We’ve compiled this information to point you in the right direction of the best recruitment resources available to first jobbers in digital marketing. Believe it or not there are many routes available to you apart from the Graduate Scheme. Among those options are taking an internship or apprenticeship, working for a start-up or small business, working for a tech business, working for a charity, finding a placement abroad or working for a digital marketing agency.
If you’re not in line for a graduate scheme, don’t worry, only 10% of grads actually go on to take a placement in the UK, and the bulk of those are based in London in more traditional sectors such as Finance, IT, Law and Retail.
If you want a somewhat more exciting career digital marketing job read on…
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It’s sad but true, many companies won’t look at you unless you have some work experience or have completed an internship or apprenticeship. Here are some really great websites that list internship placements as well as offering a humungous amount of advice…
There are hundreds of recruitment agencies in the UK who you could approach. Here we’ve listed some agencies that we know recruit entry-level digital marketing roles.
Working for a start-up is great for first jobbers because you get to experience everything from making the tea to strategy, and, you will understand really quickly how the business works. Plus, startups tend to be picky and hire the most talented, innovative people, so it goes without saying that you will learn a lot.
Luckily for you, this is the biggest area looking for digital talent, as, I’m sure you’ve heard, the start-up tech scene has taken off dramatically in the UK and elsewhere. Every time we come across a new start-up who expresses an interest in hiring graduates we’ll add them here, so be sure to bookmark this page and check back regularly.
But for now, take a look at these resources. You may need to show initiative by approaching founders of companies that you fancy working for directly, but that type of effort often pays big dividends.
There are hundreds if not thousands of digital marketing and marketing agencies in the UK. Many of whom offer entry-level roles. Here is a selection of agencies that we’ve worked with and who we know employ graduates.