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Introducing New Telefónica / O2 Graduate Programmes with Grads.co.uk

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Telefónica is one of the world’s leading communications operators, and they’re the brand behind mobile network, O2. Operating in 25 countries, Telefónica is present in Latin America, Africa and Europe, providing a range of solutions, from information to communication and entertainment.

299.7 million people were a customer of Telefónica in September 2011, giving them one of the largest international profiles within their sector. What’s more, they’re looking for young people to join their team to become a part of their future.

In the next four years, Telefónica aim to double the amount of young people who for the company, which is why they’ve launched their Talentum programme. If you’re a graduate or student who has that entrepreneurial edge, vibrant ideas and a desire to succeed, you could be taking a life-changing step by joining this world-class company.

If you want to be a part of this internationally successful company, then apply for one of the following roles today:

Telefónica / O2 Marketing Graduate Programme

During this two year scheme you will get to experience a variety of different areas within the company, from Campaign Execution and Marketing Communications to Strategy. This will give you a great overview of what different aspects are involved in marketing, also ensuring you are a well-rounded marketer.

You will undertake one to three of these programmes, enabling you to take on a significant role within the company. During your placement you will also be offered the opportunity to study towards a professional marketing qualification.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree – 2:1 minimum in any degree discipline (it would be advantageous if this was in a relevant subject, e.g. Communication, Media Studies or Marketing).
  • Be fluent in English & an additional language skill would be desirable – Spanish, Slovak, Czech or German
  • Fantastic online IT / digital skills
  • Bags of creativity
  • Great analytical skills
  • Be prepare to travel and to work abroad
  • Strong commercial awareness

Telefónica / O2 European Leadership Graduate Programme

If you’re eager to become an international leader; you have a strong global mindset and you want to learn more about the European business side of Telefónica, then the European Leadership Graduate Programme is for you.

You will have a secondary language to English of Spanish, Slovak, Czech or German, and you’ll be a high-flying graduate with the desire to succeed. Throughout your two year programme you will receive world-class training, including a 6 month assignment in another European country, enabling you to become the leader of tomorrow.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree – 2:1 minimum in any degree discipline
  • Be fluent in English & Spanish, Slovak, Czech or German
  • Fantastic online IT / digital skills
  • Great analytical skills
  • Be prepared to travel and to work abroad
  • Strong commercial awareness

Telefónica / O2 IT & Networks Graduate Programme

Taking part in one to three aspects of the IT section, you will be able to grasp a firm understanding of the various different methods involved within the IT department. These range from Development to Design and Programming to New Business models.

Gaining experience within these areas will allow you to get a great start to your career, with you taking on a role that could shape the future of the company.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree – 2:1 minimum in an IT related subject – Physics, Engineering, Computer Science & Maths.
  • Be fluent in English & an additional language skill would be desirable – Spanish, Slovak, Czech or German
  • Effective decision making
  • Have good communication and relationship management skills
  • Great analytical skills
  • Strong commercial awareness

If you think one of these roles could be for you, view the O2 Live Jobs Section now and apply today!

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