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Sales & Marketing Industrial Placement

Who are we?

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. Our purpose is to help more people around the world do more, feel better and live longer.

As Consumer Healthcare Northern Europe, we have a unique advantage over our competitors because our science differentiates our brands. This, along with our values, creates the unconditional consumer trust that we need to build brand love and beat the competition striving to become the first and best Fast Moving Consumer Healthcare Company.

What does a Sales & Marketing Industrial placement have to offer?

We offer a wide variety of sales and marketing placements in our Consumer Healthcare business where you can work on some of our well known brands such as; Sensodyne, Panadol, and Salvon.

Within this 12 month placement you’ll get the chance to work on a variety of projects such as packaging design, e-marketing, promotions, pricing strategies, new product development or internal launches. In a sales role you will be working towards improving our in-store presence, using insight on consumers, shoppers and customers, and helping retailers grow revenue on our products by driving sales. Additionally there are a variety of roles that sit in between the two areas of sales and marketing which explore different commercial elements of GSK Consumer Healthcare.

What’s in it for me?

A placement is a great chance to apply the skills you have learnt at university in a ‘live’ role and learn new ones. The work will bring you into contact with people across the business, external organisations and the media, so you’ll be constantly developing your interpersonal skills. You’ll also build your organisational and problem-solving abilities. Whichever role you go into you will be applying the skills you already have and developing new skills such as; team working, problem solving and commercial awareness.

What next?

Please go online to find out more about our programmes, including a full list of requirements, and how to apply.

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