Undergraduate Programme

Commencing between July and September each year, this is a one year programme for a third year finance, business studies or similar degree subject undergraduate. Based in East Grinstead or one of our sites across East Sussex. This is a fantastic opportunity to spend a year in an ambitious and expanding business. Please note, the deadline for roles commencing in 2022 has now passed, but there will be more opportunities available in 2023.

What does the programme involve?

Each year we offer 3 roles:

Customer Services Executive – you will provide front line telephone and email support to a portfolio of Fulfilment Clients, understanding their bespoke requirements and providing a high level of customer response and service. Allowing you to understand and explore the vital role Customer Services provides to a growing and ambitious 3pl company.

Business Operations Assistant – you will spend 6 months in our warehouse operations team. The first 3 months as a warehouse assistant you will be involved in every aspect of the smooth running of our busy warehouse, from producing order pick list to final dispatch of goods. The further 3 months will be supporting and assisting with Goods in, stock control of clients’ products and active involvement with operational meetings, continuous improvement projects. Working closely with warehouse management to understand the planning and management required for a fast paced and operational environment. The final 6 months involved with IT, Projects and Development supporting the on boarding of new clients and development for those already contracted with ILG. Also supporting the internal teams here at ILG across the business and operations.

Finance Assistant – with our Finance Team supporting and covering all aspects of the Finance functions including payables, receivables, cost management, accounts preparation and the production of statutory accounts. Allowing you to understand and explore the roles within the finance department and the role they provide in a growing and ambitious 3pl company environment.

Throughout the programme you will have a ‘buddy’, this is someone who you can turn to for day to day advice and guidance and your whole programme will be overseen by one of our Directors who will ensure that you get the most out of your year with us.

What are we looking for from you?

We are seeking a student who is working towards at least a 2.1 in a relevant degree, for example in Business Studies, Marketing, English, Logistics, Management etc. You must also have good ‘A’ level (or equivalent) passes ideally in subjects relevant to a business environment and GCSE passes in Maths and English. Our business is based around the latest technology so highly developed IT skills are essential. Previous work experience is also a highly desirable selection criteria.

The Rewards

On our Undergraduate Programme, you will earn an annual salary of £19,000. In addition to receiving financial rewards, working in a growing organisation will give you a broad range of business skills. You will also benefit from working directly with the senior management team so that you can learn from their wide ranging experience and knowledge.

Please note, the deadline for roles commencing in 2022 has now passed, but there will be more opportunities available in 2023. Can’t see a role right now that matches what you are looking for? Apply to join the ILG Talent Pool to register your interest in our opportunities and we can proactively contact you should a suitable vacancy arise in the next six months.

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