Are you a graduate looking for a job within the digital
or marketing sector? Then we're here to help…
Here at The Candidate, we understand the importance of nurturing
the digital stars of the future within the fields of digital and
Whether you fancy a career in SEO (Search Engine Optimisation),
Digital Marketing or PR (Public Relations) we're here to help.
We recruit for numerous agencies and businesses that employ
entry-level candidates to bolster their team and develop talent of
There are loads of opportunities in Manchester and the wider
North West area for graduate employment. Last year we completed
research, which found a huge digital skills shortage within the
North West - this provides a huge opportunity for graduates to
learn new skills and begin employment in a sector that is ever
Here are some tips for graduates starting the digital and
marketing job hunt:
A candidate who has taken part in some form of commercial
experience impresses employers. Whether it's an internship, work
experience or volunteering - this experience will set you apart
from other graduate candidates.
Some form of experience within the industry will provide you
with knowledge of the industry and what the main practices are. It
will also show a potential employer that you are passionate about
getting a job within the industry and taken the initiative to get
to know it better. After all a degree is not always enough.
Even if you have a media related degree - the digital industry
is constantly changing, and it is important to keep up-to-date with
the latest trends.
Keep on top of key industry words such as SEO, PPC, affiliate
marketing, content marketing, SEO PR, social strategy, online
marketing - and demonstrate your knowledge to your potential
The best way to keep on top of industry trends is practice.
Agencies and businesses want a digital/ marketing professional that
is well practiced on using the Internet.
Having an online presence whether be on Twitter or on your own
website is imperative. It's an online representation of your
interests, industry knowledge, and writing and communication
Last but certainly not least. Make sure your CV accurately
represents all your relevant skills and knowledge. A good CV is
clear and concise. Here's some more detailed CV tips.
For any further career and CV advice please don't hesitate to
contact any of The Candidate recruitment team on
Sales and Marketing
We're always looking for enthusiastic graudates to join our
award winning team. If you're interested in digital, media and
marketing and want a career in sales, recruitment or business
development then you could fit right in at The Candidate. Find out
more about opportunities with us here or call 0161 833 1044
Can you help?
If you work or study in digital marketing, we need your help! As
a partner of Salford University Business School, we're supporting
the development of a new digital marketing masters degree. It's
vital to understand what students think should be
taught, what students want to be taught and
how it should be taught, to ensure the best
programme is on offer.
Help us get the ball rolling by filling out this short survey.