The Jobs List: The Best Graduate Opportunities this week
Junior Software Developer
Salary: £18-£26k basic
The company is looking for only top I.T, Mathematics, Physics or Engineering related graduates, with an absolute minimum of a 2:1 at a one of the top universities in the country. Excellent A-level grades are also essential, including an A in Maths. Any development language experience is accepted as the company will invest in cross training in order for you to become a specialist within a variety of key technologies. If you meet the requirements and are a graduate from one of the best universities in the country, then please forward your CV to me.
Brand Impact Executive
Location: Greater London, West Midlands, East Midlands
Using your creative skills you will maximise ABSOLUT visibility and sales via targeted promotional and merchandising activity and by high quality staff training in the art of making quality drinks.
We are looking for exceptional people who are creative, confident and enthusiastic, with an aptitude for bringing a new perspective. You will possess excellent presentation skills which will allow you to execute your key objectives within a specific geographical area, while remaining flexible to respond and act on business opportunities as they arise. The successful candidates will be of graduate calibre, looking for your first or second career role in sales and marketing. Possessing plenty of stamina (this is not a 9 to 5 role) a desire for fun, you will need to be fully flexible – Excellent Bar-Tending Skills ESSENTIAL.
Barclays Capital Graduate Opportunities
Location: Greater London, Worldwide
Salary: GBP Competitive
Most firms will tell you that graduates are key to their success, but few can demonstrate a level of commitment to match ours. Senior managers across Barclays Capital are intrinsically involved in graduate training, giving you a remarkable degree of insight and exposure from the moment you join us. Our graduate programme starts with an intensive introduction to the firm, our products, instruments and services, and the wider financial markets. You’ll gain more than a theoretical understanding, however, with a variety of case studies, workshops and presentations giving you invaluable practical knowledge and skills. You can also expect comprehensive role-specific training, plus soft skills development.
Location: South East
Salary: Very competitive for a graduate entry position within the magazine publishing sector.
Career opportunity in magazine publishing. Fast expanding, international business to business magazine publisher seeks recent graduate to work within our editorial department. Working alongside our editors, the successful candidate will learn all facets of the publishing business. There is opportunity for some international travel. No previous experience necessary as full graduate training provided. Excellent long term career prospects. Must be ambitious, enthusiastic and articulate. Common sense essential.
Halfords Graduate & Industrial Placement Development Scheme – Buying, Marketing and E-commerce
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £23k + benefits
Not sure if your future lies in product, marketing or the web? With placements in Trading, Marketing and E-commerce, you will be able to spend time in at least two of these functions and at the end of the scheme, you can make an informed decision about where you would like to take your career. If we’ve whet your appetite, visit our website for more information about our scheme. We want bright and talented applicants who are commercially minded, ambitious and want to move their career and the business forward. In order to be successful you will need strong numerical and analytical skills, a high degree of drive and tenacity, creativity, a flair for negotiation and great communication and influencing skills. If you’re in your element in a fast paced environment and thrive under pressure take this chance to inform some big commercial decisions and join us to progress your career in a role that places you firmly in the driving seat.
LPA Legal is a successful specialist legal recruitment consultancy servicing major law firm and financial services clients in London, nationally and internationally. As part of our ongoing expansion we are seeking to hire a law graduate to join our private practice team as a researcher, utilising the internet, directories and networking/calling to identify and qualify candidates for the numerous vacancies on which we work. The role will suit an outgoing, confident and polished individual who is confident in making new contacts and talking to people on the telephone. You’ll need to be organised and detail-oriented, with the ability to engage people in conversation and a desire to learn more about the legal sector. In return, we offer a very competitive salary, along with a bonus scheme and incentives. We are a small, friendly company, and we enjoy our work. This is a great opportunity to develop valuable contacts in the legal sector, and to have a bit of fun while you’re doing it. LPC graduates with training contracts starting in Aug/Sept 2012 or March 2013 are encouraged to apply, though we are equally keen to hear from applicants looking for a longer-term position.
John Lewis Partnership IT Graduate Scheme
This IT Graduate Scheme offers you the opportunity to influence every aspect of the John Lewis Partnership retail experience. Our systems allow us to analyse sales and trends. They enable us to pay our suppliers, monitor our store and warehouse stock levels, and plan distribution schedules. They allow us to offer our customers flexible and secure ways to pay. Quite simply, IT equips our business to grow, adapt and succeed. Combine your passion for technology with an understanding as to how it can be applied in real situations, and you’ll find this scheme is for you.
The combination of retail and IT provides an extremely interesting and rewarding career opportunity and a platform to build your career in many directions. That’s why it’s important you combine your genuine interest in technology with strong commercial awareness and analytical skills.
The ability to communicate clearly and work well in a team will also be vital. Academically, you’ll need degree level qualification at a 2:2 grade or above, but not necessarily in an IT-related discipline, plus GCSE-level Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent.