Graduate Business Development

Description of the job

Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well as further personal development and the chance to build your professional network.

From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme's conclusion.

You will be joining us at an exciting and dynamic time of change for our business as we continue our journey to build Airbus, enhancing both local team capabilities and fostering trans-national cooperation.

Our ambition is to be a world class employer and we recognise that highly motivated and well trained employees are critical to our success in a competitive market place. This Graduate opportunity is within the Intelligence UK Sales team with a key mission to sell optical and radar satellite imagery, geographic information products, software and services delivering geographic information solutions into both private and public sector organisations in the UK and further afield. Intelligence UK also has a defence portfolio that includes Command and Control (C2) and Command , Control, Communications, Computers and Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) solutions and we are working hard to increase our Defence presence within UK Ministry of Defence. Intelligence UK has a number of customers in the Fire Brigade Service, Police, Government, Finance and Oil and Gas sectors.


Main activities of the role will include:

  • Supporting the Head of Sales to identify new business opportunities.
  • Supporting the Sales Managers and Business Development Managers.
  • Attending exhibitions and seminars.
  • Business/Sales analysis in various sectors by working with the Marketing team.


As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • At minimum, a 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification in Business, Economics or related subject.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be proactive and comfortable working both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office.

This role will be based in Guildford and will receive the full Airbus Defence & Space Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000, plus a welcome payment of £2,000.

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.

Please note the closing date for applications to this position is 17th November 2017.

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