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Graduate Commercial Marketing Programme

Duration: 2 years and 3 months

Location: UK-wide, flexibility required

Starting salary: £27,000 plus £3k starting bonus

Minimum requirements: 2:1 degree or Master’s (with 2:2 degree minimum)

Customers are at the heart of everything we do at British Gas – we’re guided by the principle of “doing what’s right”.

By listening to customers and researching customer needs, our commercial marketers lead the creation and delivery of great products and services. The team research insights, test ideas, produce commercial business cases and manage the ‘go to market’ plans for new and existing products. They then optimise communication channels to maximise our brand and drive sustainable profitable growth. We’re seeking graduates who have an interest in marketing and are keen to develop in a fast-paced commercial environment.

On the Commercial Marketing Graduate Programme, you’ll have the opportunity to work across various teams, projects and businesses in a series of placements. These placements will give you the opportunity to learn important commercial marketing skills such as product development, loyalty, communication channel management and brand building. Other placements might challenge you to develop project plans, devise strategies or manage digital content.

With so much constant change impacting the energy sector, this is an extremely dynamic market and an exciting time to join the team. We’re leading the energy industry in terms of innovation and smart consumer technology. In the last few years we’ve won and been shortlisted for a number of prestigious industry awards. Our Commercial Marketing Programme will give you the experience and knowledge you need to help deliver successful, industry-leading marketing in a commercially focused top 30 FTSE 100 company.

As part of your professional development, Commercial Marketing graduates are given the opportunity to complete a professional qualification in marketing.

Deadline for applications: 4 January 2017 (subject to change, please apply early to avoid disappointment).

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