Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students


Marketing is a particularly popular area so relevant work experience and early applications are often advisable.

Your next steps

If you have questions about your plans, talk to a member of our team.


Evie Bonham, history graduate

Evie returned to the University to take part in our Spotlight On... Advertising, Marketing and PR. Before the event, we caught up with her and she told us about:

  • her role as Assistant Brand Manager at Boots
  • how she uses the skills she developed during her degree in her day-to-day work
  • her advice to students looking for a commercial role


Websites and key publications

View the links below to publications and websites that provide further information on marketing.

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) - information on membership, qualifications and training. You would need to join to gain full access to careers information. 
  • Getin2marketing- this website is run by the CIM and offers resources for graduates such as a work placement resource and list of recruitment agencies. They also give an overview of the different types of marketing and job profiles 
  • Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) - the professional body for direct, data and digital marketing. Their website has notice boards for graduate jobs and work placements
  • MediaCityUK – directory of companies shows the huge range of companies operating in Manchester's MediaCityUK with many digital marketing companies.
  • Prospects - for a professional insight into the careers in this industry
  • TARGETjobs - graduate career information and vacancies


Careers and Employability Service

University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679