Marketing Graduate

Vertu Motors Plc
11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing Graduate

£25,000 basic salary , with company benefits and Company Car

  • Company Car
  • Vertu Reward Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Preferential Service Rates
  • Colleague Purchase Scheme
  • Pension

Vertu Motors Marketing Graduates… Driven by Talent

About Us

As one of the largest Motor Retailers in the UK Vertu Motors continued success is based on a pedigree of strong financial performance, acquisition and organic growth and great leadership; our Graduate programme is a key part of our future Talent Strategy. Delivering our Mission Statement "To deliver an outstanding customer motoring experience through honesty and trust" is central to the role of any Leader or Manager in our business, ensuring our customers and colleagues receive the `right experience for them`. Our competitive advantage is our people and we don`t invite just anyone to become part of our team; we look for colleagues with determination and commitment to take our business forward with passion, drive and integrity. We are proud of the strength of our relationships with our manufacturing partners and our financial stability provides us with a rock-solid foundation to continue on our journey to become the best motor retailer in the UK. We have grown significantly since we were established in 2006 and now represent 21 manufacturers through our 120 trading locations across the length and breadth of the UK, so the opportunities to grow with our company are equally significant.

What will our Marketing Graduate Programme offer you?

We need innovative and enthusiastic people to play a pivotal part in the Group`s future growth. We are building a strong cohort of graduates to bring expertise and new ways of thinking to this key business area. You will be able to specialise in all areas of marketing but key areas will be:

Retail Marketing

Digital Marketing

You will undertake a three-year programme preparing you for a management role, including internal and external training and will be provided with support to complete a recognised qualification in your area of expertise. For Marketing Graduates this will mean a relevant professional qualification. As a Graduate you will also complete leadership development and a range of role specific placements in a number of locations nationwide. This will ensure you gain hands on experience of the motor retail environment and prepare you for a potential role in management, whilst being supported through a bespoke development plan tailored to your needs by your Mentor.

We know you will have a wealth of knowledge and new ideas, so the Vertu Graduate Programme is a two-way street. We want you to mentor our leaders too. It`s all about sharing thoughts, innovation, and getting actively involved in shaping the future of Vertu Motors. Not only will you help our leaders gain a new appreciation of how to drive the business forward, you will have the opportunity to make a real impact and get a valuable insight into the world of strategic leadership.

About You

Our vision is to be our customers` first choice for motoring sales and service. To achieve this, we need colleagues with strong leadership potential and:

• a drive to deliver exceptional customer and colleague experiences that create value and moments of joy;

• a straightforward, transparent approach;

• a strong sense of responsibility for yourself, your customers, colleagues and the community and environment we work in;

• an understanding that what makes our business a success is people, not just product!

To be part of this challenging, but rewarding graduate programme we ask that you have:

a (or working towards a) 2:1 degree in one of the following areas:

o Marketing, Business or other relevant degree

minimum Grade B in GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics and English

proof of your right to work in the United Kingdom

a full, clean driving licence

the flexibility to move to new locations around the UK

a real drive and commitment to succeed and take responsibility for your own progression


We can offer you a starting salary of £25,000 plus a company car, a range of benefits including 23 days` holiday, a professional qualification, share incentive plan, a contributory pension scheme and free access to our Vertu Rewards platform which offers discounts and cashback with nearly 900 retailers and service providers.

If you are interested in joining the most progressive team in the industry please apply now.

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