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Manchester City Centre
Employment type
£23,000 - £24,000
Closing date

A bit about us:

We are commercial property specialists operating sites across England. At Bruntwood, we're committed to offering more than just outstanding office, coworking, retail and lab spaces. Everything we do is tied into our vision of building vibrant communities, whilst providing businesses with the support and expertise they need to grow.

We believe that thriving cities with the best, most sustainable futures are those that are culturally vibrant, equal and environmentally conscious. This is why we’re committed to investing in these areas and where our expertise and passion can make the most impact. Head to our website to read more about our work in these areas.

Bruntwood Works is changing the way people work by creating and curating inspiring environments that help people and business to thrive across Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham. 

Today, Bruntwood SciTech owns and manages the largest portfolio of science and technology assets in the UK including prestigious locations like Manchester Science Park in Manchester,  Alderley Park in Cheshire and Platform in Leeds.

The Graduate Scheme and what to expect:

If you’re looking for a wide breadth of experience within our marketing functions then our Graduate Scheme is perfect for you. You’ll benefit from rotations within both Bruntwood Works and Bruntwood Scitech. This diversity of experience will equip you with a huge range of skills to enable you to thrive and develop your career. No one day will be the same, you’ll get to learn from a variety of experts in their field and build relationships with numerous different people in the business. 

You’ll get a comprehensive onboarding experience where you’ll learn all about our businesses, and from the offset we’ll work with you to develop a training plan to support you to learn and grow. You will have opportunities to work on a broad range of exciting projects which will help you to develop your ‘power skills’ and you’ll get a qualification matched to the field you’re working in. 

You’ll get to work in the following departments: Marketing, Brand, Customer Experience and Communities. 

What we’re looking for:

  • Basic commercial/business acumen - you don’t need to know everything, but you’ll understand the basics or be keen to learn 
  • Good at copywriting 
  • Good planning skills - you manage expectations and timescales, making sure you’re able to meet deadlines
  • Passion for marketing, brand, advertising and events 
  • Someone who is brilliant to work with - you’re collaborative and keen to understand different perspectives to be able to get to an outcome 
  • Someone who pays attention to the detail (it matters) - you’ll notice the small things and keep a check on these 
  • Creativity - someone who looks for new ways to innovate and do things differently 
  • Adaptable and agile - you’re able to bring your skills and knowledge to a variety of different workstreams
  • You’re curious and always on the lookout for ways to develop 

What happens next?

  • The closing date for applications will be Monday 28th February
  • We will be holding an open evening event on Thursday 17th February at our Union office in Albert Square, Manchester, for anyone who’d like to learn more about Bruntwood before they apply (and grill some current colleagues!) - click here to sign up
  • All applicants will receive feedback by Wednesday 9th March.
  • We’ll be holding assessment days on the week commencing 21st March, which is our way of getting to know you and your skills better, and time for you to get to know us as a business. 
  • We’ll be making offers the week commencing the 4th April.
  • The scheme officially starts in September 2022, but we’ll keep in touch with you over the summer months to get you ready to join us.

Our ambition is to make Bruntwood a truly diverse and inclusive place to work, reflective of the communities we live and work in. To help us to achieve this we encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, disabled people, and those who are neurodiverse. Join us and you’ll be part of our journey to creating something even better, for our customers and ourselves.

It's important to us that you have the environment and the tools to be able to perform at your best during the assessment process. So if you need any reasonable adjustments to accommodate this then please let us know in the application form. 

We really believe that if you’re brilliant to work with, you deserve brilliant things in return:

  • Up to 8% matched pension
  • 25 days holiday (plus your birthday!), and the opportunity to buy & sell holidays 
  • Private healthcare & Healthcare cashplan (think Dentist, Physio, Counselling, Glasses) 
  • Social events and networking
  • Learning loans and other development support 
  • Employee share scheme

There’s also plenty more to have a look at on our website and at the bottom of our job description below.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with us at