Brand & Marketing - Placement Student
If you’re an undergraduate looking for a 12 month placement before you head back to university for your final year, we’d love to hear from you. If you’re in your last year at university or have already graduated, head back to the
to find other roles across the business. Because you’ll make the difference
Ready to own your career in an ever-growing fashion hub? Then take on a Primark placement starting in Summer 2024. This is your chance to grab valuable experience in a global company that truly feels like a family. You’ll have real projects with real autonomy. You’ll get to know incredible experts who make our fashion a reality. And you’ll gain off-the-scale exposure, making a huge impact for our customers and your future. Want it? Then own it on our undergraduate placement programme.Because you matter
People are at the heart of what we do, so it’s essential that we provide you with the right environment to perform at your very best. We offer benefits that put you first:
Pay rate: Generous EUR 30,000 salary
Development: A 12 month development programme which kicks off with our Freshers Week
Balance: Our ‘Your Day, Your Way’ approach means you can finish up at 2pm every Friday if you’ve done your 37.5 hours that week
Discounts: Use your in-store colleague discount across our fabulous range
Support: Explore our well-being initiatives and Employee Assistance Programme, Let’s Talk. As well as mentorship to get the most out of your year
Holiday: Enjoy 27 days holiday on top of the Bank Holidays
And if you need to relocate to Dublin for the role:
About the placement
We’ll support you with: flights at the start and end of your placement, an additional gross relocation allowance of EUR 1000 in your first month pay to help get you settled in, a bundle of homeware so you don’t have to pack your duvet and pillows and a travel allowance to support with your travel over the holiday season. We’ll also support you opening a bank account and registering for tax and social security in Ireland.
Not sure where to live? Primark currently partner with Highfield House, student accommodation. You will have the option to stay at Highfield House and if you do, Primark will generously contribute towards 25% of your total annual rent and cover your deposit!
You don’t watch from the sidelines around here — you get stuck in. Through hands-on experience and responsibility from the get-go, you’ll gain a vast insight into how our business works and contribute to it from day one. Inspiring, supportive colleagues will make you feel welcome and valued. And we’ll also help you to develop your skill set and grow your potential through supported learning with on-the-job training, masterclasses, and an assigned buddy.What you’ll needCurious, detail-focused, organised, self-starter. That’s you. You’re a great communicator who knows how to influence with passion and energy, exciting people in your vision. With a positive mindset, you’ll take it in your stride working in a fast-developing, ever-changing environment. You’ll also have an understanding of global macro trends and how it influences customer behaviour. You won’t be short of initiative either. In fact, you’ll be happy to handle your own workload with the support of others. What you’ll doThis is where creativity, ideas and business collide. Here, you’ll help deliver new and evolving consumer trends, creating a vision of tomorrow to inform decisions for today. This includes collaborating with the Head of Innovation and the Future Trends Manager to understand upcoming and evolving consumer trends and how this will impact consumer behaviour, shopping habits and Primark as a business. You’ll support with research, carrying out forecasting and predicting global macro trends. We’ll also look to you to challenge perceptions of how things are by developing concepts and actions, and translating ideas into simple, actionable insights through presentation decks. You’ll also work with external partners and consumer focus groups to support findings and enhance concepts. With weekly team brainstorm sessions to spark up new ideas and concepts, this role is packed full of bold thinking. You’ll help drive business and brand growth into the future.Why should you apply?
In Primark, we’ve always said everyone’s invited and we’re committed to making everyone feel safe and comfortable to be themselves. We believe that a diverse, inclusive, and accessible environment elevates us all, and enables creative ideas and collaboration to flourish. Because when we work together, we can accomplish so much more.
And yes, this place moves fast, and it’s growing even faster but we’re committed to providing the best, and most socially and environmentally ethical fashion that’s affordable for everyone. Primark Cares is our commitment to reducing fashion waste, halving our carbon footprint, and improving the lives of the people who make our products.
This placement has real impact, you could even see the results of your work, out on the shop floor! Make your CV look amazing and if you wow us, there could be a permanent job up for grabs when you graduate.Take time to consider and apply to the placement stream that reflects you and your career goals best. However, if you do apply to multiple streams, Primark will ensure you are selected for the most appropriate stream.Isn’t it time you put theory into practice? We think so. Apply now for a Primark placement and start owning your journey.Closing date: Friday 27th October 2023. We reserve the right to close the application window early should we receive sufficient applications
Employee – Fixed Term
- Education Level
- Working hours per week
- 30 - 40
- Type of Contract
- Temporary Full Time
- Profession type
- Full UK/EU driving license preferred
- Car Preferred
- Cover Letter Required