This week's selection of 5 Under the Radar jobs is what this weekly feature is all about. Including a mix of Mega Yachts, Housing Charities for Women and Marketing and Social media for an established toy and gift distributor, there is something for graduates that want something different from their first job. So, without any more delay, grab your CV and get your applications sent off to these 5 #UndertheRadar jobs! What you need to know: Based in Northampton, £18-20k and handling all aspects of business development and administration.
What you need to show: Positive attitude, superb organisation and a faultless attention to detail.
Optimax are a leading retailer of optical inspection and non contact measuring equipment. They are looking for a highly organised graduate to help their small and young business grow. Their products include video and optical microscopes, endoscopes, non-contact measuring instruments and surface analysis equipment. Applications are diverse and involve specifying inspection solutions to many industries particularly aerospace, automotive electronics and engineering. To be successful graduates need to show themselves to be proactive salespeople and excellent and building and maintaining relationships with clients. While being able to communicate effectively with colleagues and other departments is something Optimax want to see.What you need to know: Based in West London, £20,000 plus benefits and working for a housing charity that aim to provide affordable housing for single women in London.
What you need to show: Willingness to learn, able to multi-task and use initiative to solve problems.
This unnamed women's housing charity are looking for a Graduate Housing Assistant to join them in their mission to help find affordable housing for single women in London. This is an ehtical company that doesn't want a graduate with all the experience but they want graduate that is prepared to learn and work hard to help the charity succeed. Some of the graduates day to day roles might include: holding viewings around properties, assessing new properties that come into the market, interviewing potential new tenants, assigning tenants to properties, maintaining tenants waiting lists or managing rental payments.
What you need to know: Based in Chessington (Surrey), £20,000 to £25,000 plus benefits/OTE working with Satellite Communications & IT Company in the the global Mega Yacht and Merchant Shipping markets. What you need to show: Highly levels of motivation, articulate and a hardworking team player with excellent written communications skills.
Livewire Communications are looking to recruit a highly motivated and proactive graduate to join their company and help them carve out their corner in the Mediterranean markets. Livewire Communications dispense turnkey solutions to Merchant Ships and Mega Yachts and want a go-getting graduate to climb aboard and help launch the business forward. If successful the applicant might have to travel around the Mediterranean completing business for the company. Other duties might include work on marketing and market sector research/intelligence gathering.
What you need to know: Based in Sheffield, £22,500 plus benefits and working as a Health Economist in Europe's largest privately owned health economics consultancies.
What you need to show: Maths, Statistics, Economics or Medical Sciences degree, excellent numerical, statistical, or economics skills and a creative mind.
This is a fantastic and worthwhile role for graduates from more numerical degrees. The role is looking for graduates who can gather, assess and model data and find effective results. BresMed are Europe's largest privately owned health economics consultancies and so the work that graduates do can contribute to improving healthcare. For example, as Health Economists build economic models aim to demonstrate what would happen to patients on a new treatment versus existing treatment, which allows comparison of the costs and benefits.
What you need to know: Based in Northampton, competitive salary and working with toy company DKL Marketing.
What you need to show: Confidence, excellent organisational skills, great copy writing skills and a passion for social media. A dream role for many graduates out there, working in Marketing and Social Media for toy and gift distributor, DKL Marketing. Graduates who want to apply for this exciting opportunity need to show off a range of skills and prove themselves to be the best candidate, because although it is in the #UndertheRadar list, I expect it won't be long until it makes it onto the #HottestjobsintheWorld Top 5. Some of the duties that the successful applicant could expect to do include: Copywriting of product descriptions, responsible for updating online channels; Website and Social Media pages and being the contact for trade magazines and consumer press.