Marketing Placement (12 Month Student Placement)

Travis Perkins
29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

£14,500pa, 22 days holiday, access to a great range of salary exchange schemes and Group discounts. The role is based in Northampton but you may, on occasion, be required to travel to our other sites nationwide

Our one year marketing placement is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic University student who is interested in experiencing a fast paced environment. Join us on your placement journey to put theory into practice, gain hands on experience across a range of marketing disciplines, and see how we place the customer at the heart of everything we do.

You can expect to be responsible for customer led marketing activities, looking at aspects including marketing strategy, planning and execution. You’ll also gain hands on experience of Digital Marketing which will include social media and email campaign implementation, content management, search engine optimisation, and exposure to e-commerce and transactional websites.

You will build on your existing skill set by partnering with branches at a local level, as well as working with a range of departments and gaining valuable exposure to CRM. This will fast track your ability to build and maintain effective relationships, whilst developing your marketing and project management skills through a high profile organisation.

What Are We Looking For?

We recruit from all degree backgrounds, all you’ll need to show is a keen interest in Marketing and be working towards a 2:1. We want you to bring your creativity and pride yourself in the quality of the work you undertake. Our marketing teams emanate the “family feel” of our business so you will need to be the kind of person who thrives off of team work and can communicate with people at all levels.

Our recruitment process for this position will start with a short telephone interview. If successful, you will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre in Northampton.

About Us

The Travis Perkins Group is a market leader which operates more than 20 businesses across the UK. Everything we do and sell is all around you; from supplying materials for iconic buildings to helping out our local customers through the floods. We’re a proudly collaborative, high impact business with a £5.9bn turnover and more than 28,000 colleagues nationwide.

The ‘family feel’ of our organisation has created a strong inclusive culture, where people come first - rewarding performance and building careers, which is why we have been recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010. You can expect to take on real responsibility from your first day and will be exposed to fantastic opportunities to really kick start your marketing career.

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