Graduate scheme

Yorkshire and the Humber +3

Digital Ventures is a rapidly growing region within Mott MacDonald with a mission to drive digital transformation in infrastructure. We create, partner with and invest in visionary businesses, delivering social, economic and environmental value by connecting innovation to outcomes. 

We are formed of three main pillars; Product – the game-changing digital software solutions we have created to improve infrastructure delivery and operation, Advisory – our professional services consultancy, and Ventures – our investment arm which finds, attracts and partners with innovative tech companies.

You will be joining the Digital Ventures marketing team, working with stakeholders and subject matter experts from around our business, as well as our design team, central marketing function, internal comms, PR, video, social team.

In this role you will have the opportunity to get involved with many aspects of our product marketing, including:

  • Producing marketing campaigns, including go-to-markets and product launches
  • Content creation, such as case studies, thought leadership articles, social media posts, websites, videos, user guides, emails
  • Sales collateral production, such as brochures, presentations, training decks
  • Managing events and webinars
  • Participation in industry awards
  • PR and media activity
  • Persona and value proposition development
  • Internal comms announcements
  • Community development
  • Copywriting, editing and messaging
  • Collaborating with subject matter experts to design programmes of marketing activity

Candidate Specification

We are looking for flexible and motivated graduates with a genuine passion and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To apply for this scheme, you will have less than 12 months experience and have a degree or are expected to achieve one of the following degree disciplines:

  • Marketing, communications, advertising, business studies or equivalent

In your application you should be able to demonstrate your interest through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:

  • Excellent English language skills, both written and spoken
  • Highly organised and able to juggle competing priorities
  • Adaptable team player, with the ability to work across multiple products and teams
  • Highly collaborative, valuing shared success and making a measurable contribution to that success
  • Proactive, able to demonstrate initiative and drive in coordinating and carrying out tasks
  • Detail orientated with proofreading skills 
  • Confidence in dealing with multiple stakeholders around the business

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us and we will talk to you about how to help. 

Agile working

At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

Job Profile

About this graduate scheme – is it the right one for you?

A graduate scheme should be more than just job. We know this and so do you. That’s why with our graduate programme, we aim to give you the experience and technical knowledge you need to progress your career.
From the moment you join us, you’ll receive the training you need. You will be assigned a chartered mentor, who will guide you to meet the objectives of your professional training agreement. We’ll support you on your journey to gaining chartered status with your chosen institution.

What else is involved?

With our innovative graduate development portal, you will be able to effectively track and plan your personal and professional development online.

You’ll be enrolled onto Accelerate Your Future, a structured three-year development programme which develops the strengths that we know graduates need to be successful at Mott MacDonald. It also gives you the opportunity to network and meet other graduates in your cohort. The programme is a mix of residential events, classroom-based learning, virtual webinars and business challenges. We understand that each person’s career goals vary, therefore we tailor make each individual’s development programme to suit them. With our vast library of e-learning courses available to you, you can choose which direction you want your career to go in.

You’re probably wondering what else is on offer. Join us, and you’ll get:

  • Biannual salary reviews: we believe that hard work should be rewarded and recognised. Therefore, for the first three years of your career with us, you’ll have biannual salary reviews.
  • A competitive salary: in addition to biannual reviews, we will ensure that you’re given a salary that matches the current industry standard.
  • Contributory pension up to 7% of your salary: we have the best people on our team, and we like to look out for them. With our support, you’ll have all the advice and options you need to be able to invest in your future.
  • A flexible benefits scheme: our company is made up of a range of different people and we understand that different people want different things. That’s why with our flexible plan, you’ll have the ability to manage the range of benefits we have on offer, to suit your specific needs.

Our social side

Being part of Mott MacDonald means more than just work, there’s a huge range of fun and exciting things that you can get involved in.

From the moment you join us, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your social and professional network, whether it’s meeting other graduates or joining forces with other members of staff from around the company at our annual sports day. Each of our offices have a sports and social committee which will give you the chance to be part of a variety of sports, social and charity events. We’re committed to promoting a strong culture of social responsibility and encourage our staff to play active roles in the local community.

It's worth noting that sports and social committees tend to vary from office to office, so as well as getting involved in what’s already on offer, don’t be afraid to suggest new events or initiatives that you think could be a great addition.

It doesn’t stop there. As well as events, you’ll also have access to discounts on cinema tickets, travel, fashion, utilities and much more as part of our company benefits which you can take advantage of the moment you join.

More about Mott MacDonald

We’re a global engineering, management, and development consultancy. Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities. A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs. Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence.

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Yorkshire and the Humber, East of England, Greater London, England

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