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Graduate Job Operations Graduate & Graduate Marketing Executive

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Rothley Ltd
Reference: J1029
Salary: £24,000  

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With nearly 200 years of history, Rothley is one of Europe's leading suppliers of decorative steel tube, DIY and Hardware products to retailers, DIY Multiples, furniture manufacturers, builder's merchants and wholesalers.

Rothley Ltd has long been recognised as the market leader in decorative tube and fittings, both for retail and manufacturing markets. However in recent years Rothley has developed extensive new ranges of stylish and practical DIY and hardware products, many of which have now become market leaders in their own right.

The success of every company comes down to having excellent products, the desire to solve problems and the right team to make it happen.  This is where our Marketing and Operations Graduates will come in. We provide an exciting hands-on training experience alongside the Discovery Graduates development programme, The OPEN Programme, which supports graduates in their transition from academia to working life, equipping them with the skills, and encouraging the behaviours that their employers most value.

The Roles

Marketing Graduate: The role of the Graduate Marketing Executive will be to manage all marketing activities within the marketing department as well as developing a marketing strategy that falls in line with business objectives.

You’ll continuously co-ordinate marketing campaigns with the commercial team, oversee the business’s marketing budget and will develop their digital marketing presence. Social Media and brand management will also be your remit.

You will also maintain the business’s online presence, manage their website and monitor and report on the effectiveness of marketing communications.

Operations Graduate: The role of the Operations Graduate will be to contribute towards the overall running and progression of the business. You will start with a rotational period that will introduce you to the business, their products and their market.

You will have a strong theoretical focus on the business for the first 4-5 months. After this period you’ll be heavily involved in assessing existing processes and forming new routes to lean manufacturing with the most efficient processes coming to fruition.

Continuous improvement will be at the forefront of your role throughout. The Operations Graduate will also have a strong customer focus and will need to liaise with new and existing clients from a product perspective.

Securing products from oversees will also be part of the role and the ability to source stock, order it effectively and efficiently through the appropriate channels and balance the businesses cash flow will also be part of the operations role.


You must come from a relevant academic background securing a 2:2 or higher at degree level.
A-levels should also be strong with CCC or higher being considered.

You will also have the following;

  • Confident and dynamic personality
  • Confident communicator with a personable approach
  • Ability to problem solve effectively

Marketing Graduates will be required to have a creative outlook and an understanding of digital marketing.

Operations Graduates will be required to be logical thinkers with strong analytical skills and a hand on approach.


If your application is successful then you will be contacted to conduct a telephone interview which will lead to a first stage assessment centre.

We will be legally obliged to check your eligibility to work in the UK. Please check your eligibility before applying and ensure that you can provide the appropriate original documents.

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: West Midlands

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates

0121 665 4060

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