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Graduate Chantelle Hunt launched a marketing career at Diageo

Graduate Chantelle Hunt launched a marketing career at Diageo

 April 28, 2022

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Diageo Graduate schemes offer a combination of formal training, mentoring and coaching from respected colleagues and, most importantly, real world, on-the-job experience.

Chantelle Hunt, Marketing Graduate at Diageo, talks about what Diageo’s Graduate scheme has to offer.

"After attending the assessment day, Diageo's strong and welcoming company culture was clear to me," she says. "This was highlighted by their ambition to drive diversity, emphasis on employee development and the future opportunities the grad scheme offers."

Working with iconic brands

From Guinness, Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker to Baileys, Captain Morgan and Gordon’s, Diageo has a stable of premium drinks brands enjoyed the world over. Diageo's Marketing teams play a big role in ensuring Diageo brands live and breathe their purpose and remain at the heart of celebrations everywhere.

Marketing here is a sophisticated operation and Diageo's graduate programme gives participants everything they need to thrive.

Tell compelling stories

Join Diageo's programme and you’ll help create the next generation of compelling and powerful brand stories. Stories that make Diageo's existing brands even stronger, and perhaps even launching new ones. Developing creative platforms that will be activated all over the world, you’ll use your creativity, vision and pioneering spirit to bring brands to life.

Because Diageo sells brands across the globe,  ideas need to work across different countries, so graduates work with Diageo you’ll uncover how Diageo markets at an international level. You may even have the opportunity to be part of a global team, working together to inspire and support each other to deliver great marketing ideas.

Do it with purpose

Graduates work in three different areas of the business, bringing skills to bear on iconic and innovative products. Particpiants learn that each has a unique purpose – with Smirnoff it’s celebrating inclusivity; for Guinness it’s communion – and the challenge is to leverage what makes each special and create excitement, awareness and advocacy.

Finally, Diageo marketers understand that adding value for customers and delivering amazing experiences to consumers are key to selling the brands. That's why Diageo also offers its graduates the opportunity to spend a year working as part of the Sales team.

Looking to take the next career move in marketing?

Kick off a marketing career as a torchbearer for some of the world’s most iconic brands.

Check out the latest job opportunities available with Diageo and join them. 


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