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Register Your Interest - National Buying Placement (Marketing & Communications)

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Job Details

Deadline: Ongoing
Start Date: July 2025
Salary: £26,000
Length: Placement (10 Months+)
Roles: Marketing, PR & Communications, Purchasing and Supply, Business Management
Location: West Midlands
City: Atherstone

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Register Your Interest - National Buying Placement (Marketing & Communications)

Are you looking for a Placement where you will be in the thick of the action from the start? Here at Aldi, you will get exactly that, as you experience a year like no other. Gaining real responsibility and making an impact from day one. This is your chance to join one of the market-leading retailers and Times Top 100 employers, learning the ‘ins and outs’ of Buying.

This is a fantastic opportunity to kickstart your career and be inspired by a company that means more!

The Communication Department play a pivotal role in ensuring all brand messages, projects and initiatives are rolled out to all our colleagues in the UK and Ireland and to external stakeholders and customers. Working collaboratively with Buying, eCommerce, HR and various other project teams, you will experience real responsibly in this fast-paced role where two days are never the same! 

You will experience building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels, assisting with the creation of briefs and communications, as well as coordinating with the organisation of large-scale national events. 

Please note that our Placement Programmes are for university students currently studying towards an undergraduate degree, who are seeking a 12-month sandwich placement before their final year of study.

You’ll need to be working towards a 2:1 degree, have 96 UCAS points from your top 3 A-Levels (or equivalent qualifications), possess a driving licence and have the right to work in the UK.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary: £26,000 salary
  • Holiday Allowance: With four weeks' holiday allowance, plus bank holidays, you'll be able to put your feet up and come back raring to go.
  • Future Opportunities: If, after graduating, you’re considering Aldi as a career choice – and you performed well on the placement – chances are you’ll be invited to apply for a permanent position. Your Direct Leader will need to recommend you first though.
  • Wellbeing: Colleagues have access to an online wellness portal containing information and guidance, 24/7 Employee Assistant Programme and wellbeing-related benefits.
  • Training & Support: With a dedicated mentor from day one, you'll get the support you need. And even once the programme ends, you'll get great development opportunities throughout your Aldi career.
  • Health & Lifestyle: You can also join our discounted Health Cash Plan and take advantage of gym membership discounts, discounted cinema tickets, money off holidays and more!

Application Process:

  • Online Application
  • Video Interview
  • Group Assessment
  • Final Interview 

The Placement application window may close early due to high volumes of applications; therefore, we recommend you apply soon.

About Aldi

A Placement at Aldi provides unique learning experiences from different areas within the business and fantastic rewards- it’s the perfect introduction to a career in retail. With opportunities across Retail Management, Buying, eCommerce, Global Business Coordination, IT, Supply Chain and National Projects; you’ll make the most of your skills at Aldi and continue to develop.

You’ll take on lots of responsibility quickly with whatever placement you choose, while receiving incredible support throughout. With determination and extraordinary focus, you’ll learn a lot about yourself as you tackle brand new situations and learn where your strengths lie in our fast-paced environment. We want you to go back to university feeling like you’ve made a valid contribution to a thriving global retailer - plus those who get recommended by their Direct Leader could get the chance to apply for a permanent role after Graduation!

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