Digital Marketing Placement Student

05 Feb 2019
05 Mar 2019
Start Date
We're Experian - we unlock the opportunities that power business, through our unique combination of data, advanced analytics, technology and global expertise.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Marketing Placement Student to join a dynamic and exciting digital media and marketing team.

We are an expanding, high-performing, energetic and multi-discipline marketing team. Leading the significant customer growth, development and engagement agenda for Experian across the UK EMEA region.

Marketing Sandwich Placement 2019

Are you looking for a year in industry to complement your studies? If so, Experian are looking for candidates to join our Marketing Placement Scheme running from summer 2019 - 2020. This is a great opportunity for a current undergraduate to gain industry experience working in the Digital Marketing function of a FTSE 100 Company. The placement will run for 12/13 months and will be based in Nottingham.

Do you feel like putting the skills learnt during your studies into practice in a real-world environment? Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a tech company? Are you keen to learn about all areas of digital marketing such as paid search and web design? Want to experience how digital channels work in the real world?

Then this could be the placement for you!

What will you be doing?

Day-to-Day Responsibilities may include:
  • Creating or optimising web experiences
  • Design and deliver marketing automation campaigns - including email design and data briefs
  • Supporting demand generation programs - from content creation to reporting & analytics
  • Paid acquisition and social media channel management - i.e. Google, Facebook, LinkedIn
  • Working together with other areas of marketing, as well as sales and product stakeholders
  • Attending and participating where appropriate in team meetings
  • Using a variety of technology applications (AEM, Salesforce, Eloqua, AdWords)
  • Building relationships with agencies
  • Independently working on different projects

What we are looking for?

Most importantly:

  • Enthusiasm to learn new skills
  • Willingness to take on and manage multiple tasks and projects - from day-to-day routine to one-off activities
  • Studying a degree in a related discipline (i.e Digital technology, Digital marketing or Business)
  • A great communicator, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work on your own and as a part of the team to achieve results
  • Creativity and the willingness to share your ideas
  • Appreciation of digital marketing and the part it plays in the marketing mix
  • The ability to progress projects with varied groups - within Experian and with our suppliers
  • Readiness to plan and effectively manage your time
  • Basic Microsoft applications knowledge (i.e Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

It would be a bonus if you have:

  • Some experience of website content management
  • A basic understanding of web analytics software
  • Appreciation of the function of social media for business, particularly twitter and linked in
  • Previous experience with Adobe Photoshop or similar software

We're looking for exceptional students looking to arrange a 12/13-month in industry placement as part of their degree programme. Students should have a keen interest in digital media channels and marketing and show ambition, initiative and enthusiasm.

What we offer
Here at Experian, we believe that great work deserves great rewards. In return for your ideas, commitment and ambition, we'll give you a very competitive base salary and a range of benefits as soon as you join.

On top of your base salary, we offer:

  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • 25 days' annual leave
  • Generous contributory pension
  • Retail discount schemes
  • 3 Community involvement days per annum

Our diverse workforce is part of the reason for our success. We want everyone to succeed, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, sexuality, experience, physical ability, age or thinking style. Our talent strategy reflects our commitment to searching the globe for the very best candidates so that we can innovate and deliver the needs of our increasingly diverse clients and consumers. Our progressive policies, such as flexible working hours, ensure that our employees can flourish no matter what their individual circumstance.

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