6 Month Internship at Sanctuary Graduates! 

Do you want to work with key clients? Are you looking for a challenging, rewarding 6-month graduate internship 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 fun vibe in a rapidly growing business? We are looking for enthusiastic interns to join our team this summer.


Role: Recruitment Support Internship

Salary: £22,000 (pro-rated 6 months)

Start date: Summer 2024

Degrees required: Any Degree

Location: Norwich




Who are Sanctuary Graduates?  

  • We are the leading early careers and diversity recruitment experts – we help 100s of employers reach, attract and recruit the best graduates, interns and apprentices across all sectors.   
  • We have built student networks and university and school partnerships to deliver businesses the early careers talent they need.   
  • Partnered with the Social Mobility Foundation, we are passionate about, and thought leaders in, diversity within Early Careers.  
  • We are a rapidly growing scale-up business with an impressive array of happy, long-term clients including KPMG, ghd, Müller, Stagecoach, Markel Insurance, Baillie Gifford, JDE and many more.   
  • As true Recruitment Partners to our clients, we act as an extension of their team and ensure they are treated like our only client.  

 What is the role? 

As a 6-month intern, you will support with the wider digital attraction and screening and candidate management within our Client Delivery to ensure that we deliver strong results for our clients. You will get stuck into real live projects from early on and make a critical impact. The teams are responsible for the following: 

  • What is Digital Attraction –  Building and executing an effective marketing strategy to attract strong talent for their client campaigns. You will support the team by spreading their roles through our unique networks and university campus partnerships. You will have the opportunity to be creative in order to engage apprentices, university students and graduates. 
  • What is Screening and Candidate Management Processing, screening and nurturing the sourced applicants. You will have full training on our bespoke screening and candidate management process. You will deliver excellent customer service to your candidates and will support the team with accurate reporting and making shortlisting decisions for client review.  

 Day-to-day activities include: 

  • You will get exposure to and work on live projects from day one, gaining full experience in the early careers recruitment attraction and screening process. 
  • You will support with university careers jobs board posting and monitoring. 
  • You will support with building attractive job descriptions that are in line with our clients’ expectations and posting them on internal and external job boards. 
  • You will support the team with building attractive e-shot content to share with our database to drive a strong open and click rate, in addition to building relevant mailing lists. 
  • You will head-hunt candidates via LinkedIn and our database. 
  • You will support the team with preparing content for and reaching out to university departments, placement officers, careers services and societies.  
  • You will support with analysing campaign data and compiling reports that are sent to our clients. 
  • You will get exposure to the full screening process, from CV sifting to interviewing candidates, through telephone and pre-recorded video interviews, ascertaining their ambitions and suitability to meet our client’s needs. 
  • You will support the team with candidate management for their specific client campaigns. You will have the opportunity to build long-term relationships with our candidates, ultimately acting as a support network to assist them with any issues throughout the application process. 
  • You will support the team with building and facilitating assessment centres, candidate invitations and check-in telephone calls. 
  • You will support the team with editing and checking candidate documents to ensure they are appropriate for client submission. 


Why should you apply? 

  • Responsibility – you will have real responsibility from day one where you will become experts on a range of different high-profile clients. 
  • Socials – we have regular socials, team days and weekends away. We also have regular business-wide monthly and seasonal celebrations and dedicated social secs who organise fun socials.  
  • Discounted office restaurant – enjoy our rooftop restaurant which is discounted for Sanctuary employees. 
  • Homely office vibe – our office has beer and wine fridges, cupboards full of food, darts, and many more things to make you feel at home.   
  • Holiday & day off for your birthday – you will 25 days annual leave (pro-rated) and we will give you the day off for your birthday to celebrate 
  • Flexible working – we offer working from home on Fridays. 


 Who is best suited to this role? 

  • 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.