Creative thinking, problem solving, and strong analytical skills are the toolset of all successful marketers. As a graduate you’ll no doubt be eager to put these skills to productive use within the professional environment, whether that be in a marketing consultancy or agency marketing role or an in house marketing department.
But how do you find the right graduate jobs in marketing to utilise your talents to the full? This is where Grad Central will help.
Grad Central has extensive experience in placing talented individuals into graduate marketing jobs. Our focus on the West Midlands region means that we have been able to build effective relationships with local businesses, enabling us to offer some of the best graduate marketing roles available in the region. We can offer a wide range of graduate marketing jobs to suit the needs of graduates from all over the country.
Our graduate marketing jobs span across Account Executive and Account Manager roles within the creative agency sector, to Trainee Marketing Manager, Brand Manager, Communication Executive and Event Manager roles across all industry sectors.
West Midlands marketing jobs
The West Midlands is host to many household brands who are strong exponents of excellent marketing, brands like Cadbury Schweppes, Jaguar, Bulmers, JCB, and Alton Towers to name but a few are all based in the region, as is a thriving creative and media industry that’s perhaps one of the regions fastest growing sectors. Whether it’s a marketing role in the FMCG sector, the B2B arena or within a communications agency, the breadth of marketing opportunities in the West Midlands is vast for marketing graduates looking to develop a successful marketing career.
Getting a marketing job
The need for graduate marketers to stay abreast of industry developments is more important than ever,as the media world continues to evolve at lightning speed, and with the recent boom in digital marketing. A degree in a marketing related field and a good understanding of the challenges within the industry is important, although it is possible to secure a marketing role without a marketing related degree, providing you can demonstrate the right blend of competencies, insight and drive that the role requires. Having work experience within a relevant professional marketing environment can be extremely valuable to a prospective employer too. Many employers are keen to see graduate marketers working towards or in possession of professional qualifications like CIM
, so its worth considering these to further your studies and professional status.
The West Midlands’ unique blend of culture and diversity offers graduates a perfect opportunity to find the right work/life balance to suit their particular career goals and lifestyle. For graduate marketing careers – think West Midlands.
Read about some of the talented graduates that we have placed on our case studies page.
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