12-month placement at Sanctuary Graduates!

Do you want to work with key clients? Are you looking for a challenging, rewarding 12-month placement with responsibility from day one? Do you want to have your creative opinions heard with the opportunity to be part of a young team with a family vibe in a rapidly growing business? We are looking for placement students to join our team in London this summer on our placement role.


Company: Sanctuary Graduates

Location: London, Liverpool Street – working from home and office hybrid

Role: 12-month Placement

Salary: £20,000

Start date: July 2022

Degrees Accepted: Any Degrees


Who are Sanctuary Graduates?

We help 100s of employers reach, attract and recruit the best graduates. We have built student networks and university partnerships to deliver businesses the graduates & interns they need.

  • We are a rapidly growing scale-up business with an impressive array of happy, long-term clients including KPMG, Disney, Muller, Heineken, Cisco, BMW Group, Reckitt, Wella, Frontline, BDO, Dentons, and Schroders and many more.
  • You’ll be joining a young team with a family vibe – lovely people who look out for each other on our exciting journey of growth.


What is the role?

As a 12-month placement student, you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of campaigns for several of our key high-profile clients. This placement is available in 5 different teams and you may have the opportunity to rotate through teams, giving you the chance to see how each area of the business works. 


The teams available are: 

Search Team:

You will utilise our multiple campus search methods to generate large numbers of relevant applications in order to deliver the graduates, placement students or interns our clients’ businesses need.

Day to day activities include:

  • Attending virtual client meetings, building your advert and planning your campaign.
  • Selecting advertising strategies required to ensure that you reach your target applications. 
  • Utilising our database of over 150,000 students by sending mailers and other attraction material.
  • Analysing and assessing current applications and liaising with our screening team to find gaps in your campaign that may need filling.
  • Attending and maximising return from careers fairs.
  • Utilising our on campus headhunters to promote client opportunities
  • Maximizing return from our student society partnerships.


Screening Team:

You will help deal with the flow of applications generated by our campus search team, screening, shortlisting and ultimately placing them with our high-profile clients.

Day to day activities include:

  • You will gain experience in the full recruitment screening process.
  • You will support the Screening Team with CV sifting and quality checking.
  • You’ll get the opportunity to interview candidates, ascertaining their ambitions and suitability to meet our client needs.
  • You will be responsible for building long term relationships with our candidates and supporting them through the recruitment process.
  • You will support the Screening Team with preparing candidates for final round interviews and assessment centres.
  • You’ll get to liaise with our high profile clients all over the UK!


Brand Ambassador Team:

You will be managing our Client Brand Ambassador Campaigns. You will have ownership for the success of the campaigns as well as managing students to ensure they are completing activities that meet the goals set out by the clients. You will also have the opportunity to have client exposure. 

Day to day activities include:

  • End to end management of client campaigns.
  • Attending client briefing calls – you will also gain the responsibility to contribute further to these meetings.
  • Conducting search, screening and interviewing to create the perfect shortlist for the client. 
  • Brand Ambassador management – speaking to students on a regular basis about what activities they can do to creatively hit their goals.
  • Reporting back on Brand Ambassador success.
  • Ensuring customer success and driving high-quality results.


University Partnerships Team:

You will be nurturing and growing our huge community of graduate and undergraduate talent.

Day to day activities include:

  • Representing Sanctuary Graduates at university campus events across the UK.
  • Finding innovative ways to grow the Sanctuary Graduates brand.
  • Helping to manage the Sanctuary Graduates Brand Ambassadors who are at a number of universities around the UK.


Why should you apply?

  • This opportunity will give you huge exposure to our business, equipping you with a variety of new skills.
  • We hold your personal development as one of our priorities, so you will be given the opportunity to attend ‘Time Management’ courses and more, to help you on your way to achieving a successful and rewarding career.
  • You’ll be working in the beating heart of the company, affording the opportunity to have your ideas heard in order to help shape the future of our firm as we continue to grow rapidly.
  • We have regular socials, team days and weekends away.
  • We have a cosy office in Liverpool Street with beer and wine fridges, cupboards full of food, Xbox and many more things to make you feel at home.


 Who is best suited to this role?


  • You must be undertaking a 12-month placement as part of your degree.
  • You must have excellent interpersonal skills, great initiative and a strong sense of ownership.
  • You must be kind, driven, hard-working and love problem-solving and fantastic attention to detail.
  • The ability to think outside the box, be upbeat and have an excellent and confident telephone manner.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and be truly invested in the work you do.