graduate scheme

Marketing Graduate Scheme

Job description

Marketing is communication. Marketing is insight and innovation. Marketing is all about understanding who your audience is and how best to talk to them. How can we excite them with our amazing products and brands? It considers every single consumer touch point; from the product and packaging in someone’s hand to the social media post on their phone.

Marketing is where we determine what we think will delight our consumers, how we can be stronger than our competitors and how we’re going to get out there and really stand out to shoppers. We work on branding, we work with product development, we innovate every day just as part of the job. And, wherever your two-year placement, you can expect some serious early career highs.

Work in our Purina, Nestlé Professional or Confectionery teams and they’ll throw you into the heart of brand management. You’ll get into all the market analysis and learn how we innovate off the back of it. Joining the team as an Assistant Brand Manager, you’ll quickly start bringing brands to life!

There are positions available in a variety of UK locations and whichever route you go down you’ll put learning into serious practice, as you work alongside experts on live projects, liaising with different departments to create action plans. There’s no lack of responsibility here, you’ll take the lead in a range of areas as you learn about everything from digital and shopper marketing to budget management.

You’ll get the chance to work on some incredible brands, whether pets are your thing working on Felix or one of our big confectionery brands like KitKat or Quality Street. Whichever placement you experience, you’ll come out with all the skills you need to build a career as prestigious and rewarding as the one you know you deserve.

We’re committed to improving people’s lives in everything we do. And that includes our employees. We want you to love your job and to feel rewarded for the contribution you make, so you can expect a competitive salary, plus all sorts of benefits. These include an annual bonus (as long as you meet certain criteria); shift allowance (where applicable); m embership of the Nestlé UK or Nestlé Ireland pension fund; access to our flexible reward scheme - where you can take advantage of the benefits that best suit you. And, if you work in our York or Gatwick head offices, you can even bring your four legged friend to work. Pretty good eh?

Find out what it takes and apply for 2020 today.

About Nestle
We’re Nestlé. The largest food and drink manufacturer in the world. We put delicious ingredients into our 2,000 products and out come world-beating brands like KitKat and Nespresso.

Well, the same goes for our Early Careers programmes. We blend individuals from all walks of life, with a whole range of experience and they work together as a team – really, really hard – and out come amazing results.

That’s how we became a world leading business. And that’s how we attract the most curious minds to our team. Because they know, that at Nestlé, they’ll be given loads of support, so they can be the best they can be.

What we are looking for

Problem-solvers with commercial instincts are the ones who do well here. Well, no two days are alike. It takes the kind of person who enjoys a creative, fluid environment, but still has a head for concrete realities. Oh and, almost goes without saying, your communications skills are going to be dazzling.

So what are you waiting for? Get out there and start shaping the future of some of the world’s best-known brands.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

UK wide · Ireland

plus excellent benefits

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 November 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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