Closed CLOSING DATE: 17/02/2019

Space Solutions

Business Development Graduate

0 Application(s) to date

HND, Undergraduate Degree, Postgraduate Degree

Closing Date:
Marketing market research and PR
12 months
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Placement summary

The successful applicant will have an exciting role, working closely with various key senior business partners. The goal is to help the Company expand into new markets, new areas and perhaps even new products or services, depending on the findings of the graduate through their market research. If done well, the business will succeed in this expansion effort.

This is a 12 month placement, with the potential to develop into a permanent role.

Job description

Project Description

The overall aim of this placement is to support the ongoing growth aspirations of the group and specifically, to identify and implement improvements to the business development tactics that are deployed primarily in the north east of Scotland but into other markets which the successful graduate will identify as part of the placement.  

The project will require the graduate, to work closely with other business partners and focus their time on helping us get into new markets, improve our market position. In addition, the graduate will play a key role in expanding our business across the North East of Scotland and across the North West of England. They will help identify new potential business and services that we could offer in these areas by gaining a full understanding of the local markets.

Placement Objectives

To support the growth aspirations of Space Solutions by identifying new target markets and improve current market position.

Role Description

  • Undertake market research activity to identify potential new target markets and improve current market position
  • Display analysis skills to be able to deliver conclusions based on your research findings in the form of professional and presentable presentations
  • Co-ordinate campaigns via the appropriate digital channels to showcase our offering and brand position,
  • Work closely with other colleagues to create content and material for marketing promotion,
  • Undertake adhoc duties which support the growth aspirations.


HND and above.

Skills / Experience

Essential Skills

The successful graduate will most likely come with a Business Studies, Sales & Marketing or IT type degree level qualification.

They should be strong and confident and possess excellent phone manner skills.  They should have a confident outgoing effervescent personality

Desirable Skills

The successful graduate will most likely come with a Business Studies, Sales & Marketing or IT type degree level qualification, however we are ideally looking for a driven candidate who loves business and has the drive to help grow the business.


Company benefits

  • Perkbox,
  • Private medical insurance, life insurance and long term disability,
  • Pension (if over 21 years of age),
  • 30 annual leave days (pro-rata) - 7 day SPACE holidays (Christmas & New Year) to be taken from this allowance.

Placement benefits

As part of your ScotGrad placement, you will be able to participate in a couple of training courses mainly online, and one classroom based. The courses are themed around environmental management and quality standards and will provide you with knowledge and skills which will enhance your current and future skills.

ScotGrad placements also offer a unique opportunity to connect with a vast network of graduates and ScotGrad alumni. All graduates appointed through the programme are encouraged to make use of the ScotGrad LinkedIn group to communicate with other ScotGrad participants, learn about any professional development opportunities and build up a professional network.

Additional information



Company information

Founded as a design practice in 1997 we’ve evolved to become one of the UK’s leading Workplace Consultants and Fit-out teams. We’re proud to work with clients from the largest businesses in the world to start-ups and SME’s. Over this time we’ve incorporated specialist consultancy services including FF&E, Move Management and Facilities Management. Fundamentally we’re passionate about great design, and our people-centric philosophy is central to how we approach design and our business. We’re proud of our history and even more excited about our future.


Company website: www.spacesolutions.co.uk