Graduate Marketing Executive
Places for People
We are Places for People Group, we're a social enterprise that believes it's more than just homes that make a community – it's the people. That's why we build homes and manage communities where everyone can thrive.
We aren't your typical company. We apply the same philosophy to our People as we do to our communities, ensuring our team is appreciated and supported. At Places for People, you're more than just a number – you're a part of our cause.
More about your role
This role is part of our 2023 graduate programme, known internally as our Emerging Talent programme. As our Graduate Marketing Executive you'll become a key part of the Place Leisure Marketing team.
The start date for this role is 18th September which will include a week long induction.
The two-year programme will support you to develop the core skills, behaviours and technical ability to develop into a Marketing Executive with a specialism within the leisure industry.
As a Graduate Marketing Executive, you will work with several leisure sites across the UK helping them to create active places and healthy people. You will assist management with the implementation of marketing and promotions plan across our preferred channels. The role will equip you with the skills to support and implement site marketing requests, offering advice on appropriate marketing approach and channels to meet business needs. You will develop and maintain a content library of products to support promotional activities. As you grow in confidence your role will grow in complexity.
This will be a hybrid role; whereby you will be given the opportunity to work from home although you will still be required to regularly come into the Camberley office.
For more information, please download our job profile available on our website.
More about you
You'll be educated to a graduate-level with a degree within a related specialism such as Marketing, Communication, PR or similar.
You'll be an enthusiastic, creative, self-starter and be excited by the opportunity to use your skills to the test within an operating environment. You may have experience within either an academic or personal setting of using marketing channels, both traditional, social, and digital.
You'll be a confident communicator with the ability to share your ideas, opinions and provide a critical friend approach to colleagues ensuring all marketing materials are in line with Places Leisures' customer base.
The application process is designed to support you to showcase your personality, strong communicators and candidates who embody our SPIRIT values will be looked upon favourably.
You'll join our Emerging Talent programme which brings together SPIRITed and talented individuals from across Places for People. The programme is designed to provide you with a wide range of skills, business insight and sector specific knowledge over two years. You'll learn a lot and quickly, you'll get exposure to some of our senior leaders as well being connected to a business mentor to support you throughout. You'll be encouraged and empowered to flourish and thrive within a nurturing environment. Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that's why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse ad pioneering environment.
We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for.
We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include:
- An opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
- Lots of opportunity to access ongoing personal learning and development
- Access to our Company Pension scheme
- Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year
- Discounts of up to 50% on activities, centre shop and cafes
Hopefully what you've read here has got you excited and wanting to apply. The first step of the application process should take around 20 minutes. You'll be asked to complete your personal details, academic history and provide us some additional supporting information about you. Don't worry you should know all of the answers. The next part of the application form is asking you to complete a few additional questions, these will ask you to consider your reason for applying, what you want out of the Emerging Talent programme and how you would address current societal issues. Take your time over these, your answers will be shared and may lead to additional questions throughout the application process.
Finally, you'll be asked to upload a CV, this should include an overview of your work history so far, don't forget to include any volunteering you've done. You will need to make sure this includes all of your academic achievements, from GCSE to your most recent qualifications.
Once we've been able to review your application and CV, successful candidates will be sent invites to complete a video interview. This gives you the opportunity to give us more information and offer insight into the person behind the CV.