Marketing, Maths and Mourinho - #UndertheRadar

This week's #UndertheRadar jobs are ones you simply couldn't miss. I would not have been able to live with myself if you had not had these superb 5 roles brought to your attention. It's a broad mix this week, with many opportunities for different graduates from different disciplines. Some of the roles available on here are not open for long, so if you think it is the one for you don't delay your applications. As always, good luck!

5. Business Travel Direct - Financial Analyst

What you need to know: 6 month contract, in Uxbridge and £20,000.
What you need to show: Maths A Level, excellent presentation skills and superb communication.

Business Travel Direct are a multi-award winning travel management company providing corporate clients with full service travel fulfilment, exceptional service and expertise. The role they are looking to fill is for a Financial Analyst to join the company and help them track the performance and behaviour trends to provide a dashboard and benchmark the data to provide procurement focussed reports to identify key areas of impact.

Graduates looking to approach the role need to show excellent maths skills to make sure they stand out from the crowd. Graduates would be advised to show off their ambition. The role will require successful applicants to be able to drive the company on through manipulation and insight into the data.

4. Hertfordshire County Council - Graduate Opportunities

What you need to know: 3 schemes available, £22,443 and benefits.
What you need to show: 2.1 degree, desire to work in public service and 2 A levels graded A-C.

Hertfordshire County Council are offering three excellent schemes for graduates to try and gain a place on. These are Finance, Human Resources and Management. All three roles offer excellent opportunities in the Public Sector and can be a fantastic first step into a specialism. The Finance role will allow successful applicants to study for a postgraduate qualification and be accredited with a CIPFA award.

The Human Resources programme is a fantastic chance for graduates to get involved with a variety of HR fields, like recruitment and selection, policy work, business partnering a specific business area, learning and organisational development and project management. While the Management programme is split up into five rotations where successful graduates will experience a variety of management types and approaches.

3. DSTL - Mathematical Modeller

What you need to know: Based in Wiltshire, working with national defence and generous company perks.
What you need to show: Degree calibre mathematics, excellent technical skills and ability to work in a team.

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory are looking for excellent Mathematics graduates to be able to join them in Wiltshire on some extremely exciting and demanding projects. Graduates would be joining the Hazard Assessment Simulation and Prediction group in their Analysis and Modelling team. The role requires the successful applicant to be able to provide advice on the use of existing physics and empirical models, as well as develop new ones - analysing their outputs and sharing the results in an appropriate format.

2. - Marketing Internship

What you need to know: Events and digital marketing role, 7 month paid internship and based here at HQ!
What you need to show: Passion for marketing, very organised and confident and committed.

I am extremely unsure of how this particular role made it into the #UndertheRadar Top 5. I can personally assure you that there has been no fiddling and that everything is above board. Maybe.

This is a fantastic chance for a budding and ambitious marketer to join us here at We are looking to see a graduate that is driven and passionate about marketing and keen to get out there and represent this company. You will have a main focus on events and representing us at graduate job fairs across the country, whilst also being able to help direct our digital marketing strategy. We want the graduate to come in with fresh ideas and help drive us forward.

1. Football Radar - Football Watcher

What you need to know: Based in West London, Unusual hours to accommodate matches played abroad.
What you need to show: Methodological approach, 2.1 and diligence.

This role is beyond belief. Being paid to watch football, what more could a graduate want? Even more so at such a good company as Football Radar. Based in West London, graduates are required to work unusual hours and are paid per game they watch. Graduates will be expected to work most weekends and nights so they can view games internationally.

The company prides itself on a methodical and diligent approach to watching football and harnessing data. This role is not for the part time fan and an extensive knowledge of football is required. Much of the work at Football Radar is independent and will require you to be self-motivated.

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