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Marketing Placement 12 Month FTC - London


The Broadband team at uSwitch, a price comparison site, is looking for a motivated Marketing Executive to join the team on a 12-month work placement starting in July 2019. 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 — and you will be in charge of monitoring the profitability of the whole business unit and preparing daily reports on this. Outside of 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, finance, SEO, PPC, content, 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
  • Reporting on daily revenue and spend data to senior management
  • Attending industry events, such as our uSwitch Awards and product launches
  • Working with the 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 team


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
  • Undertaking a Business/Marketing related degree
  • Knowledge and passion about our business


  • 25 days holiday + BH
  • Private health and dental
  • Gym on site in London – or membership in regional offices
  • 7.5% pension contribution by the company
  • Free breakfast and afternoon snacks
  • Friday night drinks
  • Discretionary annual bonus up to 10% of base salary
  • Birthday day off, move house day off
  • Training and development
  • Referral bonus up to £5K
  • In house massage/nail treatments
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