The more we grow, the more products and services we offer. And the more products and services we offer, the more we need to tell customers about them. That’s the job of our Marketing department. We get across to customers how our products and services benefit them – and why they can’t do without them.
The Marketing Programme involves a number of challenging placements across several teams over a two-year period. One day you could be analysing customers, the next you could be developing product propositions. The rotations will test you like never before, but they’ll also give you the tools you need to make a name for yourself. By learning from your mistakes and embracing new ideas, you’ll be in a position to mould Santander and the future of our industry.
Most of the placements are based in Milton Keynes.
You’ll need or expect to gain a 2:1 degree in Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Business or another subject with substantial numerical content. You’ll also need strong business acumen, sharp analytical skills and the ability to think about problems in unconventional ways. Just as critical are drive and determination, a ‘can-do’ attitude and exceptional communication skills.
There are a variety of teams within Products and Services Marketing which you can be a part of:
Our teams focus on:
You will also work with our Brand and Communications team who manage and implement marketing campaigns, both above the line and below the line, that support the launch of our innovative products.
As you can see, it's broad and it's challenging. And with the Financial Services industry facing unprecedented change and scrutiny, it needs outstanding individuals who can help us mould both Santander and the future of this industry. If you're excited by that prospect, you could become one of only two Marketing graduates for this year.
Training & development
Developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. Throughout your career you will receive both formal and 'on-the-job' training, giving you the knowledge and experience you need to realise your full potential.
When you join, you will receive a thorough induction and will be welcomed to the UK business. As part of this induction you will also receive a more local induction and eventually, after a period of time, we will broaden your induction to the wider Santander Group.
All graduates also participate in a number of core learning experiences designed to develop interpersonal skills and to help prepare you for your first role managing others. Core learning is delivered through a blend of online and face-to-face training in modules covering topics such as an introduction to leadership and management; fundamentals of managing high performance teams; and essential communication and interpersonal skills.
In addition to this, you may be invited to various activities throughout the programme to include:-
All of our graduate trainees are assessed on their individual performance and behaviours. Providing you demonstrate the required level of skills and behaviours, and you have the passion and enthusiasm to succeed, then Santander UK could be you.
In order to help you grow and reach your full potential we are committed in giving you the support you need. Not only will you be working closely with some very experienced people from across the business you will also receive world class training both within placements and on specific tailored training initiatives.
The programme provides a starting point from which you can consider a rewarding career with us with development opportunities designed to meet your immediate and longer term career aspirations.