Marketing Graduate

Join our team of chief storytellers, and facilitate marketing activities both internally and externally through a number of exciting projects. You’ll learn the ins and outs of content creation, events management, social media, public relations and more. Our marketing graduate role is perfect for someone who has a passion and understanding of marketing, but wants to escalate their learning, gain hands-on experience and discover where their interests lie.

What you can expect


A clear pathway

From the outset, we’ll work with you to set relevant and practical goals and outline the best way to get there. Alongside your on-the-job learning, this 12-month pathway will consistently help you build marketing and interpersonal skills, and equip you with the confidence to move forward in your career.


Well-rounded experience

Our marketing graduate will spend time on a number of different marketing projects. You will get the chance to work with various specialists in our team to grow your confidence in a wide range of practical, relevant skills, whilst also discovering where your interests are.


Dedicated learning days

To get the most out of your development pathway, you will take part in quarterly development days. These will focus on different marketing-specific and wider business practices to help you succeed throughout your marketing career.

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On-Hand mentoring

Each graduate will be assigned a mentor who, alongside the wider team, will be on hand to answer any questions and make sure you have everything you need to succeed.


Future success

Once the programme is finished, we intend to make you a full part of the marketing team, with a job description based on your skills and interests. We work with our graduates individually to shape a career pathway prior to the programme finishing to ensure your journey with us continues to go from strength to strength.

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As well as a competitive salary, you can expect full access to the range of benefits that all xDesign employees have, including private medical insurance, development days, unlimited 1:1 financial coaching through Bippit and access to our learning platform O’Reilly.

The recruitment process

1: Application

First, you’ll fill out the application form on our website, which will consist of a marketing-specific question. We will review applications as they come in.

2: Initial interview

Next, you’ll have an initial first-stage interview with the emerging talent team to discuss your skills, experience and interests. This is also an opportunity to ask any questions you have about the programme.

3: Discovery day

Finally, you’ll be invited to our Discovery Day, where you’ll take part in a practical group exercise, a capability-focused interview, and a values-focused interview. Hosted at our Edinburgh or Leeds office, this will be your opportunity to experience the xDesign way of life and understand if the role, and environment, would be a good fit for you.

Applications closed

My time at xDesign so far has been incredible, I have never been with a company so true to their values. From day one I felt like a valued member of staff. I've felt supported, nurtured and comfortable knowing I am in a safe space to grow and learn.

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