Graduates of Summer 2018

Entry Level: Graduates and Students London, England


Position at GroupM

This role is only for people who will be looking to start their new role in the summer of 2018. Typically across our agencies our roles are for an immediate start, but that doesn't mean you are missing out. When applying please make sure you state your ideal start date. 

Have you considered career in media?

If you have studied maths, statistics, economics, computer science, or something else analytical, and would love to make use of your skills in a more creative environment, there are a range of fantastic opportunities in our media agencies that you should take a look at.

A career within the GroupM agencies offers you the chance to utilise your analytical skills in a more strategic and creative role, in an industry which is far more of a lifestyle than just a job. We are very proud to be part of a very fun, vibrant, dynamic, sociable and people centric industry where you both will do great and rewarding work and make great friends for life. 

Who are we?

One in three ads worldwide has been planned and placed by one of the GroupM media agencies Maxus, MEC, MediaCom and Mindshare, which makes us the worlds largest media planning and buying agency network. We employ far over 20,000 people in 84 countries and in our 5 central London offices we have now nearly 3,000 driven and enthusiastic people working with us.

We are constantly hiring and investing in brilliant graduates who are looking for great career opportunities. We are part of WPP, the world leader in media, marketing and communications services which offers you great future career prospects.

What brands do we work with?

Our media agencies are responsible for planning and buying advertising campaigns for a huge number of high profile brands including eBay, Sky, BT, EE, Lloyds, Unilever, Nike, Shell, New Balance, Audi, Morrison’s, Apple, Nationwide, Toyota, Universal Music, Beats by Dr Dre, Universal Films, EA Games, L’Oreal, Barclays, Danone, Tesco, Paramount, Nivea, P&G, Coca Cola, Innocent Drinks, Three Mobile, Vodafone, Compare the Market, B&Q, M&S, Luis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, Mulberry, Chanel, and many more.

What roles could I be doing?

Our graduate roles are entry level positions that don’t require any previous experience. The skills you have gained during your studies and your hunger for success are more important to us.

Strong Excel skills are essential and you must have a solid flair with numbers to work in a media agency. Data is a way of life for us. It informs our campaigns, provides insight, alerts us to trends, and helps us to optimise advertising campaigns. In a media agency data is king!

Alongside our outstanding graduate rotation programmes here are some of the roles that you could do:

  • Account Executive

  • Broadcast Executive

  • Communications/Media Planner

  • Data/Analytics Executive

  • Digital Executive

  • Digital Planner

  • Paid Social Executive

  • Research Executive

  • SEO Executive

  • Social Media Executive

  • Sponsorship & Partnerships Executive

  • TV Buyer

  • Tech Executive

What training will I receive?

All of our agencies offer structured training and development plans for all employees tailored to your role and your learning requirements to help you grow and progress in your role and beyond. Alongside work related training you often have the opportunity to learn something for your personal development whether that is to learn a language, a specific skills or something fun.

GroupM University offers a range of courses and gives you the chance to learn more about various areas of media. The University has brilliant links companies like Facebook, Yahoo, Google and Thinkbox who frequently run workshops with us!

We also offer buddy systems as well as coaching and mentor programmes.

If you want to grow further we also work closely with numerous charities which you can get involved with. 

What are the benefits?

In addition to your holiday/annual leave, you get:

  • Season ticket loan to help with travel

  • Cycle to work schemes

  • Subsidised gym membership

  • Health & Dental care

  • Pension Schemes

  • Monthly (free) company drinks

  • Free breakfast and fruit

  • Massages, GP services, physiotherapy, 

  • Well-being sessions

  • Social activities

  • Endless number of deals, offers and promotions

What do I do next?

This is a fantastic chance for you to start a successful, rewarding, and fun career with a global media agency group.

Apply here with your CV and tell us a bit more about you, your interests and why you would like to work in media. 

We are an equal opportunities employer
All GroupM agencies are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender identity, disability, culture/religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view every individual as exactly that, individual. We hire despite peoples differences, not because of them. We understand that inclusion is more than just diversity. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique. That’s what makes us so good at what we do. At GroupM we pride ourselves on being a company that can truly represent the global clients we work with.

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