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You deserve the best opportunities when you’re just starting.That’s exactly what you’ll get from Virgin Media. We know how to ignite your potential in the most exciting ways.
Maybe you’re a graduate seeking the fast-track to leadership or specialist roles. You’re certainly determined and passionate about your next steps. And you’ve come to the right place. This is your chance to help us shape the future - for our businesses and communities.
Switched on, tech savvy, bright as a beacon. You’re racing forward, out of uni and towards the world. Full of passion and ready for something amazing. Well, here it is. You’re welcome. In you, we’re looking for the future leaders and experts who’ll help us stay ahead of the game, with two or three-year graduate programmes that put you right in the thick of things.
Which scheme is for you?
Building the network and bringing cool stuff to everyone in the UK – there’s a lot to do. From Engineering to Finance, find out about all of the schemes available.
We’ll turn you into a whizz at both statistical data analysis and commercial insight methodology. Your rotations will give you really broad experience that’ll set you up for a fantastic career with us. And that’s the great thing – after the scheme you might progress into varied roles such as Insight Analyst, Big Data Guru, Commercial Manager or Strategist.
The Commercial Marketing scheme places you at the heart of Virgin Media’s operation. You’ll be right at the forefront of the entertainment industry, crafting our propositions, developing our strategies and creating some the UK’s best, award-winning marketing campaigns (all for one of the most recognised brands in the country, in a business generating over £5bn!) You’ll work with some of the best people in the industry to develop an understanding of what makes us Virgin Media, and exactly what it takes to ensure we keep on delighting our customers.
It’s Corporate Affairs’ responsibility to strengthen and defend Virgin Media’s reputation. To deliver this responsibility we’ve built a dynamic department consisting of four areas; Communications and Purpose, Public and Media Relations, Public and Regulatory Affairs as well as Regional Affairs. The Corporate Affairs scheme involves rotating across all four of these areas, giving you a deep understanding of Corporate Affairs, strong knowledge of a diverse range of topics and issues, as well as fantastic exposure to internal and external stakeholders.
This two-year scheme of four six-month placements will give you a wide range of roles across Data Network Engineering (where we design and specify the network equipment that powers our broadband speeds). You’ll gain detailed engineering skills and an in-depth understanding of the multiple technologies that go together to deliver one of the major telecommunication networks in Europe. This could include video engineering, network design, capacity planning, access technologies, customer equipment or network management systems.
On our scheme, you’ll develop into a highly skilled and well-rounded finance professional through in-depth, hands-on experience in different aspects of Finance. It all happens over three years, across three placements. And it starts with learning how to develop business relationships. Then you’ll take what you’ve learned and make it work in roles across our wide range of Finance areas such as Accounting Services, Commercial Finance, Treasury, Procurement, Strategy and Commercial Operations.
From attracting, training and paying our people, to developing our high-level managers so they’ve got the skills and knowledge they need - you'll learn about it all in our People team. What’s more, we support our top people so they can be brilliant leaders – and make sure there are people ready to step into their shoes when needed. We even get to do fun stuff, such as dreaming up ways to make people’s work more enjoyable. Zest for life? Then you’ll fit right in here. With plenty of real-life experience up for grabs, our People scheme will put you right at the heart of a busy, multi-faceted organisation.
Virgin Media Business
We’ve created a two year scheme to give ambitious, hard working grads like you the best possible start towards a leadership role within Virgin Media Business. You'll experience the whole end to end journey, ensuring we deliver the Virgin
magic that our customers expect. You'll be given responsibility across functional areas to solve our customer problems and accelerate them to disrupt the market and make VMB the preferred provider for much more than just connectivity.
Virgin Media Business Sales
If you’re a sales superstar in waiting then this is the scheme for you. We’ll do absolutely everything to help you accelerate your career! As soon as you start the scheme you'll undergo your graduate induction; learning all about Virgin Media Business, then during week two and three, you'll get stuck into some sales specific training. But learning doesn't stop there! Throughout the scheme you'll get bags of mentoring and support.