Position: Graduate Business Executive Location: Abingdon (hybrid working) Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 per annum Hours: Monday – Friday (09:00 – 18:00) Experience: Degree, Recruitment, Administration, Business Executive, Business Growth, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Graduate, Recruitment Agency
We are looking for an ambitious recent graduate to join our small and friendly team. This is a varied graduate program where you will gain valuable experience in all parts of our business including administration, business planning, sales, PA duties to our Managing Director, events, financial administration and marketing. This is, therefore, a really unique opportunity to expand your skillset, your practical experience and learn first-hand about everything required to successfully run a business.
This position will predominantly be based from our modern offices in Abingdon, however once you are comfortable in the role, we offer hybrid working.
Recruitment– Learning how to source CV’s, interview candidates, pitch jobs to candidates, submit to clients for consideration
PA Duties – Working closely alongside the team and in particular supporting our MD in a ‘PA’ capacity, diary and inbox management
Administration – Responsible for writing job descriptions, advertising jobs, writing interview confirmations and general office administration
Events – We are closely linked to an Events company within Oxfordshire, so you will be responsible for supporting, planning and often hosting these events
Business – Working closely with the MD around the planning and implementation of the growth strategy for the business, regularly updating the business plan, and creating clear and defined goals focused on business growth
Finance – Day-to-day management of the accountancy software (Xero), general bookkeeping and financial duties with the support of the MD and an external accountant
Sales – Taking an active involvement in talking to candidates, pitching jobs and attending regular networking events and client meetings
Marketing – Responsible for day-to-day management of all social media channels, creating content for our website, external websites, radio and podcasts. As well as working closely with our Marketing Manager to assist in the planning of marketing strategies, both offline and online
As part of our Graduate Scheme, you will have the opportunity to build a solid career path and will be given the training and support needed to earn a promotion, following your success as a Graduate Business Executive.
Here at Thompson & Terry, we really value a consultative and thorough approach to recruitment. As such, our company ethos is that we only submit candidates to our clients if we would personally employ them ourselves. We are looking for employees who are really passionate about our approach to recruitment, and keen to implement our principles of honesty and transparency to clients and candidates alike.
We are so proud of our company culture and all of our staff were involved in developing our mission statement, which we completely live by every day. As a reward for your hard work, we offer our employees a number of company benefits, from the flexible working (hybrid working available), guaranteed promotions and pay rises, to lots of work socials and the day off on your birthday!
Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience)
Very motivated and self-disciplined with the hunger to really learn and absorb as much knowledge as possible
Strong and proven communication skills, both written and verbal
A genuine interest in building a career with Thompson & Terry Recruitment
Exceptional organisation skills and attention to detail with the ability to prioritise a high workload
A genuine desire to learn how a business works and be involved in supporting its exciting time of growth
Thompson & Terry Ltd, trading as Thompson & Terry Recruitment (thompsonandterry.co.uk) are an Abingdon based recruitment agency specialising in sourcing candidates into Sales, Marketing and Office Administration jobs in Oxfordshire. No terminology used in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, religion, gender, age or sex.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to a high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.