Calling all Graduates - apply now for the Smiths News PLC Graduate Scheme

Wednesday 9th January 2013

With the deadline for Smiths News PLCs’ Graduate Scheme fast approaching, graduates across the country are being urged to get their application in for the 2013 graduate intake.

The application process will close on Thursday 31 January 2013.

Smiths News PLC operates in some of the most dynamic supply chains in the world. Joining the scheme will give graduates the opportunity to work across a large organisation which has a very ambitious plans and a real drive to be the best at what they do.

Tom Shaw, Group Resourcing Manager for the Smiths News Group says:

“Whether you are a recent graduate or have gained work experience, we are looking for people who hold a minimum of a 2.2 degree (in any discipline), want to work in a fast-paced corporate environment and who are looking to forge a rewarding career.”

“I believe that our graduate scheme is one of the best. Our graduates are given the opportunity to work across the organisation on placements in three of our main business units – Smiths News, Bertrams and The Consortium. The scheme is also tailored to suit their interests, career ambitions and strengths, making it a great choice for those who are undecided on which industry they want to work in.”

With a rewarding salary of £24k per annum, a £2k joining allowance, exceptional training opportunities plus other benefits makes the Smiths News PLC graduate scheme an unmissable package. Chloe Richards, who joined the graduate scheme last year talks about her experience:

“From meeting customers to working on real-time strategic projects such as being involved with Bertrams’ international marketing plan, I must admit I haven’t come across anything that I haven’t enjoyed. I would really recommend The Smiths News PLC graduate scheme and encourage graduates to get their application in - don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity!”

So, if you are a graduate looking to fast-track your career visit the careers section on our website for more information and to apply. Or if you know someone who may be interested in applying for our scheme please direct them to our website.

Alternatively, to discuss the scheme further, call the Smiths News Recruitment Team on 01793 563717 or email: careers@connectgroupplc.com. Graduates need to apply for the Smiths News PLC scheme by 31 January 2013.

Press Contact

For all enquiries concerning press information, please contact:

Kerrie Colford
Group Communications & PR Manager
Phone: 01793 563516
Email: media@connectgroupplc.com

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