Graduate

Commercial Marketing

Be a part of our award-winning British Gas Commercial Marketing team, leading the creation of great products and services in a top FTSE 100 company. 

Programme information

Duration: 2 years & 3 months

Locations: UK-wide

Starting salary: £27,000 plus £3,000 starting bonus

Minimum requirements: 2:1 degree or Master's (with 2:2 degree minimum)

What does it involve?

Customers are at the heart of everything we do at British Gas – we’re guided by the principle of “doing what’s right”. We spent over £200 million helping vulnerable customers in 2015; we make a point of listening to our customers and finding out about their needs. The team research insights, test ideas, produce commercial business cases and manage the 'go to market' plans for new and existing products. They then optimise communication channels to maximise our brand and drive sustainable profitable growth. 

We’re seeking graduates who have an interest in marketing and are keen to develop in a fast-paced commercial environment. On the programme, you’ll have the opportunity to work across various teams, projects and businesses in a series of placements. You’ll learn important commercial marketing skills such as product development, loyalty, communication channel management and brand building. Or you might be challenged to develop project plans, devise strategies or manage digital content.

The energy sector is constantly changing, so this is both a dynamic market and an exciting time to join the team. We’re leading the energy industry in terms of innovation and smart consumer technology. In the last few years we’ve won and been shortlisted for a number of prestigious industry awards. This programme will give you the skills you need to help deliver successful, industry-leading marketing in a commercially focused top FTSE 100 company. 

As part of your professional development, Commercial Marketing graduates are given the opportunity to complete a professional qualification in marketing.

Find out what our graduates think

You can explore everything our Grads have to say in our stories section here.

The marketing graduate scheme is truly an amazing and unique place to be, you'll get great exposure to one of the UK's biggest and best known brands across areas such as PR, digital marketing and corporate social responsibility. You will also have the opportunity to own and shape projects which make a real difference to millions of our customers as well as our environment.
- Ben Wood,, Commercial Marketing Graduate

 

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