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Graduate Job Insights and Marketing Placement - Industrial Placement

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Pernod Ricard UK
Reference: J854
Salary: £16,000  

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Are you looking for an undergraduate placement year that provides opportunity, real responsibility and recognition for high achievement?
Do you have the drive, desire and determination to succeed at a high level?
Do you have a genuine interest in marketing research and the ambition to kick start your career in a fast paced and dynamic organisation?

Pernod Ricard UK is part of the Pernod Ricard Group – co-leader of the global wines and spirits industry. With a portfolio of premium brands we have a presence on every continent. You will probably be familiar with many of the products in our portfolio that includes; ABSOLUT Vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Martell Cognac, Havana Club Rum, Malibu and Perrier Jouët Champagne.

We’re looking to recruit a number of undergraduates with flair and motivation to join our bright futures programme, offering you a huge amount of invaluable business experience. You will have the chance to work for a world-class organisation, with world class recognisable brands in a highly exciting and fun industry.

You’ll work collaboratively with your line manager to set objectives at the beginning of the placement, which focuses on business needs as well as your professional development. Your line manager will support you during your placement and will review your progress and development on a regular basis.

A successful placement may lead to a graduate offer - Time to impress!

Insights and Marketing Placement

What’s your role?

Working in the wider Marketing team, you will provide support for the Consumer and Business Insights team, working on both ad-hoc and continuous research projects.
In addition, you will have direct involvement in day-to-day brand management working on the Havana Club Cuban rum brand.

What can you expect?

Here are just some of the things you can expect to get involved in:

  • Liaise regularly with our research agencies, providing administrative and logistical support for key projects
  • Help to organise and set up project fieldwork
  • Attend consumer focus groups, which may require some evening work
  • Produce a suite of regular business reports
  • Be the eyes and ears of the Consumer and Business Insights team for spotting competitor initiatives such as new products and advertising
  • Organising consumer competitions on Havana Club
  • Co-ordinating and managing Havana Club events
  • Managing email campaigns
  • Managing digital and social media content calendars

What’s in it for you?

All marketing projects have to be rooted in a real understanding of consumers and their behaviour. This role will enable you to understand key consumer dynamics in this fast moving industry, and contribute to furthering our knowledge in this important area.
You will also get a hands-on understanding of the brand management role, working on one of the sexiest brands in the Spirits category
You’ll also get the chance to attend some of our fantastic corporate events to fully immerse yourself in our desirable brands. In return we’re looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, ambitious individual with great interpersonal skills.

What do we require?

Applicants must:

  • Be studying a recognised sandwich undergraduate degree
  • Be studying a Business Management undergraduate degree, ideally incorporating analytical and statistical modules
  • Be on track to achieve 2:1 or above
  • Have a minimum of 300 UCAS points over three subjects at A Level (or equivalent)
  • Have eligibility to unrestrictedly work and live in the UK for the duration of the placement
  • Be available to work for 12 months

Placements will commence in June - July 2015 for successful candidates, and will be based in our West London offices in Chiswick. Current salary is £16,000 per annum, with 25 days holiday plus additional benefits.

The question is… Have you got the bottle?

Discovery Graduates are the retained managing consultants. All applications will be processed through Discovery. We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews. In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.

Location: London (inner and outer)

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates
0121 212 3111

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