Duration of Programme: 2 years

Location: Various UK. The majority of rotations will be based in our Newbury HQ campus with a few across London. You must have the right to work in the UK during and beyond the graduate programme.

Requirement: 2.2 (or equivalent) in chosen degree (achieved or on track to achieve). We look for graduates with a related degree with a preference for degrees in, but not limited to, Business management, International business, Economics, Business analytics, Marketing & Sales. You must have the right to work in the UK for the full duration of the programme.

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