Commercial & Marketing – 1 Year Student Placement opportunity commencing Summer 2023 – STADA – Huddersfield


Thornton & Ross, part of the STADA group, are one of the UK’s fastest-growing, leading producers of household pharmaceutical products & own some of the country’s most loved brands such as , , as well as the leading disinfectant . Many people in the UK will have a product from Thornton & Ross somewhere at home. We are also a trusted & reliable provider of prescription products, including emollients, bone health products & generics to the NHS with 100 years’ heritage behind us and we have ambitions to double the size of our business in the next 3-5 years.

We are seeking candidates studying a commercial/analytical focused degree, to join us as a placement student and have the opportunity to take on responsibility in a specific role and deliver against business objectives working in our prescription (Rx)Hub. This role is varied and will involve rotation across the various departments within the Hub, including marketing, commercial, generics and business development. You will assist the departments to ensure key brand objectives and KPI’s are met across dermatology, respiratory, bone health, generic and specialty portfolios. and will be an effective liaison between the marketing department, external customers, suppliers, advertising/PR agencies and our sales teams. This is a highly regulated environment and this role requires strong attention to detail and a real data driven approach as extensive analysis of market data is required to examine future potential growth areas.

To support students with getting the most from their time with us, alongside your functional role, you will undertake a year-long structured programme, comprising of both business related and personal development opportunities. Students also work together to deliver a real life business project, providing opportunities for experiential development, feedback and exposure to departments and leaders from across the organisation.

Working in our redeveloped stunning canal side mill office in Slaithwaite, this is an excellent and very varied opportunity for a placement student to join us in a company that values an entrepreneurial spirit combined with agility. We are looking for self starters with a very analytical mindset; strong Excel skills are a must. You will gain extensive experience in all aspects of the marketing mix and develop your commercial acumen and presentation skills, acting as a key point of contact with both internal and external stakeholders, you will need to be confident communicating with a wide variety of audiences.

Flexibility regarding occasional travel and a willingness to stay away from home is required to attend conferences.

Interviews for this role will take place throughout February/early March.

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