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Digital Marketing Placement (12 Months) - London


The Broadband team at uSwitch is looking for a motivated Marketing Executive to join the team on a 12-month work placement starting in July 2020. The Marketing Executive is central to the success of the Broadband team. You will ensure the website is kept up to date with the latest offers from our big name brands – including BT, Virgin and Sky. Outside these daily tasks, you will also have the opportunity to work with a variety of teams and disciplines within uSwitch, such as social media, PR, SEO, PPC, content, email, etc. This gives you a chance to find out what field you enjoy the most and offers you the opportunity to gain insight into what role you may want in the future.

Key responsibilities

· Updating our product tables on a daily basis and monitoring that all information is correct

· Using our bespoke system to schedule deal updates, promotions and advertisements

· Liaising with providers to get deal updates, report errors and schedule advertisements

· Attending industry events, such as our uSwitch Awards and product launches

· Working with Commercial and Product teams, as well as external providers, to correct website errors and help customers

· Supporting the various Marketing disciplines, including the content, SEO, PPC, PR and email teams


· Currently undertaking an undergraduate degree which includes a 12-month industrial placement year

· Undertaking a Business/Marketing related degree

· A minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree (expected)

· Available to start late June 2020

Essential skills:

· High level of attention to detail

· Motivated, organised and proactive

· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

· Team player

· Good analytical skills

· A self-starter

· Curious and driven, with a desire to learn and continually improve

· Comfortable being the sole placement student in uSwitch

· Knowledge and passion about our business


We want you to fulfill your personal and career ambitions and in an environment that is fun and fast paced, where every day brings a new challenge. We will support your individual growth and commit to developing your skills and knowledge. In addition you will receive:

  • A competitive salary, combined with a generous benefits package that includes
    • Annual bonus
    • Health insurance
    • Pension up to 7.5% (employer matching)
  • Free breakfast, healthy snacks, coffee and soft drinks
  • In office gym with pilates + yoga classes
  • Lots of other great benefits within the business, eg:
    • Moving day off, birthday day off, charitable day off
    • Flexi holiday policy
    • Bike to work scheme
    • Season ticket loans for those long commutes
    • Excellent maternity and paternity policies
    • We also want to help you with your life events, so offer interest free loans for special moments in your life like moving home, buying your first home and your wedding.
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