Job Opportunity: Placement Scheme

Department: Client Delivery

Date posted



£15,000 basic (plus bonus and incentive schemes - OTE £25,000 - £40,000)

Job hours



Reading, Company Headquarters, UK

About the Opportunity

In addition to this placement role, the students will lead a project whereby a measurable impact will be achieved. The Placement Students of 2015-2016 are currently working on a project measuring and then improving staff turnover. A number of policies have already been introduced thus bringing value to the organisation and a presentation to the Senior Management Team ahead of roll out of the business plan is scheduled for the fourth quarter of this year. This could be a huge asset when it comes to completing the final year dissertation.

There are also excellent opportunities for development and progression during the year and three members of the placement scheme have been promoted to work in a different area within the business and another has been rewarded with increased responsibility leading a team.


As part of your role as as a telemarketing consultant on our placement scheme you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with some of the world’s most successful IT companies and engage with IT Directors, Finance Directors and CEOs, gaining an invaluable experience and insight into the business world
  • Gain an understanding of client businesses including structure, marketing strategy and projects
  • Take part in in-depth training workshops and client briefings
  • Gain practical IT and office communication skills in a friendly team based environment
  • Develop interpersonal and communication skills along with like minded graduates and business professionals
  • Take part in Quantum Marketing’s business initiatives, including the social committee – organising and coordinating regular and large scale fundraising events



  • Previous experience in a sales or service environment, and able to demonstrate a high level of customer focus
  • Previous experience in a demanding and fast paced environment
  • Able to demonstrate drive and determination and the ability to persevere in difficult circumstances
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to assimilate knowledge quickly
  • Excellent verbal communication and relationship building skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with strong telephone presence
  • Confident and able to communicate assertively and intelligently
  • Resilient, dynamic, hands-on, self motivated
  • Good organisational skills with a flexible and positive work ethic
  • Good IT skills and general knowledge and a desire to develop existing skills
  • Current undergraduate (preferably in a Business or Marketing related degree)
  • Commit to a 40-52 week contract available to undergraduate students only



  • £15,000 basic (plus bonus and incentive schemes – OTE £25,000 – £40,000)
  • Full and ongoing training with individual personal development plans
  • Possible fast track to permanent employment post graduation
  • Based in the centre of Reading Town, 5 min walk from the station
  • Organised social events calendar
If you're interested in applying for this job, shoot across an email to Dan, attaching your C.V. and a covering letter explaining why you'd be the perfect for the job.