Sales and Marketing

GSK Undergraduate Industrial Placement Job Title:  Sales and Marketing


Reference Number: 3016e


Salary:  Competitive


Degree Requirements: Must be on track to obtain a third or higher in any undergraduate degree. 

You will have completed a minimum of 2 years of your undergraduate degree but will not have graduated at the start of your placement.  You will be expected to provide evidence from your university to show you will be an undergraduate student for the duration of the placement year.

Location:  GSK House, Brentford


Duration:  1 year (approximately)


Detailed Description of the role:


GSK Consumer Healthcare operates inside a fast moving and demanding industry, within which we hold leading positions in four main categories: oral care, respiratory health, skin health and treatment of pain.  We offer a wide range of Sales and Marketing placements within our Consumer Healthcare business where you will have the opportunity to work on some of our well-known brands such as; Sensodyne, Piriton, Voltarol and Panadol.


Within our Consumer teams you may be working on projects such as packaging design, digital, promotions, pricing strategies, new product development, or internal launches.  You could also be working towards improving our in-store presence, using consumer insights and helping retailers grow revenue on our products by driving sales and promotions.  Additionally, there are a variety of roles that sit in between the two core functions of Sales and Marketing which explore different commercial elements of the Consumer Healthcare business.  These are within internal communications, data and analytics, business processes and systems.


Roles will be available in our Sales and Marketing functions across the Consumer Healthcare business according to our commercial needs.  Whichever role you go into you will be utilising the skills you already have, whilst developing new proficiencies such as; commercial awareness, collaborative team working, project management and problem solving.


We’re looking for people who wish to work in an innovative, fast-moving environment with a passion to succeed! 


If you have what we’re looking for apply today!


Additional Details:  The Assessment Centre for successful applicants is expected to take place in November 2019


Closing date for applications:  Sunday 29th September 2019


We recruit on an on-going basis and prioritise applications based on the application date.  


Applications will close when we have filled our assessment centre dates.


If you have what we’re looking for apply today!


This opportunity has the following recruitment stages you must successfully pass to be offered a placement year with GSK for 2020!


1.       Eligibility Form

2.       Online Assessment

3.       Application Form

4.       Assessment Centre​​

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