Industry: Recruitment Solutions
Size: Large (251+ employees)
Average yearly graduate intake: < 5
Locations of roles offered: London
Accepted degrees: All
Citizenship/eligibility: Right to work in the UK
Forget the cold-calling LinkedIn-loving recruiters you know. Our teams help fill some of the most rewarding, exciting and wanted jobs in the country.
What do we do? Quite simply, we advise our lovely clients on how to attract the best talent. Then we help recruit them. Our people-focus approach isn't just something for our clients either. We treat our own Penna family pretty well, too. It might be one of the reasons we've been listed in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies for eight consecutive years.
We've boiled down what it takes to help companies find the best people to three simple steps: Find, Excite, Secure. Of course, it's a bit trickier than that. But, we've got pretty good at it over the years. In fact, our Interim and Search consultants are some of the best around, and our creative attraction strategies have helped pack our awards cabinet. So whatever area you find yourself in, you know you're learning from the finest minds in the industry.
You've probably seen a few uni ads in your time, but you might not know the dedication it takes behind the scenes. This is a competitive industry, all pining for the finest minds of the future. We know that it takes a fresh approach. Which is why we've got a team purely focused on the sector. That way, it's not just different thinking, it's educated thinking.
Executive Search & Interim
From small, local councils to global corporations, every workplace has a group of leaders. Executives who set the vision and ambition, and are responsible for driving them to greater things. When an organisation is looking for one, you can't just put up a recruitment ad and hope for the best. You need leaders who can come in and make an impact from the moment they join. That's where we come in. With some of the finest consultants in the industry, our Interim and Exec Search team are getting the right people, the right jobs, at the right time.
2ND & 3RD YEAR UNDERGRADUATES INTERNSHIP
We’re not interested in how good you are at making tea. Over 8 weeks, you’ll get stuck into a specific project from its first idea to the final solution. It’s an incredibly rewarding process, where you can go home every day knowing you’ve learnt some real skills that go beyond the kettle.
12 MONTH GRADUATE PLACEMENT
Over twelve months, you’ll work on a range of projects within a specific team. So you could be coming up with campaigns in our creative team, mining insightful data in the digital department, or liaising with clients in our executive interim and search teams. If you know what you want from your career, this is the open door you’ve been waiting for.
We are currently not accepting applications for this programme. But if you’d like to know anything, then just send us a message.
What to Expect
Over the course of your internship or graduate placement, you’ll get fully involved in a project/series of projects within one of our teams such as Creative, Project Management or Executive Interim. And, if everything goes well, you might even get a proper job in the wonderful world of Penna.
With loads of brilliant brands to work on, you’ll gain all the experience you need to start your career. You just need to show us that you can live by our values of being accountable, supportive, collaborative, and inspiring. Ultimately, the internship/graduate placement goes beyond your university degree, giving you the commercial awareness and communication skills to become an effective member of our (or anyone’s) business.
We've smashed our targets, become part of the world’s largest recruitment company The Adecco Group, been a Times Top 100 employer for 8 years running and won rather a lot of awards and industry commendations. Whether we're finding the very best candidates for our clients or creating advertising magic, we do it together as a big, slightly quirky, talented family. Our benefits include:
- Private Medical Insurance
- Best Doctor
- Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Life Assurance
- Permanent Health Insurance
- Health Cashplan
- Employee Assistance Programme
How to Apply
Key Contact information: Visit pennaacademy.com or email pennaacademy@Penna.com
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